Technical Development Lead

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Technical Development Lead-19020880


  • Citigroup services and technology (China) company Ltd (CSTC) is Citigroup technology development center 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 Citibank.  As one of leading finance institutions in the world, CSTS can provide challenging global working environment to every employee, such as long career path not only in China but also to the Wall Street.

Business Overview

  • Reporting to the VP of Applications Enablement & Architecture team, the Technical Development Lead will play a role for planning, executing and evaluating projects according to predetermined timelines and will provide support in maintaining complete cycle of SDLC. This role will operate in development of Event Master Central (EMC) application to provide support to its client base business units across institutional clients.  

Purpose of the Role

  • Work as development lead in Shanghai, runs ~3 person development team
  • To coordinate and expedite the on-boarding of new clients, documenting requirements, architecting solutions and developing appropriate project plans
  • To manage projects across Architecture, Applications Development technical teams, overcoming issues, escalating exceptions and meeting stringent deadlines


  • Lead team deliver project with high quality on schedule
  • Be accountable for project results along with project sponsor
  • Work with project sponsor and stakeholders to complete project charter outline, scope, goals, deliverables, required resources, budget and timing.
  • Complete work breakdown structure to estimate effort required for each task
  • Provide project schedule to identify when each task will be performed
  • Clearly communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders.
  • Resolve any issues and solve problems throughout project life cycle while working with team members
  • Effectively manage project scope by ensuring any changes to scope are documented and approved with project change request
  • Determine how results will be measured and complete a post-project evaluation to determine how well results were achieved
  • Develop tools and best practice for repeatable tasks and execution
  • Ensure all project documents are safely archived following project completion.

Team Responsibilities

  • Provide optimal solution and deliver high quality implementation to Event Master Central (EMC) application
  • Respond to client requests regarding outages, performance degradation and project status.
  • Maintain flexible work schedules, which may include evenings, weekends or holidays to work on deployments or regularly scheduled maintenance
  • Resolve customer technical issues through diligent research, reproduction and troubleshooting
  • Document all technical inquiries, develop and review content for knowledgebase using tool set
  • Work directly with other team members to resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Develop work schedules and project plans in support of various App Dev requests
  • Ensure weekend activities complete successfully through assignment, coordination, oversight and validation and Checkout. This may requires weekend work.


  • Work on a centralized reference data platform at Citi
  • Get exposure to various business departments at Citi
  • Build the experience of working in global development teams


  • International travel may be required
  • Successful reference and background check



  • At least bachelor degree
  • Major in computer science related
  • With Financial knowledge or background is a good plus

Skill required

  • Minimum of 8 years of working experience in an enterprise environment as developer and experience leading development team to deliver project
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English
  • Be skilled at Core Java and J2EE technologies such as JMS, JMX, SOAP/Restful web service, Spring, Struts and so on.
  • Experience in designing and architecture, be familiar with design pattern.
  • Experience in middleware components such as WebLogic, FTP server and so on.
  • Experience in cloud infrastructure and microservice architecture
  • Familiarity with project management tools and/or software packages
  • Demonstrated leadership managing people
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Strategic, operational, and technical marketing & management skills
  • Rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities
  • Excellent communication, including listening skills, leadership, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from senior management and other departments
  • Flexibility with working schedule, changing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Ability to work on many tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment
  • Good working knowledge of Networking
  • Experience working within an Enterprise IT Support environment.

Skill Optional

  • Has experience in working in the finance industry is a good plus.

12 August 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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