Citi FIX Engineering Engineer in Belfast, United Kingdom

  • Primary Location: United Kingdom,Northern Ireland,Belfast

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17061937


This role is within the Equities Electronic Technology organization within the EMEA FIX Engineering Team (based out of Belfast). The FIX Engineering team is responsible for external client and vendor on-boarding for Capital Markets electronic trading. Their purview also includes FIX connection support and maintenance. This gives the successful candidate the opportunity to work within all asset classes and across businesses at Citi. The role requires working directly with external clients, exchanges, software vendors and various multi-asset business teams at Citi. The FIX team globally provides 24/5½ follow the sun coverage through teams in the UK, Singapore, Pune, Hong Kong, Tokyo and New Jersey. This role will primarily focus on client connectivity. The candidate will be expected to participate in prioritization, project planning, certification and production releases. The broad coverage of the FIX Engineering team across Citi Capital Markets gives the candidate an exceptional opportunity to be involved in a vast range of projects and businesses.

Key Responsibilities:

New client and FIX connectivity on-boarding / certification

Migrating existing connectivity from legacy connectivity architecture

2nd line support for all FIX issues both client and exchange connectivity related

Client on-boarding for Equity, Derivative and Futures businesses

FIX Connectivity support and maintenance

Key Relationships:

Global FIX teams

EMEA Sales and Sales Trading across Citi Markets

Various Application Support teams

Middle Office

Internal Platform Development teams


External Clients, Vendors and Exchange venues



·Extensive years of sound technical and functional experience

·Extensive years of experience in developing / supporting FIX

·Prior experience with FIX Protocol is required

·Prior experience of Exchange or Client connectivity is required

·Prior experience in investment banking or working directly with clients is desirable

·Prior experience of Client On-boarding and protocol certification is desirable

·Knowledge of Third Party Networks and EMS/OMS software Vendors. (eg, Fidessa, NYFIX, Bloomberg, Trading screen, ITG etc..) is preferred

·Good oral and written communication skills in English

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity:Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer