🚀 Internship

ICG Technology Placement (11 Months), Belfast


Oct 4

🚀 Placement Program


Rolling basis


Citi’s Institutional Clients Group (ICG) is looking for aspiring Software Engineer’s and Production Support Analysts to join its 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.

Technology within Citi is the backbone for all aspects of Financial Services. At Citi we solve problems, enhance services, and identify more efficient ways to build business, raise productivity, boost competitiveness and enable expansion. We are delivering state-of-the-art software applications to support Citi's core businesses in Capital Markets, Investment Banking and Trade Processing. We have to solve some of the most complex business problems, and rely on enterprise technologies such as Big Data, MongoDB, AB Initio, Java, .NET, C++ and more. Advancing our technological capabilities day after day not only delivers seamless services to the bank but works towards building the flexible systems that will define the digital bank of tomorrow.

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Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


Software EngineeringAs a Placement 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.You will have the opportunity to focus on a variety of technologies, like the following:* Learn about best Engineering Excellence practices, Minimum Development Standards and Minimum Operational standards set and followed at CITI.* Opportunity to work on a small project/Proof of Concept using Core Java/C#/.Net with a SQL/No-SQL DB as backend(Oracle/MongoDB/Neo4J/Redis/HDFS/Cassandra) and React JS/Angular based front end.* Get basic understanding of latest design and software architecture patterns and frameworks - Microservices, APIs, Spring Core/MVC/Boot/Cloud, REST and so on.* Get basic understanding of event streaming/messaging systems using KAFKA or similar technology.* Understand CI/CD with exposure to various software development tools like : JIRA, Zephry, BitBucket, TeamCity, uDeploy, Artifactory, Openshift(ECS/Docker)* Exposure to Containers using Docker/KubernetesProduction SupportAs a Placement Production Support Analyst, you will work in a dynamic environment that adapts to the needs and priorities of the Trading, Sales and Middle Office. As you gain business knowledge combined with your technical skills, you will swiftly troubleshoot problems and provide solutions. This involves coordinating with other technology partners such as developers, business teams, etc. to monitor the end-to-end application environment in real-time.You will have the opportunity to focus on a variety of technologies and projects, like the following:* Improving Production Support Monitoring Techniques - Monitoring is vital to alert support to any issues within the production environment so they can quickly resolve them. Our analysts help to build upon and improve our current platform - using street-standard tools such as ITRS and ECS.* Design, development and implementation of tooling - Support analysts will have the opportunity to develop applications and scripts to aid themselves and their teams in their job. Our past analysts have implemented solutions that helped develop and hone their software development skills, ranging from excel macros, to python scripts, to C# and Java applications.Organisational and operational efficiency improvements - Within various support teams there are still day to day activities that are being performed manually, so our analysts get involved in efficiency improvement projects to see where tasks can be automated or streamlined to free their time to get involved in strategic projects that can better serve the business.
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* You are in your penultimate year of University or final year of your Foundation Degree in Software Engineering* On track for a minimum of 2:1 upon graduation* You have had exposure and continue to have an interest in coding languages and will be comfortable learning othersWho 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 looking for professionals like you who want to make an impact on a global scale. We value diversity and so do you.We’ll also be looking for the following throughout the selection process:* Exposure to code and ability to demonstrate some practical experience with it* Adaptable and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment* Passionate about technology and its future in the industry* Ability to work under tight time constraints* Unquestioned commitment to integrity ethical decision-making* Strong communicator, able to build relationships and rapport easily* Strong planning, and organisational skills
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