Graduate Opportunity

ICG Graduate Software Engineers

Belfast. Multiple vacancies.

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Overview

Citi’s technology team is growing at lightning speed, and we’re looking for talented technologists to help build the future of global banking. Our teams are creating innovations used across the globe – we’re changing the way people bank and how the world does business. Citi’s technology team supports business operations in 100+ countries, across multiple lines of business spanning both Institutional and retail businesses.

Citi: Learning & Development

Senior leaders who joined Citi via Analyst/Associate programme after graduating university.

The group works to optimise the IT environment by standardising production platforms, reducing complexity, and introducing innovative solutions that provide new business capabilities, reduce total cost of ownership, and create a competitive advantage for Citi. Join an environment with a laser focus on growth and progress, and take your career to the next level through the power of Citi’s unmatched globality and vast expertise.

You're the brains behind our work.

You’re ready to bring your knowledge from the classroom to the boardroom, and Citi wants to help you get there. Whether it’s honing your skills or building your network, we know that success can’t come without growth. Our programmes equip you with the knowledge and training you need to play a valuable role on your team, and establish a long-term career here. At Citi, we value internal mobility, and career growth is not a question of if, but when.

Citi’s Institutional Clients Group (ICG) is looking for Graduate Software Engineer’s to join it’s Technology teams in Belfast. Our ICG Technologists support and enable the success of our trading businesses— and by utilising a broad range of technologies, our team is at the forefront of innovation. We seek to drive our systems and processes toward scalable, low-latency, high-frequency enterprise systems to support Citi and our aggressive growth strategy. Graduate Software Engineer’s participate in an intensive training program, where they receive in-depth education to learn the fundamentals of the application development engineering role, including the Capital Markets, multiple programming languages, as well as the nuances of Citi’s culture.

Our Citi Belfast Technology team builds, owns and supports many front-end, middle-tier and back-end applications that are used on Citi trading floors around the world. Numerous applications handle millions of transactions per day and have billions of dollars in trade-flow. Many teams operate on a "follow-the-sun" model and are required to have their applications running 24/7.

Your time here will look something like this...

As a Software Engineer, you will work in an agile environment, developing quality and scalable software solutions using leading-edge technologies. Based on business requirements, you will develop code consistent with quality standards, and offer support during testing cycles and post-production deployment. To ensure defect-free programming, you will use the appropriate tools to test and debug code, and participate in the review of peer coding.

Throughout the two rotations, you will have the opportunity to focus on a variety of technologies, like the following:

  • Working on applications in core Java (Threads API, Collections API, Garbage Collection, Java Stream, Lamba Expressions etc.), C# / NET
  • Working on latest design and software architecture patterns and frameworks - Microservices, APIs, Spring Core/MVC/Boot/Cloud, REST and so on.
  • Working on various SQL and NoSQL databases - Oracle, MongoDB, Neo4J, Redis, HDFS, Cassandra etc. handling various data uses cases.
  • Experience in developing low latency/real-time Equity trading platforms, inclusive of algorithmic and systematic complex event processing.
  • Working with event streaming/messaging systems such as KAFKA, Solace, TIBCO EMS or other similar middleware
  • Working on various BPM and Rule Engine tools - JBPM, Drools etc.
  • Working on latest UI technologies like React JS, Angular etc.
  • Learn about best Engineering Excellence practices, Minimum Development Standards and Minimum Operational standards set and followed at CITI.
  • Experience with building CI/CD pipelines using software development tools like : JIRA, Zephry, BitBucket, TeamCity, uDeploy, Artifactory, Openshift(ECS/Docker)
  • Exposure to Containers using Docker/Kubernetes
  • Exposure to Cloud infrastruture, Cloud technologies(PAAS, IAAS, SAAS)

We provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

We’re committed to teaching you the ropes. Though this is a permanent opportunity, you will join a 2-year Graduate Programme. This programme starts around September and will begin with 6 weeks of comprehensive in-class training. Here at Citi, rotational programmes are intended to help you build a broad skillset and accelerate your career growth by gaining exposure to more than one of our App Dev teams. Our rotational programme will help you discover the best fit for your skills and long-term career goals at Citi.

We want to hear from you if...

  • You are studying a STEM degree and interested in pursuing a career in coding
  • You have obtained a minimum of a 2:1 in your Bachelor Degree
  • You have been exposed to some form of coding language and are interested in learning others

Who we think will be a great fit...

A dedication to learning and a true passion for the business are vital. As industries all over the globe continue to restructure and grow, we are hiring professionals who have a global perspective on the future of banking, and want to make an impact on the corporate level. We value diversity and so do you. We’ll also be looking for the following:

  • Commitment to personal growth and career development, a strong desire to learn, and success in team environments
  • Passionate about technology
  • Ability to multi-task with sharp problem solving skills
  • Strong communicator, able to build relationships and rapport easily
  • Adaptable and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude and keen to learn

Benefits 

  • Competitive salary
  • Learning & development 
  • Generous paid time off packages.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Belfast
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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