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Oracle Senior Developer - 19019260


Job Purpose

Citigroup Markets & Bankings FXLM eCommerce team is a high-intensity product development unit that defines, designs and develops critical front-office/back-office applications for the Global FX & Local Markets business
The Database Dev Lead will take up the responsibility of Database Development and Support of all the Front office/Back office system

Job Background/context

Global FX and Local Markets (FXLM) is a dynamic and high-performing division of Citis Markets business The eCommerce group within FXLM is a Sales-Product Management-Product Development division headquartered in London, and its development & support teams have recently made Chennai their base of operations This team manages mission-critical applications that drive deal booking, risk management, eCommerce and analytical applications across multiple asset classes - Foreign Exchange (FX), Money Markets (MM), Fixed Incomes (FI) and Derivatives The team also provides production support for the various applications and the infrastructure that they run on The unit in Chennai is led by the Business Head who reports to the Head of eCommerce in London The Heads of Development, Production Support, Infrastructure, Administration and Business Management report to the Business Head
We work on business critical high availability application solutions for the FXLM business that are deployed across 80 countries and power our global FX & Local Markets business Our applications are considered amongst the best-in-class within the industry, with our eCommerce and analytical products continuing to win industry awards year after year
Our team in India is about 380 now and plans to expand to 500 in the next few years The senior members of the team are permanent staff and we make extensive use of contract staff in our delivery, including at PL level As part of the expansion, the team is looking to hire top-performing technologists with proven track record at Apps Support Manager level, reporting to the Support Project Manager

Key Responsibilities

Ready to handle Development work as an Individual contributor
Possesses excellent understanding of Oracle RDBMS and Database server components
Take ownership for maintaining/supporting front/back-office applications
Requirement Analysis, Design and Implementation
Responsible for feasibility studies and setting up of new or revised applications component
Utilizes good understanding of apps development procedures and concepts from a general and database point of view, basic knowledge of other technical areas to identify and define necessary system upgrades
Solves least complex problems through evaluation of business processes, system processes and industry standards; uses evaluative judgment to make recommendations for process improvements
Applies good understanding of how the team interacts with others in accomplishing the objectives of the area
Assesses the applicability of previous or similar experiences and evaluates options under circumstances not covered by procedures
Communicates ideas and information in a concise and logical manner
Together with the partner teams, user community, business analysts and eCommerce management contribute to innovative & best-in-class solutions for our business

Development Value

This position gives an excellent opportunity for the selected candidate to play a significant role in an exciting and critical business within Citi As a member of our highly acclaimed Technology team, this role provides the opportunity to participate in and shape the expansion and pre-eminence of our Business working together with our team of highly skilled technologists The opportunity to work in back-office application space spanning multiple asset classes in a high-velocity & high availability environment is, of itself, an exciting proposition We believe it is even more special to do this as part of Citi, a premier financial institution that is one of the biggest and best in the market, and as a part of our team that has a high visibility for our work both inside our larger organisation as well as in the global Capital Markets world The position will enable you to leverage Citis incomparable geographical reach, product richness, and engineering expertise and to translate these into a successful and top-of-the-class product offering for our customers


Person Specification


5 years hands on experience
Experience in supporting Multi-tier applications
Excellent analytic & problem solving skills
Experience in different Oracle-RDBMS with focus on Design, maintenance and support of medium to large enterprise/distributed databases
Excellent knowledge in troubleshooting, performance tuning and best practices
Familiar with all phases of the systems lifecycle, from analysis, design and development and deployment
Experience in end-to-end set up of mission critical applications
Knowledge of the FX/MM/FI market and products is very desirable


Strong SQL, PL/SQL, T-SQL programming skills
Good Knowledge of RDBMS Oracle (10g and higher
Good understanding of platform support procedures and concepts
Ability to guide the juniors



Sound knowledge and hands on experience of Performance tuning and trouble shooting of production database systems
Experience in analysing production issues from technical (database) and functional (application process) point of view and fixing them within defined SLAs
Experience in application data migration, porting and version upgrades across different RDBMS using tools such as bcp, SQL *Loader, etc
Experience in understanding and implementing policies and defined data security standards both from technical (RDBMS database) and organizational point of view
For applications running on Oracle RDBMS platform, Good understanding of Explain plan, Execution Plans and experience in Analysing TKPROF output and analysing AWR/ASH report


Working Experience on High Availability Systems that utilizes Replication/Mirroring standards/approach in Oracle database
knowledge on Linux, AIX operating systems
knowledge on UNIX commands and shell scripting


Experience in Infrastructure design will be an added advantage


Graduation/Post Graduation qualifications in Computer Engineering (preferable) or any Engineering stream with a very good academic record throughout
A high degree of Analytical ability and Quantitative skills is desirable


Innovative and Positive Can Do attitude
Ability to make effective judgements on available data/knowledge
Planning and Organising Ability to identify the steps to be taken to achieve objectives
Resilience Used to working towards tight deadlines, under pressure and using appropriate coping methods to stay focused
Accountability self start on goals and achieve targets
Strong team orientation and commitment to overall team success; willing to go above and beyond to ensure team success; intense customer focus and commitment to driving quality

Primary Location APAC-IND-TN-Chennai

Job Category Technology

Schedule Full-time

Education Level Bachelors Degree

Shift Day Job

Employee Status Regular

Travel No


Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Banking
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 11th Jan 2020

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