Citi Apps Dev Group Manager in Jersey City, New Jersey

  • Primary Location: United States,New Jersey,Jersey City

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16056275


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. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition at explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards at explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

Job Purpose:

As a member of the Global Electronic Banking Channels Technology management team, you will lead and partner with the business to set the direction for the recognized industry leading CitiDirect platform. This is a very dynamic role and requires a leader who is energetic, highly motivated and focused on developing innovative solutions that will allow CitiDirect to retain and enhance its leadership position in this space. Given the Global nature of this role it is imperative that the person fulfilling this position have strong inter personal skills and an affinity for partnering across a variety of teams to achieve the desired results.

Key Responsibilities: In this role, you will be handling the following (but not limited to) responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and technical direction to the CitiDirect Engineering team.

  • Create an environment that encourages innovation while effectively identifying, communicating and managing risk.

  • Manage multiple concurrent initiatives and projects of varying sizes and complexity across multiple organizations.

  • Be the focal contact point and provide clear and timely communication throughout the application development lifecycle and work with internal and external partners to design, validate and deliver solutions with a commercial benefit for Citi.

  • Maintain and enhance existing vendor relationships creating an atmosphere of Partnership through mutual benefit and common goals.

  • Monitor the CitiDirect organization’s overall progress towards their commitments, proactively identifying and responding to any risks or issues, which may arise.

  • Manage the overall delivery budget for CitiDirect, develop and execute against both short and long term resource plans, develop succession plans and ensure that all staff are continuously provided with challenging growth opportunities.

Development Value: This role provides significant opportunities:

  • You will gain significant experience of the technologies and businesses involved across Citi applications, giving you exposure to new and existing methodologies and systems as well as the opportunity to work with multiple teams around the globe.

  • As the Development Head for CitiDirect, and a member of the Global Electronic Banking Channels management team you will have to opportunity to work with a team of highly motivated, flexible, smart and innovative leaders, managers and individuals.

  • An opportunity to directly and positively contribute to the success of the TTS business by providing innovative ways in which to enrich the overall client experience.


Knowledge / Experience

  • Experience of delivering complex programs involving multiple stakeholders across different geographical locations

  • Experience in managing a Software Engineering team consisting of multiple technologies, Java and .Net preferred, and disciplines across a number of locations

  • Experience in the financial industry experience ideally in payments, receivables, trade, and liquidity

  • Proven track record in inspiring innovative solutions to deliver large volume, performant enterprise level solutions from initiation to production deployment

  • Ability to collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization. Able to present complex technical issues in a business context. Able to present options, both tactical and strategic, and to clearly explain the value and risk of each so that proper business decisions can be made.


  • Creative problem solver comfortable with working in rapidly evolving and changing environment.

  • Strong technical design skills, experience with Java and/or .Net preferred

  • Strong understanding of the Financial services business sector

  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent organizational, program and project management skills.

  • Promote and drive continuous process improvement especially in code quality, testability and reliability Qualifications

  • At least 10 years’ experience in a similar role

  • A bachelor’s degree or post-graduate qualifications

  • Experience working with innovative and emerging technology