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Rates Pricing and Risk Senior Developer (Hybrid)

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
May 28, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Applications Development Senior Developer is an intermediate level position responsible for participation in the establishment and implementation of new or revised application systems and programs in coordination with the global technology team. The overall objective of this role is to contribute to applications systems analysis and programming activities.

Job Background/context:
Rates Technology is responsible for delivering state of the art technology solutions to the Global Rates business. Initiatives includes deliveries across sales, risk, pricing, algorithmic trading, execution, trade processing, and much more.

Citi is one of the top global dealers on the street in Fixed Income and contributing to that success is a great opportunity to develop cutting edge technical skills with strong career opportunities.
The Fixed Income business has set out an ambitious growth plan, and strong technical development is critical to achieving our goals and enhancing our leading position in the financial market.

Job Responsibilities / Role:
  • Designing and developing front office real time pricing and risk applications to the trading business
  • Working directly with Traders and Quants to shape the future direction of the platform.
  • Utilizing creativity and innovation to improve the technical capabilities of the platform and ensuring it remains stable, flexible, and maintainable.
  • Driving engineering standards and continuing to strive for best
  • Come up with designs and implementing robust and testable code in support of the requirements
  • Contributing to the design and implementation of automated test suites
  • Serving as advisor or coach to new or lower-level analysts
  • Troubleshooting challenging performance and scalability issues
  • Providing onsite support to Rates traders in London location
  • Assisting in third line support during core trading hours
  • Acting as Subject Matter Expert to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
  • Liaising with the global business, support, and development teams on various existing projects
Job Opportunities:
  • Build a strong profile in a high-performance global team (London, Paris, NY, Mississauga, Shanghai, Sydney, and Tokyo)
  • Develop efficient and robust solutions to challenging business problems.
  • Work on a globally distributed team to deliver the next generation real time pricing and risk experience for traders at Citi.
  • Gain knowledge and exposure to Front Office Trading Systems, Fixed Income, and Derivatives flows.

  • 7+ years of programming experience with an Object-oriented language (Java or C#), Multi-Threading and any relational database
  • Solid architectural understanding of enterprise applications
  • Understanding of computing science fundamentals - concurrency, algorithms, data structures, design patterns, etc.
  • Familiarity with interest rates products and associated pricing and risk calculations
  • Experience with Java Core, Spring framework and Linux
  • Experience developing large financial software trading systems with substantial hands-on development experience in building systems with an attention to optimizing and tuning performance, while also demonstrating critical thinking skills related to re-use, scalability, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with ION Multi-Market Interface (MMI) and/or SystemAdministrator
  • Knowledge of major Financial Products (e.g., EuroGovies/Swaps/GILTS/SAS etc.) and Broker/Customer Markets electronic trading flows.
  • Experience with modern software development practices such as Agile development, test-driven development, and continuous integration and continuous delivery.
  • Worked in an Agile globally distributed team using tools such as Jira, Bitbucket, Sonar & Team City
  • Familiarity with Apache Flink, KDB and Kafka a plus
  • Experience on JSON/XML and REST service
  • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written; ability to face off to business users.
  • Good team-work skills, and the ability to work in a distributed global team environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated with the determination to learn and achieve his/her goals
  • Experience in full lifecycle development
  • Ability to inspire and raise the level of his/her colleagues from a technical perspective.
This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.
Job Family Group:
Technology -------------------------------------------------
Job Family:
Applications Development ------------------------------------------------------
Time Type:
Full time ------------------------------------------------------
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