Digital Software Engineer - Consumer Platform (Hybrid)
Posted on: May 25, 2023
Brief Description of the Organization
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve.
Citi's Personal Banking and Wealth Management (PBWM) division is building a purpose-driven team to serve its globally diverse, digitally forward customers in top cities around the world. We're looking for exceptional candidates who think digitally and differently, resolve problems in unconventional ways and strive to provide a remarkable experience for our clients.
Overview of the Role
Citi's PBWM Technology (PBWMT) organization serves the PBWM global suite of products providing a full range of innovative and comprehensive set of services. Our businesses also offer industry-leading advanced technology, a strong worldwide presence and a powerful global franchise. The Digital Software Engineer - Consumer Platform is a (Vice President) position responsible for Leading and Implementing the Business and Technology strategy of the Personal Banking and Wealth Management organization through Engineering excellence, innovation and technical expertise. With a focus on customers, they will be required to drive a strategy that will address customer pain points, reduce friction and simplify processes within the organization.
Accountable for executing and driving results on large-scale efforts or multiple smaller efforts and serving as a development lead for most medium and large projects. This includes expertise with application development methodologies and standards for program analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging and implementation.
Accountable for exhibiting a strong understanding of client core business functions.
Required to support situations in which end user consultation is required to identify system function specifications and incorporate them into overall system design and delivery. Additionally, utilize comprehensive knowledge of multiple areas within technology to achieve technological objectives.
Independent work style, requiring little or no guidance by more senior developers. Decisions will make a significant, measurable impact on the business goals for the client organization. During team discussions you will play a significant role with TPMs and engineering managers to determine potential risks to a schedule.
Assist in the planning and managing of application development assignments generally involving large budgets, cross functional projects or multiple projects. This includes effectively understanding and analyzing both technical and business risks and impact.
Expected to effectively communicate those risks to the business owners, so that they can make informed decisions.
Accountable for providing guidance on architecturally significant efforts during the preplanning phase, and ensuring principles and best practices are followed prior to initiation of work. In doing so, closely watch and evaluate Digital roadmaps, including impacts to support upcoming journeys.
Publish design review extensions, and provide documented guidance aligned to sprint plans and timelines.
Be part of the design review board that will focus on the design process, search for generic patterns, and, at the same time, share best practices across the organization.
Publish design patterns across lines of business and domain commonalities. Drive design reviews for Next Gen Architecture (NGA) and Plan of Record (POR) projects, supporting design principles and best practices.
Have a comprehensive understanding of the business domain, the systems, and the products in your space. Understand their accountabilities, boundaries, limitations, scale factors and the reasons behind architectural decisions.
Provide a long-term perspective for business and technology choices; using technical judgment to vet architecture as required.
Able to direct teams on how to develop and deliver systems that are efficient with resource usage such as hardware, runtime, performance, load, and memory requirements.
Responsible for broader design decisions and development of long-term strategies that significantly influence the development process and standards.
Accountable for providing architectural guidance to the SDE's based on best practices and in alignment with CTO guidelines and platform.
Drive clarity and work with complete independence as business and or technical strategy is not defined.
Provide the corresponding architectural guidance, and conduct design reviews and code reviews based on the projects assigned to your LOB. The product definition and technical planning is out of scope.
Accountable for the overall strategy and for driving the teams inside and outside of your organization to deliver expected results. Drive mindful discussion with business and technical stakeholders that lead to timely decisions. Participate in discussions to drive smart trade-off decisions that balance efforts, delivery timelines, features, and technical constraints. Identify and remove blockers and always find the path forward in challenging situations.
Create plans that have a clear path to delivery. Solve for dependencies between agile and waterfall delivery efforts. Help your teams organize for delivery while maximizing resources for the greater good of the Digital organization. Understand engineering best practices and apply best practices to the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
Elaborate, bring and communicate clear metrics on Design Reviews, Code Reviews, CI/CD and Design Patterns adoption.
Communicate progress, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, identify, assess, track and mitigate issues/risks at multiple levels. Recognize discordant views and take part in constructive dialog to resolve them.
Demonstrate the ability to implement continuous improvement and the induction of new technology. Demonstrate examples of influence in scrum teams beyond your own area of focus.
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+ years of relevant experience in an Apps Development role or senior level experience in an Enterprise Architecture role with Java Enterprise technologies and various middleware technologies
Exhibit expertise in all aspects of technology by understanding broader patterns and techniques as they apply to Citi's internal and external cloud platforms (AWS, PCF, Akamai)
Lead resources and serve as a functional SME across the company through advanced knowledge of algorithms, data structures, distributed systems, networking, use of knowledge and experience to lead, architect, and drive broader adoption forward.
Ability to understand customer needs and manage expectations
Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
Experience developing software with Agile methodologies
Demonstrate knowledge on automating code quality, code performance, unit testing, and build processing in the CI/CD.
Knowledge and/or experience with cloud-based development with Pivotal Cloud Foundry or AWS is a plus
Knowledge and/or experience with Angular, iOS, or Android App development is a plus
Knowledge and/or experience with Splunk and AppDynamics is a plus
Knowledge and/or experience in financial services industry is a plus
Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred
The Digital Software Engineer - Consumer Platform position in Customer Platforms Engineering Team, is to provide support to the business partners in the Personal Banking organization in laying out a technical strategy to enhance customer experience on Citis digital platforms by providing financial services through simple and intuitive customer experiences. They will also support the Technology leadership in executing a technology roadmap that provides solutions that meet standards of engineering excellence and modernization.
This position will require focus on understanding and executing on leadership vision and priorities and building a culture of excellence among the team. The team will consist of 4 employee resources onshore, 4 contracts resources offshore and 2 contractor resources offshore.
Required experience with Jenkins, RLM, Jira, and XCode
Required experience with relational databases including Oracle and MongoDB
Required experience within Server Environments such as Cloud, Apache Tomcat, and OpenShift
Hands-on experience with programming in an Object-oriented programming languages of Java, Spring, iOS, and Angular
Nice to haves:
Splunk or AppDynamics
Amazon Webservices or Akamai
Hands-on experience with programming in an Object-oriented programming language of Android
Job Family Group:
Digital Software Engineering
Irving Texas United States
Primary Location Salary Range:
$134,090.00 - $201,140.00
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