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Kotlin Developer - Equities Derivatives Strategic Pre-Trade Technology - AVP - (Hybrid) at Citi

Citi London, United Kingdom
Posted 2 months ago Hybrid Job Permanent Competitive
Citi is a world-leading global bank. We have approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. We provide 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. We enable 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.

About the team
The Equity Technology organization is undertaking a multi-year investment to completely re-engineer the front office technology platform, to support business expansion plans to close the gap to competition.

You will join the Equity Derivatives strategic pre-trade technology team in London, specializing in building and supporting the development of a secondary markets trading platform to be used by the global Equity Structured Products business. As a developer you will work together with front-office, sales, product development teams and members of the development team to provide solutions that improve efficiency, decrease operational risk, and enable the business to expand and automate their current processes.

Role Overview:
This role is specifically for a Senior Kotlin Developer within Equity Derivatives strategic pre-trade technology team in London. This is a great opportunity for a self-driven, strong and passionate technologist to help transform Equities Derivatives systems into an integrated, best-in-class platform that will represent technology response to growing business ambitions in the face of industry/regulatory challenges. The team work in an agile manner, self-organize their work, and have good autonomy over technology decisions. They own the continuous delivery pipeline through to production and strive to release frequently into production.

  • Partner with the development teams to ensure appropriate integration of functions to meet goals as well as identify and define necessary system enhancements to deploy new products and process improvements
  • Resolve variety of high impact problems/projects through in-depth evaluation of complex business processes, system processes, and industry standards
  • Provide expertise in area and advanced knowledge of applications programming and ensure application design adheres to the overall architecture blueprint
  • Develop knowledge of system flow and adopt best practice for coding, testing, debugging, and implementation.
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge of how areas of the bank, such as architecture and infrastructure, integrate to accomplish business goals
  • Working with the team to define the architecture, design, development, code review, testing and maintenance of applications.
  • Be a self-starter and plan/schedule own work for tasks and projects, implement functionality without direct supervision.
What you will bring to the role
You will have experience in building high-performing, scalable and enterprise-grade applications adopting best-in-class engineering practices. These are high profile applications that offer you the opportunity to shape the future technical direction and take ownership of functional components. You'll work in a collaborative, respecting, trusting and diverse environment that encourages creative thinking and critical problem solving that are best in class, to serve our clients globally.

Experience required
  • Strong knowledge on Java / Kotlin and restful web services including its data interchange format/definition such as XML, JSON.
  • Microservices systems
  • Kubernetes/Open shift containers.
  • Familiar with different persistent storage technologies such as RDBMS and NoSQL.
  • Experience working with source code management tools - Git or Bitbucket.
  • Good understanding of clean coding principles.
  • Must demonstrate strong familiarity of design patterns.
  • Proven experience of applying TDD and BDD practices and maintaining clean CI/CD pipelines
  • Extensive experience system analysis and in programming of software applications
Bonus points for
  • Understanding of Equity Derivatives technology or experience with other asset classes within Markets
  • Kotlin development experience
  • Knowledge of Equity Derivatives products and product lifecycle
  • Experience working with UI frameworks such as React or Angular
  • Experience working with OpenShift / Kubernetes or other Cloud platforms
  • University degree or equivalent experience operating in a similar role
This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

What we'll provide you
By joining Citi London, you will not only be part of a business casual workplace with a hybrid working model (up to 2 days working at home per week), but also receive a competitive base salary (which is annually reviewed), and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits such as:
  • 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • A discretional annual performance related bonus
  • Private Medical Care & Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Special discounts for employees, family, and friends
  • Access to an array of learning and development resources
Visit ourGlobal Benefitspage to learn more.

Alongside these benefits Citi is committed to ensuring our workplace is where everyone feels comfortable coming to work as their whole self, every day. We want the best talent around the world to be energized to join us, motivated to stay and empowered to thrive.

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