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Citigroup Apps Dev Sr. Programmer Anlyst - C12 in Pune, India

The Applications Development Senior 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:

  • Conduct tasks related to feasibility studies, time and cost estimates, IT planning, risk technology, applications development, model development, and establish and implement new or revised applications systems and programs to meet specific business needs or user areas

  • Monitor and control all phases of development process and analysis, design, construction, testing, and implementation as well as provide user and operational support on applications to business users

  • Utilize in-depth specialty knowledge of applications development to analyze complex problems/issues, provide evaluation of business process, system process, and industry standards, and make evaluative judgement

  • Recommend and develop security measures in post implementation analysis of business usage to ensure successful system design and functionality

  • Consult with users/clients and other technology groups on issues, recommend advanced programming solutions, and install and assist customer exposure systems

  • Ensure essential procedures are followed and help define operating standards and processes

  • Serve as advisor or coach to new or lower level analysts

  • 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:

  • 5-8 years of relevant experience

  • Experience in systems analysis and programming of software applications

  • Experience in managing and implementing successful projects

  • Working knowledge of consulting/project management techniques/methods

  • 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.

Organization brief description

Citi, the leading global financial services company, has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com or www.citi.com.

Department

ISG Data

Objective

Perform analysis for the ISG Data Group - specifically within Olympus Post Trade Gateway Governance (PTGG) team, working on the RIO (FIX) messaging standard and specifications as they affect publishers and subscribers. This role will provide data governance, business analysis, flow analysis and ensure quality of all data feeding into the strategic global data warehouse, report and facilitate issue resolution.

Data is an important asset; acknowledged across all industries. Data Quality and Control has been defined as Must Win Battle for Markets group. PTGG Team owns this function and this role will be working on thus Must Win Battle

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated with a proven background in business analysis, system design, stakeholder management, and project coordination. Also, the ideal candidate will have an understanding of all related equity products, strong influencing skills, and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Furthermore, the candidate will act as a point of contact between the Businesses, IT, Test and Support teams throughout the entire project lifecycle. Working closely with business representatives, the role will be to elicit business requirements, find solutions to business problems, design business processes and IT specifications to support the business goals, and manage user acceptance testing and training.

The candidate should have the ability to work on multiple projects at any given time.

Position Responsibilities

  • Analyze business requirements and prepare data model (when needed) and application design

  • Analyze various data flows coming from Citi capital markets Equities trading applications, familiarity with business, compliance reporting requirements and impact of data quality on these reports

  • Conduct data analysis and data quality mining/investigations, produce data quality metrics.

  • Ensure that application design from Data flow point is aligned to the requirements

  • Act as a contact between the business users and technology team(s)

  • Develop Subject Matter Expertise on business processes and technologies

  • Participate in the planning, execution and validation of system, regression and user acceptance testing where necessary

  • Extract and generate data feed specific to use cases, to support data quality analysis and to serve urgent business delivery needs

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in Equities/other asset classes’ Trading Flows, proficient cross- equities domain knowledge

  • Strong SQL experience, programming skills specific to data analysis and adhoc data extraction

  • Solid understanding of FIX, Knowledge of security, market data and reference data

  • Experience in client facing business management roles. Experience on running workshops with business and technology stakeholders

  • Proven Track record as business analyst performing requirements definition, functional design, preparation of test scripts, and implementation;

  • Preferable -Experience in message oriented/message driven applications and architectures

  • Excellent analytical and process-based skills, i.e. process flow diagrams, business modelling, and functional design;

  • Experience in order management systems

  • Familiarity with Listed Derivatives, Future/Options will be a plus

  • Proficient in using MS Excel to manipulate data and derive conclusions

  • Ability to own delivery/reported issues to completion.

  • Right attitude to gel well with the technology team locally/globally

  • The candidate should have the ability to work on multiple projects at any given time

  • Awareness of Project Management tools such as MS Project, Collabnet (Team forge)

  • Willingness to work in fast moving environment and deliver solid technical solutions

  • Desirable skills – Development /coding experience with Python/R/Machine Learning.

Business Skills and Experience

  • 8 to 14 years in the financial industry working on Equity related Systems, with minimum 5+ years’ experience as Business/Data Analyst

  • A sound knowledge on the various business processes, regulatory reporting and trade flows in Equities business

  • The candidate is expected to be dynamic, flexible with a high energy level as this is a demanding and rapidly changing environment

  • The job requires frequent interaction with senior technology managers and business heads, and therefore requires that the candidate is confident and presents ideas clearly

  • Since the environment is ever changing, thoroughness and organization is expected, as well as sound judgment

  • This is a high-pressured job that requires patience, diplomacy and an ability to withstand pressure

Development Value

  • Candidate has the opportunity to be a major contributor to the Citi Markets business in succeeding in their goals of increasing revenue while working on data strategy. The candidate will work with bright and innovative individuals both on the business and technology side and the successful candidate can make a significant difference to the business performance.

  • Given the breadth of responsibility that comes with this position, the candidate will acquire the level of experience necessary to take on an ever-increasing scope of responsibility.

Language Ability

  • Strong written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills in English

Job Family Group:

Technology


Job Family:

Applications Development


Time Type:

Full time


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