Application & Data Custodian Lead at Citi bank - India

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Job Description SummaryThe Application & Data Custodian Lead is a position responsible for accomplishing results through the department to establish and implement new or revised application systems and programs in coordination with regional business and technology Bank teams.The overall objective of this role is toIdentify and act on opportunities to improve and update application software, data and systems.Improve and update micro services and APIs that power Citi digital channels like Mobile, Internet banking and open banking partners, using latest cloud native technologies and frameworks and ensuring to maintain its within EOVS.Ensure compliance with Citi’s system development lifecycle and information security requirementsImplement and maintain security controls to meet the requirements outlined by data owner and data steward from business.Application & Data Custodian LeadUtilize in-depth knowledge and skills across multiple Applications Business and Development product domain areas to provide oversight, formulate strategies across systems and applicationsManage operation, maintenance, versioning and upgrading of application(s) hardware and software throughout its lifecycle.Strong understanding of object-oriented analysis and design with excellent software development skills. Deep-dive and hands-on development of cloud native micro service pattern with spring boot is preferred.Serves as key player in the implementation of security governance, risk, compliance program across applications.Develop comprehensive knowledge of how areas of business impact the Data handling area through monitoring delivery of end resultsAppropriately assess risk and controls when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.Review and Analyze proposed data related solutions for projects by thorough understanding of integration with upstream or downstream touch points.Sound understanding of data quality, data architecture constructs, control parameters, data transmission, data processing and data access and working knowledge of Citi processesGood understanding of technology stack, solution skills, Backlog management of data integrity and accuracy issues.Should be a team player.Excellent Analytical skill to navigate unstructured problems and define solution Excellent communication & negotiation skill to manage the Business stakeholders as well as the business Data StewardActively participate in the training process to improve your skills, knowledge of software & Citi applications.As an Application & Data Custodian Lead, you are to ensure that you fulfill the outlined Duties and Roles/ Responsibilities.Duties:Track and maintain hardware and software inventories across applications being managed.Design and develop applications based on Java 8, Micro service Architecture, Spring boot/Spring integration and REST APIs on cloud platform and be hands on.Track and remediate code quality issues /application vulnerabilities leveraging agreed upon action plans and timelines with responsible technology partners and application teamsImplements the user access policies specified by data trustees.Ensures that data quality is sustained during technical processing (such as data entry or Extract-Transport-Load operations).Ensures that the recipient of a data extract receives a copy of the business metadata that corresponds to the extracted data.Ensures that changes to data content and controls can be audited.Advises trustees on technology solutions that support the type of access the trustee wants to provideShould be able to produce evidence in the form of logs, reports, document for Data quality and SLAs with various teams.Roles & Responsibilities:Application ManagementManage and keep application hardware and software inventories up to date and ensure continuous data quality is upkept and applications are not End of Version/ End of Life.Ensure all compliance activities (ARR/ ARP/ Entitlement Feeds/ Export Licensing Agreement/ COB/ Compliance VA/ Critical Data Asset/ Sensitive Data Management Attestations/ ID Management & Reviews/ Scans & Patches) are performed timely within defined SLA. Application Information Security and Code Quality GovernanceIdentify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels (software, third party components/ libraries, servers). Determine if success metrics are in place and if not, work to define them.Drive outstanding safety and soundness items across all teams to closure and turn it around to become prevention instead of reacting to issues.Manage partnership with TISO, BISO, Risk and Compliance team ensure that the application is delivered within the defined quality and timelineAnalyze, fix, build / configure and implement applications to address infosec/code quality/VA issues and ensure no repeat findings by ensuring checklist and updating knowledge base.Business and Data Architecture StandardManage and keep Data Dictionaries updated with current product versionPartner with Data Stewards for biz data definitionsData GovernanceData Custodians must coordinate with Business/Global Function Process Owners to maintain data in adherence with the retention guidelines.Data Custodians must facilitate safe, accurate and controlled sourcing, transport, access and storage of data at the application level.Data Stewards and Data Custodians must collaborate with Process Owners and Technology to fully execute required change management procedures.Data Quality Management StandardAt each stage of the data lifecycle, data must be assessed for the four control principles of Accuracy, Comprehensiveness, Timeliness, and Consistency. Each control principle is comprised of Data Quality dimensions detailed in the Data Quality Management process documents.Metadata StandardBusiness Process Owners, Data Stewards and Data Custodians must coordinate with Technology to create and implement the Data Lineage toolset within Citi’s environment, managing technical metadata in alignment and coordinating Data Lineage tasks and testing activities.Data Custodians together with Technology must deploy the Data Lineage tools for scanning data, establish connections and capture lineage using Data Lineage toolset while documenting data level lineage.Data Custodians, Data Stewards and Business Process Owners must review the changes to data lineage and communicate these changes to the applicable DGO and CDO.Data Management ActivitiesCoordinate with Data Stewards and other stakeholders in identification of CDEs, open Data Quality exceptions/ issues within their application and implement remediation identified by CDO in impacted data sources.Engage with Data Stewards & Data Providers regarding the review, maintenance and implementation of Preventive Data Quality controls to confirm data is captured correctly (e.g. maker/checker, data entry validation) and Detective Data Quality Controls to prevent Data Quality exceptionsReview and update Data Quality rules in applications and confirm accuracy and availability of data for decision support, regulatory and financial reporting, and compliance monitoring, in coordination with Business Architects by Data Domain & Data StewardsPerform Data Profiling (as needed) to discover, understand and provide transparency into inconsistencies in data, collaborating with Data StewardsQualifications:8+ years of relevant experience in the Financial Service industry covering full SDLC cycle and exposure to core banking domain areas such as accounting, savings, deposits, loans, authentication, payments and transfers and 3+ years of experience in data handling. Exposure to Citibank system knowledge preferred.Knowledge in API & Micro services design, Open Api Architecture, Public/ private cloud infrastructure and its Data handling.Experience in developing large scale applications based on Java 8, Micro service Architecture, Spring boot/Spring integration, REST APIs, Enterprise Architecture, XML, JSON, XSLT, Oracle and a good understanding in using tools like Jira, Bitbucket, Swagger Editors, Confluence/SharePoint, MS Office (Visio/Excel/PPTs), SOAP UI / Testing Tools, Ignite, IntelliJ IDE, Splunk, AppDynamics, Bitbucket , Jenkins, RLM etc.In Depth Knowledge in Data storage / Data quality/ Data transformations/ Data transfers and resolution of data quality issues and upkeep Data Dictionaries.Ability to understand technical infrastructure, including a deep understanding in application operations, data transfers, data sec


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