Grid Operations Analyst - AVP

  • Citi,
  • Irving, TX
  • 2 hours ago
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Job Description

Job Overview:

The Grid Operations Analyst Analyst will work as a key member of the Grid Services team. This person will work closely with business and developments teams to optimize highly parallel workloads onto Grid platform, leveraging modern and innovative technologies in order to deliver the optimal performance in the most cost-effective manner.


  • A strong understanding of Grid computing infrastructure (IBM Spectrum Symphony) parallel computing (MPI, SHMEM, OpenCL, CUDA, MapReduce).
  • Previous experience with compute scavenging/harvesting for on-off-prem
  • Ability to employ a methodical approach towards evaluating new and emerging technologies that will have a direct and measurable impact to one or more business units within Citi.
  • Reporting to the GRID Operations Manager, this individual will be responsible for the support of IBM Platform Symphony.
  • Senior member of the CTI Grid Operations team in maintaining a central grid compute utility for multiple businesses including ICG, Consumer Banking, GTS.
  • Provide technical support to various application teams to on-board new applications, computational/quantitative; onto the Grid Infrastructure.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work effectively on individual tasks and work well within a team dynamic.


  • Strong background on Linux and/or windows systems administration skills in standalone (bare metal), cloud or virtualized environment.
  • Experience with Bash, Python, or Perl and ability to create and utilize scripts to complete tasks on large groups of servers
  • Knowledge and experience with Chef cookbooks, recipes, nodes, runlists, and attributes and how it integrates into cloud provisioning and configuration tasks
  • Understanding of Ansible and its use as a devops tool to support automation of manual tasks
  • Experience with agile scrum practices
  • Familiarity with storage and backup technologies and its integration with virtual machines in a shared clustered environment (SAN, NAS, NetApp, NFS, GPFS)
  • Working knowledge of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS cloud architectures and the capabilities and challenges involved with their implementation in cloud environment
  • Knowledge of public cloud provider such as Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Additional Skill Sets:

  • Familiar with Global Security Framework (GSF) and all its components and registration processes.
  • Experience with data center operations and OS build processes.
  • Working knowledge related to auditing and compliance.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience


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Company Information

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.

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Position Id : 21264780
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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