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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2022-06-29 23:00:00


Junior Software Engineer (App Development)

  • Citi’s Institutional Clients Group (ICG) is looking for Graduate Software Engineer’s to join it’s Technology teams in Belfast. Our ICG Technologists support and enable the success of our trading businesses— and by utilising a broad range of technologies, our team is at the forefront of innovation. We seek to drive our systems and processes toward scalable, low-latency, high-frequency enterprise systems to support Citi and our aggressive growth strategy. Graduate Software Engineer’s participate in an intensive training program, where they receive in-depth education to learn the fundamentals of the application development engineering role, including the Capital Markets, multiple programming languages, as well as the nuances of Citi’s culture.

    Our Citi Belfast Technology team builds, owns and supports many front-end, middle-tier and back-end applications that are used on Citi trading floors around the world. Numerous applications handle millions of transactions per day and have billions of dollars in trade-flow. Many teams operate on a "follow-the-sun" model and are required to have their applications running 24/7.


    Your time here will look something like this...


    As a Software Engineer, you will work in an agile environment, developing quality and scalable software solutions using leading-edge technologies. Based on business requirements, you will develop code consistent with quality standards, and offer support during testing cycles and post-production deployment. To ensure defect-free programming, you will use the appropriate tools to test and debug code, and participate in the review of peer coding.

    Throughout the two rotations, you will have the opportunity to focus on a variety of technologies, like the following:

    * Working on applications in core Java (Threads API, Collections API, Garbage Collection, Java Stream, Lamba Expressions etc.), C# / NET
    * Working on latest design and software architecture patterns and frameworks - Microservices, APIs, Spring Core/MVC/Boot/Cloud, REST and so on.
    * Working on various SQL and NoSQL databases - Oracle, MongoDB, Neo4J, Redis, HDFS, Cassandra etc. handling various data uses cases.
    * Experience in developing low latency/real-time Equity trading platforms, inclusive of algorithmic and systematic complex event processing.
    * Working with event streaming/messaging systems such as KAFKA, Solace, TIBCO EMS or other similar middleware
    * Working on various BPM and Rule Engine tools - JBPM, Drools etc.
    * Working on latest UI technlogies like React JS, Angular etc.
    * Learn about best Enginering Excellance practices, Minimum Development Standards and Minimum Operational standards set and followed at CITI.
    * Experience with building CI/CD pipelines using software development tools like : JIRA, Zephry, BitBucket, TeamCity, uDeploy, Artifactory, Openshift(ECS/Docker)
    * Exposure to Containers using Docker/Kubernetes
    * Exposure to Cloud infrastruture,Cloud technologies(PAAS, IAAS, SAAS)


    We provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed...


    We’re committed to teaching you the ropes. Though this is a permanent opportunity, you will join a 2-year Graduate Programme. This programme starts around September and will begin with 6 weeks of comprehensive in-class training. Here at Citi, rotational programmes are intended to help you build a broad skillset and accelerate your career growth by gaining exposure to more than one of our App Dev teams. Our rotational programme will help you discover the best fit for your skills and long-term career goals at Citi.


    We want to hear from you if...


    * You are studying a STEM degree and interested in pursuing a career in coding
    * You have obtained a minimum of a 2:1 in your Bachelor Degree
    * You have been exposed to some form of coding language and are interested in learning others

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