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6/27/2019
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ETF Lead Business Analyst
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Citigroup | New York, NY
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Job Description

* Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
* Education: Bachelor's Degree
* Job Function: Technology
* Schedule: Full-time
* Shift: Day Job
* Employee Status: Regular
* Travel Time: No
* Job ID: 19033683

Description

About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides 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, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi's Mission and Value Proposition explain what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

Job Description:

The Cross Asset Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) Technology Team is building next generation of technology solutions to solve for business, competitive and regulatory requirements in the ETF landscape to enable Citi to be platform of choice for ETFs.

The role of ETF Lead Business Analyst involves being part of a dynamic team and contributing towards the product rollout and software development of core components within this next generation ETF Platform. Specifically, acting as lead BA for projects in ETF Market Making, Create Redeem and Liquidity Sourcing using ETFs.

The ideal candidate will have experience in building and optimizing ETF platforms and will work closely with our systems architects, development managers, traders, quants, and analysts to help define and analyze business requirements and manage delivery of the projects. Strong senior level stakeholder management skills are desirable and ability to work with geographically distributed team on multiple projects is essential.

Development Value:

The candidate would get opportunity to work on projects across Equities, Fixed Income & Commodities asset classes, be part of a team building unique cross asset solutions and contribute towards the goal of increasing revenue by building robust and scalable platforms. The candidate will work directly with bright and innovative individuals on both the business and technology side, and the successful candidate can make a significant difference to business performance.

Key Responsibilities:

* Work as lead business analyst in the Cross Asset ETF team with traders, quants and technology teams


* Manage & oversee deliverables & resources distributed across many different technology teams across the front to back application stack


* Gather business requirements, perform detailed analysis, and produce associated functional specifications across multiple functions


* Ensure adherence to and develop best practices supporting Citi's Project Management Standards


* Produce implementation approach, timelines, go-live strategy


* Develop Subject Matter Expertise on the key ETF technology solutions


* Partner with business, technology and quant stakeholders to suggest innovative solutions to existing issues


* Ensure the ETF business needs are met with the most elegant and timely technology solutions


* Work with technology leads across various teams to accomplish the ETF project objectives


* Partner with business & technology leads globally to deliver an E2E solution


* Define cutover strategy from existing solutions to newer strategic solutions


* Provide regular updates to senior management in technology and business


* Participation in large-scale "highly-visible" SIT/UAT testing cycles managing technology and business stakeholders


* Training of relevant teams prior to go-live of new business processes/products, functionality or applications


* Go-live support, investigation of issues



Qualifications

Qualifications:

* Graduate or undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent


* 8+ years of business analysis experience in client facing business management roles


* Significant Business Analysis experience across the full project lifecycle (requirements, design, development, testing and deployment).


* Solid experience in Equities, ETFs, Electronic Trading, Market Making, Order & Execution Management Systems, Front to Back Trade Lifecycle


* Experience in Trading Applications, Trading GUIs and Multi Dealer Platforms


* Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle


* Strong understanding of FIX message specification


* Proven delivery record of multiple projects involving process change and technology enhancements


* Ability to handle complex projects independently


* Problem-solving and facilitation skills


* Self-motivation and prioritization of tasks and actions to hit deadlines according to business priorities


* Strong inter-personal skills


* Enthusiastic and proactive approach


* Good attention to detail and relevant product knowledge


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


* Experience with Global Markets Product Knowledge (Equities & Fixed Income)


* Experience with modern software development practices (test-driven development, Agile continuous integration)


* Excellent communication skills and experience in communicating with sales and traders


* Willingness to learn


* Comfortable in presenting suggestions for change and or improving work flow


* Ability to pick up new concepts and apply the knowledge.


* Ability to leverage strong interpersonal collaboration skills in a fast-paced team environment


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


* Thoroughness and organization is expected, as well as sound judgment



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