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Java Applications Developer Technical Specialist

We are seeking an experienced senior developer with a particular focus on delivery of electronic trading software for a demanding, fast-paced front office technology client base. The role will have a priority focus around delivering electronic pricing technology to the FXLM business.

The developer will have the following characteristics:

  • Ability to self-motivate and prioritize their own work, deliver to deadlines
  • Track record of extensive years of server-side Java development skills
  • Familiarity with one of more of the following additional technical areas: Relational databases (Sybase), KDB, ION, Solace, Tibco EMS/RV, low latency programming, No SQL databases, python/groovy scripting
  • Familiarity with one of more of the following business areas: FX, Interest Rate Products (bonds. Swaps), E-Trading, E-Commerce
  • A practical understanding of enterprise application delivery in a structured environment
  • Focused problem solving approach
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels of the organization, across multiple locales
  • Strong software Engineering skills to build technology ‘in the right way’, sustaining long term success
  • Hands on technical skills, with experience of leadership or aspirations to move into this position

Job Background/Context:

Markets Technology is a front to back group that works closely with our Markets businesses to design and implement technology solutions that achieve our challenging business and technical goals. This makes the group an exciting and fast-paced environment to work in. As a franchise, Citi’s market penetration is second to none, across asset class and across geographical boundary, making it a truly unique place to work.

The focus is changing within Markets technology at Citi. There is a commitment and drive to invest in building a common cross asset platform for electronic trading over the coming years. This particular role is within the FXLM group, with a primary focus of delivering to the STIRT businesses (both G10 and LM Rates), but in addition there is an expectation that the successful candidate will also be involved in broad Markets initiatives, in support of the move to common.

Specifically this developer will be part of a team which is responsible for pricing of FX forward and local market rate products. For example, connectivity and distribution functions. The key goal is to build out an increased electronic franchise across all products covered by the FXLM desks globally.

As senior developer, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain insight into the Front Office software development environment
  • Be involved in project from successful pilot to full-scale rollout
  • Extend the project (new features, enhancing existing) and define the strategic longer-term technical direction
  • Work closely with Front Office colleagues across multiple locations and business line
  • Build your profile with senior technologists across the Markets Technology group


Key Responsibilities:

The Senior Analyst Developer will be accountable for:

  • Coordinating with stakeholders to deliver work-slate in line with expectations
  • Implementing solutions to issues identified
  • Identifying, estimating and implementing enhancements
  • Shaping the future technical direction of the product
  • Providing development support response to incidents and requests raised through support channels
  • Communicating project progress and promoting achievements


Qualifications:

  • Educated to bachelors degree level or equivalent


Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with senior management
  • Professional Server-side Java experience is essential to the role
  • An understanding of structured development in a banking environment is an advantage
  • Experience/understanding of Fixed Income markets and electronic trading is a distinct advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fluid and demanding environment is essential

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.

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