Citi

Algorithm Trading Application Support - VP (BB-84C6C)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk HK

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Job Description :

Algorithmic trading is a growing area in Citi's MSS cash equities business. Algorithm Trading Application Support is a high profile role which enables the candidate to gain exposures to the promising algorithm trading business and senior technology management. The role is to work as part of the application support team in electronic executions domain, with focus & expertise in algorithm trading activities.

If you are high-caliber with positive attitudes, can-do mindset and strong interests in algorithm trading, this will be a very good opportunity for you. Successful candidate will be the subject matter expert and lead the APAC algorithm support team to handle all algorithmic trading related topics
Responsibilities:
  • Be the focal point of contact for quant team and trading desks, with regards to all algorithmic trading related topics
  • Monitor all algorithmic trading systems. Ensure the systems are performing as expected and address any potential issues
  • Support all systematic and model issues/requests. Manage and track production issues/requests on a daily basis
  • Liaise with & escalate to development or quant teams when needed. Also work with the other relevant teams (middle office, compliance, offshore teams, etc) to ensure effective & timely resolution. Manage efficient and wise communications to MSS clients (quant teams and trading desks)
  • Work closely with other application support teams in APAC region. Coach & assist regional support teams in order to grow their knowledge and expertise in algorithm trading topics
  • Lead the algorithmic support team in Hong Kong. Lead by example and disseminate the success of APAC support model to NAM and EMEA algorithmic support teams
  • Create & provide documentation for algorithmic trading systems
  • Incident management - Lead the problem management process to perform the incident root cause analysis and ensure preventive actions are implemented
  • Change management - Coordinate production releases of algorithmic trading systems, including models, analytics and container
  • Project management - Assist projects initiated by the quants team, business desks, technology PM. Lead projects initiated by the global production support management

Knowledge/Experience:
  • 10+ years of experience in application production support or development, preferably with prior experience in electronic execution or algorithm trading
  • Excellent communication skills especially when handling MSS clients (quants, sales traders, etc) in stressful and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent process and task management skills with strong focus on day-to-day BAU tasks
  • Experience in ITIL ServiceNow for change management and incident management
  • Experience in ITRS monitoring
  • Experience in Python scripts development/enhancement

Skills:
  • Detail-oriented mindset with strong financial skills, analytical skills and problem solving skills
  • Solid understanding of various algorithm trading strategies. eg. VWAP, TWAP, etc.
  • Knowledge in algorithm analytics, live market data & referential data management
  • Knowledge in DMA and DSA orders support, and the order flow / life cycle
  • Knowledge in exchange rules/limits of the major APAC markets
  • Basic knowledge in dark pool and smart order routing
  • Basic scripting skills (including Python, SQL, KDB, Unix/Linux, etc)
  • Basic knowledge and experience in FIX protocol

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Job Family Group: Technology
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Job Family:Applications Support
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