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Receive bespoke support and coaching from the very best in the Data and Analytics business

Barclays Payments Data Scientists

Barclays is leading the way in enabling customers to use their credit cards and make payments in new ways. Bring us your enthusiasm, technical skills and analytical mind to help us stay one step ahead. We’ll give you an unrivalled insight into our fast-changing business, and all the training and expert support you need to become a Data Scientist. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to become an expert in Data and Analytics within our Barclays Payments Business.

Retail Banking Data & Analytics

At Barclays, we are working together to build a better bank, a more efficient bank that is safe, intuitive and that will support people and businesses responsibly and sustainably. A bank that knows its customers and clients, champions innovation and thinks digital first, offers trusted money management guidance and support, and provides personalised advice to match customer and client life goals. And it’s where we keep our eyes on the future, shaping what the best customer experiences will look like for years to come. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to become an expert in Data and Analytics within our progressive and respected Retail Bank business.

What to expect

Our one-year Data and Analytics Expert Programme focuses on helping you develop specialist expertise in Data and Analytics. The programme starts with intensive training covering the core knowledge and skills you’ll need to succeed. Then you’ll go straight onto a specific desk, collaborating with expert colleagues to deliver highly technical solutions for derivatives pricing, risk management, changes in markets structure, capital utilisation and strategic technological advancements. You’ll research, create and implement new models and expand our computational platform.

How you'll develop

This is job-based, hands-on training, as you build your skills on live projects that really matter. You’ll receive bespoke support and coaching from the very best in the Data and Analytics business: a line manager who wants you to succeed, and a talent coach who’ll be focused on your development. Together, they’ll help you to explore, develop and achieve mastery. And we’ll encourage you to learn, at your own pace, all the skills and techniques you need to thrive in the world of Data and Analytics at Barclays. Our vast suite of learning materials will always be at your fingertips. You’ll be surrounded by colleagues you can share with and learn from. You’ll gain membership of our global graduate network, with exclusive access to content, events and forums to support you and help you develop. And you’ll get the opportunity to have an impact on the communities in which we live and work.

By the end of your programme you’ll have gained all the understanding and skills you need to move into a fulfilling permanent role.

Who thrives here

We welcome people from any educational background, so long as they have a strong interest in data, business and finance.You’ll be curious and creative, agile and adaptable. You’ll be great at communicating and collaborating, competitive but caring. Motivated by pace and pressure, you’ll be driven to achieve and always search for the best solution. You’ll also be ready to develop a deep understanding of what we do, why we do it, and how your role impacts on our business outcomes. These are qualities that people at Barclays have in abundance, and we’ll help you develop and strengthen them from the day you arrive.

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Graduate development journey

Your development


Community Membership

Programme‑aligned Learning Labs

Professional Qualifications and Development

Self-paced training library

Talent Coach support

Launching your career

Your development

We’ve designed our graduate programmes so you can truly make the most of everything Barclays has to offer. From the minute you apply and at every step of your development journey we’ll be there with you, supporting you to succeed. We’ll surround you with bespoke coaching and support to bring out the best in you. We’ll support you with self-paced, 365-day continued learning. We’ll offer you plenty of opportunities to network with peers, experts and senior leaders across our global organisation. We’ll support you to succeed in every way, helping you understand what your future might look like and giving you the tools you need to achieve your goals.


Barclays is a rich, diverse, complex organisation with so much to offer. We want you to be equipped to navigate our business and get as much as you can from it. So, the focused training sessions in your induction programme are designed to give you the core knowledge and skills you’ll need to get off to the very best start. From our proud history to the way a bank works, from how we do things here to our strong commitment to sustainability, inclusion and citizenship we’ll help you understand just what it means to be part of Barclays. There’s also technical and leadership training, depending on your programme, and all of this will be reinforced throughout your development journey.

Community Membership

When you join our graduate programme, you also benefit from lifetime membership to our Graduate community . This is a lifetime-membership for Barclays graduates past, present and future. We're creating a vibrant global community that connects people across the business. It’s a chance for you to network, take ownership, gain insight and get inspired. Most of all, it’s a way to connect with your entire graduate cohort and support each other as you grow your careers.

Programme-aligned Learning Labs

Whether you are on our Explorer programme or our Expert programme, our Learning Labs provide bespoke continual training throughout your development. These immersive experiences will give you access to personalised learning that will develop your technical, business and leadership skills. Our focus throughout the whole journey is on giving you real, transformational development; preparing you in every way to make a major contribution to our ever-evolving business.

Professional Qualifications and Development

We take your development seriously, and that includes helping you to achieve serious professional qualifications and/or professional development, whichever programme you join. These may include:

  • Series / FCA regulated training where appropriate
  • Access to a bursary amount to select professional development to support your individual career and personal goals
  • Licenses to external online learning platforms to support advanced technical roles

Self-paced training library

You’ll be learning continually, from start to finish. Whether you’re building the hard skills you need to deliver in your role, or the professional skills to be brilliant in a business of this size, you’ll become more capable and better-equipped with every passing day. To help you learn at your own pace, you’ll have unlimited access, 24/7, to our comprehensive library of on-demand learning resources.

Talent Coach support

All graduates receive dedicated 1:1 support from their personal Talent Coach throughout the duration of their programme. They’ll help you find out who you are and guide you to where you want to be by suggesting approaches, strategies, learning interventions and a host of other techniques to bring out the very best in you.

Launching your career

This is your passport to the world of Barclays, a world in constant motion where every single one of us is always learning, changing and growing as our business evolves. Our programmes will give you everything you need to be agile and flexible enough to flourish in this fast-paced, challenging and rewarding environment.

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