• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citibank NA
  • 22 Jan 18

Equity Derivatives Lifecycle Technical Lead

Equity Derivatives Lifecycle Technical Lead

  • 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: 17057790


Job Description
Job Purpose:
As part of the Citi Equities growth strategy, a senior technical lead is being sought to drive the build out of the Equity Derivatives Lifecycle technical platform. The candidate will lead a global initiative to drive automation of the Derivative Trade Lifecycle through creation of an Event Driven technical platform to automate all aspects of Derivative Lifecycle from Corporate Actions to complex event driven Pay-off processing.
The successful candidate will be Singapore based and will work within a global team servicing clients in all of the key trading hubs.
This is a senior technical role and requires substantial hands on experience developing and deploying contemporary HTML5 and micro-service based platforms.
Job Background / Context:
The Equities Risk and Derivatives technology team globally supports the Equities Front Office risk and derivative trading platform, providing the business with capabilities to manage intra-day and overnight pricing, risk and PNL of positions, as well as the full lifecycle of derivatives products. The organization is undertaking a complete revamp of the platforms, in order to support business expansion plans to close the gap to competition. 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Work credibly and in partnership with the Global Trading, Operations, and Quant leads to understand and translate high level strategy into concrete technical objectives
  • Create key design and implementation strategy for the core Lifecycle Automation platform services, APIs, and UIs
  • Drive an agenda of lightweight HTML5 based front ends supported by rich APIs and Cloud based Services
  • Manage a primarily local team of approx. 15 front-to-back developers, creating learning opportunities, growing talent, and empower every member of the team to contribute best ideas to the success of the strategy
  • Deliver high quality solutions adhering to Citi's Engineering Excellence and Minimum Development Standards criteria


Knowledge / Experience:
  • At least 8 years of working in the field of Front Office Technology,
  • Good understanding of the Equity Derivative Lifecycle and Event Modelling
  • Experience delivering HTML5 based-front ends within an Enterprise setting
  • Proven delivery track record of complex global projects with demonstrable knowledge of application lifecycle tools such as Jira, automated test and code analysis tools, and Continuous Integration and Deployment platforms
  • Excellent communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong leadership abilities, being able to project confidence and maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Ability to work independently, yet escalate at the right time
  • Ability to negotiate and find conflict resolution
  • Drive for constant improvement, questioning and challenging status quo
  • Confident with JVM languages (Java / Scala / Clojure)
  • Comfortable with service deployment using Docker containerisation strategies
  • Comfortable with HTML5 UI architectures, ideally Angular 2+
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • Courses / advanced degree in Finance would be a big plus
  • Motivational leader
  • Proactive and dynamic
  • Delivery oriented
  • Positive Attitude
  • Team player