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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2024-02-05 00:00:00


Backend Java Developer (Assistant Vice President)

  • 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 Description


    Team/Function Overview

    Citi Belfast have an exciting new opportunity for a Java Developer within the Markets Data, Risk and Controls Technology function. This role sits within a growing team, building technology solutions for the Markets Chief Administrative Office and for various business risk and controls functions within our Institutional Clients Group.


    Role / Position Overview

    This is a hands-on role developing backend services for the platform. You will work with the other developers, business analysts and product managers as your key stakeholders to ensure we are meeting their requirements to develop and drive highly scalable product. You will also contribute to the team’s strategy around development and deployment best practices.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Build and maintain the multiple components of the platform ensuring timely delivery of work items
    • Resolve a high impact problem through in-depth evaluation of complex architectures, business processes and industry standards 
    • Evaluate and perform POCs on new strategic technical products and applications
    • Contribute to research and suggest for new projects within the Market Technology


    Development Value:

    • Opportunity to build modern technology solutions utilising best in class technical tools and frameworks
    • You will gain significant knowledge of Business Risk & Controls platforms and products


    Skills & Qualifications:


    • Hands-on experience in Application Development leveraging Java and Spring Boot including scalable backend services and API’s
    • Strong understanding of modern architecture and design patterns including Microservices and Even Driven design
    • Knowledge of messaging technologies RabbitMQ, Tibco Queue, Apache Kafka etc.
    • Professional Experience using SQL\NoSQL DB technologies (Oracle, MS SQL, Mongo DB, etc.) and in memory caching and searching technologies (ElasticSearch, Hazelcast, Couchbase, etc)
    • Previous experience deploying fault-tolerant distributed systems on Linux in a cloud environment and familiar with cloud computing concepts and DevOps tools (Docker, Kubernetes, Openshift)
    • Knowledge of testing automation principles and frameworks (e.g. TDD, BDD, contract testing)
    • High development standards under pressure, especially for code quality, code reviews, unit testing, continuous integration, and deployment 
    • You have an appetite for taking on challenges and leveraging new technologies
    • You have experience working in fast paced development environments 
    • You agree that verbal and written communication skills are vital



    Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.



    • Experience delivering successful projects into production that can be maintained within strict operational margins 
    • Ability to adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate and have experience working in fast paced development environments
    • Ability to work autonomously
    • Ability to interact with clients and deliver results, taking ideas to production


    What we Offer

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

    • Award winning pension scheme,
    • Life assurance and
    • Private medical insurance


    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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