• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citibank NA
  • 2018-09-18

Applications Development Tech Lead Analyst

Applications Development Tech Lead Analyst

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Technology
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18041206


Description

  • We are seeking Application Development Lead for P&R team's Payments Product Processor development team. The successful candidate will interact with the key stakeholders from product, operations and other teams for handling of application activities & new projects. The candidate will also interact with development Project Manager, the development, testing, and production support teams, as well as other departments within Citigroup (such as the System Administrators, Database Administrators, Data Centre Operations, and Change Control groups) for TTS platforms
  • The candidate should be well versed with GPPSP payments product with strong expertise on product technical, deployment & functional behaviour
  • 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 manager with a strong understanding of how to build scalable, enterprise level global applications
  • The ideal candidate will be dependable and 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
Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for providing technical leadership of multiple large scale/complex software solutions, even by extending the existing platform through custom development, customization and integration with in-house solutions and vendor solutions leading to a complete platform that caters to key business requirements
  • Responsible for implementing GPPSP product across countries with robust solution for both hardware & software solutions
  • Experience of developing & mentoring teams consisting of permanent employees and vendors
  • Experience on infrastructure hosting via Cloud setup
  • 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 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 Lifecycle and Information Security requirements
  • Oversee development scope, budgets, time line documents
  • Monitor, update and communicate project timelines and milestones; obtain senior management feedback; understand potential speed bumps and client's true concerns/needs
  • Understanding technology industry trends, how they impact our future solutions and provide strategic direction for the development community
  • Drive code quality and stability initiatives


Qualifications

Qualifications and Competencies:
  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent
  • Minimum 12+ years of application design and development experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in leading globally distributed development teams successfully
  • Strong expertise in GPPSP product - Technical implementation & Functional implementation
  • Experience in application production support management
  • Demonstrated people and technical management skills
  • Strong understanding of object oriented analysis and design, design patterns, high availability and multi-threaded programming
  • Demonstrated excellent software development skills. Strong experiences in implementation of the following technologies: Java, J2EE, Spring framework, Hibernate
  • Strong Database experience (Oracle/SQL or Sybase) and development skills (Sql/Stored Proc development including performance tuning)
  • Strong experience in working with various Payments schemes, preferably Faster Payments scheme of any country, and Payments messaging formats such as ISO 8583, ISO 20022, and SWIFT etc.
  • Experience in building enterprise transaction based system with focus on recovery, stability, reliability, scalability and performance
  • Experience in building multithreaded applications and troubleshooting complex issues related to it
  • Experience in working on JMS/MQ applications
  • Experience in working Unix/Linux and Shell scripting
  • Experience developing SOA and writing/consuming web services
  • Experience in performance tuning of large technical solutions with significant volumes
  • Exposure to UI/web programming languages (such as JavaScript, JSP, Angular JS)
Key Competencies:
  • 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.
  • Proactive problem-solver
  • Relationship builder and team player
  • Negotiation, difficult conversation management and prioritization skills
  • Flexibility to handle multiple complex projects and changing priorities
  • 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, testability & reliability
Desirable Skills:
  • Experience in Financial industry
  • Experience with Continuous Deployment and Continuous Integration tool sets
  • Java Certification, Project Management Certification
  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies
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