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Citizens Bank Senior Software Engineer in Westwood, Massachusetts


Location: Johnston, Rhode Island, Stamford, CT, OR Westwood, MA (currently remote with on-site 2-3 days a week post Covid July/August timeframe 2021).

Citizens Technology is for curious and motivated leaders and engineers looking to build foundational systems that affect millions of customers. Seldom in your career do you have the opportunity to design something so impactful from the ground up. We're seeking a passionate software leader that can help build a platform supporting reusable capabilities and frameworks across the bank.

Your role as Senior Software Engineer is to work with architecture and engineering teams to produce high-quality technology solutions. You will have the autonomy to lead, craft and develop innovative solutions to some of the most ambitious technical issues. As a Senior Engineer, you will serve as a peer and leader tasked with pursuing greenfield innovative initiatives and solutions. The breadth of Citizens operations ensures a diversity of projects as the bank pivots towards innovation and customer experience.

As a Senior Software engineer, you will work alongside and mentor a group of talented engineers as you pursue a broad range of initiatives. By leveraging your technical skills and thirst for innovation, you will produce disruptive solutions that will ensure Citizens market leadership. As a future leader, you will work on multiple solutions spanning our consumer banking applications.

Primary responsibilities include:

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

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

  • 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.

  • Contributing insight from prior experiences when considering design specifications, considering the goals of the consumer-facing product.

  • Participating in code and design reviews to ensure that solutions meet the enterprise standards and best practices.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, with a proven record of successfully launching commercial products

  • 3+ years of experience with collecting requirements, creating software designs and developing efficient implementations

  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a team environment, strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Understanding of multiple programming languages and full stack development, including at least one front end framework (Angular/React/Vue), such as Python, Java, JavaScript, Golang, C, C++, etc.

  • Experience with CICD pipeline (CircleCI, Jenkins, or equivalent)

    Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Understanding of the banking industry, specifically the functions of custodial and consumer banking

  • AWS/AZURE/GCP experience

  • Bash and Linux experience

  • Big data experience with technologies like Hadoop and Spark.

  • Experience with Redis, ElasticSearch and NoSQL data stores.

  • Cloud certifications such as AWS Solutions Architect

  • Thorough understanding of data structures such as linked lists, hashmaps, graphs etc.

    Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials

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

    Hours and Work Schedule

    Hours per Week: 40

    Work Schedule: M-F

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Citizens, its parent, subsidiaries, and related companies provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, citizenship, physical or mental disability or perceived disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, 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/Disabled/Veteran

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