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

Senior Team Lead

Senior Team 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: 17084826


Description

Job Purpose:
  • We are seeking an experienced senior IT professional with a particular focus on delivery of trading software for a demanding, fast-paced front office technology client base.  LM Rates is currently expanding in SGP and requires an experienced Technology lead to drive the pricing and market Environment teams, that we are building out. The role will have a priority focus around delivering best in class pricing technology to the Local Markets business. This will include developing solutions for the distribution of market data consistently around the globe to facilitate the pricing of both simple and complex structured products with the LM rates asset class
The role will have the following characteristics:
  • At least 12 years of relevant experience in financial services
  • Track record of numerous years of server-side Java development skills with other related OO language
  • Experience in leading development teams to producing pricing and market data solutions
  • Ability to self-motivate and prioritize their own work and others to deliver to deadlines
  • Knowledge of Emerging Markets and their peculiarities, nuances is preferable
  • Familiarity with one of more of the following additional technical areas: Couch base, Relational databases (Sybase), Tibco RV, EMS, Solace, KDB, ION, low latency programming, No SQL databases, python/groovy scripting
  • A practical understanding of enterprise application delivery in a structured environment
  • Focused problem solving approach
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels of the organization, across multiple locales
  • Motivated by working on high profile project that benefits trading and sales
  • Strong software Engineering skills to build technology 'in the right way', sustaining long term success
  • Hands on technical skills, along with leadership skills and experience.
Job Background/Context:
  • Markets Technology is a front to back group that works closely with our Markets businesses to design and implement technology solutions that achieve our challenging business and technical goals. This makes the group an exciting and fast-paced environment to work in. As a franchise, Citi's market penetration is second to none, across asset class and across geographical boundary, making it a truly unique place to work
  • The focus is changing within Markets technology at Citi. There is a commitment and drive to invest in building a common cross asset platform for electronic trading over the coming years. This particular role is within the FXLM group, with a primary focus of delivering to the LM business, but in addition there is an expectation that the successful candidate will also be involved in broad Markets initiatives, in support of the move to common
  • Specifically this role is a team that is responsible for functional areas within the Pricing, distribution and Market data development group. The key goal is to build out an increased electronic franchise across all products covered by the LM Rates desks globally. Within this build out of the infrastructure the focus will be on the delivery of pricing to the front office. The focus will be on delivering a global solution for consistent and performant pricing. The role will oversee all the development teams in SGP that will be carrying out work for LM rates. These include infrastructure required to support the ability to distribute internally consistent Pricing Environments and utilising this for both structured and simple pricing of LM rates products
As a senior team lead, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Lead project from start to full-scale rollout
  • Extend the project (new features, enhancing existing) and define the strategic longer-term technical direction
  • Work closely with Front Office colleagues across multiple locations and business lines
  • Shape and mentor other members of the team
Key Responsibilities:
The Role will be accountable for:
  • Manage the LM Rates business relationship with key Asia based senior stakeholders
  • Close interaction with Traders and Quants to understand new requirements for applications across the platform, specifically focussed on Structured Pricing and Distribution
  • Delivery of large scale projects through hands-on development and technical leadership
  • Mentoring and managing the LM rates teams in SGP
  • Continual improvement of the software development lifecycle and quality of the product
  • Implementing solutions to issues identified
  • Shaping the future technical direction of the products
  • Providing development support response to incidents and requests raised through support channels
  • Communicating project progress and promoting achievements


Qualifications

  • Educated to bachelors degree level or equivalent
Skills:
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Quantitative understanding of the Rates trading business or related areas
  • Experience of pricing solutions in Fixed Income Markets
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of pricing solutions in structured Fixed Income Markets
  • Ability to interact professionally with senior management
  • Professional Server-side Java experience
  • Track record of leading structured development in a banking environment
  • Understanding of global distribution of data and knowledge of pricing in Excel environment an advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fluid and demanding environment is essential
  • Track record of managing development teams
  • Ability to work within global team, influencing the direction and delivery of the product