Saturday , April 20 2024

Barclays Careers – Business Analyst

Website Barclays

About the job

Technical Business Analyst


As a Barclays Technical Business Analyst, you will be part of Group Functions CIO (GF CIO) who are responsible for executing change delivery across the Finance & Controls portfolio. You will work to understand business problems, often helping to bridge the gap between the customer / business stakeholders and teams with a technical focus. Accordingly, you must combine a knowledge of their business area with an understanding of the products, services or technology that they are working with.

Barclays is one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

This opportunity is open to flexible working arrangements. Such as working from home, flexible or compressed hours, and part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please apply and discuss this with us during the hiring process.

We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?

  • Collaborating with Controls Technology leads and Product owners to understand business imperatives, documenting outcomes and translating them into technical objectives
  • Working with external and internal stakeholders to flesh out the requirements, identifying interdependencies, document user stories with acceptance criteria in agile environment
  • Engaging with internal teams for development of integrations and interfaces required for the business outcomes
  • Constructing application and process flow diagrams, data flows (with data models and meta data) for internal and vended applications in line with business requirements
  • Supporting functional and regression testing for go-live of internal/external applications
  • Serving as the SME for business and functional domain knowledge, working closely with the Product owners and suppliers
  • Keeping in close touch with, and contributes to current developments in the relevant technical specialties within Barclays, own industry and outside
  • Adhering to Policies & Standards appropriate to the role – outlined in the Code of Conduct and mandatory trainings

What We’re Looking For

  • Good knowledge of business analysis techniques – including gathering requirements and documenting functional design, process flows and data analysis
  • Solid analysis skills, with the ability to analyse a range of data, using various systems and being able to present back, and provide recommendations
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and analytical abilities
  • Solid Interpersonal and Communication skills, including negation and influencing skills

Skills That Will Help You In The Role

  • Experience in using MS Excel, Visio, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Good knowelage of Agile (Scrum and Kanban), and waterfall methodologies
  • Excellent knowledge of Lifecycle Management and project management tools: Rally, JIRA, Confluence

Where will you be working?

Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one – by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.

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