Citi Compliance Officer-Testing, Data Mining in Irving, Texas

  • Primary Location: United States,Texas,Irving

  • Other Location: United States,Texas,Dallas

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Compliance and Control

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16046180


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition at explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards at explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop to are widely available to all.

The Compliance Testing Data Mining Group (“DMG”) is at the forefront of addressing potential regulatory and compliance risks globally across Citi Global Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Institutional Client Groups (“ICG”), and Consumer Compliance Testing programs. The group focuses on providing Forensic Data Mining and System & Data Assurance capabilities by using an Integrated Operating Model of developing analytics, building data visualizations, automating test steps and continuous monitoring functions.

The Compliance Data Mining Officer will be responsible for planning, scoping, developing and delivering analytics that support the Global testing of regulatory compliance as it relates to Citi policies. As part of Compliance Testing, the candidate will work with business teams, compliance officers, and technology in order to understand various regulations, policies and processes, and the supporting data and systems to investigate, explore, and address business problems that pose the most risk to the organization.

The ideal candidate will have a depth of experience with large scale numerical and/or textual data analysis (Python, R, SAS, SQL), familiarity with Hadoop and related tools (Hive, Hue, MapReduce, Impala, Spark) and exhibit data visualization skills (Qlikview, Microstrategy, D3.js) This position will require someone that is comfortable taking initiative and developing innovative strategies to solve complex problems. The candidate should demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable leading others. Experience working and leading small, fast-paced teams is preferred.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design and implement data analytics as part of an effective Compliance Testing program

  • Coordinate with business, compliance officers and technology from the identification of the testing target through delivery of the analytic.

  • Articulate technical thoughts and ideas to a larger audience while influencing skills with peers

  • Translate the testing requirements into models/analytics using various data analytic and visualization tools.

  • Work with team members to translate the results from the analytics into impact on AML and regulatory/compliance risks for senior management.

  • Effectively perform quality control over the work of others.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required in any of the following: Finance, Information Systems, Computer Science, and Engineering (open to system, computer, industrial, electrical etc.), Accounting, Finance, and Economics.

  • Master’s degree preferred in any of the following: Business Administration, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Engineering, IS, Mathematics and Statistics.

  • 5+ years of database or data analysis skills in the Financial Services or related industry.

  • Excellent data analytic skills using SQL, T-SQL, or PL/SQL (SQL Server or Oracle).

  • Experience with data visualization such as Qlikview and/or Microstrategy.

  • Experience with Python/R/SAS is preferred, but not required.

  • Excellent verbal skills, both written and oral.

  • Proven ability to quickly assimilate and organize large amounts of new information and produce professional products (using Microsoft Outlook tools).

  • Proven ability to identify possible exceptions based on key risk indicators.

  • Proven ability to understand and document results, including the use of trend analysis.

  • Controls, Assurance/audit, or compliance knowledge is preferred.

  • Identify requirements from regulatory and senior management sources.

  • Create and maintain dashboards to periodically report on key risk, performance and compliance indicators.

  • Additional background in compliance, programming, or assurance/audit related fields is preferred, but not required.