Big Data Technical Lead, VP

Citigroup
New Castle, DE 19720
Citis Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) group is built on the power of our network. Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS), provides integrated cash management and trade finance services to multinational corporations, financial institutions and public sector organizations across the globe. With a full range of digital and mobile enabled platforms, tools and analytics, TTS continues to lead the way in delivering innovative and tailored solutions to its clients. TTS offers the industrys most comprehensive suite of treasury and trade solutions including cash management, payments, receivables, liquidity management and investment services, working capital solutions, commercial card programs, trade finance and services.


+ TTS counts 80% of Global Fortune 500, over 1,100 public sector entities and thousands of financial institutions amongst its diverse client base

+ Doing business In 160 countries and jurisdictions, and transacting in over 140 currencies, TTS processes some USD 4.0 trillion of client payments everyday

+ Collaborates with clients to deliver next-generation financial solutions using TTS Innovation Labs.


We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter Big Data Technical Lead with a passion for data and with the ability to drive multiple projects on our Big Data Platform. This role requires at-least 4-5 years experience of hands-on experience. We are looking for somebody who can not only manage a small team but also be technically involved in the day-to-day work and contribute technically as and when needed. Experience working in the financial industry within the Institutional business would be a plus. This is a hands-on development role that will offer exposure to the full development cycle, whilst working closely with our business and technology stakeholders.


As a key member of the data organization, you will work closely with full stack data engineers, product managers, cross-functional partners and the larger technology organization to get high-quality products and new features built, tested, and released on time for Data Technology, part of Treasury & Trade Services at Citi.


+ You will be responsible for many fast-changing, moving parts and get them to come together as a product.

+ You will need excellent communication and collaboration skills.

+ You will be responsible for identifying and managing risks, making sound judgments about quality, and speed of deliverables and deployment to production.

+ You will be a key player in our Data transformation to digitize our business

+ You will be responsible for leading development on Vanguard the TTS Big Data platform


**Background**


The Vanguard platform supports operational real-time event-based processing and compute applications as well as analytics consumption use cases including machine/deep learning.


The technology team is responsible for building and maintaining a multitude of applications including:


+ Real-time ingestion/stream processing and data distribution via Big Data APIs

+ Build out back-end and front-end for the data catalog tool

+ Implement best in class data management and data ingestion.

+ Leverage new storage engines like Kudu that enables analytics on fast changing data

+ Leverage GPU implementation to enable advanced Machine Learning

+ Enhance Self-Service capability for data science and ML practitioners


**Core Responsibilities**


This role is for a Data Engineering Lead to work on the Vanguard Big Data Platform. The team is responsible for the maintenance and development of leading Big Data initiatives and use cases providing business value.


+ Interface with product teams to understand their requirements to build the data catalog back-end and front-end layer for consumption by business

+ Work closely with the data ingestion team to track the requirements and drive the build out & implementation of the data catalog

+ Provide guidance to the data conformance team for implementing the requirements/changes/enhancements to the conformance model

+ Do hands-on development as part of the data catalog team to deliver the business requirements

+ Manage the workload of the team and the scrum process to align it with the objectives and priorities of the product owners

+ Participate in data management activities related to the Risk and Regulatory requirements as needed.

+ Work closely with the data ingestion team to manage any ingestion overflows as needed.


**Core Skills**


The Data Engineering lead will be working very closely with and managing the work of a team of data engineers working on our Big Data Platform. The lead will need the below core skills:


+ Strong solid understanding of the Big Data architecture and the ability to trouble shoot performance and/or development issues on Hadoop (Cloudera preferably)

+ Hands-on experience working with Hive, Impala and Hbase for data curation/conformance related work

+ Strong proficiency in Spark and Python (Scala knowledge is beneficial) for development work related to curation/conformance. Strong Scala developer (with previous Java background)

+ Experience with Spark/Storm/Kafka or equivalent streaming/batch processing and event-based messaging

+ Strong data analysis skills and the ability to slice and dice the data as needed for business reporting

+ Experience working in an agile environment with a fast-paced changing requirement.

+ Excellent planning and organizational skills

+ Strong Communication skills


**Additional Requirements (good to have)**


+ Cloudera/Hortonworks/AWS EMR, S3 experience a plus

+ Experience with the AWS or GCP tech stack components

+ Relational and NoSQL database integration and data distribution principles experience

+ Experience with API development and use of JSON/XML/Hypermedia data formats

+ Analysis and development across Lines of business including Payments, Digital Channels, Liquidities, Trade

+ Cross train and fertilize functional and technical knowledge,

+ Align to Engineering Excellence Development principles and standards.

+ Promote and increase our Development Productivity scores for coding

+ Fully adhere to and evangelize a full Continuous Integration and Continuous Deploy pipeline


**Development Value:**


This role would open career opportunities for the successful individual to establish their profile in the Data Innovation and Architecture organization.


It provides an opportunity in Institutional Client banking to work closely with the business to provide value add data solutions


**Education:**


+ Bachelors/University degree, Masters degree preferred


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