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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. 25, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90304211

Job description

Business Analyst - Credit Risk
Prague


As a Barclays Business Analyst you will analyse changes in output measures, attributing that change to a specific functional point and obtaining consensus with business users the appropriateness of that change. The Credit Risk Engine uses advanced Monte Carlo techniques to calculate Potential Future Exposure, Expected Exposure  at a portfolio level for all trading activity across derivatives and security financing, incorporating the benefit of netting and collateral.

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?
• Reviewing the impact of proposed changes on business areas and processes
• Assisting in the preparation and execution of User Testing including Impact Analysis
• You will identify/anticipate obstacles and analyse and propose resolutions
• Acting as the bridge between the business, IT and other businesses
• Providing go-live and post implementation support
• Developing and delivering user procedures and training
• You will adopt and evolve the agile approach


What we’re looking for:
• Bachelor’s degree in an Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics or Scientific discipline
• Strong analytical skills, methodical approach with good attention to detail
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Previous Credit risk business domain knowledge


Skills that will help you in the role:
• Ability to use own initiative to resolve issues/ investigate and find solutions
• Ability to use Excel for data analysis spotting patterns and exceptions in large data sets
• Experience of using SQL for data extraction
• Ability to assimilate information quickly and make informed decisions


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.



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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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