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Senior Business Analyst

Pune, Maharashtra

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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 Jun. 14, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90288234

Job description

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst

Location: Pune

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Risk and Control Objective

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.

Dynamic Working

Our dynamic working programme has been set up to help Barclays colleagues achieve an optimal work/life balance. Arrangements we offer range from working at home and changing regular hours to taking career breaks. Our Dynamic Working initiatives support colleagues at all stages of their lives, helping them with parenthood, caring, further studies and hobbies

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.

Introduction:

As a Senior business analyst your role will be helping to manage, change and plan for the future functional requirements in line with the banks goals. This could be for one specific project, or multiple projects within the organisation. As Senior Business Analyst will need to understand the current organisational situation, identify future needs and create solutions to help meet those needs, in relation to information and software systems.

The role will need to demonstrate excellent understanding of the way the organisation works and its operation, as you'll be helping the organisation to develop its functions, services and products to meet goals with internal and external stakeholders.

You'll also play a key role in communicating between internal departments and external parties, acting as a 'translator' where necessary to convey how information technology can support the organisation's needs.

This hands-on role will be responsible for business analysis, requirements capture, prototyping, business solutioning to enable project technical delivery team understand functional requirements

Senior Business Analyst is accountable to collate, own requirements specification, prepare Functional Specifications including Data-Mapping document.  The role would be working on a single complex project, or multiple standard projects, as Senior Business Analyst, collaborating with Architects, Solution Designers, Technical Delivery Manager, developers and testing teams.

As Senior Business Analyst is responsible for end to end Understanding of “as is” as well as new application functionality, including design and development aspects of the software components within the project scope, ensuring quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness in order to support the high performance delivery of change projects.

What will you be doing?

  • As Business analyst must support functional designing and solutioning ranging from migration, app development, automated monitoring, and provide guidance on testing complex frameworks and business functionalities
  • Communicate with internal colleagues to understand the needs of departments and the organisation as a whole
  • work with external stakeholders to understand and investigate feedback into the service, function, or product provided
  • use data modelling practices to analyse your findings and create suggestions for strategic and operational improvements and changes
  • consider opportunities and potential risks attached to suggestions you make
  • identify the processes and information technology required to introduce your recommendations
  • gain agreement, usually from senior management, of the best method of introducing your recommendations to the business
  • communicate the benefits of your recommendations across departments and help to address any uncertainty and concern
  • produce written documentation to support your work, report on your findings and to present to stakeholders when necessary
  • support staff and teams in making your recommended changes, including helping to resolve any issues
  • ensure plans are made and processes are created to evaluate the impact of the changes made, including taking responsibility for overseeing and reporting on this evaluation.
  • Requirements analysis involving review and study of existing system and data to assist with details on   design of application architecture, environment setup, build relevant data-models & embed configuration controls within services
  • Be prepared to be an active member of an Agile team and assist other areas when required
  • Effectively utilise Data-model to optimize our build quality and time-to-market.
  • Will be responsible for Data-Mapping, Data analysis, Assessing and designing data-models for change processes, systems, products and services on a change project
  • Ensure all governance, risk management, controls and compliance requirements are considered during development of requirements and designs
  • Develop and implement new business change processes, systems, products and services on a change project. Provide an aggregate high level view of the combined proposed solutions and ensure alignment with the change solution.

What we’re looking for:

  • Proven hands-on Business Analysis experience of minimum 3 to 5 years
  • Basic know-how about Technologies and languages like API, RAML, JSON
  • Basic understanding on Data Compliance
  • Basic knowledge about SQL, Oracle DB tools and Excel
  • excellent communication skills, with the ability to talk and present to a range of audiences, sometimes acting as a translator between parties
  • a passion for creating solutions with a positive attitude to change

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Should have had experience of working with cross cultural teams at multi locations.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Past Business Analysis experience in Retail Banking
  • Working knowledge on latest API related technologies and languages
  • Past experience with SQL Query, Oracle ER Studio like tools, Excel VBA and advance functions
  • Working knowledge of Data Warehouse technologies and tools like Hadoop, Teradata, AWS
  • Ability to write (i.e. readable, performing and supportable) PL/SQL /SQL queries on Oracle database and Data Warehouse, delivering the functionality detailed in the technical specifications
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to find ways to overcome obstacles and self-teach new concepts
  • Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or similar.

Where will you be working?

Pune

Be More at Barclays

At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.

Our Values

Purpose and Values

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.

Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.

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.

Our Diversity

We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits

Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.

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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I find that the work/life balance in my current role allows me to be more productive and flexible, to ensure my personal and professional ‘lives’ have the attention they need.

Patrick

Head of Client Management Application Support – Whippany, New Jersey

Barclays technology has a crucial role to play and I have relished the opportunity to be involved in game-changing tech programmes.

Amy

Business Banking and BFA Chief Information Officer – Radbroke, Knutsford

The great thing about Barclays is that I get to work on great technological pieces, while seeing the effect they have on this important business.

Martin

Electronic Trading Technology – Prague, Czech Republic

Barclays’ strong values of Service and Excellence are very much evident in the work we do. Our exciting tech solutions have improved customer and colleague experiences, and added huge value to the bank.

Ramya

Delivery Manager and Business Analyst – Pune, India

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