Middleware Global Operations Head - SVP at Citi (Dallas, TX)

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About Citi:

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

As a bank with a brain and a soul, Citi creates economic value that is systemically responsible and in our clients' best interests. As a financial institution that touches every region of the world and every sector that shapes your daily life, our Enterprise Operations & Technology teams are charged with a mission that rivals any large tech company. Our technology solutions are the foundations of everything we do from keeping the bank safe, managing global resources, and providing the technical tools our workers need to be successful to designing our digital architecture and ensuring our platforms provide a first-class customer experience. We reimagine client and partner experiences to deliver excellence through secure, reliable, and efficient services.

Our commitment to diversity includes a workforce that represents the clients we serve from all walks of life, backgrounds, and origins. We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride. If you are a problem solver who seeks passion in your work, come join us. We'll enable growth and progress together.

About Our Team:

Citi Technology Infrastructure (CTI) provides the critical technical foundation for Citi's operations and is responsible for delivering reliable IT solutions, scalable infrastructure services, and secure capabilities while creating a trusted customer experience and enabling Citi's workforce to be the best for our clients. Making the bank simpler, greener, and better connected while powering it with trusted, well-secured data, and automating policy enforcement through code are all at the heart of our refreshed global strategy. Data Quality, Simplification, Environmental Stability, Automation, and Service Excellence are the key pillars and priorities on our strategic journey.

In CTI, we are focused on delivering the best for our clients, and we know that to do this we need a talented team with diverse experiences, backgrounds and skills.

Job Overview:

The Middleware Global Operations Head - SVP responsible for managing and guiding a team that ensures efficient and effective Citi infrastructure in coordination with the Technology Team. The overall objective of this role is to use infrastructure technology knowledge and identified policies to process data, resolve issues and execute administrative tasks.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop strategies to meet business strategy goals and demonstrate in-depth understanding of how Technology Infrastructure integrates within the overall technology function to achieve objectives
  • Lead and motivate a team, conducting managerial responsibilities such as performance evaluation and management, employee selection, compensation, budget management and resource planning
  • Resolve issues that have impact beyond own area and apply in-depth understanding of concepts and procedures within own area and basic knowledge of other areas
  • Provide services by using insights from stakeholder/partner relationships, actively seeking information to understand issues, expectations and needs
  • Ensure essential procedures are followed and contributes to defining standards and recommend reengineering efforts for continuous improvement
  • Provide evaluative judgment based on analysis of information in complicated, unique and dynamic situations, drawing on diverse range of internal and external sources
  • Persuade and influence others through communication and diplomacy skills and negotiate with external parties as needed
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.


Preferred Technical Expertise:

  • In-depth knowledge of the tech stack software (WebSphere, WebLogic, Tomcat, IBM HTTP Server, etc.) and their prerequisite components (clients, Java, OS utilities) on the targeted servers
  • Technical expertise on repositories (Bit Bucket/Git) and the associated promotion processes to support the application team's Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) across Dev, UAT and PROD environments
  • Advise users on the supported configurations of the client and server tech stack tools and their prerequisite components (clients, Java, OS utilities)
  • Monitor system performance, and research solutions to any potential bottlenecks
  • Provide expert technical oversight for Sev 1/2 infrastructure (unplanned outages) and application (job performance or stability) issues
  • Collaborate with CTI peer organization and GCT Partners to drive strategic Technology framework for Citi on Middleware infra services


Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of experience in a technology infrastructure role with experience in people and project management and selected infrastructure technologies
  • Experience in financial services or large complex and/or global environment preferred
  • Consistently demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication with ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Proven ability to develop projects required for design of metrics, analytical tools, benchmarking activities and identification of best practices
  • Proven analytical, diagnostic and multitasking skills with focus on execution and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to both work independently and partner with virtual teams in a high-pressure matrix environment
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of various parts of a project/initiative with tight deadlines or unexpected changes in expectation/ requirements


Education:
  • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience


Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com| Twitter: @Citi | YouTube: www.youtube.com/citi| Blog: http://blog.citigroup.com| Facebook: www.facebook.com/citi| LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/citi.

Job Family Group:
Technology

Job Family:
Infrastructure

Time Type:
Full time

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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More Information on Citi
Citi operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New York, NY, New York, NY, Jacksonville, FL and Dallas, TX. Citi was founded in 2022. It has 223850 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 916 open jobs at Citi, click here.
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