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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Java Developer

  • Overview of Citi:

    Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. 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. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.


    Job Overview:

    The Java Developer is responsible for participation in the establishment and implementation of new or revised application systems and programs in coordination with the Technology team. The overall objective of this role is to contribute to applications systems analysis and programming activities.  Compliance Technology is building a sophisticated next generation surveillance solution on top of a distributed data platform. The volume and variety of data involved in these surveillances and the complexity of the algorithms results in one of most challenging and appropriate use cases for big data technologies.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • The candidate will be responsible for designing and building solutions for Data Pipeline team for Trade Surveillance Big Data Platform.

    • The candidate will apply internal standards for re-use, architecture, testing and general best practices.

    • The candidate will be responsible for Agile Development Lifecycle, Code reviews, test case reviews and ensure code developed meets the requirements, Component Design/ Coding/ Unit Testing/ Debugging, and Level 3 production support.

    • Build and sustain strong relationships with the senior business leaders associated with the platform

    • Design, code, test, document and implement application release projects as part of development team.

    • Work with development partners to ensure design and coding best practices.

    • Work closely with Program Management and Quality Control teams to deliver quality software to agreed project schedules.

    • Proactively notify Development Project Manager of risks, bottlenecks, problems, issues, and concerns.

    • Compliance with Citi's System Development Lifecycle and Information Security requirements.

    • Drive quality initiatives



    • Hands on Java development experience
    • Experience with Core Java and UNIX Shell Scripting.

    • Mandatory to have strong SQL skills.

    • Good understanding of Hadoop, hive, Spark


    Desirable Skills:

    • PySpark

    • Datawarehousing experience

    • Trade Surveillance domain knowledge

    • Finance domain knowledge

    • CI/CD Pipeline

    • Containerization


    What We Offer:

    As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;

    • 23 days paid annual leave

    • Award winning pension scheme

    • Life assurance

    • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare


    In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.


    Our Select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.


    Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi’s commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

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