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Citigroup Tech Lead Java Developer in Mississauga, Ontario

The Applications Development Technology Lead Analyst is a senior level position responsible for establishing and implementing new or revised application systems and programs in coordination with the Technology team. The overall objective of this role is to lead applications systems analysis and programming activities.


  • Work on a next-generation credit check platform in line with strategic business goals:

  • Build and rollout the platform for new systems thus expanding client footprint

  • Extend platform functionalities for existing systems per business requirements

  • Expand platform processing capabilities by improving performance and stability

  • Develop and deliver on application components to meet business needs

  • Participate in architectural design and review of key application components

  • Provide technical leadership to other development team members

  • Co-ordinate with the global team on platform build-out

  • Work closely with the business stakeholders on requirements analysis and solution design

  • Assist local leads in project estimation, planning, and resource management

  • Key Relationships :

  • Credit Risk Management/Credit Delivery Team

  • Business stakeholders across different asset classes – Equities, FX, Commodities, Rates, GSP, etc.

  • Corresponding Technology partners from the above-mentioned asset classes

  • Application Development team

  • Front Line Production Support


  • 10+ years of experience developing on a distributed, high volume, global application in the financial industry (preferably on a trading platform)

  • Strong grasp of fundamental computer science concepts: data structures, algorithms, concurrency, and object-oriented design

  • Proficiency in enterprise level application development using J2EE, Oracle (or comparable database) and Messaging infrastructure like Solace, Kafka, Tibco EMS

  • Good knowledge of Distributed databases/ Caching technologies like Gemfire, Apache Ignite, Couchbase

  • Knowledge of core banking/financial services systems and processes – especially trade life cycle and processing and front-to-back office processes for Capital Markets asset classes like FX, Equities, Rates, etc.

  • Knowledge of full software development and testing lifecycle

  • Real-time, high frequency, low latency trading system experience is a strong plus

  • Credit Risk, Margin Trading knowledge is a plus

  • HTML 5/Angular JS experience is a plus

  • FIX protocol, Socket communication experience is a plus


  • Leadership with the ability to see the whole picture without losing attention to detail

  • Ability to interface with varied groups like Senior Management, Internal Audit, External Regulators

  • Strong relationship management skills with the ability to effectively handle conflicts and negotiations

  • Ability to resolve user queries related to application and analyse/provide quick solution to production issues/queries

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Capability of multi-tasking and working under pressure

  • Ability to target delivery dates and work with minimum supervision

  • Self-driven person with a problem-solving attitude


  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience preferably with a Computer Science background

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • Java certification is a plus

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

Citi Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Accordingly, we will make accommodations to respond to the needs of people with disabilities (including, without limitation, physical and mental health disabilities) during the recruitment process and otherwise in accordance with law. Individuals who view themselves as Aboriginals, members of visible minority or racialized communities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Family Group:


Job Family:

Applications Development

Time Type:

Full time

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