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11 months ago
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Design / Development Jobs
Career Opportunity

Senior Software Developer (HTML 5 /JavaScript) - London Innovation Lab

Employee Status: Early ID

* Primary Location: United Kingdom,England,London
* Education: Bachelor's Degree
* Job Function: Technology
* Schedule: Full-time
* Shift: Day Job
* Employee Status: Regular
* Travel Time: No
* Job ID: 18052649


We are looking for an expert HTML 5 JavaScript Developer to join the Markets Risk and Profit and Loss team.

The Markets Risk Platform team is building the next generation of risk and Profit & Loss systems for Citi’s Markets businesses.

The team is utilizing cutting edge technology to meet complex trader, supervisory and regulatory requirements and the demands of an increasingly electronic business.

The risk systems need to work at scale across Rates, FX, Equities, and Commodities etc. The systems are large distributed systems based on micro services and stream processing. The team is looking to use Kubernetes and cloud environments to scale as required with 10s of thousands of cores.

The systems are critical to the business so thorough automated testing and analysis is required.

The candidate will design and build a green field user interface for this cutting edge project.

Job Background/context:

We believe the future’s here. Right here with us. Home to where we define, ideate, develop and distribute production-ready financial solutions of far-reaching impact. And right now, the door’s open to direct the future of our technology for a truly global client base. This means collaborating with the keenest minds in data science, big data, software engineering, web development, UX design and more. Doers looking to bring the next bold ideas to life for a fascinating array of clients - investing, trading and transacting at the forefront of change in markets and economies the world over.

If you have this kind of vision, capable of seeing ahead, of developing a clear path forward in a quest to try the as yet untried, here is the opportunity. In a supported, resource-rich, vibrant co-working environment, part of an ecosystem of globally interconnected labs, realising a broader mission of enabling growth and economic progress on a scale you won’t find anywhere else. Welcome to our London Innovation Lab.

Key Responsibilities:

The development position involves:

Participation in a fast-paced Agile development process.
Development of UI’s for traders, quants and department heads.
Development of high-quality software, emphasizing simplicity, maintainability and reuse
Participation in code and design reviews
Working proactively on diverse and innovative solutions
Requirements analysis and capture, working closely with the business and business aligned teams to define solutions
Good communication with support, other development and infrastructure teams
Thorough testing including test automation and performance/load testing
Contributing to architectural standards, development best practices, and promoting adherence to these standards
Contributing to architectural and technical evolution of frameworks and APIs.

Key Relationships:

Risk/Pricing development teams in London, New York, Tokyo, Sydney etc.
Quant analytics development teams
Traders and Desk/Business Heads


The ideal candidate will be a seasoned developer with solid knowledge of HTML 5, JavaScript, Web Sockets, preferably React and other frameworks and languages. The candidate must be a self-starter who can design and build an intuitive user interface.

Required Skills:

Strong programming and UI design skills.
Expert level knowledge of HTML 5, Javascript and React.

Desirable Skills:

* Web site UX design
* Investment Banking Experience is an advantage
* Knowledge of HTTP, ReSTful web services and API design
* Experience with messaging technologies

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

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