As a Barclays Senior Front Office Business Analyst, you will be joining the Rates Options Technology Team within the Risk, Finance and Treasury (RFT) Technology group. This role works with several business areas and stakeholders to manage project priority and delivery as well as effective expectation, resource and backlog management. You will be expected to suggest, plan and implement improvements to systems and processes to reduce technical debt and improve overall efficiency, effectively interpret business requirements and translate them into solutions. 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? ??? Acting as a product owner for your defined area(s) ??? Coordinating requirements and planned deliveries as well as cross-team collaboration with core teams and other business delivery teams ??? Cooperating directly with stakeholders to prioritize projects in line with resources and business requirements ??? Managing and refining the backlog, understand and anticipate client needs, and act as primary communicator and link between stakeholders and the team ??? Interpreting business requirements, workflow analysis and creative problem solving in order to turn problems into solutions and increase efficiency ??? Ensuring that relevant business area solutions have the appropriate global support structure to deliver in accordance with agreed service levels ??? Acting as a strategic partner and advisor to the business, working closely together on strategic projects and suggesting changes/improvements to the business ??? Supporting and contributing in development of our business-driven delivery model and processes
What we're looking for: ??? Strong graduate/post-graduate degree in quantitative field (Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Financial Engineering, Computer science) ??? Substantial experience as a business analyst at an investment bank or financial firm required (interest rates derivatives, option pricing, option risk and quantitative analytics) ??? Proven track record of delivering large scale project for end of day financial valuation, risk generation and PnL explain for interest rates derivatives, with the ability ??? Significant experience on providing quantitative analysis of end of day risk sensitivities and PnL to traders, risk managers and finance
Skills that will help you in the role: ??? Exceptional experience in the rates option and exotics products and financial models, particularly cross-asset knowledge (Rate, FX, Equity & Credit assets) ??? Full, up to date understanding of the general financial markets dynamics and current financial concepts, particularly around LIBOR benchmark reform, curve construction, CCP and collateral posting and their effects on pricing, valuation and risk sensitivities ??? Excellent relationship skills with experience of managing and handling the needs of traders, risk managers, sales people, controllers and other internal clients ??? Experience of stakeholder management/matrix management as mentoring and/or managing small teams
Where will you be working? You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness center and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building.