Citi Service Center Budapest was established in was established in 2005 to serve 54 countries across EMEA and globally in some functions. We have grown over the years to boast over 25 separate functions, exceeding 1,500 employees and we continue to expand.

Quantitative Support-18060183

Job Purpose:

    The role will be to join the Quantitative Support team in Budapest and work alongside the global teams to help meet the current and projected demands from the business.

Job Background:

    Markets Quantitative Analysis Department (MQA) is a division of the Global Markets business and has responsibility for providing the analytical models which are used for pricing securities and risk managing the Firm’s positions throughout the Markets’ businesses. The scope of this work extends from the research into the mathematical derivation of the model, through the coding, testing, and documentation of the model for formal validation and approval, and finally to delivering the model both to the desktop and to Technology for incorporation into the Firm’s books and records systems. MQA’s responsibilities span the G10 Rates, Local Markets, Credit, Commodities, FX, Equity, Equity Hybrids and Mortgage/Securitised markets businesses.
    MQA Budapest is an integral part of the global structure of the department and plays a key role in the development of the core tools, processes and analytics.

Key Responsibilities:

    The role will involve tasks such as

  • Development and maintenance of the infrastructure, databases and productivity tools
  • Supporting the build, testing and release management of the pricing libraries
  • Developing and supporting batch processes and databases used for Relative Value analysis
  • Work on Regulatory and Governance based projects across a range of the asset classes
  • Performing data analysis and producing regular reports


  • Extensive training will be given to the candidate both onsite in Budapest and offsite in London and/or New York. The candidate will have daily contacts with supervisor(s) and will receive interactive training from various members of the Global team, including introduction and intermediary financial courses as well as Business training. The candidate will also participate to the team weekly meetings across regions.


    Development Value:

    The work will involve daily contact with the teams in London and/or New York and offers an excellent environment in which to work alongside top professionals across these disciplines to get a broad understanding of the Markets business. Extensive training will be given and it is expected that some of this will require some travel to London for a few days at a time for the first 3-6 months as a minimum.

Development Value:

    Knowledge and Experience:

  • 2-3 years relevant experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Sybase/Oracle/Mongo databases,
  • Proven track record of writing stored procedures and understanding of SQL
  • Previous experience of scripting using Perl, Python and VBA would be an advantage
  • Previous experience of data analysis and producing reports would be an advantage


  • Skills:

  • Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills
  • Thorough and detailed approach to accuracy are essential
  • Ability to follow procedures and operate within strict guidelines


  • Qualifications:

  • BSc / MSc Degree in Engineering or Computer Science


  • Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Ability to take ownership and proactively follow up on issues
  • Ability to work in a team and to work well under pressure in a Front-Office environment

Sector(s):

  • IT Development
  • Database Expert
  • Project Management
  • IT Operation, Telecommunication
  • Project Management
  • Full time

Experience required:

  • 1-3 years professional experience

Required language level:

  • English - higher advanced/fit for negotiation

Job location:

1134 Budapest, Váci út 35.

How to Apply:

Apply now to be part of this multicultural and dynamic team.