·         FXLM Technology  
Back End Developers

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 Developers 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:

o    Development:

·         Requirements capture, analysis and design on the trading and distribution  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:

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

o    Gain knowledge of FX  e-Trading  and FX e-Commerce.

o    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.

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

Basic Qualification:

o    Bachelor’s degree

Technical Skills Required (Development):

o    Strong in Core Java

o    Unix/Linux experience

o    Relational database concepts and knowledge in SQL

o    Nice to have: FIX protocol, Socket’s API, Middleware’s such as Tibco EMS, Tibco RV, Solace

o    Min. 2+ years Web Development experience

o    Min. 2+ years full-stack development experience

o    Familiarity with key technology concepts such as MVVM

o    Multithreaded Programming

o    Solid understanding of OO principles

o    Experience working in a finance technology team

o    Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle

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

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

o    Experience refactoring code, evolving architectures, and Unit Testing

Non Technical Skills Required:

o    Excellent communication skills

o    A team player

o    An enthusiastic ‘can do’ approach

o    A positive and pro-active attitude

o    A history of delivering against agreed objectives

o    Willingness to learn

o    Experience with working in large teams

o    Self-motivated and a desire to progress your career

o    Flexible and adaptive, team player

o    Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills

o    Comfortable in presenting suggestions for change and or improving workflow

o    Ability to pick up new concepts and apply the knowledge.

o    Understanding of financial concepts

Additional Information / Preferences:

o    Knowledge of FX is desirable

o    Experience of working with large financial software systems

o    Knowledge of e-Trading or ecommerce applications is desirable


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