The Senior Core 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.
ICG Rates e-Trading Tech Overview :
The evolution of electronic trading and automation has changed the way that rates products trade forever; driving a need for real-time, low latency pricing, market making and risk technology.
In this increasingly electronic and competitive landscape, Citi is key player due to its leading eTrading platform and investment in technology.
The Rates eTrading team is at the forefront, by building high-performance low latency technology that supports the execution of billions of dollars of client trades every day.
Our competitive advantage is our technology and having a platform that provides exceptional and dependable trading experience.
If you have this kind of vision, capable of seeing ahead, of developing a clear path forward in a quest to try the as yet untried, here is the opportunity.
Job Purpose :
We are looking for a talented and passionate individual to join our Java Server development team and continue to evolve our next-generation trading application.
The successful candidate will gain valuable exposure to the Electronic Trading business and an opportunity to work on a large scale, modern technology platform with a global presence.
The team works closely with end users gaining direct exposure to the fast paced world of front office trading and finance.
Understanding of good design principles and ability to adhere to complex design
Development of common, reusable components and services utilizing Citi’s best practices
Responsible for creating high performance, low latency applications leveraging existing Citi framework
Ensuring strong reliability, scalability and performance of our components
Apply an engineering mind-set to development work : understand use-cases in details, develop metrics to build good estimates of volume and compute velocity requirements, understand and discuss openly any implementation limitations or workaround
Contribute actively to system design decisions
Evaluate and build POCs for new strategic initiatives and work to convert to industrial level solutions
Provide post release assistance to business, development and support groups
Develop application as per best practice and remain compliant with prescribed best practices (TDD, maintain high unit test coverage, CI )
Assisting in third line support during core trading hours
5-8 years of relevant experience using Java to develop service oriented applications
Demonstrable success in designing and delivering multi-tiered applications
Strong Software development fundamentals, data structures, design patterns, Object-Oriented programming, architecture, algorithms, and problem-solving skills
Experience with system performance tuning and low latency Java programming
Technical skills include Java, Spring, TDD, DBs, and UNIX / LINUX
Understanding of financial derivatives (rates or other) or willing to learn about this area is a plus
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to face off to business users
Self-motivated individual and with determination to achieve goals
Willingness to learn, both technically and professionally
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Good team working skills and ability to work in a distributed global team environment
Ability to work on a fast-pace environment; Flexible and able to deliver quality results in the required timeframe
Bachelor’s degree / University degree or equivalent experience