Business Analyst - Global Spread Products Technology Front Office Business Analyst

Citi is seeking a highly motivated Business Analyst for its Global Spread Products Technology team (GSP) that serves the Origination and Banking business. We are looking for a talented professional with a balance of technical and business acumen to partner with the business and guide the development of innovative technology solutions for the front-office Citi Capital Markets. The candidate will be a core member of the technology team responsible for leading and implementing projects to automate and enhance technology solutions for business.  Excellent opportunity to gain exposure to Origination and Banking business area and help resolve business’ technology challenges. Gain exposure and deep understanding of Loans, Bonds & Real Estate businesses.

Key Responsibilities:

- Work among a team of committed individuals to solicit and document system requirements to enhance business’s technology platform

- Record and organize system enhancement requests and issues in JIRA

- Work with software developers across multiple global regions to translate business requirements into technically feasible and efficient solutions

- Transition requirements to QA teams across multiple global regions and assist in formulate test scenarios and test cases

- Facilitate User Acceptance Testing (UAT), conduct demonstrations among peers and identify which roles and scenarios need to be tested by the business

- Collaborate effectively with Application Manager/s to ensure project deliverables remain on track and aligned with business goals

- Identify and communicate project risks as they arise and escalate when appropriate

- Prepare and deliver training materials for UAT and production roll out

- Investigate possible bug scenarios and production support issues

- Prepare Ad-hoc reports as requested by management

- Deliver material/presentations to Senior Management, internal and external clients

- Maintain meeting minutes and summaries to ensure effective and on-going communications across all team members

- Provide cross-coverage of other functions in the area when needed


Skill and Qualifications:

- Undergraduate degree in business, MIS/computer science

- 5-7 years’ experience in business analysis in technology area

- Familiarity or the ability to quickly understand and formulate application level requirements pertaining to complex workflows, or integration with external applications

- Deep familiarity with full software development lifecycle, particularly agile

- Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills with tremendous attention to detail

- Solid understanding of fixed income products such as Loans, Bond

- Experience with investment banking, loan origination, affordable housing lending and investing a plus

- Strong working knowledge of databases, SQL, DML, DDL , Stored Procedures and functions with working experience and ability to correlate the relational data to application functionality.

- Superb analytical, written and verbal communication skills

- Proficient at writing and delivering business requirement documents and presentations

- Attention to detail and meeting deadlines

- Ability to multi-task and work under pressure

- Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Project, Visio, PowerPoint,

- SDLC Tools – Experienced with JIRA and familiarity with Bitbucket, Teamcity, uDeply is a plus

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Job Location: New York, New York, United States
Date published: 4-Jan-2019
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