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Technology Development Program

As a participant in the Technology Development Program, you have the exciting opportunity to experience multiple disciplines within Information Technology to determine which one fits your skillset. In this year-long program, you will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to support critical IT systems in a complex enterprise environment.

WHY APPLY?

  • Opportunity for you to experience three, 4-month rotations within Information Technology
  • Development of skills and knowledge necessary to support critical IT systems in a complex enterprise environment
  • Exposure to Technology Services executives and senior leaders on a day-to-day basis
  • An established mentorship program designed to guide you through your first year
  • A competitive compensation program

PROGRAM FEAUTURES

  • Johnston, RI location at our brand new, state-of-the-art campus
  • Hands-on training during each rotation that enhances your knowledge of Information Technology systems, Citizens Bank applications, infrastructure and data management processes
  • Technical training focusing on Agile Methodologies, Design Thinking and Artificial Intelligence
  • Unique volunteer activities, networking events and business competitions that offer exposure to our customers, community and executives
  • Three, 4-month rotations within one of the following tracks:
    • Application Development
    • Big Data and Data Engineering
    • Infrastructure & Networking
    • Cybersecurity
    • IT Risk

EARLY CAREER PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

  • 3-day Orientation in downtown Boston with all bank-wide Early Career Development Program colleagues
  • Branch and customer site visits (such as the Harpoon Brewery)
  • Dedicated community service activities with your peers
  • Early Career Program development days
    • Several development/training days, where executives in the bank will speak to you 
      about high-level banking operations and offer advice on how to succeed
  • Strategic Challenge – All Early Career colleagues are split into mixed teams and assigned 
    an organizational problem
    • Over the first 3-months of the program, you and your team will schedule calls and 
      meetings to develop a plan to win and solve the problem statement
    • Your team will present to a panel of judges in September and the winning team will 
      be given the opportunity to present to an executive counsel the following month

CAREER PATH

  • Recent college grads have been placed in the following types of roles:
    • IT Analyst
    • Infrastructure Engineer
    • Application Developer
    • Solutions Architect
    • Cyber Defense Specialist
    • IT Security Specialist
    • Business Systems Analyst
    • IT Risk Specialist