Type of Positions
Full-Time Entry Level
Majors or Schools
Engineering Management Information Systems
About CTO Technology
In the fast-paced, dynamic world of financial markets, our technology and people drive our competitive advantage. Utilizing a broad range of technologies, our team is at the forefront of innovation – driving our systems/processes toward scalable, low-latency, high-frequency enterprise systems that support Citi and our aggressive growth strategy. The Chief Technology Office (CTO) is Responsible for Citi's overall Information Technology strategy. The mission of the CTO is to optimize Citi's IT environment by driving standardization of the production environment, reducing complexity, optimizing management of systems supporting global functions and introducing innovative technologies that provide new business capabilities and reduce the technology total cost of ownership.
In supporting its mission, the Office of the CTO is responsible for Citi's overall Information Technology strategy and provides the following shared technology services: Global Functions, Business & Technical Architecture Services, Infrastructure Engineering and Enterprise Architecture Governance. More specifically, CTO’s Citi Architecture & Technology Engineering’s (CATE) organization is the primary technology engineering arm for the enterprise.
Citi Architecture & Technology Engineering’s (CATE) mission is to improve IT time-to-market and the effectiveness of Citi’s IT environment and processes. The organization focuses on delivering world-class efficiencies across IT, including Infrastructure Engineering and Architecture, Development Engineering & Architecture, and Enterprise Architecture functions. Aligned to the One Citi model, CATE’s goals include development of a comprehensive technology strategy, maximizing the effectiveness of Citi’s engineering delivery model, improving the governance and adoption of application development technologies & methodologies, and maturing Citi’s application portfolio management practices.
The Technology Analyst Program aims to deliver high-caliber professionals and future leaders, through careful training and development to support regional growth. One of the most exciting aspects of Citi is the diverse technologies leveraged. We use numerous development languages (C++, Java, .Net), databases (Oracle, Sybase, SQL) and hardware (Cisco, Juniper, Wintel/Unix). We develop in-house products for unique business needs, leverage industry recognized components (WebLogic, Sharepoint) and certify vendor products for Citi use. Over 1,500 vendor products are leveraged to provide the end-to-end technology infrastructure that run and monitor business applications.
Technology Analyst Track: Platform Engineer- CTO CATE
Our Platform Engineers are expected to propose suitable solutions to a variety of common engineering problems. Our engineers plan assembly and integration of referenced technologies, set and oversee long-term roadmaps and work with vendors to drive their product development to meet our need. With a focus on innovation, there are opportunities in CATE across a number of end-user and infrastructure-based platforms including Cloud Services, Big Data, Infrastructure/Application Security, Networks, Storage & Virtualization and Middleware/Software Development. Depending upon role, candidates should have a fundamental understanding of related technologies, current programming and familiarity with basic concepts of relational databases and a working knowledge of either C++ or Java. Candidate should be able to demonstrate, e.g. a final project, internship, etc. ability to design and build technology solutions to meet business requirements.
Skills Developed as a Platforms Engineering Analyst
• Performs analysis and testing functions in the evaluation of technology solutions and execution of test plans to ensure product meets requirements.
• Develops a good knowledge of the range of processes, procedures and systems to be used in carrying out assigned tasks and a basic understanding of the underlying concepts and principles upon which the job is based.
• Utilizes good understanding of engineering procedures and concepts and adheres to audit requirements and understands corporate compliance issues and requirements.
• Applies good understanding of how the team interacts with others in accomplishing the objectives of the area.
Business Unit Description:
About Citi Enterprise Operations and Technology (EO&T)
With 110,000 employees in 102 countries, Operations and Technology play a central role in driving value for the firm and its clients. It provides a foundation for technology, processes and people that enable Citi to achieve its day-to-day operational and its long-term growth goals. As measured by transaction volumes and customer touch points alone, Citi’s global Operations and Technology is one of the largest single organizations in the world.
Enterprise O&T is responsible for O&T Strategy, Governance, Global Program Management, Risk Management, Citi's Technology Infrastructure and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) for O&T. Enterprise O&T supports Citi on an enterprise-level, across businesses and Regions.
Job Purpose: EO&T Summer Analyst Program
The EO&T Summer Analyst Program aims to mold students into high caliber professionals and future leaders through careful training and development. Summer Analysts will be placed in one of the following areas: Global Technology Operations or Global Data Center for the ten-week program. Throughout the program, Summer Analysts will be responsible for working with their teams to ensure that processes are implemented and utilized within Citi to facilitate peak operational functionality and for participating in learning and development activities designed for building the necessary professional skills for future leadership positions.
Global Technology Operations (GTO): Analysts are positioned to deliver exceptional value to technology infrastructure customers and the Citi franchise in the areas of Security Operations, Network Management, Messaging, Audio & Video Conferencing, Voice Operations, Customer Service and Client Infrastructure Services.
Global Data Center (GDC): Analysts will have an array of opportunities within this group which include: Planning & Analysis, Client Infrastructure Services, Cloud and Mobile Computing, Information Security, Data Center Services and Implementation, Distributed systems: UNIX, LINUX, Windows Network Integration, Technology and Distribution Services, Re-engineering initiatives and Client Management providing support for the Trading Floors: Investment Banking &Corporate Infrastructure Services, Consumer and Global Wealth Management.
All disciplines are welcome including, but not limited to, Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, Finance, and Accounting. We seek highly motivated candidates with superior academic performance, strong communication, interpersonal, and quantitative skills. Key attributes of a qualified candidate include the ability to work both independently as well as in a team, organizational skills, a high degree of self-motivation, initiative, and leadership potential.
Citi is today's pre-eminent financial services company and was built to create a highly diversified financial services company that could act as one to deliver solutions to clients throughout the world. With the most diverse array of products and the greatest distribution capacity of any financial firm in the world, our employees manage 200 million customer accounts across six continents in more than 100 countries in four regions: North America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Asia-Pacific and Latin America.
Business Area Description:
Citi’s Consumer Information Technology Division, including North America Information Within Citi Operations & Technology (O&T), The Office of the CAO has responsibility for O&T Strategy, Governance, Global Program Management, Risk Management, Citi's Technology Infrastructure and Mergers &Acquisitions for O&T.
In addition to valuable hands-on experience, we also offer internal training opportunities, designed to accelerate the growth of technical skills, foster strategic thinking, and gain a firm understanding of Citi’s technologies and related business model.