Job ref no.: 116201/HL
China CITIC Bank International Limited

Vice President, IT Applications (FX eTrading)

China CITIC Bank International Limited

Job Purpose:

Manage FX e-trading application in accordance with user needs and specifications. Create next-level solution to improve the system performance. Provide technical directions and support in the development and maintenance of FX e-Trading application.


  • As a SME in FX e-Trading and focal point to manage relationship with IT and front office users.
  • Ensure effective communication in place between users and IT team members within project and cross projects.
  • Manage the relationship with development and infrastructure teams.
  • Develop the high-level project plan, set objectives, identify resources, resolve constraints and deliver good quality application system.
  • Develop, coach and mobilize the project team to achieve specific software development goals. Take part in the actual development work when necessary.
  • Evaluate, identify potential challenges and develop contingency plan to minimize business risks.
  • Maintain up-to-date project file and ensure the design work are well documented.
  • Manage and provide technical support to ensure smooth 24 hours round the clock operation.
  • Familiar with Software Development Life Cycle and Design Methodology.


  • Degree holder Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematic, Statistic or similar experience.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in FX or derivatives software development
  • At least 5 years’ experience in project management and people management.
  • Relevant market experience, FX and derivatives preferred.
  • Know how with solid market practice knowledge on FX eTrading Platform or solutions.
  • Strong business knowledge in banking industry or financial sector
  • Solid regulatory and compliance experience combined with strong project management capabilities
  • Solid experience and knowledge on FX eTrading solution technologies and architecture design.
  • Hands on front office production support experience, especially in FX or derivatives products.
  • Solid and hands on SQL and Java experience.
  • Adept with using FIX protocol.
  • Scripting skill will be an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge on Linux/Unix and networking topologies e.g. TCP, UDP.
  • Exposure to multiple computer platforms.
  • Good insight to technology trend and new technology
  • Familiar with Software Development Life Cycle and design methodology.
  • Strong vendor management skills and experience.


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More job information
Job ref no. 116201/HL
Job Function
  • Quarry Bay
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • 10 years - 15 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree