Application Support Senior Analyst (AVP)

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Application Support Senior Analyst (AVP)-19020060
 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. Team/Function OverviewPrime Finance support team comprises of Citigroup’s Agency Lending, Prime Brokerage & Securities Lending systems and focus on the support process and protocols. This team will also be responsible for providing technical expertise during the Disaster Recovery, Start of Day checks. The support team is tasked with the responsibly of ensuring high availability of Prime Finance estate to business.  Role / Position OverviewCITI is seeking a highly motivated candidate for the position of ‘Prime Finance Application Support Senior Analyst’ within our global support team located in Mississauga. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting our suite of prime finance applications specialized in Agency Lending, Prime Brokerage & Securities Lending applications. Key Responsibilities:Own; Provide L1/L2 support for mission-critical Prime Finance applications.Work closely with the development, QA and business support teams, and the Prime Finance business to determine strategy & priorities and to ensure that the team is meeting the business’ requirements.  Ensure team delivers on these priorities and communicated progress effectively to all stakeholders. Provide technical application support, monitoring the applications and technical platform, managing batch jobs, answer queries via phone, e-mail and other communication mediums. This group provides the detailed knowledge of the applications and the upstream and downstream dependencies.  For example, they should be able to understand the application processes, database schema as an expert, but would not typically being be expected to read and understand the application code. Perform appropriate problem solving tasks before passing to another team with previously agreed upon format, logs, etc. When dealing with major issues, the group would be expected to make key technical recommendations based on their knowledge of the systems and the process flows involved.Follow through to ensure each problem is resolved according to SLA. Effectively communicate issues and status updates with business support, regional colleagues, and development teams. Create and maintain a knowledge base to ensure that knowledge transfer takes place within the team. Liaise with business support teams and application development groups.  Development Value:
  • Develop Domain Expertise in Citi’s Prime Finance Production platforms
  • Opportunity to work across with Prime Finance North American businesses in Citi.
  • Significant interaction with senior technology and business partners.
  • Opportunity to develop support and technical expertise to work in a diverse team with varied strengths that handles critical business/technology issues every single day.
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience working in a technology Application Production Support environment.
  • Knowledge/experience of Incident, Problem, Change preferably on ServiceNow. Understanding of Software releases, ability to understand RISK assessment of Change.
Skills:Application Support Experience:
  • 6-8 years of strong Application production support experience in the financial industry
  • Experience using call/ticketing software
Linux: 4 - 6 years of experience Database: Good SQL experience in any of the RDBMS. Scheduler: Autosys / CONTROL-M or other schedulers will be of added advantage.Programming Languages: UNIX shell scripting, Python / PERL will be of added advantage.Microsoft:
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft based operating systems
  • Experience using/troubleshooting Office with emphasis on Word, Excel.
Other Applications:Knowledge / working experience of ITRS Active Console/other monitoring toolsKnowledge / working experience of Autosys/scheduler.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher with technology major
  • Hands on support experience with automation skills preferred
  • Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
  • Competencies
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Should be a self-starter.
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely; Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have good attention to detail and a strong commitment to quality; High levels of personal commitment, professionalism and integrity
  • Ability to have worked with offshore teams and operating in a virtual team environment
Citi Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Accordingly, we will make accommodations to respond to the needs of people with disabilities (including, without limitation, physical and mental health disabilities) during the recruitment process and otherwise in accordance with law. Individuals who view themselves as Aboriginals, members of visible minority or racialized communities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  

22 July 2019
Location: Canada Ontario Mississauga
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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