Equities FIX Onboarding Sr Engineer / Support Sr Analyst - Vice President

Equities FIX Onboarding Sr Engineer / Support Sr Analyst - Vice President

Citi
Hong Kong
6-9 years
Not Specified

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The electronic execution systems are firm’s gateway to external clients for electronic trading via FIX. Orders are routed from multiple proprietary order management systems into Citi’s gateways. Citi also provides high frequency DMA order management system to the clients. This position is for a hands-on FIX specialist in the Citi’s Hong Kong offices. The person will be responsible for all facets of FIX connectivity (certification, setup, maintenance and support) with clientele from across the globe doing business with Citi in the APAC markets, across multiple asset classes. The Specialist will liaise with teams regionally and globally for it and will be collocated with the regional business desks/management.
  • Seamless service to Citi Electronic Trading clients. A client IT facing role which is one stop shop for all IT related needs
  • Single point of contact for all clients globally and for multiple asset classes that are being serviced out of the various coverage desks in APAC
  • Top layer FIX support function to shield Development and Business desks from BAU queries
  • Efficient and faster client onboarding and vendor certifications
  • Act as the primary FIX coordinator and analyst for any critical business rollouts impacting our electronic trading clients
  • Work with the business and quants to define and design vendor algo screens
  • Build knowledgebase on vendor capabilities and nuances
  • Champion the use of ATDL in Citi’s client offerings
  • Manage internal business relationship and act as the liaison between the business desk and the wider technology team in Singapore
  • Optimizing our existing certification process, introducing high level of automation leading to a better client experience

Qualifications
Required:
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in IT& 4 years of experience in developing / supporting FIX
  • Advanced knowledge of the FIX protocol
  • Should be aware of various Network topologies employed in the industry
  • Should be comfortable in working with multiple stakeholders that are spread out geographically

Desired:
  • Working knowledge of unix and databases
  • Able to do basic scripting in PERL or shell
  • 5+ years of experience in the financial industry with equity systems for cash and/or futures and options
  • Good knowledge of equity front office business and trading activities
  • Client connectivity related knowledge for DMA, DSA, Care and Program flows via FIX for Cash and Swaps will be a great plus
  • Experience with facing auditors and regulators around connectivity / onboarding
  • Knowledge of order management system as well as middle and back office system
  • Experience of direct user interaction and production support activities
  • Good organizational skills, team player and ability for multitasking
  • 5+ years of sound technical and functional experience
  • Pro-active and dynamic individual who is able to perform under pressure in a front-office trading environment
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • A university degree preferably in computer science or engineering

Key Relationships:
  • Global FIX teams
  • APAC Sales and Sales Trading across Citi Markets
  • Middle Office
  • Client Connectivity tech and Algo Development teams
  • External Clients and Tech Vendors

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