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• Global Head of Low Latency Infrastructure

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Feb 18, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Engineering Sr Group Manager is a senior management level position responsible for accomplishing results through the management of a team or department in an effort to drive a variety of engineering activities including the design, acquisition and deployment of hardware, software and network infrastructure in coordination with the Technology team. The overall objective of this role is to lead efforts to ensure quality standards are being met within existing and planned framework.

  • Provide conceptual analyses for a variety of broad and complex issues
  • Manage all products from design to implementation and ongoing performance according to business need
  • Ensure all technology standards are developed, understood and adhered to operationally around the globe
  • Ensure that Citi makes appropriate strategic choices in onboarding, managing and exiting of vendors from the product portfolio
  • Manage a department of multiple teams from various technology disciplines, overseeing planning, performance management/counseling, pay decisions and other personnel actions
  • Provides an environment where Subject Matter Experts can prosper and deliver effectively
  • Oversee the technology budget and manage the budget and forecasts to ensure relevant targets are met
  • Utilize in-depth knowledge of how technology integrates within Citi and of direct competitors products and services
  • Make evaluative judgments based on analyzing information in complicated or unique situations, utilizing multiple sources of information
  • Negotiate with senior leaders across functions, and with external parties, as required
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
  • 15+ years of relevant experience in an Engineering role with extensive experience in business, functional and people management.
  • Experience working in Financial Services or a large complex and/or global environment
  • Project Management experience
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Comprehensive knowledge of design metrics, analytics tools, benchmarking activities and related reporting to identify best practices
  • Demonstrated analytic/diagnostic skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment and partner with virtual teams
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and take ownership of various parts of a project or initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage to tight deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements
  • Proven track record of operational process change and improvement
  • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master's degree preferred
Global Head of Low Latency Infrastructure and team delivers dedicated and optimized solutions and services to Institutional Client Group (ICG) Technology sector for Low Latency and Electronic Trading (E-Trading) infrastructure, Network and Precision Time Protocol Infrastructure, Trading Network Latency Analytics infrastructure. This position is responsible for Architecture, Engineering, Service Delivery and Escalation Engineering support for those infrastructure. Additionally, this position works in close alignment with ICG Technology Innovation Labs, High Performance Computing Infrastructure and other lines of business to deliver latency optimized infrastructure solutions.
A good understanding of the industry, direct competitors' products and services, is also necessary in order to contribute to the commercial objectives of the business. Requires thorough understanding of strategic direction of the function within the relevant part of the business, combined with a solid conceptual/practical grounding in both the function and/or area of expertise and related subject areas. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Some external communication/negotiation may be necessary. Responsible for executing functional strategy in area managed. Determines approach to implementing functional strategy. Accountable for end results, budgeting, planning, policy formulation and contribution to future strategy of the area(s). Impact reflects strategic influence on the business and interaction with other functions or businesses. Direct report to a C16 role and functions as an integral member of the Network Services leadership team.
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