We are seeking a technical resource having strong expertise in Java / J2EE development. The successful candidate will interact with the Development Project Manager, the development, testing, and production support teams, as well as other departments within Citigroup (such as the System Administrators, Database Administrators, Operations, and Change Control groups).
He / she requires exceptional communication skills across both technology and the business and will have a high degree of visibility.
The candidate will be a rigorous technical lead with a strong understanding of how to build scalable, enterprise level global applications.
The ideal candidate will be dependable and a resourceful software professional who can comfortably work in a large development team in a globally distributed, dynamic work environment that fosters diversity, teamwork and collaboration.
The ability to work in high-pressured environment is essential.
Role Description :
Design, code, test, document and implement application release projects as part of development team.
Work with onsite 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 Life cycle and Information Security requirements.
Key Challenges :
Ability to provide quick turnaround to software issues and management requests
Ability to assimilate key issues and concepts and come up to speed quickly
Understanding technology industry trends, how they affect our future solutions and provide strategic direction for the development community.
BS or MS Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent
Minimum 5 years of Java application design and development experience
Technical / Functional Proficiency :
Demonstrated people and technical management skills
Strong understanding of object oriented analysis and design, design patterns, high availability and concurrent programming
Experience in working multiple OS (Unix, Linux, Win)
The candidate must demonstrate excellent software development skills. Strong experiences in implementation of the following technology : Java, J2EE, Spring framework, Hibernate, JPA
Experience developing SOA and writing / consuming web services
Experience in performance tuning of large technical solutions
Strong Database experience (Oracle / SQL)
Experience in working on Volante Designer is preferred
Experience in Financial industry
Experience with Payments applications and processes would be advantageous
Knowledge of Web security frameworks and various Vulnerability Assessment tools is added advantage
Experience with Agile methodology
Leadership Skills :
Excellent organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task
Demonstrated sense of responsibility and capability to deliver quickly
Excellent communication skills. Clearly, articulating and documenting technical and functional specifications is a key requirement.
Relationship builder and team player
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Good analytical and business skills
Promotes teamwork and builds strong relationships within and across global teams
Promotes continuous process improvement especially in code quality, test-ability & reliability
This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.
Citi Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Accordingly, we will make accommodations to respond to the needs of people with disabilities (including, without limitation, physical and mental health disabilities) during the recruitment process and otherwise in accordance with law.
Individuals who view themselves as Aboriginals, members of visible minority or racialized communities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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