IT Business Analyst

Belfast, United Kingdom
13 Sep 2020
13 Oct 2020
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You will be responsible for working in the Institutional Client Group (ICG) business, as part of the Information Services Group (ISG) organisation for one of the firms Enterprise Data Management applications - Security Master Central (SMC). You will work primarily with securities reference data across a wide range of Financial Products spanning Equities, Fixed Income, Derivatives and Structured Products. As well as working across major Programs and Projects within Securities, you are also likely to gain exposure to Pricing, Exceptions, Events & Document type data sets.

In this role, you will work as a Business Analyst as part of the Project Management (PM) and Integrations & Processing (IP) team in Belfast, working with internal businesses and their Operations & Technology teams across a wide range of technologies, systems and processes in support of our clients. You will make key decisions across a range of regulatory, technology mandatory and business focused engagements and become a key influencer and liaison in the use of our reference data by our businesses. Business requirements will be identified, clarified, understood, translated and implemented as an effective solution, collaboratively with our own and with other Operations & Technology teams.

The IT Business Analyst is an intermediate-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.


  • Formulate and define systems scope and project objectives through research activities and provide guidance to new or lower level analysts
  • Analyze business client needs, document requirements and new technology, and derive test cases
  • Define and analyze enhancements and assist in redesigning business processes and process automation
  • Prepare reports, metrics and presentations and exchange ideas/information in a concise and logical manner between business units and IT
  • Identify risk and consider business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment
  • Test systems to ensure projects meet requirements and identify system problems to develop solutions based on analyses
  • Resolve problems by translating business requirements into technical solutions and identifying and selecting solutions through the application of acquired technical experience and precedent
  • 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:

  • A Number of years in a similar role
  • Experience in data analysis with intermediate/advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills. Some SQL and other database experience
  • Understanding of Financial Markets a plus
  • Knowledge of applicable business systems and industry standards
  • Proven analytical, data analysis, organization and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse project portfolio
  • Consistently passionate for research, ideation and exploration with understanding of business analysis procedures and concepts
  • Consistently demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team with understanding of how collaboration accomplishes objectives

  • Education:

  • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience

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