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A Technology Management Associate (Tech MA), with five years of software development experience.

Recognized for completion of the application merger of Securities Front End Regional and Japan instances, automation of UAT support activities through self help user interfaces, and application performance improvements across Custody applications.

Currently serving the role as Java developer in Citi FX Velocity server development team, developing aspects of FX post trade workflow management. 

Passionate about software development and aspires to utilize his software development skills to its fullest potential.

Work Experience


Senior Software Developer

Citi FXLM - Velocity Server Team
  • Involved in development of FXConnect, a booking workflow management system for handling various FX Instruments and order types.
  • Implemented with Java 8, endpoint wiring with camel routing and Spring's  dependency injection framework. Also experienced with JUnit, and Cucumber testing frameworks

Custody Application Support - Intermediate Analyst

Citi Custody and Clearing Services (MSST)

Automation projects

  • Delivered process automation for outgoing faxes, reducing manual touch points for operations and providing dynamic user interfaces to maintain faxes.
  • Implemented a configurable single-click deployment using Udeploy, catering for all deployment scenarios
    • Reduced deployment duration from 4 hours to 20 minutes, and eliminated manual deployment errors

System migration projects

  • Analyzed, developed and executed the merger of Securities Front End (SFE) Regional and instances, specifically in aspects of application logic and data migration. The merger greatly simplified the hardware stack of SFE, while still enabling specialized functions of each individual branch

System Performance Improvements

  • Analyzed and implemented performance improvements to critical issues, which greatly improved system stability and operation turnaround time
    • SQL level performance improvements
      • Improved SFE search function for large message volumes from 1 hour to less than 1 minute, which eliminated SQL block chains caused by this frequently used function
      • Improved Billing Invoice generation time from 6 hours to 20 minutes, eliminating operation overhead of generating invoices over the weekends, and significantly reducing impact of incorrectly generated invoices

    Release Projects

      • Deployed and coordinated high impact major releases of SFE from UAT to Production
        • Worked closely with CTI, application partners, users and development team, ensuring that all UAT testing has been covered comprehensively and providing adequate education of new functionalities to all stakeholders
        • All releases have been completed successfully and on time, with 0 severity 1 issues after post implementation
      SEP 2013SEP 2014

      Application Support - Intermediate Analyst

      Citi Investor Services (Securities and Fund Services)
      • Joined Citi as a Technology Management Associate (Tech MA)
      • Responsible for development of Oracle Reports for fund accounting activities and Net Asset Value reporting to clients
      • Collaborated with Fund Accounting operations team on an operation efficiency project to document existing operation processes and identify bottlenecks which could be overcome by technology. A total of 13 processes were mapped out, enabling a more effective bottleneck analysis



      Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

      Singapore Management University
      • Valedictorian of Class 2013, School of Information Systems
      • Summa Cum Laude (GPA 3.84 / 4.00)
      • Dean's List, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
      • Awarded
        • Outstanding First Year Student Award, 2009
        • Top Student Award in Business Solutions & Technology, 2011
        • Outstanding Award for Innovative Business IT Application, 2011
        • Best Final Year Project, 2012

      GCE A Levels

      Pioneer Junior College
      • 3 As for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

      National Service

      • Served as a basic military training instructor from 2007 to 2008, trained 6 batches of recruits.
      • Currently attached to SAF Wargame Center reservist unit, responsible for conducting division scale wargame simulations.