Senior Data Engineer - Hybrid

Job description

Job Id: 23628249

This is an exciting opportunity for a senior, cloud-native Java/python or full-stack software engineer empathetic with the challenges that Data Engineering teams face in delivering software in large, heterogeneous organisations. If you are passionate about engineering excellence and building the best developer experience into your solutions, come and build a meaningful career at Citi and help thousands of developers.

The Role:

The Institutional Clients Group (ICG) Engineering and Architecture Practice (EAP) is responsible for defining and executing core architecture and technology strategy for ICG and works within ICG to ensure complete strategic alignment and efficiency of execution across a diverse portfolio of engineering activities, including external Cloud Capability development, Platform Architectures, and Data Engineering. This role is for a strong Senior Data Engineer in the ICG Data Engineering team who will be responsible for codification of the architecture, designing new system capabilities and building data engineering components on-premise and on cloud. Your solutions will be leveraged by tens of thousands of developers across Citi supporting applications used by hundreds of thousands of internal and client users, and must be simple to use, well documented with an excellent developer experience. Engineering excellence and a hands-on background in modern software engineering are essential. Inclusivity at Citi means your primary responsibility is to the team: supporting a diverse team, collaborating to further develop as engineers, doing satisfying and valuable work, and enjoying doing it. You will be expected to positively influence our culture and collaborate with the team on strategy and technical delivery.

What you’ll be doing:

  • This is a hands-on technical role, building solutions that will be leveraged by developers. You will demonstrate sound engineering principles and a good understanding of modern CI/CD toolsets.
  • Advocate and advance modern software development practices, including privacy and security first principles. Incorporate DevSecOps and SRE best practices, helping engineering teams navigate complex security and risk requirements and architect innovative solutions that are secure, resilient and scalable.
  • Ensure that your team delivers great solutions that users love by maintaining a culture of quality and engineering excellence.

Who you are:

  • You are a senior software engineer with a passion for building modern, cloud-native, fully observable data engineering solutions. You strive to build solutions that are valued by developers and have an experience-based understanding of what that means.
  • You have solid experience in an agile development environment with modern programming languages and technologies such as Golang, Java/Spring Boot, Node.JS, Kotlin, Scala, Python etc.
  • You have experience with implementing cloud-native applications using open and closed source standards and solutions such as Docker, Kubernetes, RedHat OpenShift, Cloud Foundry.
  • You have experience with public cloud providers such as AWS (preferable), Azure and GCP.
  • You have a good working knowledge of microservices architectures, Rest APIs, streaming and message queueing systems (Kafka etc.) and how to instrument them.
  • You love working together on scalable systems, embracing new technologies, and pushing the boundaries of “the art of the possible”.
  • Expertise in Big Data technologies and cloud migration projects is a plus.

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:

Systems & Engineering


Time Type:

Full time


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