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Backbone and Cloud Network Engineer

Company: Citi
Location: Irving
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

About Citi:

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

As a bank with a brain and a soul, Citi creates economic value that is systemically responsible and in our clients' best interests. As a financial institution that touches every region of the world and every sector that shapes your daily life, our Enterprise Operations & Technology teams are charged with a mission that rivals any large tech company. Our technology solutions are the foundations of everything we do from keeping the bank safe, managing global resources, and providing the technical tools our workers need to be successful to designing our digital architecture and ensuring our platforms provide a first-class customer experience. We reimagine client and partner experiences to deliver excellence through secure, reliable, and efficient services.

Our commitment to diversity includes a workforce that represents the clients we serve from all walks of life, backgrounds, and origins. We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride. If you are a problem solver who seeks passion in your work, come join us. We'll enable growth and progress together.

About Our Team:

Citi Technology Infrastructure (CTI) provides the critical technical foundation for Citi's operations and is responsible for delivering reliable IT solutions, scalable infrastructure services, and secure capabilities while creating a trusted customer experience and enabling Citi's workforce to be the best for our clients. Making the bank simpler, greener, and better connected while powering it with trusted, well-secured data, and automating policy enforcement through code are all at the heart of our refreshed global strategy. Data Quality, Simplification, Environmental Stability, Automation, and Service Excellence are the key pillars and priorities on our strategic journey.

In CTI, we are focused on delivering the best for our clients, and we know that to do this we need a talented team with diverse experiences, backgrounds and skills.

Job Overview:

The Engineering Lead Analyst is a senior level position responsible for leading a variety of engineering activities including the design and deployment of cloud networking solutions (includes hardware as well as software technologies). The open position offers an emerging role of a BackBone and Cloud Network Engineer, where you will combine your skills of routing & switching with emerging cloud networking technologies and use automation and scripting to deliver at scale. You will interface with Citi businesses to understand their requirements (of their cloud projects) and work with various partners (Engineering, Cloud Ops, Security, PM, Cloud Management teams etc) to deliver on Citi regional/global backbone and Cloud Network Infrastructure connectivity.


  • Serve as a technology subject matter expert for internal and external stakeholders and provide direction for all firm mandated controls and compliance initiatives, all projects within the group
  • Responsible for design and implementation of enterprise network and associated backbone and cloud infrastructure
  • Perform network environment buildouts, process automation, datacenter setup, maintenance and support, and documentation of operating procedures and processes
  • Analyze network activity and problems to discover and prevent systematic errors. Recommend network design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance
  • Work closely with various teams for the migration of resources from on-premise to cloud environments and utilize toolchain, scripts, automation for each stage in the infrastructure deployment
  • Monitor, track, report, and proactively address issues taking a holistic view of health and supportability requirements, including documentation, monitoring, logging, high availability configuration, capacity and disaster recovery plans.
  • Providing advanced network administration, operational support and problem resolution for workloads and applications hosted in both cloud platforms and on-premise.
  • Stay in tune with new technologies in your areas but not limited to cloud computing & deployment, site reliability engineering, network design/architecture, infrastructure automation, security best practices, data engineering etc.
    • 6-10 years of relevant experience in an Engineering role namely Routing and Switching, Cloud Networking Technologies (AWS/GCP/Azure certification preferred )
    • Good understanding of networking requirements for wide area network and connectivity design options to different cloud models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and know how on emerging container platforms (ECS/EKS/PCF)
    • Understanding of network services used by large financial organizations namely datacenters, connectivity to 3rd party, Internet access, colo services, campus and branch connectivity
    • Desired knowledge on network security, DNS, load-balancer services and SASE
    • Experience working in Financial Services or a large complex and/or global environment
    • Project Management experience
    • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated analytic/diagnostic skills
    • Ability to work in a matrix environment and partner with virtual teams
    • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and take ownership of various parts of a project or initiative
    • Ability to work under pressure and manage to tight deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements
    • Proven track record of operational process change and improvement
      • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience Additional information may be found at YouTube: Blog: Facebook: LinkedIn: .


        Job Family Group:

        Technology -

        Job Family:

        Systems & Engineering

        Time Type:

        Full time

        Primary Location:

        Irving Texas United States

        Primary Location Salary Range:

        $121,560.00 - $182,340.00

        Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

        Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

        Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi .

        View the " EEO is the Law " poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement .

        View the EEO Policy Statement .

        View the Pay Transparency Posting

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