• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citibank NA
  • 19 Feb 18

Commodities Applications Development Manager

Commodities Applications Development Manager

  • 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: 17021748


Work as a partner with Front to Back office users and global STP team in revenue generation, stability and re-engineering projects.

Job Background/context:

  • The Commodities technology group provides application development for the Commodities business globally. This includes Trading, Sales, Marketing, Risk Management, the Financial Division and Operations.

  • Deliver the re-engineering projects and expected to work very closely with traders, other stakeholders along with the business analysts within in the Global team to drive timely implementation

  • As a lead, work closely with various partners including business representatives (Front Office, Product Control, Market Risk, Finance, and Regulatory), quants and other technology teams within Commodities contacts in a fast paced environment dedicated to delivering business value and to enhancing our competitive edge.

  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Manage the APAC Front to back office Book Of Work.
    • Understand and deliver solutions in line with Commodities Technology strategy.
    • Provide level 2 support for the Commodities STP platform
    • Manage the APAC requirements for Re-engineering, Stability and Revenue Generation
    • Lead the Velocity to Openlink Integration work stream
    • Understand business requirements, discuss with key stakeholders and prioritize delivery
    • Manage and own problem reporting, escalation and resolution.
    • Participate in the application development life cycle and drive engineering excellence.
    • Implement coding, testing and documentation as per business requirements and firm standards. 
    • Contribute towards the improvement of our development process with own experience and knowledge.
    • Should be able to take ownership of development using high software standards and quality.
    • Work directly with business analysts, traders, peer technologist within and outside Commodities.

      Key Relationships:

    • Global STP team
    • Front Office Traders
    • Operations and Middle Office
    • Global Production support team
    • Commodities Tech team



  • Experience in building and managing team of developers delivering application solutions.
  • Experience in interacting with Business partners like Front Office, Product control, and market risk and regulatory.
  • Experienced in, and leverages, building working relationship with traders, quants and other front-to-back partners
  • Desire to learn and implement industry best practices.
  • Self-starter, highly analytical, pro-active and detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of Trade, Market and Risk financial attributes.

    Essential Skills:

  • Strong delivery, client and team management skills.
  • Experience with building and maintaining robust and scalable platforms.
  • Good understanding of Commodity Trading.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and written communication skills
  • System or Application management/ownership

    Desirable Skills:

  • Investment Banking experience
  • Knowledge of Front-to-back trade flow and trade-life cycle and commodities experience
  • Project Management and strong organizational skills
  • Listed Clearing experience 
  • Front Office execution platform experience
  • Other investment product knowledge

    Development Value:

  • An ideal opportunity to expand and/or enhance in the full lifecycle of financial and physical product knowledge in the global Commodities sector.
  • An opportunity to work on various revenue generating commodities product solutions..
An excellent opportunity to work directly with trades, risk, operations and middle-office users.

  • Degree educated - preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or Finance.