Description Key Responsibilities:
•Communicate effectively with both the development leads and their teams•Use technical skills to ensure business requirements are understood at all levels of development•Knowledge of the full development life-cycle including agile practices•Assist with troubleshooting and issue resolution across development, support and technical business users •Establish strong working relationships across different technology areas (QA, Support, etc.)•Successful delivery within the region•Provide ongoing support after implementation, whilst working on new enhancements and additional phases.
Key Relationships:•Front office business/Quants to understand the requirements and market structure changes•Equities/Credit/Futures/Rates/FX development teams •Citigroup’s infrastructure teams: Systems Administrators, Database Administrators, Messaging Administrators, Networks Engineers
Development Value:•This is a great opportunity to join a high performing and successful group of developers within a Global leading Investment Bank as they build & roll out the next generation of market access technology across asset classes. The bank has a great reputation and over recent years has cemented themselves as one of the most forwarding thinking technology driven US banks, investing heavily in new technologies/systems.
•You will play a key role within GMA regionally and globally as you develop with Citi’s Belfast site (which a strategic development site for Equites Tech globally). This role is ideally suited for a very delivery focused technologist and someone looking to gain a lot of exposure to trading/sales, as well as the chance to work on cutting edge technology.
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.
Qualifications Knowledge/Experience: •Understanding of design patterns and best software practices.•Good experience with CI and automated delivery•Strong C++ and Java knowledge •Experience of working with UNIX/Linux•Ability to convey technical functionality to Quants, Traders and Support.•Experience of working in a trading environment •Good Technical and Project Coordination skills•Document technical designs
Development / other •C++•Java•UNIX/Linux•Networking•Real-time algorithm•Exchange Connectivity/Market Access •Great communication skills•Good understanding of EMEA Exchange Electronic trading
Design•UML Modelling and high-level architectural design skills.
Other (useful to have some of the following): •C •STL•Boost•Experience in Multi-threaded environments \ systems•TCP/IP•FPGA/Similar technologies•Solace/TibCo EMS middlewares
Qualifications:•Computing or Science related degree • Extensive years experience in a development role but open to all levels of candidates. Competencies:•Excellent communication skills, oral and written; ability to face off to business users •Good team working skills and ability to work in a distributed global team environment •Strong analytical and problem solving skills •Self-motivated, proactive and with determination to achieve goals •Flexible and able to deliver quality results in the required timeframe •Experience in full lifecycle development•Influencing skills to drive development standards
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
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