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IT Business Lead Analyst

Company: Citigroup Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Citi's technology team is growing at lightning speed, and we're looking for talented technologists to help build the future of global banking. Our teams are creating innovations used across the globe - we're changing the way people bank and how the world does business. Citi's technology team supports business operations in 100+ countries, across multiple lines of business spanning both Institutional and retail businesses. The group works to optimize the IT environment by standardizing production platforms, reducing complexity, and introducing innovative solutions that provide new business capabilities, reduce total cost of ownership, and create a competitive advantage for Citi. Join an environment with a laser focus on growth and progress, and take your career to the next level through the power of Citi's unmatched globality and vast expertise.

The IT Business Lead Analyst is a senior-level position responsible for liaising between business users and technologists to exchange information in a concise, logical and understandable way in coordination with the Technology team. The overall objective of this role is to contribute to continuous iterative exploration and investigation of business performance and other measures to gain insight and drive business planning.


  • Provide input during development and implementation phases, including formulation and definition of systems scope, objectives and necessary system enhancements for complex, high-impact projects
  • Identify and communicate risks and impacts and propose risk mitigation options, considering business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment
  • Consult with business clients to determine system functional specifications and partner with multiple management teams and other units to meet organizational objectives
  • Evaluate new IT developments and evolving business requirements and recommend appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements to current systems by analyzing business processes, systems and industry standards
  • Provide in-depth and sophisticated analyses with interpretive thinking to define problems, develop innovative solutions and influence strategic functional decisions
  • Supervise day-to-day staff management issues, including resource management, work allocation, mentoring/coaching and 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.


  • 6-10 years of experience
  • 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
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of business analysis


  • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master's degree preferred

Technical Skills

  • Strong analytical skills that can help develop creative solutions to complex business problems in a simple clean manner
  • Excellent technical writing skills, capable of producing high quality requirements documents.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to explain technical and functional requirements in a in a clear, concise manner
  • Demonstrated understanding of to SDLC methodologies such as Agile and Scrum
  • Ability to understand/articulate technology architectures and design
  • Ability to Project Manage a program across various streams
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, Project, Visio, PowerPoint
  • Proficient in JIRA, SharePoint/Collaborate, SQL Queries (advanced)

Business Knowledge

  • Background in Prime Brokerage business and familiarity with various services that a PB provides
  • Specific experience in Client Reporting, Post Trade Processing lifecycle, cash management and financing options for Equity and Fixed Income products is a plus.

Additional Job Description This is an excellent opportunity to help take the Prime Finance Franchise to the next level working with the key stake holders with in the business, middle office and development teams to design technology solutions that provide greater scalability, improved controls and allow the business to seek opportunities.

Keywords: Citigroup Inc., Jersey City , IT Business Lead Analyst, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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