Who are we?
Citi Technology Infrastructure (CTI) provides the products and services that enable Citi's workforce, along with the majority of the financial solutions that Citi's customers rely on.
We provide the critical technical foundation for Citi's operations through the infrastructure that runs business and general user computing services.
We do this by working as one-team to deliver high quality, reliable and modern infrastructure technologies at the right cost.
We drive to optimize the functionality and capability of the infrastructure technologies.
This position is an integral part of Core Infrastructure Services (CIS). CIS is responsible for defining solutions, deploying, and operating infrastructure technology services for Application Hosting and / or End Users.
This function is focused on standardization, automation and lean methods to achieve best-in-class service and cost while being aligned to our sectors and regions for speed and responsiveness.
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.
The Infrastructure Architect will be part of a team whose role is the design and modification of complex, multi-system environments.
In this role, the architect will identify and analyze business requirements to integrate hardware, storage, operating systems, and connectivity solutions.
The role also involves creating and maintaining standards and patterns development used within the Consumer infrastructure technology space.
The architect will partner with business leaders, developers, engineers, and production support teams to provide design guidelines, impart knowledge on technical trends and serve as a Subject Matter Expert on systems configuration and integration, capacity planning, performance analysis and optimization.
Technical solutions design :
Develop comprehensive high level infrastructure solutions that incorporate strategic target state architecture and standards to maximize performance, capacity, and total cost of ownership
Infrastructure Architecture & Strategy :
Work with senior technologists to influence and shape the strategic infrastructure target state architecture for area of influence
Help define and implement infrastructure standards
Educate engineers on standards, processes, and tools
Disaster Recovery Strategy :
Partner with the application owners to develop and update comprehensive DR strategy across the line of business enterprise
Work with Production teams to develop specific Disaster Recovery plans that meet the overall strategy
Recommend specific tools strategies, and solutions for DR solutions
Incident Consulting :
Provide technical assistance with the most challenging issues that span multiple systems, or show recurring trends that have not been successfully resolved
Minimum of 5 years of Technical Architect and / or solutions engineering and design experience
Strategic view of a broad cross section of UNIX and Windows technologies, including database, messaging and web platforms, with a strong focus on implementation
Experience in capacity planning, systems performance analysis and optimization in a distributed client / server environment
Broad knowledge of various technology architectures and business platforms
Overall IT experience in a Client-Server environment, with practical knowledge of mainframe, midrange, distributed, and desktop technologies
Understanding of External / Internal Cloud concepts
Applicable technical domain certification (preferred)
Experience in Software Development and understanding CICD concepts is a plus
Project experience migrating and deploying solutions in the applicable area of technical knowledge / expertise
An excellent social and organizational skills, able to handle diverse situations, multiple initiatives and changing priorities
Strong communication skills with the ability to influence manage and articulate clearly to project partners and senior management
A positive, do what it takes attitude to drive success
Attention to provide a great experience to your internal customers.
Attention to details and confidence with project tracking, reports, metrics and presentations. Proficient MS PowerPoint, Excel, Visio skills
We offer :
Opportunity to work in an international environment.
Cooperation with a high quality team in a challenging area of the financial industry with one of the world's leading companies.
Access to the latest technologies and tools.
Exposure to a wide range of internal stakeholders as well as to senior management.
Excellent working environment.
The package of trainings
Attractive conditions of employment and benefits