Job Title : IT Quality Tech Lead Analyst
Business : Institutional Clients Group (ICG) Technology
Function : Treasury and Trade Solutions
C Level / Officer Title : C13
Job Location : Chennai
Function Overview :
Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions group is built on the power of our network. Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS), provides integrated cash management and trade finance services to multinational corporations, financial institutions and public sector organizations across the globe.
With a full range of digital and mobile enabled platforms, tools and analytics, TTS continues to lead the way in delivering innovative and tailored solutions to its clients.
TTS offers the industry’s most comprehensive suite of treasury and trade solutions including cash management, payments, receivables, liquidity management and investment services, working capital solutions, commercial card programs, trade finance and services.
TTS counts 80% of Global Fortune 500, over 1,100 public sector entities and thousands of financial institutions amongst its diverse client base
Doing business In 160 countries and jurisdictions, and transacting in over 140 currencies, TTS processes some USD 4.0 trillion of client payments everyday
Collaborates with clients to deliver next-generation financial solutions using TTS Innovation Labs
Application / Team Overview :
Validation Management & Shared Services (VMSS) within TTS Technology is looking for an SME who can understand, articulate and implement best practices in testing of functional and technical enhancements to the various Asia applications platform.
Purpose of this role will be to provide technical and business leadership to a geographically spread diverse testing teams.
Role Description :
The SME functions as the conduit for their knowledge area, and applies their expertise to Lead technical and business testing team members in preparation and execution of test
Participate in requirements and design reviews with Product, Business Analysts and Development to assure that the product under development meets requirements and can be effectively tested.
Perform requirements reviews and traceability analyses to assess test coverage.
Develop test approach and strategies that are commensurate with project scope, complexity and risk of the business initiative.
Define test framework plans including planning and execution of test cycles (ST / SIT, Regression, Non Functional Tests etc.
in both agile and waterfall environments.
Understands, articulates, and implements best practices related to their area of expertise.
Depending on the work environment, the subject matter expert may lead or be an active participant of a work-group with the need for specialized knowledge.
Validate the requirements and deliverables that describe the product(s) or service(s) that the project / program will produce
Test the product(s) or service(s) towards the end of the project / program (user acceptance testing), using and evaluating it for accuracy and usability, providing feedback to the project / program team
Resolve issues relevant to project / program deliverable(s) within their area of expertise
Detail Role Specifications & Requirements Qualifications :
12+ years of relevant experience in Banking & Finance
Banking Products Experience with implementing various key Strategies and Tools
Technical / Functional Proficiency :
Rich experience and expertise in various Asia applications area
A domain expert in specific area backed by industry standard certification
Able to demonstrate an excellent grasp of business and operational processes in use in Citi in relation to the specified Product / Platform
Agile methodology & BDD experience will be an added advantage.
Knowledge of Oracle., PL / SQL, Stored procedures
Strong experience in leading / managing financial technology projects, using structured project tracing tools such as JIRA, Micro Focus ALM, MS Project or SharePoint
Extensive coursework / experience in quantitative analysis & statistical modeling will be a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be able to prepare presentations for executive level audience and familiarity with Power Point, Excel
Detailed-oriented, high level of intellectual curiosity and strong sense of ownership.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task effectively and work against tight deadlines
Good business acumen and the ability to connect analytics with business decisions
Strong analytical skills with hands on experience driving testing strategy
Leadership Skills :
Excellent organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task
Demonstrated sense of responsibility and capability to deliver quickly
Excellent communication skills. Clearly articulating and documenting technical and functional specifications is a key requirement.
Relationship builder and team player
Negotiation, difficult conversation management and prioritization skills
Flexibility to handle multiple complex projects and changing priorities
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Good analytical and business skills
Promotes teamwork and builds strong relationships within and across global teams
Promotes continuous process improvement especially in code quality, testability & reliability
Experience with Agile methodology