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Data Analyst

Citi

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Job Description

The Applications Development Intermediate Programmer Analyst is an intermediate level position responsible for participation in the establishment and implementation of new or revised application systems and programs in coordination with the Technology team. The overall objective of this role is to contribute to applications systems analysis and programming activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize knowledge of applications development procedures and concepts, and basic knowledge of other technical areas to identify and define necessary system enhancements, including using script tools and analyzing/interpreting code
  • Consult with users, clients, and other technology groups on issues, and recommend programming solutions, install, and support customer exposure systems
  • Apply fundamental knowledge of programming languages for design specifications.
  • Analyze applications to identify vulnerabilities and security issues, as well as conduct testing and debugging
  • Serve as advisor or coach to new or lower level analysts
  • Identify problems, analyze information, and make evaluative judgements to recommend and implement solutions
  • Resolve issues by identifying and selecting solutions through the applications of acquired technical experience and guided by precedents
  • Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
  • Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
  • Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the Financial Service industry
  • Intermediate level experience in Applications Development role
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

Citi is looking for IT Business Data Analysts with broad experience and an interest to develop and Implement data management strategy. In this role, you will collaborate with other analytical users for developing the data strategy and solutions. As a Data Analyst, you will be part of a distributed team and work independently as well as in tight collaboration with the Data Stewards, analytical users and other shared service technology teams. We’ll need you to be a great communicator and influencer, and, especially, a collaborator. You will regularly collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver technology guidance, requiring a clear understanding of the desired outcomes and a solid grasp of the overall technology roadmap.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) with knowledge of reporting and analytics data along with business rules, ETL processes as it flows through the different systems.
  • Work closely with project managers to understand and maintain focus on their analytical needs, including identifying critical metrics and KPIs, and deliver actionable insights to relevant decision-makers
  • Proactively analyze data to answer key questions from stakeholders or out of self-initiated curiosity with an eye for what drives business performance, investigating and communicating areas for improvement in efficiency and productivity
  • Create and maintain rich interactive visualizations through data interpretation and analysis integrating various reporting components from multiple data sources
  • Define and implement data acquisition and integration logic, selecting appropriate combination of methods and tools within defined technology stack to ensure optimal scalability and performance of the solution
  • Develop and maintain databases by acquiring data from primary and secondary sources, and build scripts that will make our data evaluation process more flexible or scalable across data sets
  • Perform the root cause analysis for the Data Quality issues and Implement the solutions to remediate the issues.
  • Shared accountability and responsibility with Data Custodians to ensuring mapping to accurate and controlled data sources; including safe, accurate and controlled sourcing, transport, transformation, and storage of data.
  • Provide analyst support to document and maintain end-to-end data level linage, implementation of data controls, and documenting/maintaining technical metadata for in-scope processes and organizational objectives.
  • Collaborate with Data Stewards, Data Custodians, and other stakeholders to maintain Data Dictionaries.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

Qualifications:

  • 1+ years’ experience mining data as a data analyst in Market Securities Services preferably in Custody, Prime Finance, Fund Accounting and Corporate Actions
  • Strong SQL or Excel skills with the ability to learn other analytic tools
  • Strong Data analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Experience with Qlikview is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint) with extensive experience using Excel for data analysis
  • Experience with all phases of Software Development Life Cycle
  • Strong Communication and presentation skills
  • Superior execution skills and ability to drive results

Methodologies:

  • Scrum/Agile experience
  • Continuous Integration and Delivery

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or Statistics

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Job Family Group:

Technology

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Job Family:

Applications Development

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