Big Data Application Group Manager Big Data Application Group Manager …

in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Mar 21
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Mar 21
Big Data Application Group Manager
Function background/context:

Citi's Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) group is built on the power of our network. We have offices in 101 countries, servicing clients in 160 countries, transacting on over 140 currencies, servicing 81% of the Global Fortune 500 companies and processing over 3 trillion dollars a day in payments.

The SVP - Big Data Application Manager will manage the adoption and migration to our new Hadoop Big Data environment, which is the Data Lake in TTS. The role will also include the management and support of the existing legacy platforms on both Oracle and Java stacks.

Job Purpose:

We are seeking a SVP - Application group manager who will lead the design, development and implementation of key Client projects on our Hadoop Big Data and Oracle environments. The Candidate will lead an organization of experienced engineers and technologists who specialize Big Data, Oracle and Java technologies.

He/she requires exceptional leadership and communication skills across both technology and the business and will have a high degree of visibility. The candidate will be a rigorous technical professional with a strong understanding of how to build scalable, enterprise level applications.

The ideal candidate will be a dependable and resourceful software professional who can comfortably work in a large organization in a globally distributed, dynamic work environment that fosters diversity, teamwork and collaboration. The ability to work in a high pressure environment is essential.

Key Responsibilities:.

  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities to lead a large group of technologists focusing on Delivery.

  • Adopt modern software development practices (test-driven development, Agile, continuous integration)

    • Establish strong relationships with the global business stakeholders and ensure transparency of project deliveries

    • Responsible for Data Ingestion in the Big Data cluster that drives data consumption including data solutions, AI/ML solutions, Analytics and Regulatory Reporting

    • Work with Global Business stakeholders to ensure that their priorities are being met and incorporated into the global work stream

    • Ensure that Production Stability is one of the key focus areas in all the deliveries that comes out of all teams

    • Mentoring and building Talent within the group on a local and global level.

    • Improve scalability and Stability within the platforms and work global teams to adopt best practices.

    • Work effectively with global teams to drive key projects and solutions.

    • Communicate ideas clearly with a focus on how Client Experience is impacted.

    • Strong Experience in Agile development methodology and processes

    • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities to lead a large group of technologists focusing on execution.

    • Be highly collaborative to work within Citi and with vendor teams

Key Challenges:

  • Managing time and changing priorities in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to provide quick turnaround to software issues and management requests to avoid client impact.

  • Ability to hit the ground running at a region and global level.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • BS or MS Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent

  • 15+ years' experience with application development/technical experience and execution of all phases of the SDLC

  • Have a strong technology background that spans all aspects of Big Data. Experience in the standard Hadoop ecosystem including HDFS, Hive, Impala, Squoop, Flume, HBASE, Spark, Avro, Parquet, YARN

  • Experience in Java/C++ development background and preferably big data technologies

    • Strong Experience in Data Warehousing and ETL, focusing on Oracle and Talend.

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task

  • Demonstrated sense of responsibility and capability to deliver quickly

  • Excellent communication skills. Clearly articulating and documenting technical and functional specifications is a key requirement.

  • Proactive problem-solver

  • Relationship builder and team player

  • Negotiation, difficult conversation management and prioritization skills

  • Flexibility to handle multiple complex projects and changing priorities

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Good analytical and business skills

  • Promotes teamwork and builds strong relationships within and across global teams

  • Promotes continuous process improvement especially in code quality, testability & reliability

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience in the Financial industry


Job Family Group:

Job Family:
Applications Development

Time Type:

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