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Citizens Principal Software Engineer - Calypso Platform in Dallas, Texas


Principal of Software Engineer


Your role as Principal of Software Engineering is to work with engineering teams and architecture to produce high-quality technology solutions. You will be given the autonomy to lead, design and develop innovative solutions to some of the biggest technical issues facing the banking industry. As Principal, you will serve as a peer-leader tasked with pursuing cutting-edge initiatives and solutions. The breadth of Citizens operations ensures a diversity of projects as the bank pivots towards innovation and customer experience.

The Principal Software Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Participating in an environment rapidly transforming to the Agile methodology, adhering to best practices and collaborating effectively with your team mates.

  • Collaborating and contributing insight to solution design ideation, ensuring both the success of the product and adherence to enterprise architecture principles.

  • Designing, modifying, developing and implementing software solutions. Building modern, architecturally sound components, tools and applications to meet mission-driven strategic business goals.

  • Infusing quality of service characteristics, such as scalability, manageability and maintainability, into distributed service-based framework to create or expand business or technical capabilities.

  • Employing industry best practices to evaluate, correct and prevent vulnerabilities during the software development process.

  • Serving as a peer-leader, encouraging a culture of innovation and accountability while adhering to Agile best practices.

    Required Qualifications

  • Requires a minimum of 7 years of directly related experience supporting Nasdaq’s Calypso platforms and infrastructure

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor software engineers

  • Deep experience with systems configuration, implementation and testing for OTC derivatives products across the trading lifecycle including front, middle and back office processing

  • Deep experience configuring and extending with Calypso application modules for interest rates, commodities, FX, FX Options and equity derivative asset classes

  • Thorough understanding and deep experience with collateral management, General Ledger accounting, ISDA SIMM and Swift processing

  • Hand on experience integrating Calypso with financial market utilities such as DTCC SDR, FedWire, Bloomberg, AcadiaSoft, TriResolve and with market data sources, market and credit risk platforms

  • Experience developing and/or supporting applications with: Websphere, Java, SpringBoot, MQ, ETL and API development

  • Experience working on one of the following platforms: UNIX, Oracle SQL, PostgreSQL and Linux

  • Mastery of multiple programming languages, particularly Java, Javascript, HTML, Python, Angular, Unix shell scripts

  • Experience with AWS cloud services, DevSecOPs CICD pipeline (Bitbucket, Nexus, Jenkins, Terraform or equivalents)

  • Cloud certifications such as AWS Solutions Architect

  • Strong communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills

    Desired Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in the financial services industry, developing solutions for consumer banking, portfolio management, trading, compliance or wealth management

  • Experience with Apache, Lucene, Memcache, RAbbitMQ and NoSQL

    Education and Certifications

  • Required: Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline

  • Preferred: Master's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline

Pay Transparency

The salary range for this position is $ 130,720 - $ 196,080 per year plus an opportunity to earn an annual discretionary bonus. Actual pay is based on various factors including but not limited to the work location, and relevant skills and experience.

We offer competitive pay, comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, retirement benefits, maternity/paternity leave, flexible work arrangements, education reimbursement, wellness programs and more. Note, Citizens’ paid time off policy exceeds the mandatory, paid sick or paid time-away policy of very local and state jurisdiction in the United States. For an overview of our benefits, visit https://jobs.citizensbank.com/benefits.

Some job boards have started using jobseeker-reported data to estimate salary ranges for roles. If you apply and qualify for this role, a recruiter will discuss accurate pay guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Citizens we value diversity, equity and inclusion, and treat everyone with respect and professionalism. Employment decisions are based solely on experience, performance, and ability. Citizens, its parent, subsidiaries, and related companies (Citizens) provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, citizenship, physical or mental disability, perceived disability or history or record of a disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender individuals who are transitioning, have transitioned, or are perceived to be transitioning to the gender with which they identify), genetic information, genetic characteristic, marital or domestic partner status, victim of domestic violence, family status/parenthood, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth/lactation, colleague’s or a dependent’s reproductive health decision making, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer

Citizens is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective affiliates.

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth

Background Check

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the candidate successfully passing a background check, which may include initial credit, motor vehicle record, public record, prior employment verification, and criminal background checks. Results of the background check are individually reviewed based upon legal requirements imposed by our regulators and with consideration of the nature and gravity of the background history and the job offered. Any offer of employment will include further information.