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Technical Business Analyst - Assistant Vice President

Whippany, NJ

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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 Jul. 21, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90289843

Job description

Technical Business Analyst - Reference Data
Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays Technical Business Analyst, you will be a part of the Instrument and Price Master Data Management global team, responsible for the development and maintenance of Enterprise Reference Data systems. This is a techno-functional role where you will be involved in all stages of software development, focusing on requirement gathering, data modelling, data analysis for strategic projects. 

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

•    Functional analysis of the business requirements, translating them into functional specifications and providing techno-functional solutions to the business needs
•    Analyzing of data that can involve data modelling, data quality and coverage, ETL process definitions and data distribution specifications
•    Providing high quality functional specifications to Developers and supporting all stages of Development, SIT Testing, UAT testing, Release, Post Release validations
•    Working closely with our global data consumers and stakeholders within Barclays
•    You will be a part of team that engages data vendors for vendor changes to specifications and data content
•    Ensuring you have a track record of successfully delivering an excellent level of service as part of a team under challenging circumstances
•    Ensuring the very highest standard of risk control is adopted throughout your team and all relevant policies and procedures are adhered to

What we’re looking for:

•    Domain knowledge of Instrument and Price Reference Data, Vendor data from Bloomberg/Reuters/Rating Agencies/Stock Exchanges
•    Knowledge of financial instruments like stocks, equity indices ETFs, bonds, convertible bonds, options, futures, forwards, IRS, Equity swaps, OTC Exotic derivatives 
•    4+ years’ experience on PL/SQL, Scripting Languages like Perl, JavaScript, Unix shell script, etc
•    Experience in complex data analysis, data linage workflow analysis, data modelling

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Exposure to Behavior Driven Development (BDD and TDD)
•    Experience working as part of a global team, following follow-the-sun model
•    Reference Data domain (Products & Prices) knowledge is highly desirable
•    Ability to work accurately to deadlines and will be committed to proactively seeking new and innovative customer focused solutions

Where will you be working?

At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.

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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