Controls Automation Principal Engineer
Company: Citigroup Inc.
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Citi's technology team is growing at lightning speed, and we're
looking for talented technologists to help build the future of
global banking. Our teams are creating innovations used across the
globe - we're changing the way people bank and how the world does
business. Citi's technology team supports business operations in
100+ countries, across multiple lines of business spanning both
Institutional and retail businesses. The group works to optimize
the IT environment by standardizing production platforms, reducing
complexity, and introducing innovative solutions that provide new
business capabilities, reduce total cost of ownership, and create a
competitive advantage for Citi. Join an environment with a laser
focus on growth and progress, and take your career to the next
level through the power of Citi's unmatched globality and vast
The Digital S/W Eng Sr Lead Analyst is a strategic professional
who closely follows latest trends in own field and adapts them for
application within own job and the business. Typically a small
number of people within the business that provide the same level of
expertise. Excellent communication skills required in order to
negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Developed
communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide,
influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other
areas and occasional external customers. Accountable for
significant direct business results or authoritative advice
regarding the operations of the business. Necessitates a degree of
responsibility over technical strategy. Primarily affects a
sub-function. Responsible for handling staff management issues,
including resource management and allocation of work within the
- Accountable for defining the technology strategy for GCB
Controls Automation Strategy. As such, collaborate to help create
reliable, scalable, and high-performance services and
architectures. Through these efforts, develop cohesive
interpersonal working relationships with all peers and team
members. "It's all about team work."
- Utilize comprehensive knowledge of multiple technological
disciplines to achieve objectives by providing leadership and
guidance to the teams responsible for architecting, implementing
and performing continuous improvement to products.
- Work style is very independent, requiring little or no guidance
by more senior architects. Decisions will make a significant,
measurable impact on the business goals for different lines of
business. During team discussions you will play a significant role
with PMTs, TPMs and SDEs to determine potential technological
designs and approaches.
- Assist in the planning and managing of assignments generally
involving large budgets, cross functional and / or multiple
projects simultaneously. This includes effectively understanding
and analyzing both technical and business risks and impact.
- Will be responsible to design and champion the build out of a
robust, scalable Automated Controls Engine Platform which will
enable proactive and predictive detetcion of controls validation
- Will be responsible for building state of the art Controls
Monitoring and Alerting framewrok which will enable On-Demand
observability of controls landscape and enable on-time
- 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. As such, you will
identify and define necessary system enhancements to introduce and
let SDE teams deploy new products and process enhancements.
- Have a wider understanding of the technical strategy for a
particular architecture, platform or solution. Help gain consensus
across all of our teams as a leader. You interact with external
vendors and look for innovative solutions in the market.
Participate in lesson learned sessions and ensure that the outcomes
flow back into the software processes. This is one area that can
drive incremental improvement.
- This position acts as advisor or coach to new or lower level
architects. You will construct and analyze metrics reporting and as
such will have a metric-oriented sense of successful delivery of
- Contribute to brown bags, external publications, user-group
leadership, speaking opportunities at industry conferences while
raising Citi's GCT profile and more in the industry,
- In addition to a comprehensive understanding of the business
domain, the systems, and the products in your space, you will have
a strong knowledge of emerging technologies and best practices.
Help to drive cross-team solutions, anticipating and addressing
problems ahead of the needs of the scrum teams. Regularly meet with
SDE IIIs and IIs to ensure your engineering and operational
excellence focuses are addressing the key tactical and strategic
- Understand the business impact of your systems and show good
judgment when making technical trade-offs between your team's
short-term technology or operational needs and long-term business
needs. Be a key influencer in team strategy. Drive mindful
discussions with customers and peers. Bring perspective and provide
context for current technology choices and guide future technology
choices. Understand that not all problems are new (or require new
software). Make appropriate architectural trade-offs (e.g., coarse
or fine grained service separation?)
- Code submissions and approach to work are exemplary - your
solutions are inventive, secure, easily maintainable, appropriately
scalable, and extensible. You write software that is easy for
others to contribute to.
- 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.
- 10+ years of relevant experience in an Enterprise Architecture
role with subject matter expertise in one or more areas like Data
Architecture, Controls Automation, Risk and Governance
- 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), and internet and
mobile frameworks (Angular, JFP, and iOS and Android native).
- Effective Citi architecture leader working with internal
stakeholders and supported by external vendors to enable the best
solution: secure, performant and scalable.
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