Front End Developer, AVP

Citibank UAE


Ref: OP535-14

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Requirements capture, analysis and design on the ecommerce 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:
• 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):
• Min. 2+ years Web front end Development experience
• Min. 2+ years’ experience in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript across multiple libraries
• Single Page Application design (ex. Angular, Knockout, React.js)
• Experience in developing Single Page JavaScript
• Familiarity with key technology concepts such as MVVM
• Nice to have: C# and WPF
• Min. 2+ years full-stack development experience
• NET 3.5/4.x Application Hosting Platforms
• Experience working in a finance technology team
• Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle
• Visual Studio Team Editions
• 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
• Excited about modern web development – you have educated opinions about Angular vs React, are familiar with ECMAScript6 and TypeScript, and know that Grunt, Gulp, Bower, Jasmine and Karma aren’t just random words

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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