Citigroup IT Data Lead Analyst in O'Fallon, Missouri
The IT Data Lead Analyst position serves as a Data domain/portfolio lead supporting a specific area of the business. The IT Data Lead Analyst is responsible for helping the business shape, align, and optimize the data book of work within the specific domain/portfolio. The IT Data Lead Analyst is also responsible for oversight of the IT budget allocated to the data domain/portfolio along with working with various business partners to prioritize the work. The IT Data Lead collaborates with IT partners to complete high level estimates and secure capacity for the book of work. The IT Data Lead Analyst is responsible for understanding the Citi Data Management Policy (CDMP) and helping Data Management peers (i.e. Business Data Stewards, IT Data Custodians, etc.) to fulfill all the required documentation/processes in support of the data flow within specific domain/portfolio including but not limited to data lineage, data quality, technical metadata, business data dictionary and data controls.
On the delivery of the specific data projects themselves, the IT Data Lead Analyst works with business, data governance and IT partners to understand the data needs and identifies and documents the requirements for the project efforts. The Lead DA works closely with the identified business data owner/SMEs and performs his/her own research to understand the elements, performs data analysis, and gathers all necessary element attributes. The Lead DA serves as a requirement liaison between business and IT to ensure all questions are answered, requirements are clarified and necessary updates are captured. The Lead DA supports the development and testing through requirement development and validation. The Lead DA reports team activities to project management, team management, functional experts, team members, and project stakeholders. The resource will resolve cross-functional issues and involve appropriate functional units to ensure a seamless project implementation. As a Lead DA, the resource will lead/coach other DAs on the team, be responsible for an area of work and provide thought leadership for the Data Management space helping influence, support and progress the Data Governance strategy and the Citi Data Management Policy.
Experience with projects relating to data management efforts including but not limited to the implementation of a Enterprise Data Model, Operational Data Store, Metadata Repository and Master Data Management
Strong understanding of Data Governance concepts
Strong understanding of relational databases
Experience performing extensive data mapping exercises
Experience performing in-depth data analysis and data profiling activities
Strong ability to both write and interpret complex SQL
Experience mentoring/leading other data analysts
Extensive experience eliciting requirements during real time collaborative sessions with stakeholders located in different geographic locations
Strong interpersonal skills and techniques to solve dynamic problems; excellent teamwork skills
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with strong consulting skills
Experience identifying and implementing process improvement
Solid skills effectively managing multiple small to large projects simultaneously in a cross-functional environment
Strong organizational skills and ability to influence team dynamics
High degree of proficiency in project management methods and techniques
Ability to estimate work effort at project milestones for business/data analysis activities with progressively improved variance to actual effort as scope and requirements are refined
Ability to research, classify, and prioritize business, user, functional and non-functional requirements
Experience in varying SDLC methodologies especially Agile
Must have experience working with Mainframe, Client/Server, Web, and system architecture
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint) with extensive experience using Excel for data analysis
6-10 years of experience
Education: Bachelor's Degree/University Degree or Equivalent work experience
Master’s degree preferred
Successful Candidates MAY also have:
Knowledge of Mortgage and Retail business
Knowledge/experience using JIRA or similar requirement management tools
Experience facilitating the development and documentation of use cases and stories
Previous programming experience
Ability to read/interpret SAS code
Good understanding of interface design patterns and concepts
Job Family Group:
Business Analysis / Client Services
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