AML KYC Testing Senior Analyst (C12)

Citigroup Inc. Kentucky , AR 72019

Posted 2 months ago

Citi's technology team is growing at lightning speed, and we're looking for talented technologists to help build the future of global banking. Our teams are creating innovations used across the globe - we're changing the way people bank and how the world does business. Citi's technology team supports business operations in 100+ countries, across multiple lines of business spanning both Institutional and retail businesses. The group works to optimize the IT environment by standardizing production platforms, reducing complexity, and introducing innovative solutions that provide new business capabilities, reduce total cost of ownership, and create a competitive advantage for Citi. Join an environment with a laser focus on growth and progress, and take your career to the next level through the power of Citi's unmatched globality and vast expertise.

The AML/KYC Cards Services Support Unit is an important component of Citi's Global Consumer Bank Know Your Customer (KYC) program in North America. This team is responsible for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of new customer and small business applications for NA Cards.

The AML/KYC Operations Execution team in North America Consumer and Commercial Cards is looking for UAT Analyst. The UAT Analyst will be responsible to execute test scripts, assist with data staging, and raise/troubleshoot defects as needed. This position will also write, review and revise test scripts for UAT. This position may be involved in defining and documenting project requirement for new initiatives as needed. This position will be flexible to also fulfill Ops Support Analyst responsibilities including but not limited to ensuring quality control and timeliness of CSSU processing for Bankcard and Citi Retail Services for North America Consumer and Commercial accounts.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Write and revise test cases and scripts based on requirements documents

  • Perform tests & retests; update QC Test Lab with the test scripts with appropriate test results, and verification of test results.

  • Log issues in the QC defect log and traceability update to the impacted test scripts in Test Lab for the defect.

  • Understand the requirements along with the UAT Test Lead and support the UAT Test Lead with HP QC requirement upload.

  • Participate in peer/quality review of test cases

  • Assist in data staging tasks for test execution

  • Ensure consistent communication of test execution status

  • Manage defect entry activities and work with development team to assist in defect resolution as needed

  • Report risks to UAT Coordinator/ UAT Test Lead for all gaps in UAT scope that may cause incorrect interpretation of UAT result.

  • Attend daily calls to address any data needs, test planning, and test execution

  • Assist with implementation of best practices and process improvements

Alternate Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

oEnsure proper execution and consistency with meeting all AML and KYC governing policies related to Screening.

oIdentification of, tracking of and reporting of defects identified

oCommunication/Partnership with Analyst for issue resolution

oTraining of staff

oWorkflow oversight

The Testing Sr Analyst is a seasoned professional role. Applies in-depth disciplinary knowledge, contributing to the development of new techniques and the improvement of processes and work-flow for the area or function. Integrates subject matter and industry expertise within a defined area. Requires in-depth understanding of how areas collectively integrate within the sub-function as well as coordinate and contribute to the objectives of the function and overall business. Evaluates moderately complex and variable issues with substantial potential impact, where development of an approach/taking of an action involves weighing various alternatives and balancing potentially conflicting situations using multiple sources of information. Requires good analytical skills in order to filter, prioritize and validate potentially complex and dynamic material from multiple sources. Strong communication and diplomacy skills are required. Regularly assumes informal/formal leadership role within teams. Involved in coaching and training of new recruits Significant impact in terms of project size, geography, etc. by influencing decisions through advice, counsel and/or facilitating services to others in area of specialization. Work and performance of all teams in the area are directly affected by the performance of the individual.


  • Supports initiatives related to User Acceptance Testing (UAT) process and product rollout into production. Testing specialists who work with technology project managers, UAT professionals and users to design and implement appropriate scripts/plans for an application testing strategy/approach.

  • Tests and analyzes a broad range of systems and applications to ensure they meet or exceed specified standards and end-user requirements.

  • Work closely with key stakeholders to understand business and functional requirements to develop test plans, test cases and scripts.

  • Works complex testing assignments.

  • Executes test scripts according to application requirements documentation.

  • Identifies defects and recommends appropriate course of action; performs root cause analyses.

  • Coordinates multiple testers and testing activities within a project.

  • Retests after corrections are made to ensure problems are resolved.

  • Documents, evaluates and researches test results for future replication.

  • Identifies, recommends and implements process improvements to enhance testing strategies.

  • Analyzes requirements and design aspects of projects. Interfaces with client leads and development teams.

  • Exhibits sound understanding of concepts and principles in own technical area and a basic knowledge of these elements in other areas.

  • Requires in-depth understanding of how own area integrates within IT testing and has basic commercial awareness.

  • Makes evaluative judgments based on analysis of factual information in complicated and novel situations.

  • Participate in test strategy meetings,

  • Has direct impact on the team and closely related teams by ensuring the quality of the tasks services information provided by self and others.

  • Requires sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills to exchange complex information.

  • Provide metrics related to the cost, effort, and milestones of Quality activities on a project level

  • Acts as advisor and mentor for junior members of the team.

  • Regularly assumes informal/formal leadership role within teams.

  • Perform other duties and functions as assigned

  • Appropriately assess risk 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.


  • AML Ops Business Analyst and/or AML Ops Support Analyst experience highly desirable

  • Knowledgeable of North America Consumer and Commercial Cards business preferred

  • Prior test experience on complex projects with multiple users is highly desirable

  • Working knowledge of Quality Center is desirable

  • Experience with creating, reviewing and executing test scripts

  • Well organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks at once in order to meet demanding deadlines

  • Must be able to follow projects that require very detailed analysis due to the impact to the business.

  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to see and take the next step in problem resolution

  • Knowledge of control points and identifying weaknesses in them

  • Proficient using collaboration tools and Microsoft office products including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and organizational skills

  • Ability to develop working relationships with business partners throughout North America

  • Ability to work within a team to achieve a common goal

  • 5-8 years

Testing Analyst experience

  • Familiarity with the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and how Quality Assurance methodology fits into the SDLC Knowledge of relevant operating systems, languages and database tools Knowledge of defect tracking systems and processes; including change management Knowledge of automated regression testing tools. Experience of testing trading platforms or similar software. Ability to work under pressure during tight dead lines

  • Requires methodical approach to testing and problem solving. Requires theoretical and analytical skills, with demonstrated ability in planning and operations

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills with a proactive attitude, always seeking opportunities to add value

  • Specific software languages will be dependent of area of business


  • Bachelor's/University degree or equivalent experience

This posting is for 3 open roles. Hiring Managers: Sherry Scholten, Kim Baer & Kevin McGee.

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