Graduate Programmes at Barclays
Our Graduate programmes deliver immersive experiences, transformative development and incredible support – giving each graduate the best possible start to their career. You’ll learn continually. From bespoke training to courses on our e-learning platform, you’ll become more capable and better-equipped every day.
Whichever programme you choose, you’ll do meaningful work, discover resources to help you build a long-term career and develop your skillset with the guidance of a hand-picked line manager and a dedicated talent coach.
Aug. 09, 2021
COO & Functions
Campus - Analytics
Graduate Full Time
The team that delivers world-class solutions
Our industry-leading Quantitative Analytics team provides modelling, analytics development and valuable quantitative advice. This team partners with our traders and risk managers, delivering solutions for derivatives pricing, risk management, changes in markets structure, capital utilization and strategic technological advancements. Join us as an associate and discover where technical discipline and business intersect.
The chance to make an impact
As a Quantitative Analytics associate, you’ll gain valuable exposure to real world problems in our dynamic and invigorating environment. Your experience at Barclays will begin with intensive training, covering product and business knowledge as well as other skills you’ll need for a successful start. After training, you’ll join a specific desk and work with a broad spectrum of colleagues, becoming an essential part of the team that provides expertise across trading businesses and to group-wide Risk and Treasury functions.
In this intensely mathematical or computer science role, you may:
- use models and quantitative techniques in practice
- research and implement new models
- expand our computational platform.
A place where you can thrive
At Barclays, you’ll be surrounded by people who will help you achieve your ambitions. Our collaborative, supportive environment gives you the chance to build solid relationships with senior leaders, peers and clients alike. What’s more, dedicated programme managers will support and advocate for you throughout the first eighteen months of your career at Barclays.
During the programme, you’ll also:
- participate in formal and informal training designed to give you the knowledge you need when you need it
- receive detailed performance coaching and feedback
- have opportunities to expand your network and develop leadership skills.
Your role as a Quantitative Analytics associate will provide you with the skills and experience needed for a successful career in the world of finance. The programme will help provide a visible path to the necessary steps for promotion to vice president and the tools to get you there.
To be considered for this programme, you must:
- successfully complete a PhD or Masters degree in a technical discipline such as physics, mathematics, quantitative finance, statistics, computer science or similar
- have a graduation date between December 2021 – June 2022.
Ideally, you would also have:
- strong logical thinking, problem solving, mathematical and programming skills (C++, Python or R)
- communication skills and team-orientation.
It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
What you get in return
However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.
What makes a successful Graduate at Barclays?
These key qualities will help you lay a solid foundation for success on our programmes. From day one, we’ll help you further develop and strengthen them.
There’s no other business quite like Barclays. There are no other careers quite like ours. We’re here to champion your development, and we truly want you to enjoy your career journey. We’ll give you all the support and encouragement you need to make the most of this experience. And you’ll have the chance to make a genuine contribution to our inclusive culture and support our purpose as we serve our customers, clients, communities and colleagues.
More about working at Barclays
We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Respect: We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
Integrity: We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
Service: We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
Excellence: We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
Stewardship: We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
Barclays offers a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture. A place where people can bring their whole selves to work and be respected for who they are, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community.
We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.
We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a Carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.