Citigroup Senior Java Developer, Technical Lead, VP in Mississauga, Ontario
Job Purpose / Context:
Citi’s FXLM technology group supports the front office technology operations of one of the world’s largest capital market businesses. Our talented technology group is looking for a hands-on, java development Lead to join our Toronto based server side development team on our Price Distribution and Deal Acceptance Technology Team.
The Price Distribution and Deal Acceptance Technology Team is one of the most exciting and fast-paced teams within FXLM Technology and is responsible for delivering the electronic Trading technology platform for the eFX business. The team are directly integrated with the Trading Desk and Quants, and deliver technology covering the major liquid instruments such as FX Spot, Precious Metals and NDF. The team’s responsibilities extend to all aspects of the electronic trading domain, including market connectivity, market data distribution and Co-Lo Infrastructure. The Price Distribution and Deal Acceptance platform is used by a wide range of clients such as external clients, ECNs, internal Spot desks, Internal Options desks, and our own Single Dealer trading platform (Velocity).
Job Responsibilities / Role:
Senior development Lead role on a critical application
Strong Technical Design aptitude
Excellent understanding of existing an upcoming technologies
Requirements capture, analysis and design on the ecommerce platform
Testing and UA coordination
Close interaction with Traders and Quants to understand new requirements for the Price Distribution and Deal Acceptance platform
Troubleshoot performance and scalability issues
Third line support of the platform during trading hours
Close interaction with the business product manager and other internal business users covering FX trading
Will be able to acquire an excellent knowledge of the FX Flow & derivatives business domain
Gain knowledge of FX electronic trading
Use of latest java technologies
- Bachelor’s degree Computer Science/Engineering or related field
Total and Relevant Experience:
Total technical experience requirements are 8+ Yrs.
Technical Skills Required:
Very strong core Java
Knowledge of low latency technologies and memory efficiency methods
Middleware technologies (Tibco EMS, RV, Solace)
Functional test utilities such as Fitnesse
Solid understanding of OO principles
Non Technical Skills Required:
Excellent communication skills (there is a requirement to be trader and sales facing)
Passion for technology, especially Java
Self-motivated and a desire to progress your career
Flexible and adaptive, team player
Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize work and well organized
Comfortable in presenting suggestions for change and or improving work flow
Ability to pick up new concepts and apply the knowledge.
Understanding of financial concepts
Additional Information / Preferences:
Knowledge of FX is desirable
Experience of working with large financial software systems
Knowledge of etrading or ecommerce applications is desirable
The Applications Development Technology Lead Analyst is a senior level position responsible for establishing and implementing new or revised application systems and programs in coordination with the Technology team. The overall objective of this role is to lead applications systems analysis and programming activities.
Partner with multiple management teams to ensure appropriate integration of functions to meet goals as well as identify and define necessary system enhancements to deploy new products and process improvements
Resolve variety of high impact problems/projects through in-depth evaluation of complex business processes, system processes, and industry standards
Provide expertise in area and advanced knowledge of applications programming and ensure application design adheres to the overall architecture blueprint
Utilize advanced knowledge of system flow and develop standards for coding, testing, debugging, and implementation
Develop comprehensive knowledge of how areas of business, such as architecture and infrastructure, integrate to accomplish business goals
Provide in-depth analysis with interpretive thinking to define issues and develop innovative solutions
Serve as advisor or coach to mid-level developers and analysts, allocating work as necessary
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
6-10 years of relevant experience in Apps Development or systems analysis role
Extensive experience system analysis and in programming of software applications
Experience in managing and implementing successful projects
Subject Matter Expert (SME) in at least one area of Applications Development
Ability to adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate
Demonstrated leadership and project management skills
Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience
Master’s degree preferred
This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.
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