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Back End Developers / Front End Developers/ Full Stack Developers / Testers

Job Req ID 21261856 Primary Location Al Muharraq, Bahrain Job Category Technology
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Job Purpose / Context:

If you are a technologist at heart, deeply curious about the opportunities that come when you combine technology and banking, this is amazing opportunity for you. We are looking for motivated Junior to Senior Back End, Front End, Full Stack Developers and Testers for Citi’s FXLM Technology team for our Bahrain office. Citi’s FXLM technology group supports the front office technology operations of one of the world’s largest capital market businesses.  Our talented technology group is looking for a hands-on, Java, JavaScript and HTML5 developers to design and develop Greenfield and existing applications for their Bahrain based development team on our award-winning Citi Velocity platform.

Citi Velocity is a best in-class, state of the art, proprietary ecommerce platform. It deploys cutting edge technology and innovation to offer a slick, dynamic and rich end user experience. By leveraging Citi’s global footprint with world-class innovation, we are giving our clients unprecedented access to our capital markets intelligence, multi-asset real-time execution and post-trade service.

This is a great opportunity for a self-starter with excellent development & communication skills to drive the next generation of trading applications for the global FXLM business.

Job Responsibilities / Role:

  • Development:
  • Requirements capture, analysis and design on the ecommerce platform
  • Work with the partner teams to realize flow interaction, and communication interfaces
  • Testing and QA coordination
  • Liaison with the global business, support and development teams
  • Troubleshoot performance and scalability issues
  • Third line support of the platform during trading hours
  • Close interaction with the business product manager and other internal business users covering FX trading

  • Testing:
  • Planning and implementation of Test Plans for functional and nonfunctional testing.
  • Will be actively involved in hands on test case design & development, test case execution, test automation development, reviews of requirements, and other project artifacts.
  • Quantify and track test coverage.
  • Help design Automation KPIs, track and report on corresponding metrics.
  • Making the QA team the quality gate before software products are delivered to our clients.
  • Assist in the designing and implementation of automation frameworks
  • Providing training and guidance to existing members of the team and new hires on established test automation process and methodologies.
  • Identify and highlight ways to continuously optimise the way in which QA function operates to create an efficient, scalable team.

Work with the business and Production Support to capture requirements, investigate issues and trap defects with regression tests

Job Opportunities:

  • Will be able to acquire an excellent knowledge of the FX  flow & derivatives business domain
  • Gain knowledge of FX  e-Trading  
  • Opportunity to work with bright and innovative individuals both on the business and technology side and you can make a difference to the business performance of Citi’s largest institutional clients.
  • Being part of a dynamic team and contributing towards software development of core components within the next generation trading platform

Basic Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Technical Skills Required (Development):

  • Strong in Core Java
  • Unix/Linux experience
  • Relational database concepts and knowledge in SQL
  • Nice to have: FIX protocol, Socket’s API, Middleware’s such as Tibco EMS, Tibco RV, Solace
  • C# and WPF 3+ years
  • Min. 2+ years Web Development experience
  • Min. 2+ years full-stack development experience
  • NET 3.5/4.x Application Hosting Platforms
  • Min. 2+ years’ experience in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript across multiple libraries
  • Single Page Application design (ex. Angular, Knockout, React.js)
  • Experience in developing Single Page JavaScript
  • Familiarity with key technology concepts such as MVVM
  • Multithreaded Programming
  • Solid understanding of OO principles
  • Experience working in a finance technology team
  • Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Visual Studio Team Editions
  • Experience with modern software development practices (test-driven development, Agile continuous integration)
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, including algorithms, complexity analysis, data structures, problem solving
  • Experience refactoring code, evolving architectures, and Unit Testing

Technical Skills Required (Testing):

  • Hands on, Senior Testing / QA experience, proven experience of test cycle and release management
  • Strong technical skills e.g, Java, Ruby or any other programming language to a good level
  • Strong knowledge of test automation methodologies and experience of implementing test automation best practices.
  • The candidate must show a clear understanding of the banking environment, a strong interest in financial markets
  • Experience of working within a global functional QA Test team within the financial sector or for major bank or client.
  • Experience of working in Agile development teams
  • Knowledge of BDD / TDD
  • Experience of developing, extending and excuting test automation frameworks for both functional and nonfunctional tests
  • The candidate should be technically capable and will be expected to have hands-on involvement in managing a QA/UAT test environment
  • Business domain knowledge of FX, Rates and Commodity Trading e.g. Pricing, Order Execution, and Trading/Auto hedge risk management will be a significant advantage
  • Experience with high-volume low-latency highly available IT systems, understanding of their architecture and SLAs
  • Experience of nonfunctional testing including latency and performance testing

Non Technical Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A team player
  • An enthusiastic ‘can do’ approach
  • A positive and pro-active attitude
  • A history of delivering against agreed objectives
  • Willingness to learn
  • Experience with working in large teams
  • Self-motivated and a desire to progress your career
  • Flexible and adaptive, team player
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable in presenting suggestions for change and or improving workflow
  • Ability to pick up new concepts and apply the knowledge.
  • Understanding of financial concepts

Additional Information / Preferences:

  • Knowledge of FX is desirable
  • Experience of working with large financial software systems
  • Knowledge of e-Trading or ecommerce applications is desirable
  • Excited about modern web development – you have educated opinions about Angular vs React, are familiar with ECMAScript6 and TypeScript, and know that Grunt, Gulp, Bower, Jasmine and Karma aren’t just random words
  • ISEB or ISTQB certification preferable
  • Professional experience with QA tools like HP ALM, requirements management tools, issue tracking tools e.g Jira
  • Experience with test automation tools. Proven track record in successful automation of the testing for large platforms.

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Job Family Group:

Technology

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Applications Development

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi”) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi.

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Job Family Group:

Technology

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Job Family:

Applications Development

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Time Type:

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi”) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi.

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