Overview of Citi:
Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides 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. Citi enables 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.
Compliance Technology is building a sophisticated next generation surveillance solution on top of a distributed data platform. The Belfast team is the global centre for the creation of feature-based surveillance algorithms using cutting edge technologies and techniques.
The volume and variety of data involved in these surveillances and the complexity of the algorithms results in one of most challenging and appropriate use cases for big data technologies.
Role / Position Overview
To aid in the growth of the team we are looking to bring in a senior Java engineer to help to build next generation surveillances using cutting edge behavioral-based techniques. This is a significant opportunity for an experienced developer or engineer with experience in modern data platforms to move into a role working with a variety of development teams, including close collaboration with an on-site data science team.
Assisting with the design and build of new Surveillance components using a variety of cutting edge technologies
Ensuring high quality software development, with complete documentation and traceability
Promoting unit/functional testing and code inspection processes
Working with business partners and BA’s to understand requirements
Working with data scientists to understand and interpret complex datasets
Working with project managers and support teams to meet delivery targets
Mentoring and coaching more junior members of the development team
Assisting with the provision of task breakdown and estimates
Quickly becoming knowledgeable in Capital Markets, Trading, and Fraud Detection.
Hands-on design and development experience on a production implementation of Hadoop with massive data volumes
Opportunities to demonstrate leadership ability as you mentor and guide junior team members
Potential to contribute to projects involving complex feature-based data algorithms
Exposure to data science and surveillance functions in a dynamic and challenging industry with regular close collaboration with our surveillance portfolio clients
Confident engineer with an authoritative knowledge of Java or other OO language
Comfortable working with large data volumes and be able to demonstrate a firm understanding of logical data structures and analysis techniques
Capable of assisting with the design of solutions and mentoring other developers within the same team
Experienced with Linux platform
A confident SQL developer
Experienced with automated build and test processes
Able to demonstrate an expertise in identifying and resolving data quality issues – in data sets at rest and in flight
Familiar with the financial services industry and/or regulatory environments
A strong degree in any mathematical subject including physics, mathematics, engineering or computer science
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
Adept written and verbal communicator
Highly adaptable and be willing to mentor and train more junior team members
Organized and prepared to manage multiple parallel pieces of work
Prior experience working with remote teams
What we Offer
As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;
23 days paid annual leave
Award winning pension scheme,
Life assurance and
Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.
In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme and employees also have the option (provided they have a student loan from the Student Loan Company) to divert saver and company match contributions to their student loan. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.
Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.
Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi’s commitment to growing a diverse workforce.
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