Barclays Snr Business Analyst in New York, New York
Job Title: Senior Business Analyst Location: 745 Seventh Ave, New York, New York
About Us// Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.
About Barclays in the US
Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the US. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.
Equities and Funds Structured Markets (EFS) Solutions is Barclays’ dedicated cross-asset structured solutions provider and the primary business which trades Equity Derivatives in the bank. EFS covers a variety of business lines, including Arbitrage, Volatility, Exotics, Fund Linked derivatives and Convertible Bond trading.
Trading desks are currently in London, New York and Hong Kong with sales in offices worldwide. EFS is a vibrant and exciting business which has undergone spectacular growth in terms of trading volumes, global coverage, the breadth of product coverage and the revenue it generates for the firm.
Overall purpose of role
- IT business analyst role to drive the functional analysis and design of our global, in-house equity derivatives trade capture and lifecycle processing system.
- The role will include a mixture of product on-boarding, workflow, feature enhancement, inter-system messaging and regulatory change.
Your Role * Work within a global team of business analysts and with users from EMEA, AMER and APAC, to define functionality needed to support trade capture and lifecycle processing of equity derivative products. * Produce highly detailed functional specification documentation, aligned with the system functional architecture. * Ensure consistent product functionality across the system architecture and regions. * Assigned work will involve on-boarding new products to the system, adding feature enhancements, integrating with other Barclays IT systems to provide front-to-back straight through processing and enhancing the system to comply with regulatory change. * Stakeholders include Sales, Trading, Business Managers, Middle Office, Compliance and Product Control. * Work closely with developers and testers who are located in multiple geographic locations.
Basic Qualifications/Skills** * Bachelor Degree or equivalent work experience required, preferable in software development, computer engineering, project management or related field * 6 years work experience in a Business Analysis position related to information technology or software development. * 6 years of strong competency in IT business analysis and functional design
Preferred Qualifications/Skills * 2 years in Equity Derivatives domain * Detailed knowledge of financial products, with key knowledge of equity derivatives products such as options, swaps, exotics and structured securities. Knowledge of other asset class products such as commodities, cash equities and fixed income is beneficial. * A clear understanding of the steps involved in front-to-back trade capture and equity derivatives lifecycle processing. * Strong communication skills to work across departments with users of different levels of seniority, with an aptitude to multi-task. * Critical and analytical reasoning skills and a high attention to detail, to ensure that all logic paths are identified and understood. A background in science, technology, engineering or mathematics is beneficial. * Technical system skills, such as database SQL querying. Some prior development experience is welcomed. * Experience of working with Agile project methodology and associated tools, such as JIRA and Confluence.
Risk and Control Objective All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
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Barclays Values & Diversity Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
Title: Snr Business Analyst
Location: NY-New York
Requisition ID: *90187922