04 Nov
Web Middleware Engineering Lead - VP
Texas, Irving , 75039 Irving USA

About Citi:Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.As a bank with a brain and a soul, Citi creates economic value that is systemically responsible and in our clients best interests. As a financial institution that touches every region of the world and every sector that shapes your daily life, our Enterprise Operations & Technology teams are charged with a mission that rivals any large tech company. Our technology solutions are the foundations of everything we do from keeping the bank safe, managing global resources, and providing the technical tools our workers need to be successful to designing our digital architecture and ensuring our platforms provide a first-class customer experience. We reimagine client and partner experiences to deliver excellence through secure, reliable, and efficient services.Our commitment to diversity includes a workforce that represents the clients we serve from all walks of life, backgrounds, and origins. We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride. If you are a problem solver who seeks passion in your work, come join us. Well enable growth and progress together.About Our Team:Citi Technology Infrastructure (CTI) provides the critical technical foundation for Citis operations and is responsible for delivering reliable IT solutions, scalable infrastructure services, and secure capabilities while creating a trusted customer experience and enabling Citis workforce to be the best for our clients. Making the bank simpler, greener, and better connected while powering it with trusted, well-secured data, and automating policy enforcement through code are all at the heart of our refreshed global strategy. Data Quality, Simplification, Environmental Stability, Automation, and Service Excellence are the key pillars and priorities on our strategic journey.CTI Business Operations enables technology managers across the organization to effectively manage their resources and deliver their commitments in support of CTI's strategy, goals, and performance metrics. This is achieved through the provision of commercial aspects of CTI, analytics and reporting (including expense and productivity), workforce, real estate, supplier management, leadership and talent development, including entry level and pipeline programs, and employee engagement and communications.The Employee Engagement, Product Marketing, and Change Adoption Team manages and strengthens CTIs internal employee engagement, culture, onboarding, as well as talent and development initiatives. The team elevates knowledge and understanding of organizational changes and structures within CTI, ensures awareness of technology strategies across CTI and Citi, and drives user adoption through change management and impactful technology marketing.In CTI, we are focused on delivering the best for our clients, and we know that to do this we need a talented team with diverse experiences, backgrounds and skills.The Web Middleware Engineering Lead is responsible for leading a variety of engineering activities including the design, acquisition and deployment of hardware, software and network infrastructure in coordination with the Technology team. The overall objective of this role is to lead efforts to ensure quality standards are being met within existing and planned framework.Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a technology subject matter expert for internal and external stakeholders and provide direction for all firm mandated controls and compliance initiatives, all projects within the group and in creating a technology domain roadmap
  • Conduct technology POC and devise solutions
  • Ensure that all integration of functions meet business goals
  • Define necessary system enhancements to deploy new products and process enhancements
  • Recommend product customization for system integration
  • Identify problem causality, business impact and root causes
  • Exhibit knowledge of how own specialty area contributes to the business and apply knowledge of competitors, products and services
  • Advise or mentor junior team members
  • Impact the engineering function by influencing decisions through advice, counsel or facilitating services
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
  • Strong JEE Application Server and Web Server knowledge. Experience with at least two of following products: IBM WebSphere ND/Liberty, Oracle WebLogic, IBM HTTP Server, Oracle HTTP Server, Tomcat, Apache HTTP Server, Nginx
  • Proficiency in product engineering and administration, application development and design patterns
Qualifications:
  • 6+ years of relevant experience in an Engineering role
  • Strong JEE Application Server and Web Server knowledge. Experience with at least two of following products: IBM WebSphere ND/Liberty, Oracle WebLogic, IBM HTTP Server, Oracle HTTP Server, Tomcat, Apache HTTP Server, Nginx
  • Proficiency in product engineering and administration, application development and design patterns
  • Solid experience of working closely with Middleware engineers, application architects, development teams and operation hosting teams
  • In-depth understanding of JEE application security and SSL certificates
  • Strong background in dealing with application development teams and 3rd party vendors
  • Unix/Linux Operating System background with shall scripting required
  • Proficiency in scripting and task automation, especially Python
  • Previous experience with authentication using Siteminder (SSO) is a plug
  • Hand-on experience with Chef, Ansible, Docker
  • Experience with Amazon AWS and Google Cloud
  • Proficiency in debugging, analytical, problem solving, and excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Git/SVN usage, and CICD build
  • Strong understanding of software development life cycle
  • Experience with automation tools for Middleware and application Quality Assurance
  • Experience developing REST APIs
  • Experience working in Financial Services or a large complex and/or global environment
  • Project Management experience
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Comprehensive knowledge of design metrics, analytics tools, benchmarking activities and related reporting to identify best practices
  • Demonstrated analytic/diagnostic skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment and partner with virtual teams
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and take ownership of various parts of a project or initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage to tight deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements
  • Proven track record of operational process change and improvement
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
-Job Family Group: Technology-Job Family:Systems & EngineeringTime Type:Full timeCiti is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi.View the "EEO is the Law" poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement.View the EEO Policy Statement.View the Pay Transparency Posting


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