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Credit Risk Business Analyst

Prague, Czechia

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Barclays Technology

In Barclays Technology, we build solutions that make life simple for our customers. Solutions that are global, agile and smart. As a part of our team, you'll recode and reimagine, learn and adapt. Rewire what the world needs, and look ahead. This is where you can be at your best. Where you can redefine the future of finance.

Key information

Date live Nov. 17, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90300949

Job description

Technology Business Analyst

As a Barclays Technology Business Analyst you will co-ordinate, plan and perform analysis tasks for your specialist applications and manage internal domain analysis resources for one or more components of a Programme. You will act as a reviewer and quality gate for analysis output, challenging IT to ensure root cause is addressed and the right design delivered for user requirements.

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.

What will you be doing?
• Working with the business to determine and document clear and concise businessrequirements through workshops for Credit Risk modelling methodologies
• Liaising with the Design authority and IT teams within RFT to ensure that all new components fit within guiding principles
• Following good processes and practices, as defined by the team standards; ensuring that documentation is complete, comprehensive and signed off
• Assisting with the prioritization and planning of key deliverables
• Reviewing documentation and provide feedback for components that are being implemented on the project
• Participating in the testing cycle and own the resolution of defects pertaining to requirement and design clarifications
• Raising key issues and risks in a timely manner to the Project Manager/Delivery Lead.
• Adopting and evolving the agile approach

What we’re looking for:
• Excellent analytical skills, methodical approach with good attention to detail
• Diligent and self motivated with a strong desire to learn
• Excellent organisational skills, ability to prioritise in a rapidly changing environment
• Clear, concise timely communicator, both verbal and written

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Understanding of Credit Risk domain fundamentals – E.g. Probability of Default, Loss Given Default, Exposure at Default & Potential Future Exposure and Limit Management
• Understanding of the Definition of Default to support changes to Credit Risk processes in readiness to changes to the EBA Guideline on the Definition of Default
• An understanding of data analysis techniques as well the applications 
• An understanding of project methodologies and their application within the organisation's project methodology

Where will you be working?
Our Prague office is based in the financial centre of Prague. We are part of the Operations and Technology Division, and as such, we try our best to stay at the top of our technological game. However, the technology itself is not the most important thing. What matters the most to us is the way our ingenuity can help provide better service to our customers and make life easier for our employees.


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.

Competitive holiday allowance

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

Success profile

To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.

Qualities we look for: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

Where do you want to take your tech career?

Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. People are our greatest asset. And that’s why we give our colleagues the opportunity and space to explore their ideas, and innovate on a global scale.

Find out more about what our leaders think the Barclays workforce of the future will look like.

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