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Senior Engineer (Modern Tech Focused)

Job Req ID 23687188 Location(s) Pune, India Job Type On-Site/Resident Job Category Technology
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Senior Engineer (modern tech focused)

The Technology Strategy team is responsible for shaping technology strategy for the bank – this includes engineering best in class platforms and solving the gnarliest of engineering problems at scale, defining architectural patterns that are employed across Citi businesses.

This is a new, multi-disciplined group that operates like a start-up within the bank to deliver value at pace and includes product managers, technology SMEs, full stack senior engineers, security engineers, cloud engineers and architects from a deep background in technology and engineering (Kubernetes, open source, Golang, public cloud, the Google stack, Java etc.). This group is part of the Engineering and Architecture Practice (EAP) in Citi and is spread globally.

The role

Citi is seeking an experienced, hands-on backend engineer with a deep passion for technology and engineering to join the Technology Strategy group. You’ll be responsible for engineering core, global scale, technology assets and platforms that are secure by design, employ a zero-trust model and are built with best-in-class security controls. These stacks will be engineered using modern, cloud native principles and will employ leading open-source technologies.

You will be at the forefront of shaping and building the strategic deployable blueprints and technology solutions that we are engineering for the bank. We are looking for backend engineers with over 14+ years of experience in building and rolling out an ecosystem of digital solutions from concept to delivery.

You’ll be working with a varied technology stack, including open source and propriety tooling, and platforms such as Google Cloud, AWS, Kubernetes and the associated ecosystem.

The ideal candidate is a professional with, deep hands-on experience & demonstrable engineering leadership, proficiency in engineering transformative solutions using Kubernetes, open-source tech, deep experience in language stacks such as Golang, Nodejs and Java. We expect candidates who apply to this role to be well versed with hybrid i.e. on-prem enterprise and public cloud technologies. You should be comfortable working at the edge of technology, have a deep love for software engineering and programming, and be driven by a strong desire to become the best engineer you can be.


  • Engineering of end-to-end platforms; from concept to delivery
  • Developing applications and platforms using Golang, Java, Rust and Nodejs  
  • Candidate should have extensive public cloud experience and should have delivered hybrid architectures spanning private and public cloud/s 
  • Be the liaison that drives adoption of the outlined technology strategy in all lines of businesses for ICG 
  • Developing automation for application and containerization best practices that can be enforced / validated in CI/CD pipelines, Kubernetes and other platforms
  • Prototyping new concepts and open-source technologies at pace for relevance
  • Educating the wider community on engineering best practices and platforms developed by the group
  • Partnering with central teams to develop IaC modules, CI/CD pipelines with Tekton and other such leading products


  • Deep proficiency in using language stacks such as Golang, Nodejs, and Java
  • Candidate should have extensive public cloud experience and should have delivered hybrid architectures spanning private and public cloud/s 
  • Deep proficiency in Kubernetes and containerisation is a must have
  • Familiarity with open-source toolchains, package managers such as Helm, Kustomize is a plus
  • Good applied understanding of DevSecOps
  • Familiarity with open source and proprietary tech including Kafka, Hashicorp Vault, Terraform, Postgres, MongoDB, Prometheus and other such is expected 
  • Ability to evangelise the technology strategy vision and solutions developed thereof within a large matrixed organisation 
  • Strong communication skills with ability to drive ideation and manage conflicts 
  • Ability to discuss complex issues to technical and non-technical audiences that include peers, product owners, and other stakeholders 


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Systems & Engineering


Time Type:

Full time


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