Citi Business Analysis Sr. Manager in Irving, Texas

  • Primary Location: United States,Texas,Irving

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 16062815


I T Business Analysis Sr. Manager


IT Business Sr Analyst is a person who understands business change needs, assesses the business impact of those changes, capture, analyzes and documents requirements and supports the communication and delivery of requirements with relevant stakeholders. The IT Business Analyst is responsible for providing research, modeling, analysis, and guidance using operations research and data science techniques. The Business Analyst produces financial and operational reports and analyzes business performance metrics to reveal trends, correlations, dependencies, and gain other insights. In addition, the analyst monitors results, elicits requirements for projects or business systems, provides documentation for those business systems, and conducts cost-benefit analysis. Individuals act as a liaison between the business users and technologists. These individuals have a good understanding of both business requirements and of technology and are able to explain the business needs to the technologist and can "translate" technological terms and concepts to the business users/clients. Responsibilities may also include maintaining documentation requirements.

  • Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives for complex, high impact projects through in-depth evaluation of complex business processes, systems and industry standards.

  • Consults with the business clients to determine system functional specifications.

  • Partners with multiple management teams to ensure appropriate integration of functions to meet goals; identifies and defines necessary system enhancements to deploy new products and process enhancements.

  • Provides direction and technical leadership; acts as technical resource in all phases of the development and implementation process.

  • Evaluates new IT developments and evolving business requirements and recommends appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements to current systems.

  • Considers the business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment; identifies and communicates risks and impacts; proposes risk mitigation options.

  • Provides expertise in area and an advanced level of understanding of the principles of business analysis.

  • Possesses a comprehensive understanding of how own area and others (i.e. architecture or infrastructure) collectively integrate to contribute towards achieving business objectives.

  • Acts as advisor or coach to new or lower level analysts; allocates work.

  • Provides in-depth and sophisticated analysis with interpretive thinking to define problems and develop innovative solutions.

  • Influences strategic functional decisions through advice, counsel or provided services which directly impact the business.

  • Persuades and influences others through strong and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills.



  • BS/BA/BE degree, MBA preferred

  • Senior level experience in a Business Analysis role.

  • Experience of working with Agile Development Teams

  • Very strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to work at a fast pace in a team and adapt style to ensure the project is successful.

  • A self-starter who can proactively engage with peers and clients to ensure timely completion of deliverables.

  • Proficient in the use of the following: MS Visio, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint to develop Senior Executive presentations

  • Demonstrated strong execution capabilities in a large, complex transformation initiative

  • Subject matter expertise in Customer domain, Data Governance, Core Banking suite of applications

  • Ability to develop multi-year product and capability roadmaps for critical functions in the Banking industry

  • Proven experience interacting with stakeholders in diverse functions, levels to capture business/requirements and translate them into tangible scope of engagement

  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple Software product vendors to evaluate product capabilities, and engage with them effectively throughout the development lifecycle to ensure quality of deliverables

  • Demonstrated business development experience working with multiple vendors to provide scope, review their estimates, proposals and make recommendations

  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master in large, complex initiative using Agile methodology

  • Thorough understanding of and operational experience in Customer Management systems

  • Experience in developing approach for adoption of standards related to Data Governance, Data Quality, and incorporation of these standards into major transformation initiative

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with and/or prepare necessary reports for internal/external auditors, Data Governance Office, Regulators in the context of data standards adoption

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience of working on large / complex systems.

  • Some formal training in business analysis (e.g. IIBA certification)

  • Proven business analysis experience on large projects within a Risk, Finance or Front Office environment.

  • Able to take the IT during initiation phase of projects, working closely with business leads.

  • Detailed understanding of Financial products and Risk Management

  • Prior experience in Cloud enablement, Digitization of Banking services is a big plus.