Citi Infrastructure Tech Specialist in Irving, Texas
Primary Location: United States,Texas,Irving
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Function: Technology
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: No
Job ID: 18057517
Citi Technology Infrastructure (CTI) provides the products and services that enable Citi's workforce, along with the majority of the financial solutions that Citi's customers rely on. We provide the critical technical foundation for Citi's operations through the infrastructure that runs business and general user computing services. We do this by working as one-team to deliver high quality, reliable and modern infrastructure technologies at the right cost. We drive to optimize the functionality and capability of the infrastructure technologies.
Product Management, a function within Core Infrastructure Services, is responsible for the end-to-end product delivery agenda of CTI, driving the provision of best in class offerings for Citi that are aligned to the Citi Technology Strategy and delivered with the right technology, the right service model and the right economics.
In CTI we are focused on delivering the best for our clients, and we know that to do this we need a talented team with diverse experiences, backgrounds and skills.
As a Product Manager, you will be working on products that are a part of the day to day work life of Citi’s workforce of 205,000 and/or provide the technology foundations for the majority of the financial solutions that Citi’s over 100 million Consumer customers, and 13,000 institutional clients rely on. Collaborating with team members, you’ll take products and new features from beginning to end, in line with our product governance processes. You will deploy new products, maintain and enhance existing products, drive awareness and usage, and measure the product performance ensuring positive user experiences, delivered at the optimum cost. You will drive the product inception and improvement process, seeking continuous improvement on product service levels.
The End User Storage Product Manager is responsible for document management for 300,000 staff at Citi. Including home drives ( I:Drive ) and shared drives on our NAS infrastructure, plus the product inception of CTERA on Object Storage and Box, a cloud-based document storage platform. And collaborating closely with the product managers of Sharepoint and OneDrive to deliver an end to end portfolio of solutions.
Drive the product inception process for new products and upgrades by preparing the business case and feasibility study, defining the service offering and catalog, enabling technical certification and product implementation by key partners, collaborating with the Product Marketing team to develop the communication strategy and roll-out approach, detailing the product offering, and preparing the product rate card
Benchmark new product opportunities across metrics such as cost, quality, capability etc. and enable product adoption mechanisms by checking for market-competitiveness, standardization potential, supportability and scalability and turn-around times
Develop Product Roadmaps that are endorsed by key partners
Create enhancement opportunities by reviewing existing metrics, analyzing trends and performance dashboards; strive for continuous improvement in product service level targets and offerings
Drive increase in product adoption by reviewing adoption rates and taking remedial action in cases of low or below target adoption
agreed by key partners and then actively track and monitor performance against these targets
Track the delivery of strategic product programs and decommissioning of non-strategic products and conduct annual product assessments with all parties/teams involved in the product lifecycle
Project Management: Experience leading projects or programs across multiple technical domains, business sectors and/or functions. Lays out a thorough schedule, uses achievements to track and handle the progress, looks for obstacles and develops contingency plans.
Technical Knowledge: Has a recognizable area of technical competence. Familiar with appropriate standards. Applies subject domain knowledge to meet organizational need/guide actions. Keeps up with current and possible future technological developments in the field.
Customer and Industry Knowledge : Consistently applies a business driver and marketplace focus when prioritizing actions.
Commercial and Financial Acumen : Identifies and monitors key indicators to gauge performance and identify trends, and makes decisions considering the bottom line.
Processes/Procedures: Considers the whole system - reviews the data (qualitative and quantitative information), and identifies activities, applies validated methodologies for business process improvement, and designs processes and procedures that allow leading from a distance.
Personal Agility / Continuous Improvement : Observes situational and group dynamics and selects the most appropriate approach to fit the needs of others. Takes on different assignments with different situations.
Problem Solving and Decision Making: Makes sound decisions. Considers relevant factors and uses appropriate decision-making criteria and principles. When making decisions, uses a mix of analysis, wisdom, experience and discernment. Assesses business needs, anticipates problems. Works independently and is self-directed.
Managing Innovation : Identifies assumptions and sees alternative ways to view or define problems. Is not constrained by thoughts or approaches of others. Views situations from multiple perspectives; brainstorms multiple approaches and solutions and can take a creative idea and put it into practice.
Stakeholder Management: Identifies key partners and their influence, implements techniques for communicating/engaging and managing expectations. Has frequent interactions. Finds the appropriate balance of completing claims by various groups of stakeholders, acting fairly and in consideration of cultural and ethical factors.
Effective Communication : Is able to effectively communicate across a number of communication settings and regularly does so. Takes time to consider what the partner knows and cares about, drafts messages, and rehearses so that they are confident delivering the content of the message. Seeks input, checks understanding and presents message in different ways to improve understanding.
Skills / Experience Levels
You have good communication, presentation, and analytical skills with the ability to articulate to key partners
You enjoy learning and love sharing your knowledge with others
You work independently and are self-directed.
You are a detail oriented and perseverant individual, who has confidence with analyzing data and producing reports, metrics and presentations. You have proficiency with MS PowerPoint, Excel, Access or other analytical tools
You have a positive attitude with the drive to get the work done
You enjoy collaborating and working as part of a cross discipline team.
You’re a self-starter with good problem solving skills, and you continuously look for ways to improve things.
You understand the importance of prioritization of your work.
Providing a great experience to the users of your product is important to you.
You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; Project and Product Management experience gained from a large, global technology or financial institutions organization.
Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.