• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citibank NA
  • 2019-06-18

Applications Development Technical Lead Analyst

Applications Development Technical Lead Analyst

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Technology
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19024055


Job Background/Context:
  • The FX Options Technology team is responsible for the delivery of systems supporting the FX Options Front Office, globally. This includes electronic trading, pricing, risk management, lifecycle and reporting functions.
  • We are looking to hire a new lead for the SImpliciti Trade Services team.
  • The Simpliciti Trade Services application plays a crucial role within the broader FX Options architecture, acting as our golden source trade repository and taking responsibility for a number of critical functions, including lifecycle management, regulatory reporting and valuations. It is closely integrated with our risk systems and is also the point of integration for all downstream flows, including settlement, confirmations and the general ledger.
  • The team is working to deliver a number of major business projects this year, as well as an ongoing, complex book of BAU work. In addition the application is in the first phase of a major re-engineering project, intended to move the application away from legacy hardware onto a modern, container based architecture, running on the on premise Citi cloud.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Management of a complex book of work spanning multiple projects, flows and stakeholders
  • Leadership of a global development team with centres in Singapore and Chennai
  • Collaboration  with development leads to drive and deliver our re-engineering strategy
  • Delivery of operational efficiencies through improvements to our SDLC, CI process and testing environments
  • Management of relationships with key stake holders and partner systems
  • Collaboration with partner teams to define and capture business and functional requirements
  • Management of the BAU book of work


Qualifications and Skills:
  • Business and Managerial
  • Experience of managing a complex book of work and delivering value to multiple stakeholders
  • Expert knowledge of derivatives lifecycle, regulatory reporting requirements and product processing (preferably FX Options)
  • Strong people management skills, with experience of distributed team management and a strong focus on people development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the proven ability to deliver clear and unambiguous BRDs
  • Previous experience in managing the full project lifecycle via established models (e.g. Agile, Waterfall)
  • Understanding of derivatives risk and pricing desirable
  • 7+ years of experience in software development
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering scalable and resilient enterprise architectures
  • Excellent core Java & J2EE skills
  • Deep understanding of messaging and databases (Oracle & PL SQL essential)
  • Experience of building secure, scalable web services, ideally using Spring Boot
  • Experience of building and optimising CI and CD pipelines
  • Exposure to batch architectures, Autosys and SFTP
  • Knowledge of Apache Storm, Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes and Openshift desirable but not essential