Senior Java Developer – FI Trade Processing – (Java, Microservices, CI/CD Pipeline) – Hybrid Toronto in Toronto, Ontario



Unified Trade Process System is a dynamic and high-performing division of Citi’s Markets business.

We work on business-critical high availability application solutions across 80+ countries. Our applications are considered amongst the best-in-class within the industry, with our eCommerce and analytical products continuing to win industry awards year after year.

The team works closely with end users gaining direct exposure to the fast-paced world of capital markets trading. As part of an expansion, the team is looking to hire top-performing technologists with proven track record

The Applications Development Senior Programmer Analyst is an intermediate level position and we are looking for a talented and passionate individual to join our Java Server development team and continue to evolve our next-generation trading application. They would lead the efforts to transition our application to smaller services, full automated CI/CD pipelines enabling faster time to market. The successful candidate will gain valuable exposure to the Fixed Income Trading business and an opportunity to work on a large scale, modern technology platform with a global presence.


  • Develop common, reusable components and services utilizing Citi’s best practices

  • Create high performance, low latency applications leveraging existing Citi framework

  • Ensure strong reliability, scalability and performance of our components

  • Liaise with technical and business teams to collaborate on identifying opportunities and solutions

  • Drive architecture and execute on our technical strategy

  • Partner with business to continue to evolve our architecture roadmap beyond near term objectives

  • Coordinate development with both internal technology teams and business

  • Adhere to engineering standards and strive for best in class

  • Assist in third line support during core trading hours

  • Motivate, mentor and lead technical teams, evaluate their delivery, guide the members to deliver quality output with responsible delegation and build a high performance team

  • Together with the partner teams, user community, business analysts and Tech management contribute to innovative & best-in-class solutions for our business

  • Conduct tasks related to feasibility studies, time and cost estimates, IT planning, risk technology, applications development, model development, and establish and implement new or revised applications systems and programs to meet specific business needs or user areas

  • Monitor and control all phases of development process and analysis, design, construction, testing, and implementation as well as provide user and operational support on applications to business users

  • Utilize in-depth specialty knowledge of applications development to analyze complex problems/issues, provide evaluation of business process, system process, and industry standards, and make evaluative judgement

  • Recommend and develop security measures in post implementation analysis of business usage to ensure successful system design and functionality

  • Consult with users/clients and other technology groups on issues, recommend advanced programming solutions, and install and assist customer exposure systems

  • Ensure essential procedures are followed and help define operating standards and processes

  • Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.

  • 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.


  • 5+ years of relevant Java experience (JDK 1.8 or more)

  • Experience in systems analysis and programming of software applications

  • Experience in managing and implementing successful projects

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements

Technical Skills:

  • Rich experience in Spring/Spring Boot

  • Good knowledge of Microservices principles & execution

  • Exposure to Apache Kafka, ECS, REST/GRPC is desired

  • Strong knowledge of any SQL RDBMS esp. Oracle is preferred

  • Exposure to Kubernetes, Openshift, Gradle, Splunk, Prometheus, Graphana, SonarQube is desired

  • Knowledge of CI/CD Pipeline, familiarity with TeamCity, Udeploy, Jenkins

  • Experience with Design Patterns, Code Review, Coding standard, Unit testing with JUnit/Mockito


  • Graduation/Post Graduation qualifications in Computer Engineering (preferable) or any Engineering stream with a very good academic record throughout.

  • A high degree of Analytical ability and Quantitative skills is desirable

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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