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Front End developer, AVP

Job Req ID 21295703 Primary Location Al Muharraq, Bahrain Job Category Technology
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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 Front End 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:


·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

Job Opportunities:

oWill be able to acquire an excellent knowledge of the FX  flow & derivatives business domain

oGain knowledge of FX  e-Trading  and FX e-Commerce.

oOpportunity 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.

oBeing part of a dynamic team and contributing towards software development of core components within the next generation trading platform

Basic Qualification:

oBachelor’s degree

Technical Skills Required (Development):

oMin. 2+ years Web front end Development experience

oMin. 2+ years’ experience in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript across multiple libraries

oSingle Page Application design (ex. Angular, Knockout, React.js)

oExperience in developing Single Page JavaScript

oFamiliarity with key technology concepts such as MVVM

oNice to have: C# and WPF

oMin. 2+ years full-stack development experience

oNET 3.5/4.x Application Hosting Platforms

oExperience working in a finance technology team

oStrong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle

oVisual Studio Team Editions

oExperience with modern software development practices (test-driven development, Agile continuous integration)

oStrong understanding of computer science fundamentals, including algorithms, complexity analysis, data structures, problem solving

oExperience refactoring code, evolving architectures, and Unit Testing

Non Technical Skills Required:

oExcellent communication skills

oA team player

oAn enthusiastic ‘can do’ approach

oA positive and pro-active attitude

oA history of delivering against agreed objectives

oWillingness to learn

oExperience with working in large teams

oSelf-motivated and a desire to progress your career

oFlexible and adaptive, team player

oExcellent analytical and interpersonal skills

oComfortable in presenting suggestions for change and or improving workflow

oAbility to pick up new concepts and apply the knowledge.

oUnderstanding of financial concepts

Additional Information / Preferences:

oKnowledge of FX is desirable

oExperience of working with large financial software systems

oKnowledge of e-Trading or ecommerce applications is desirable

oExcited 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


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