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VP - Container Security Engineer (Hybrid)

Job Req ID 24718337 Location(s) London, United Kingdom Job Type Hybrid Job Category Technology
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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.

The Team:

The Chief Information Security Office (CISO) is responsible for looking after the cyber security of all of Citi’s technical assets. It has several new and exciting programmes utilising cutting edge cloud and container technologies, with a view to ensuring that our cyber security is best in class and offers reassurance to our wider business lines and clients alike.

The Job:

This is a great opportunity to join in a role that sits within the Container Security team, which is responsible for ensuring, maintaining, and improving the security of our container technologies within the firm. You will be responsible for engineering automated security solutions that both secure and harden internal platforms as well as reduce friction for developers in their daily development lifecycle. You will be improving the container SDLC (software development lifecycle) for internal developers from an image scanning perspective, engineering firm-wide solutions and partnering with centralised platform teams, DevOps teams and our developer community where appropriate.

Job Skills/ Qualifications:

  • Highly motivated self-starter with excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of the full lifecycle of design, implementation and running of enterprise software solutions involving cross functional team collaboration
  • Experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability, scaling) of new and current systems
  • Experience of k8s and container technologies such as Docker, Podman and Openshift
  • Experience of security fundamentals with relation to a k8s platform and DevSecOps a bonus
  • Expertise in a major programming language such as Python or Java, and associated tooling (Git, Maven, IDEs, Jenkins, Bitbucket etc)
  • Experience using Container Image Scanning platforms and tooling
  • Expertise with DevOps, CI/CD and agile methodology


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

What we’ll provide you

By joining Citi London, you will not only be part of a business casual workplace with a hybrid working model (up to 2 days working at home per week), but also receive a competitive base salary (which is annually reviewed), and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits such as:

  • 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • A discretional annual performance related bonus
  • Private Medical Care & Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Special discounts for employees, family, and friends
  • Access to an array of learning and development resources

Alongside these benefits Citi is committed to ensuring our workplace is where everyone feels comfortable coming to work as their whole self, every day. We want the best talent around the world to be energized to join us, motivated to stay and empowered to thrive.



Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Systems & Engineering


Time Type:

Full time


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