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Citigroup Application Support Senior Analyst in Mississauga, Ontario

The Applications Support Manager provides full leadership and supervisory responsibility. Provides operational/service leadership and direction to team(s). Applies in-depth disciplinary knowledge through provision of value-added perspectives or advisory services. May contribute to the development of new techniques, models and plans within area of expertise. Strong communication and diplomacy skills are required. Generally has responsibility for volume, quality, timeliness of end results and shared responsibility for planning and budgets. Work affects an entire area, which eventually affects the overall performance and effectiveness of the sub-function/job family. Full supervisory responsibility, ensuring motivation and development of team through professional leadership to include duties such as performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary and terminations as well as direction of daily tasks and responsibilities.

About the Team:

ISG Technology strives to provide measurable competitive advantage to our business by delivering high quality, innovative and cost effective reference data technology and operational; solutions in order to meet the needs of the business, our clients, our regulators and stakeholders.

Global Reconciliation Unit (GRU) drives a common operating and technology model, that delivers a scalable, controlled, low cost and low risk service offering, supporting global reconciliation production, Enforcing a global risk and control framework for reconciliations

GRU Offers commoditised and complex reconciliations in the global processing hubs establishing a “best in class” centre of excellence for reconciliations globally reducing silo / fragmented reconciliation strategies into one central operating model driving a common IT reconciliation strategy and reducing replication across the group spanning across a wide range of technology and niche skills supported by a heavily scalable infra, becoming a strategic platform for business

GRU has multiple components and strategically evolves to Support the ever growing business/market requirements and regulatory and risk control requirements.

Our team interfaces with a vast client base and works in close partnership with Operations, Development and other technology counterparts running the application production platform, providing quick resolutions and timely communications to their issues, and driving improvements to stability and efficiency practices to help us and the business succeed.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages an apps support team.

  • Oversees process for technical issue escalation; prioritizes technical issue resolution.

  • Ensures resource gaps are addressed as a priority to avoid business service disruption.

  • Oversees resolution of major system outages ensuring communication to interested parties.

  • Start of day checks, continuous monitoring, and regional handover.

  • Perform same day risk reconciliations.

  • Act as a liaison between users/traders, interfacing internal technology groups and vendors.

  • Provides technical oversight across systems and applications; leverages skills across apps support area.

  • Active involvement in and ownership of Support Project items, covering Stability, Efficiency, and Effectiveness initiatives.

  • Applies good understanding of concepts and procedures within own apps support area to resolve issues.

  • Provides evaluative judgment based on analysis of factual information in complicated and unique situations.

  • Responsible for delivery of end results and contributes to planning, budget management and formulation of procedures which directly impacts the apps support area; influences resource planning.

  • Participate in application releases, from development, testing and deployment into production.

  • Perform post release checkouts after application releases and infrastructure updates.

  • Develop and maintain technical support documentation.

  • Persuades and influences others through strong communication and diplomacy skills; may negotiate with external parties

  • Evaluates subordinates' performance and makes decisions on pay increases, hiring, terminations and other personnel actions

  • Performs other duties and functions as assigned

  • 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, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.

Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years experience in an Apps Support role with commensurate people management experience.

  • Experience with real-time monitoring systems

  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills

  • Must show confidence in all communications so that key stake holders are not doubtful of the information being communicated

  • Effective prioritization skills and high energy.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, great teammate

  • Issue tracking and reporting using tools

  • Effectively share information with other support team members and with other technology teams

  • Ability to plan and organize workload

  • Ability to communicate appropriately to relevant stakeholders

Education:

  • Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience

Skills:

Application Support Experience:

  • Atleast 4-5 years of strong Application production support(L2/L3) experience in the financial industry and 9 + years over all experience

  • Self-motivated and goal driven

  • Experience using call/ticketing software

Linux / Unix

  • 5 - 6 years of experience

Database

  • Expert in SQL/PLSQL, experience in any of the RDBMS. , Oracle ,ORAAS (4-5 Years min)

Scheduler

  • Autosys / CONTROL-M or other schedulers will be of added advantage.

Programming Languages

  • UNIX shell scripting, Python / PERL, Java will be of added advantage.

Microsoft

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft based operating systems

  • Experience using/troubleshooting Office with emphasis on Word, Excel.

Other Applications

  • Knowledge / working experience of ITRS Active Console/other monitoring tools

  • Knowledge / working experience of Autosys/scheduler.

Additional Skills (preferable)

  • Product Knowledge: Smartstream TLM

Citi Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Accordingly, we will make accommodations to respond to the needs of people with disabilities (including, without limitation, physical and mental health disabilities) during the recruitment process and otherwise in accordance with law. Individuals who view themselves as Aboriginals, members of visible minority or racialized communities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Family Group:

Technology


Job Family:

Applications Support


Time Type:

Full time


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