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Senior Software Engineering Lead (Modern Tech)

Job Description

The Technology Strategy team is responsible for shaping technology strategy for the bank - this includes engineering best in class platforms and solving the gnarliest of engineering problems at scale, defining architectural patterns that are employed across the businesses.

This is a new, multi-disciplined group that operates like a start-up within the bank to deliver value at pace and includes product managers, technology SMEs, full stack senior engineers, security engineers, cloud engineers and architects from a deep background in technology and engineering (Kubernetes, open source, Golang, public cloud, the Google stack, Java etc.). This group is part of the Engineering and Architecture Practice (EAP) and is spread globally.


  • Engineer best in class full stack blueprints for public cloud & hybrid deployments that will serve as repeatable patterns across Citi.

  • Own building full stack application stacks for blueprints with a specific focus on delivering public cloud end to end solutions that are secure, scalable, API first and span multiple public clouds and private data centres

  • Lead the engineering and delivery of software platforms and products for Technology Strategy Group at Citi

  • Be the liaison that drives adoption of the outlined technology strategy in all lines of businesses for Citi

  • Develop global scale platforms, using microservices or distributed systems (we typically have services in Node, Java and Golang)


  • Deep proficiency in using language stacks such as Golang, Nodejs, Java and others

  • Candidate should have extensive public cloud experience and should have delivered hybrid architectures spanning private and public cloud/s

  • A proven track record of leading engineering teams as a hands-on leader and delivering software products

  • Deep proficiency in Kubernetes and containerisation is a must have

  • Familiarity with open-source toolchains, package managers such as Helm, Kustomize, Tekton & others is a plus

  • Good, applied understanding of DevSecOps

  • Familiarity with open source and proprietary tech including Kafka, Hashicorp Vault, Terraform, Postgres, MongoDB, Prometheus and other such is expected

  • Ability to evangelise the technology strategy vision and solutions developed thereof within a large matrixed organisation

  • Strong communication skills with ability to drive ideation and manage conflicts

  • Ability to discuss complex issues to technical and non-technical audiences that include peers, product owners, and other stakeholders