Citi Lead Developer (C#, WPF, JavaScript and HTML5) - FXLM - Gateway Velocity UI (AVP) in Mississauga, Ontario

  • Primary Location: Canada,Ontario,Mississauga

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 18073763

Description

Citi’s FXLM technology group supports the front office technology operations of one of the world’s largest capital market businesses. Our talented technology group is looking for a hands-on, C#, WPF, JavaScript and HTML5 senior developer to design and develop Greenfield and existing applications for their London based UI side development team on our award winning Citi Velocity platform.

Citi Velocity is a best in-class, state of the art, proprietary ecommerce platform. It deploys cutting edge technology and innovation to offer a slick, dynamic and rich end user experience. By leveraging Citi’s global footprint with world-class innovation, we are giving our clients unprecedented access to our capital markets intelligence, multi-asset real-time execution and post-trade service.

This is a great opportunity for a self-starter with excellent development & communication skills to drive the next generation of GUI applications for the global FXLM business.

Job responsibilities:

  • Senior development role on a critical application

  • Requirements capture, analysis and design on the ecommerce platform

  • Work with the server team 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

  • Will be able to acquire an excellent knowledge of the FX flow & derivatives business domain

  • Gain knowledge of FX e-Trading

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • C# and WPF 3+ years

  • Min. 2+ years Web Development experience

  • Min. 2+ years full-stack development experience

  • NET 3.5/4.x Application Hosting Platforms

  • 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

  • Multithreaded Programming

  • Solid understanding of OO principles

  • 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

Nice to have:

  • FIX protocol, Socket’s API, middleware’s such as Tibco EMS, Tibco RV

  • 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 work flow

  • Ability to pick up new concepts and apply the knowledge.

  • Understanding of financial concepts

  • 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

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

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.