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SVP Data Scientist , Surveillance Design and Implementation

Company: Citigroup Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Serves as a compliance risk officer for Independent Compliance Risk Management (ICRM)'s Surveillance team responsible for the design, implementation, and oversight for a suite of surveillances designed to detect behaviors that may violate regulatory rules or internal policies and procedures. When potentially anomalous behavior is detected, the team is responsible for escalating the activity and working collaboratively with partners across the first and second lines of defense to determine the appropriate resolution of the matter, which may include employee discipline. The ICRM Global Surveillance platform encompasses a number of surveillance related portfolios including trade surveillance, e-communications and voice surveillance, employee trading, outside activities surveillance, and information barrier surveillance.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating, enhancing and implementing surveillance scenarios and conducting surveillance reviews. Improving surveillance tools and applications by coordinating with Information Technology on the timely implementation of enhancements and proactively addressing potential issues.
  • Gathering, reviewing, investigating and analyzing trade data as well as responding to regulatory inquiries from each of the major regulatory bodies (e.g. FINRA, SEC, CFTC). The response process includes compiling all requested documentation, analyzing the results to identify potential issues, escalating potential risk issues to the appropriate coverage areas and providing input on potential corrective action plans designed to address issues that are identified.
  • Participating in ad-hoc requests, special projects and regulatory exams directed by other organizations within the compliance or legal departments.
  • Other responsibilities include: overseeing the monitoring to adherence to ICRM's Risk Policies and relevant procedures; preparing, editing and maintaining Compliance program related materials; interacting and working with other areas within Citi, as necessary; and keeping abreast of regulatory changes, new regulations and internal policy changes in order to further identify new key risk areas.
  • Interacting with global counterparts in regards to the governance of their surveillance portfolio.
  • Additional duties 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.Qualifications:
    • Expertise of Compliance laws, rules, regulations, risks and typologies
    • Ability to organize workflow, ideas and materials
    • Experience with drafting Business Requirement Documentation (BRD)
    • Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills
    • Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive
    • Self-motivated and detail oriented
    • Advanced presentation skills with the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions through concise and clear messaging
    • Ability to work collaboratively with regional and global partners in other functional units; ability to navigate a complex organization; to influence and lead people across cultures at a senior level
    • Experience in managing regulatory exams and relationships with examiners, auditors, etc.
    • Awareness of regulatory requirements including local and US laws, international and industry standards
    • Advanced knowledge in area of focusEducation:
      • Bachelor's degree; experience in compliance, legal or other control-related function in the financial services firm, regulatory organization, or legal/consulting firm, or a combination thereof; experience in area of focus
        • Five to eight years of experience in data science, machine learning, quantitative research, quantitative analysis, advanced statistical methods, surveillance design, and/or data modeling required
        • Experience designing and prototyping surveillance patterns using time series analysis, features engineering, random forest, natural language processing, and/or advanced statistical methods highly desirable;
        • Prior experience managing and delivering surveillance projects highly desirable
        • Proficiency in programming languages and packages for data science (e.g. Python, Scala, TensorFlow) required
        • Big data and cloud computing experience highly desirable
        • Assess and adapt latest trends in data science for application within ICRM surveillance,.
        • Serve as subject matter expert for strategic surveillance design,
        • Assess and advice on methodological alternatives for data science solutions,
        • Lead and mentor junior data scientists. ------------------------------------------------- Job Family Group: Compliance and Control ------------------------------------------------- Job Family:Surveillance ------------------------------------------------------ Time Type: Full time ------------------------------------------------------ Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi .View the "EEO is the Law " poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement .View the EEO Policy Statement .View the Pay Transparency Posting ----------------------------- Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

Keywords: Citigroup Inc., Jersey City , SVP Data Scientist , Surveillance Design and Implementation, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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