Back End Developer - FXLM Technology

Citibank UAE


Ref: OP535-10

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Responsibilities / Role:

• Requirements capture, analysis and design on the trading and distribution platform
• Work with the partner teams to realize flow interaction, and communication interface
• Testing and QA coordination
• Liaison with the global business, support and development team
• Troubleshoot performance and scalability issue
• 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:
• Will be able to acquire an excellent knowledge of the FX flow & derivatives business domain
• Gain knowledge of FX e-Trading and FX e-Commerce.
• 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.
• Being part of a dynamic team and contributing towards software development of core components within the next generation trading platform


Basic Qualification:
• Bachelor’s degree
• Technical Skills Required (Development):
• Strong in Core Java
• Unix/Linux experience
• Relational database concepts and knowledge in SQL
• Nice to have: FIX protocol, Socket’s API, Middleware’s such as Tibco EMS, Tibco RV, Solace
• Min. 2+ years Web Development experience
• Min. 2+ years full-stack development experience
• Familiarity with key technology concepts such as MVVM
• Multithreaded Programming
• Solid understanding of OO principles
• Experience working in a finance technology team
• Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle
• Experience with modern software development practices (test-driven development, Agile continuous integration
• Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, including algorithms, complexity analysis, data structures, problem solving
• Experience refactoring code, evolving architectures, and Unit Testing

Non Technical Skills Required:
• Excellent communication skills
• A team player
• An enthusiastic ‘can do’ approach
• A positive and pro-active attitude
• A history of delivering against agreed objectives
• Willingness to learn
• Experience with working in large teams
• Self-motivated and a desire to progress your career
• Flexible and adaptive, team player
• Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
• Comfortable in presenting suggestions for change and or improving workflow
• Ability to pick up new concepts and apply the knowledge.
• Understanding of financial concepts

Additional Information / Preferences:
• Knowledge of FX is desirable
• Experience of working with large financial software systems
• Knowledge of e-Trading or ecommerce applications is desirable

About the Company

Citi works tirelessly to provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial services and products. We strive to create the best outcomes for our clients and customers with financial ingenuity that leads to solutions that are simple, creative and responsible. Citi has been present in the Middle East and North Africa since 1955 and conducts business in 16 countries in MENA of which 12 have in-country presence. It offers full scale corporate and investment banking services in Egypt, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Jordan, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Pakistan and maintains a representative office in Iraq. Citi's institutional capabilities in the region include Treasury & Trade Solutions, Corporate & Investment Banking, Capital Markets Origination, Global Markets and Islamic Banking.

Present in the United Arab Emirates since 1964, when the bank opened its first branch in Dubai, Citi has been known ever since for delivering excellence while consistently bringing world-class banking products and services to the local market. Citibank, the consumer banking arm of Citi, is currently a major player in the UAE's credit card market and a leading provider of Wealth Management and Consumer Credit services. Citibank's branch network in the UAE includes and a network of 60 ATMS located at various commercial centers across the UAE.

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