Technology - Market Data Business Analyst - Assistant Vice President

Citi (Hong Kong, Hong Kong) 23 days ago

The IT Quality Sr Analyst is a seasoned professional role. Applies in-depth disciplinary knowledge, contributing to the development of new techniques and the improvement of processes and work-flow for the area or function. Integrates subject matter and industry expertise within a defined area. Requires in-depth understanding of how areas collectively integrate within the sub-function as well as coordinate and contribute to the objectives of the function and overall business. Evaluates moderately complex and variable issues with substantial potential impact, where development of an approach/taking of an action involves weighing various alternatives and balancing potentially conflicting situations using multiple sources of information. Requires good analytical skills in order to filter, prioritize and validate potentially complex and dynamic material from multiple sources. Strong communication and diplomacy skills are required. Regularly assumes informal/formal leadership role within teams. Involved in coaching and training of new recruits Significant impact in terms of project size, geography, etc. by influencing decisions through advice, counsel and/or facilitating services to others in area of specialization. Work and performance of all teams in the area are directly affected by the performance of the individual.


  • Responsible for initiatives related to User Acceptance Testing (UAT) process and product rollout into production, making recommendations of solutions and improvements. Responsibilities may also include software quality assurance testing.
  • Conducts complex process monitoring, product evaluation and audit assignments; reports issues and makes recommendations for solutions.
  • Ensures project standards and procedures exist, are fully / clearly documented and followed throughout the software development life cycle; makes recommendations for enhanced documentation.
  • Monitors products for conformance to standards; monitors processes for conformance to procedures; identifies risks and recommends solutions; ensures annual organizational reviews of standards and procedures are conducted.
  • Documents findings and performs root cause analyses to provide recommended improvements. Independently recommends solutions and improvements to existing standards and procedures; collaborates with other areas in technology to develop new standards and procedures.
  • Ensures all corrective actions are assigned, documented and completed. Verifies traceability in project work products. Gathers, maintains and creates reports on quality metrics.
  • Exhibits sound understanding of concepts and principles in own technical area and a basic knowledge of these elements in other areas.
  • Requires in-depth understanding of how own area integrates within IT Quality and has basic commercial awareness.
  • Acts as advisor and mentor for junior members of the team.
  • Makes evaluative judgments based on analysis of factual information in complicated and novel situations and provides solutions to problems.
  • Has direct impact on the team and closely related teams by ensuring the quality of the tasks/services/information provided by self and others.
  • Requires sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills to exchange complex information.
  • Performs 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.


  • 5-8 years experience in an IT Quality role.
  • Demonstrated execution capabilities.
  • Development experience in a fast-paced, time-to-market driven environment Experience with test automation, test scenario and test scripts creation and modification Comfortable with writing complex queries Experience with reporting tools. Hands on experience with testing automation tools.
  • Project management experience preferred


  • Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience

Primary areas of responsibility will be:

  • The Market Data Advisory to business, liaise with CAOs, Regional Product Heads, Business Unit Managers etc.

  • Working with APAC Market Data colleagues to ensure coverage of APAC (including Japan) Market Data within the business.

  • Working with Global colleagues across the Market Data team to effectively execute on global and regional initiatives.

  • Contract review to cost effectively procure services for business (working with business to understand requirements and ensure we are providing most appropriate service, working to remove any duplication).

  • Review of product/service request from business to ensure suitability and correct inventory reflection/allocation.

  • Get involved in various projects roles e.g. Non-real time data rationalization project, Data Notification process, Market data Desktop review process amongst others.

  • Assist Market Data teams where BA expertise is required.

The role will require a broad set of responsibilities including strong business relationships, vendor management, setting agendas and initiatives while conducting product comparative/gap analysis. This person will need to be confident and client facing.

  • Requisite Qualifications: 

    This position will require fluent in English and Cantonese (Japanese advantageous).

  • Market Data industry experience with proven track record in Market Data and Business Management.

  • Experience of presenting Market Data financials/spend and reporting.

  • Product comparative/gap analysis. Product knowledge of the major Market Data vendors.

  • Awareness of possible compliance issues that may arise by incorrect use or licensing of Market Data. 

  • Contract renewals process, flows and negotiation skills.

  • Market data inventory system understanding.

  • Entitlements and permissioning systems knowledge.

  • Appreciation of technical delivery systems used for Market Data, both real time and non-real time. Experience in non-real time market data is preferred.

  • Technical abilities: Excel, Access/SQL, SharePoint.


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Technology Quality


Time Type:

Full time


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