Citi Tech Program Analyst APAC in Singapore, Singapore

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore

  • Other Location: Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Latin America; Canada

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17024074

Description

Background :

The FX business at Citi has a strong commitment to build out Electronic Trading in the FX Derivatives market and is building a technology team to reflect this.

The team is responsible for delivering an e-commerce platform that allows customers to execute a range of vanilla and exotic FX options with competitive automatic pricing and execution 24 hours a day.

This includes the ecommerce client, automated pricing, trade flow, market making and ultimately automated hedging.

A number of new initiatives are underway to improve the volatility modeling as well as significantly reengineering the GUI and application server tier.

This is a role requiring an excellent understanding of modern Quality Assurance methodology combined with a strong technical background. Activities include planning software test cycles, creating test scenarios using industry standards, executing software tests, introducing efficiencies through automation, reporting results to management, and tracking defects while interacting with development teams.

We view QA as an integral part of the development function and this role is highly embedded into the development team. Consequently the individual will need unusually strong technical knowledge for a QA role.

The successful candidate will need to be able to build first rate relationships with a geographically dispersed technology group as well as the business community. Critically he/she will need to be able to demonstrate evidence of QA innovation in a previous role.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Create clear, accurate and unambiguous technical documentation including detailed test plans, test cases, testing procedures and test results in accordance with company defined standards and methodologies.

  • Execute test cases in a precise manner.

  • Perform smoke tests, functional testing, GUI testing, backend testing and regression testing.

  • Automate, execute and maintain regression test scripts using QTP.

  • Envision new methods for improving quality and drive change in the organisation.

  • Identify, prioritize, track and report defects.

  • Participate in the application development life cycle and drive quality in the development process.

  • Collaborate and partner closely with program managers, development leads, test leads and production support teams to ensure requirements are gathered correctly and software is tested to highest quality.

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience :

  • At least 4 years QA experience testing multi-tiered software applications

  • Strong background in functional and regression testing for enterprise applications following iterative and agile methodologies

  • Strong knowledge of full software development and testing lifecycle

  • Understanding of basic financial market concepts would be advantageous particularly derivatives

Technical Skills :

  • Tools: HP Quality Center toolset

  • Intermediate level SQL skills

  • Intermediate UNIX / Windows OS knowledge

  • Working knowledge of testing .net applications

  • Prior evidence of QA process improvement through automation

  • Good appreciation of web based technologies

Qualifications :

  • A good academic background, with at least an under-graduate degree, preferably in a mathematical or technical subject

Soft Skill Competencies :

  • Strong aptitude for analysis and problem solving

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Detail driven

  • Self Motivated

  • Flexibility - willingness to work on many technologies – perhaps where he/she has little experience

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

About Citi :

Citi has 12,000 offices in 140 countries around the globe. We have been around for nearly two centuries and over that time, have cultivated the world’s largest financial services network. Today, Citi is built on the experience of 300,000 employees.

Present in Singapore since 1902, Citi is deeply embedded in the financial services sector and is represented in nearly every asset-class. Citi's Institutional Clients Group, Global Consumer Banking, International Personal Bank, Citi Global Wealth Management and Citi Private Bank are all leaders in their respective fields, contributing significantly to Citi's performance in Singapore. Providing employment to 9,000 people Citi is now the largest banking employer in Singapore.