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Principal Architect - Hybrid Cloud - SVP- Hybrid

Job Req ID 24759485 Location(s) Irving, Texas Job Type Hybrid Job Category Technology
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About Citi:

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. 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.

As a bank with a brain and a soul, Citi creates economic value that is systemically responsible and in our clients’ best interests. As a financial institution that touches every region of the world and every sector that shapes your daily life, our Operations & Technology teams are charged with a mission that rivals any large tech company. Our technology solutions are the foundations of everything we do from keeping the bank safe, managing global resources, and providing the technical tools our workers need to be successful to designing our digital architecture and ensuring our platforms provide a first-class customer experience. We reimagine client and partner experiences to deliver excellence through secure, reliable, and efficient services.

Our commitment to diversity includes a workforce that represents the clients we serve from all walks of life, backgrounds, and origins. We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride. If you are a problem solver who seeks passion in your work, come join us. We’ll enable growth and progress together.

About Our Team:

Citi Technology Infrastructure (CTI) provides the critical technical foundation for Citi’s operations and is responsible for delivering reliable IT solutions, scalable infrastructure services, and secure capabilities while creating a trusted customer experience and enabling Citi’s workforce to be the best for our clients. Making the bank simpler, greener, and better connected while powering it with trusted, well-secured data, and automating policy enforcement through code are all at the heart of our refreshed global strategy. Data Quality, Simplification, Environmental Stability, Automation, and Service Excellence are the key pillars and priorities on our strategic journey.

In CTI, we are focused on delivering the best for our clients, and we know that to do this we need a talented team with diverse experiences, backgrounds and skills.

Job Overview:

Seasoned Principal Architect with extensive experience in designing and implementing robust Kubernetes and hybrid cloud solutions. Adept at leveraging cutting-edge technologies to drive innovation, enhance operational efficiency, and ensure high availability and security of mission-critical applications. Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams and deliver scalable, resilient, and cost-effective IT infrastructure.


  • Excellent communication skills, team player with a positive attitude and ability to operate across multiple technical disciplines

  • Architect and design Kubernetes solutions.

  • Optimize Kubernetes Clusters

  • Enhance security and compliance.

  • Effective analytic/diagnostic skills

  • Ability to lead cross functional teams.

  • Researching and implementing ways to automate the management of our infrastructure

  • A strong desire to understand complex systems and how to troubleshoot and make them highly available

  • Ability to work with virtual / in-person teams, and work under pressure / to a deadline

  • Experience in a Financial Services or large complex and/or global environment preferred

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audience

  • Driving discussions with IA and other risk and compliance organizations.


  • 10+ Years of Cloud Architecture/Engineering experience in banking industry.

  • 5+ years of experience with public cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure)

  • 7+ years of experience with various Kubernetes platforms (OpenShift, EKS, AKS, GKE)

  • 5+ years of experience with scripting and orchestration including Terraform and/or CloudFormation

  • 5+ years of experience with Go, C, or C++; proficiency in multiple languages like Python, Java, or Ruby; ability to read the code

  • 5+ years of experience with monitoring tools such as Datadog, AppDynamics, ELK, Grafana, Prometheus, or equivalent

  • 8+ years of experience working with Jira, Jenkins, and Artifactory.

  • 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

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Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Systems & Engineering


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

Irving Texas United States


Primary Location Full Time Salary Range:

$156,160.00 - $234,240.00

In addition to salary, Citi’s offerings may also include, for eligible employees, discretionary and formulaic incentive and retention awards. Citi offers competitive employee benefits, including: medical, dental & vision coverage; 401(k); life, accident, and disability insurance; and wellness programs. Citi also offers paid time off packages, including planned time off (vacation), unplanned time off (sick leave), and paid holidays. For additional information regarding Citi employee benefits, please visit Available offerings may vary by jurisdiction, job level, and date of hire.


Anticipated Posting Close Date:

Jul 10, 2024


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.

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