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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Commensurate with Experience


Lead Database Architect

  • Overview of Citi:

    Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. 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. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.


    Role Overview:

    The Database Architecture Lead Analyst is a strategic professional who stays abreast of developments within own field and contributes to directional strategy by considering their application in own job and the business. Recognized technical authority for an area within the business. Requires basic commercial awareness. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Significant impact on the area through complex deliverables. Provides advice and counsel related to the technology or operations of the business. Work impacts an entire area, which eventually affects the overall performance and effectiveness of the sub-function/job family.


    • Work as part of EQ Architecture team with EQ dev and Citi Tech Infra teams to determine structural requirements and developing solutions.

    • Ensure security of all information and computer systems and digital data.
    • Ensure adherence to Citi regulations and guidelines for technological systems and safeguarding of data.
    • Recommend upgrades and systems for purchase.
    • Trouble shoot and find solutions for systems issues that affect data storage as they arise.
    • Achieve architecture operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews, preparing and completing action plans, implementing production and quality standards, resolving problems, identifying trends, determining system improvements, and implementing change.
    • Meet infra financial objectives by forecasting requirements, contributing to budget discussion and identifying opportunities to reduce
    • Build awareness of organisational mission, goals, and business drivers, and confer with senior management to understand information requirements.
    • Determine platform architecture, technology, and tools.
    • Improve architecture by tracking emerging technologies and evaluating their applicability to business goals and operational requirements within Citi structure.
    • Communicate technology needs and strategy across EQ tech.
    • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, and participating in professional organizations.


    • Significant relevant experience
    • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
    • Management and prioritization skills
    • Ability to develop working relationships
    • Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities
    • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
    • Self-starter with ability to take the initiative and master new tasks quickly
    • Methodical, attention to detail


    • Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience, potentially Masters degree


    This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.


    What we Offer

    As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;


    • 23 days paid annual leave
    • Award winning pension scheme,
    • Life assurance and
    • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.


    In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.


    Our Select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

    Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi’s commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

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