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Lead Java Developer - London (Hybrid), VP

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 24, 2023

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Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Lead Java Developer - London (Hybrid) - VP
Role Description:
We are looking for a Vice President in application development area in Credit Risk Technology Team with experience building robust, high-performance, large-scale applications. We are seeking individuals who are motivated to take challenging tasks.

Team background:
Financials Technology Team is responsible for delivering solutions for credit risk management. The tools enable risk analysts and risk managers to easily perform tasks that relate to credit financial analysis for various business groups. Key areas of focus are to extend financials reporting and analytics capabilities and build a self-service portal, build a service-oriented architecture for credit assessments for loans, extend the credit analysis process to ensure consistency with regulatory guidelines.

  • Design & develop scalable micro-services to build an functional components that will support Risk Management functions
  • Partner with the product management team and other stakeholders in brainstorming sessions to identify solutions
  • Provide technical leadership to the team of Software Engineers/Analyst. Ensure application design adheres to the appropriate architectural and design patterns in the systems.
  • Host sessions for design and code review at multiple levels of the organization
  • Improve our engineering standards and process to make the team more capable and efficient
  • Collaborate effectively with a large global team of software engineers, business analysts, dev-ops and support staff to deliver software solutions for the business.
  • Lead the adoption of new technologies where appropriate to solve business problems while adhering to Citi's architectural guidelines.
  • Coach junior developers and analysts, helping build the overall engineering capabilities of the team
  • Appropriately assess risk when 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 behaviour, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
What you will bring
  • Strong knowledge and hands on experience in Java (Version 1.8 or above) / J2EE / Spring boot / restful Web Services
  • Expertise in Spring Batch, Spring IOC, Spring Annotation, Spring Security
  • Hands-on experience in REST-APIs, and Backend using Java/J2EE technologies
  • Should possess Unix/Linux knowledge to be able to write and understand shell scripts and commands
  • Should possess the knowledge of Oracle (PL/SQL) Hands-on experience in REST-APIs, and Backend using Java/J2EE technologies
  • Have an experience in Data Preparation Tools Experience with CI/CD build pipelines and toolchain - Git, BitBucket, TeamCity, Artifactory, Jira Experience.
  • Strong knowledge of CI/CD pipelines and experience in tools such as JIRA, BlackDuck, SONAR etc
  • Experience with Agile software development processes with a strong emphasis on test driven development / concepts (TDD, BDD).
Bonus points for
  • Financial markets background (Ideally Risk Tech)
  • Full-stack development experience (designing and developing robust, scalable, and maintainable applications applying Object Oriented Design principles)
  • Proven experience as a Development Lead
  • Strong knowledge of cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud)
  • Experience with deployment/packaging solutions such as Dockers/Kubernetes, OpenShift
  • Ability to evaluate design trade-offs and document choices effectively
  • Demonstrated capacity to build sophisticated tooling for development and production team use
  • SOA experience
  • Python development experience
  • Candidates with knowledge on webserver setup and configuration with reverse proxy/ssl setup etc.
  • Ability to collaborate in a large global team and influence key architectural decisions across groups
  • Strong leadership
Graduate in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) discipline is preferred or relevant experience in a similar role
Job Family Group:
Technology -------------------------------------------------
Job Family:
Applications Development ------------------------------------------------------
Time Type:
Full time ------------------------------------------------------
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