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Citizens Bank Principal Software Engineer in Johnston, Rhode Island


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.

Primary responsibilities include:

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

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

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

  • Design, modify, develop and implement software solutions. Build modern, architecturally sound components, tools and applications to meet mission-driven strategic business goals.

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

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

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


Required Skills/Experience:

  • 7+ years of hands-on software development, with proven experience in developing and supporting commercial lending software products/product integration: AFS, Loan IQ or ACBS

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor software engineers

  • 5+ years experience in querying, analyzing and managing big data

  • Mastery of multiple programming languages, including at least one front end framework (Angular/React/Vue), such as Python3, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, C, C++ , C#or Advanced SQL.

  • Bash and Linux experience

  • Understand data structure concepts such as linked lists, dictionaries, arrays, custom object creation, every aspect of Data Query ( Joins and Data performance optimization) etc.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in the financial services industry, developing solutions for Commercial banking, especially Commercial Lending Applications and Data

  • Understanding of banking system and commercial banking operations

Education, Certification and/or Other Professional Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related discipline

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

It is the policy of Citizens Bank to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran

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