Web Data Analyst

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Web Data Analyst-18072283

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 explains 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.

About Citi Research

Citi is a respected global leader in Investment Research and Analysis, with more than 300 analysts who follow more than 3,300 companies in dozens of industry groups and with securities trading in over 50 countries. We publish thousands of research reports annually on subjects ranging from promising new biotechnology discoveries to the dynamics of paper pricing in the global marketplace. Citi’s equities business is one of the largest and most established, both regionally and globally. Our clients include the world’s leading institutional investors and high net worth individuals and we provide these clients with value-added, independent, insightful and actionable investment advice.

Role Outline/Job Summary

Citi Research in Buffalo is a full research office working with Equities Research, Fixed Income Research, Commodities Research, Equity Quant and Strategy teams. This role is part of the Innovation Lab team, which handles web-scraping, geospatial and data science projects for sectors across Citi Research.

We are looking to hire a Web Data Analyst (web scraper) to join the Web-scraping team. The successful candidate will work with the team and perform data extraction from major websites, public datasets, and subscription services to help identify trends and spot investment opportunities. The Web Data Analyst will be responsible for all aspects of the data collection, working with Analysts on requirements, building out the Web Scraping jobs using Kapow, collecting data, working with technology teams on loading the data and post data aggregation requirements in Oracle SQL. The candidate will be part of a global team, strategically located in the major regions to perform these duties.

Role & Responsibilities:

• Key Accountabilities:
o Act as a resource to Analyst teams in developing new proprietary datasets
o Interface with global team of Data Analysts to provide high level of service
o Act as curator of new datasets, documenting and performing quality checks
o Support of jobs that are built out to create new data sets
• Compliance Responsibilities
o Comply with the ethical standards contained in the Code of Conduct
o Adhere to firm policies and procedures, regulatory and legislative requirements
o Comply with Citi Research policies and procedures, and stay up to date with all training requirements


• Recognized Bachelor’s degree in any stream (such as IT, Sciences, Commerce, Arts)
• 1-3 years of relevant experience (using relevant software programs, programming tools etc.)

• Technical/Specialist skills/Competencies
o Exposure to a variety of software programs, analytical, statistical or programing tools a plus
o MS Office suite, including advanced Excel proficiency
o Prior skills with 3rd party web scraping tools like Mozenda, Kapow
o Regular Expressions and basic knowledge of HTML
o Knowledge of DOM Navigation using tools such as XPath or CSS selectors
o Experience in any SQL query language (Oracle SQL a plus)

• Personal Attributes/Interpersonal skills
o Positive work ethic to sustain working under time constraints, while managing priorities
o Highly analytical with a passion for financial markets
o Ability to learn new subject matter quickly
o Strong communication skills
o Exceptional attention to detail

  EEO Statement: Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity  Pay Transparency: Citi won’t discriminate against anyone for discussing pay, but those with access to pay data in their work can’t disclose it unless responding to complaints/investigations or legal requirements.

22 February 2019
Location: United States New York Buffalo
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
Research and Fellowships
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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