Senior Development Lead
Citigroup Inc
Belfast, NIR
6d ago

Overview of Citi :

Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide.

Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-

class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

Team / Function Overview :

The team provides functional improvements to the PTF (Post Trade Feed) part of the Trade Processing System (TPS) application.

TPS is a trade processing system that helps traders process Derivatives trades (Options, Swaps), Cash Trades (Bonds, CDOs) and Exotics.

The PTF component allows trades booked in external booking venues (electronic) to feed into TPS. The PTF team maintains and does small and large improvements to this application.

These changes range from tiny ones that take half a day, to large major enhancements taking 3 people 6 months.There is also a large rewrite of one half of the PTF system about to get underway, with a completely new application being written.

Role / Position Overview :

The role is for a senior team lead to join the TPS development team to not only add development capacity but be able to design strategic architecturally sound solutions, work with the business analysts / core business clients to deliver critical revenue generating business initiatives, mentor junior developers and take the platform to the next level of resiliency, stability and supportability.

The ideal applicant would have the larger picture in mind while not losing focus of the details.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Architecture sound solutions to take the platform to the next level of API driven and scalable architecture
  • Learning the business flows and alongside our BAs be able to translate those into technical enhancements in TPS
  • Provide technical knowledge to the PTF team and to the wider TPS team
  • Mentor junior team members and lead project teams within the larger PTF and TPS teams
  • Development Value :

  • The technology stack in TPS is a classically good one that includes many sought after technologies - Java 8, Spring, ESB, SOA and Oracle DB.
  • We are transitioning to micro services based architecture and have lot of opportunities API buildouts and service on boarding to enterprise cloud infrastructure

  • On the Personal development front you will have a senior team lead role in a high profile team. You will be able to, and be required to mentor junior team members to provide technical input on a number of team wide initiatives.
  • Exposure to Capital markets, fixed income cash and derivatives flows comes with the job
  • Knowledge / Experience :

  • Preferably Java experience, but any OO language will be considered
  • SQL, preferably Oracle
  • Examples of working with BAs and Business Clients to identify, refine and critique requirements
  • Knowledge of Investment Banking Concepts a bonus
  • Skills :

  • OO Design skills
  • Strong Java EE and the capability to engineer creative solutions within that framework
  • A strong understanding of the Spring Framework and building software for the cloud.
  • Spring, Docker, Openshift
  • Competencies :

  • Mentoring and building the team
  • A proven understanding of how to architect a software solution.
  • What we Offer :

  • As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;
  • 23 days paid annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme,
  • Life assurance and
  • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.
  • In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme and employees also have the option (provided they have a student loan from the Student Loan Company) to divert saver and company match contributions to their student loan.

    We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.

    Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

    Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi’s commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

    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

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