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Data Solutions Architect

Mississauga, ON L5B 3P7
**Job Background**

Citi is looking to hire an experienced Data Solutions Architect. We are flexible on their location assuming it is within our existing sites in Mississauga, New York, London, and Warsaw. This is a Senior Vice President role within the Financial Risk Technology team. The ideal candidate will have a mixture of strong business and strong technical skills. The focus for this role will be to deliver projects leveraging the XiNG Platform and more specifically delivering the usability for our Data solutions which will provide our clients with the ability to store and access the data inputs which are required for risk calculations as well as the outputs which come from these calculations.

Financial Risk Technology is involved in delivering solutions across all Markets businesses including the central business teams which leverage this data across Risk Management and Finance. Our goal is to build a strong culture of engineering and delivery where we put the business first while achieving all their complex goals of consistency, performance, efficiency, and transparency that a bank of the magnitude of Citi needs. This team develops and maintains Data solutions which will support the inputs for risk calculations and the outputs. This role will provide a unique opportunity to gain hands on direct exposure to our Data technology along with working closely with the users of that data to define the structure of the data for any cross Markets use cases.

The Data Solutions Architect is a strategic professional who closely follows latest trends in own field and adapts them for application within own job and the business. Typically a small number of people within the business that provide the same level of expertise. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Accountable for significant direct business results or authoritative advice regarding the operations of the business. Necessitates a degree of responsibility over technical strategy. Primarily affects a sub-function. Responsible for handling staff management issues, including resource management and allocation of work within the team/project.

**Key Responsibilities**

+ Providing leadership and strategic direction to the Business Analysts and Engineers focused on data solutions.

+ Delivering Data solutions for each stakeholder of cross Markets risk defining the structure and usability

+ Managing relationships with various business stakeholders

+ Partnering with a Data core team owning the DevOps aspects of our data solutions

+ Ability to be hands on as a Business Analyst and Engineer in this space of data technology solutions

+ Ensuring the solution has a working project management and Governance process as well as defining functional and technical specifications.

+ Improving development processes: Includes testing deliverables and reviewing Controls

+ Developing Talent: Mentoring and coaching junior members of the wider team

**Essential Experience/Skills**

+ More than 10 years experiences in a financial services firm

+ Prior development leadership experience is preferred

+ Engineering or Mathematics background is preferred

+ Experience in distributed in-memory database delivering performant solutions for a Markets business

+ Experience in distributed storage in processing of big data while delivering solutions for a Markets business

+ Demonstrated capability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with business stakeholders and front office technology teams

+ Proven ability to conduct research/analysis, organize findings and build plans

+ Knowledge of financial markets and Risk management

+ Experience of working with virtual teams will be preferred

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills

+ Educational Level: Bachelors Degree required. Masters is preferred.

+ Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria, may be considered for the role, and provided they have relevant skills and experience.

**Valuing Diversity**

Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce in global locations. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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.


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**Time Type:**

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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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