Applications Development SeniorProgrammer Analyst

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Applications Development SeniorProgrammer Analyst-18048899

Job Purpose:

  • The candidate will be required to work with the front office, quants as well as multiple technology teams across the Equities organization globally, managing requirements and work-loads across the relevant clients.

Job Background:

  • ICG (Institutional Clients Group) is one of Citi’s core banking business sectors, covers Capital Markets Origination, Corporate and Investment Banking, Markets and Securities Services, Treasury & Trade Solutions, and Private Banking etc.
  • CSTC (Citigroup Services and Technology (China) Ltd) is Citigroup owned subsidiary in China, as part of Citigroup global technology and operation organization (Citibank China is another Citigroup owned subsidiary in China). It is founded by Citigroup since 2002. It is one of the biggest IT software companies in China, providing both finance IT service and operation services to Citi’s core banking business globally.
  • CSTC ICG Technology department mainly supports MSS (Markets and Securities Services) of ICG, which is one of the key businesses of investment bank industry globally. 
  • This is a key role within the team responsible for building out the new strategic Risk Compute platform to support the global Equities business as part of a multi-years strategic platform build-out program. The core compute platform will support critical functions such as Live Pricing, Risk and PnL for multiple front office consumer applications.
  • This is a highly technical role requiring strong engineering credentials – this is a key role within the team and the right candidate will be expected to be a core coding and design contributor in delivering the foundations of the platform.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on and passionate technologist who can turn requirements into a detailed design and can deliver high-quality software solutions to committed timescales
  • Work closely with Quant and other Tech teams within Equities and Market’s technology to deliver resilient and stable applications
  • Deliver high quality solutions adhering to Citi’s Engineering Excellence and Minimum Development Standards criteria

Development Value:

  • Outstanding opportunity for the right candidate to define themselves as a core contributor to the Equities investment strategy and set themselves up for a long and successful career at Citi. 
  • This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in being a part of the equity derivative team and participates in the design and development of the new risk platform to support the growing needs of risk and control.


Person Specification


  • Prior experience with Front Office Trading, Risk and P&L platforms
  • Understanding of derivative risk, statistical analysis methods etc. is a big plus

Required Skills:

Must have:

  • Extensive experience in scalable JVM based distributed compute solutions and understand the complexity of both multithreaded and multiprocessing applications
  • Proficient to work on both Linux and Windows server side environment

Nice to have:

  • Kafka, Apache Storm, IBM Symphony, and Docker knowledge are extremely useful
  • Expertise in automated functional and non-functional testing/TDD using Agile principles for development (ie. Maven/Gradle, TeamCity, Cucumber)


  • Should have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to interface directly with senior business stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Responsible, agile and collaborative team worker.
  • Self-motivated with determination to achieve goals.
  • Flexible and able to deliver quality results in the required timeframe.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science / Information Technology or a related field.


  • Ability to apply sound technical skills to develop creative solutions to meet client and business needs.

25 May 2019
Location: China Shanghai Shanghai
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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