Application Development Group Manager for Core Banking LATAM - SVP @ Citi - Jersey City, NJ

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Application Development Group Manager for Core Banking LATAM - SVP

Citi - Jersey City, NJ

The Applications Development Group Manager is a senior management level position responsible for accomplishing results through the management of a team or department in an effort to establish and implement new or revised application systems and programs in coordination with the Technology Team. The overall objective of this role is to drive applications systems analysis and programming activities.

This role is responsible for modernizing and optimizing middleware platforms, and developing engineering solutions to increase system reliability, availability, and scalability of integration services. This role will be pivotal in driving a franchise critical business in its transformation journey, and act as a key partner to Business Stakeholders, Infrastructure teams, STE Standard Operating Environments and surrounding application teams for evolving the enterprise infrastructure footprint. This is a deep Engineering Leadership with focus on creating frameworks for integration services, microservices development, messaging, and other shared utilities, to expedite platform transformation across an estate that spans 97 countries and 15+ legacy instances. It requires a seasoned technologist who has experience building scalable integration frameworks coupled with a strong business acumen and ability to translate business needs into technology solutions


  • Own build out of integration framework between the Core Accounts Kernel and the surrounding ICG, Finance and Data ecosystem.
  • Closely engage with Citi business stakeholders, selected kernel provider and owners of various systems in the ecosystem that will integrate with the Kernel to form an informed end to end view of the integration patterns that can solve for a plethora of business demands across 90+ countries for ICG business as well as Finance stakeholders.
  • Drive the creation of innovative frameworks for these integration patterns and business service development using Microservices architecture.
  • Modernize the Integration tech stack to adopt cloud technologies that are scalable, resilient, and fault tolerant.
  • Ensure that interface services are oriented around standard canonical definitions of business entities.
  • Drive the architecture vision and roadmap for eliminating non-strategic platforms and move to scalable infrastructure.
  • Design and engineer end-to-end real time flows with low latency and high reliability in concert with the Enterprise Architecture and other partners in ICG.
  • Own and manage Core Banking system across 24 Latin American Countries.
  • Build strong and lasting partnership with CTI Infrastructure teams, STE Standard Operating Environments, Application teams environment Management teams Drive technical excellence and innovation
  • Manage and grow a high performing engineering team to deliver value to internal and external clients
  • Plan releases into various application environments per program and testing requirements. Provide support for the platform in production environment.
  • Provide strategic influence and exercise control over resources, budget management during project planning and execution including requirements gathering, development, testing and production release timelines of the product implementation.
  • Influence and negotiate with senior leaders across functions, as well as communicate with external parties as necessary.


  • Must have at least 12+ years of strong Technical Application Management for large, fast-paced organizations-preferably financial services/banking sector.
  • Must have heavy experience in Digital, Technical Transformation and modernizing large Java, Microservices, cloud native technology environments.
  • Experience with leading software organization through transformation in a large enterprise environment, understand the complexity created by legacy systems and have been able to move to a new cutting edge technology stack.
  • Proven architecture experience in building horizontally scalable, highly available, highly resilient and low latency applications.
  • Proven experience in managing Cloud infrastructure both on-premise and public cloud Proficiency with Container Orchestration tools.
  • Proficiency with API Management tools Proficiency with Kafka event streaming and Spark/Flink stream processing engines.
  • Proficiency with Microservices frameworks using Java or Go Lang.
  • Proficiency with Integration Orchestration engines such as Apache Camel Proficiency with RedHat Openshift Working experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines, both on-premise and public cloud.
  • Working experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines, both on-premise and public cloud.
  • Proficiency with Infrastructure as Code tools Strong working experience in Security, Observability, and Monitoring Strong working experience with Service Oriented and MicroServices architectures, including REST and GraphQL implementations.
  • Experience in managing Global Development vendor partners.
  • Advanced understanding of business technology drivers and their impact on architecture design, performance and monitoring.
  • Experience in a transaction banking ecosystem highly beneficial.
  • Ability to influence and negotiate with senior leaders across Tech, Ops, and Business functions, as well as communicate with external parties as necessary.
  • Ability to liaise with very senior Business and Operational heads across various business
  • Strong people skills to manage team members in disparate locations and keep a cohesive team structure.
  • Working experience with agile and iterative software delivery
  • Significant experience in technical leadership re-engineering monolithic applications into Microservices In-depth understanding of real time integration design patterns
  • Management of technical applications in Global region, a huge plus would be for LATAM countries.
  • Working closely with LATAM region’s tech/business partners, overseeing the technology delivery, guiding a team of 50 plus resources, globally, some matrixed, some DR’s.


  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree preferred

Job Location(s): Must Work Onsite in hybrid mode

  • Jersey City, NJ (Preferred)
  • New Castle, DE
  • Tampa, FL
  • Irving, TX


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Applications Development


Time Type:

Full time


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