Business Analyst

  • Barclays
  • Fleet GU51 3SB, UK
  • 24/08/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Business Analyst

As a Barclay’s Business Analyst you will be working within Barclays Payments Team, you will be responsible for working with business and functional areas to understand and produce requirements that will underpin design proposals. You will ask the right questions, understand business needs, uncover root causes and work closely with Architects and Engineers to deliver fit-for-purpose solutions.

What will you be doing?

  • Working with stakeholders to understand business needs, requirements and constraints
  • Acting as a proxy for customers and stakeholders representing their interests, needs and concerns
  • Creating, managing and prioritizing Feature and Story backlogs
  • Participating in the solution design and governance processes
  • Working with the business to confirm desired outcomes, define scope, and agree priorities
  • Understanding, updating and designing operational and business processes
  • Providing impact assessments and high-level estimates for proposed solutions
  • Monitoring the delivery of business value and managing delivery to the business case

What we’re looking for:

  • Solid business analyst skills including the ability to create clear documentation and diagrams, including Features, User Stories and Acceptance Criteria
  • Ability to assimilate and organize data from a range of sources and to derive insights and make recommendations
  • Background in defining, building and delivering software
  • An understanding of Agile and working with Agile teams

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Knowledge of common methods, frameworks and best practices associated with Business Analysis
  • Clear understanding of non-functional requirements
  • Good stakeholder management, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate and influence
  • Knowledge of the Payment industry and awareness of financial and other regulations

Where will you be working?

The role is based out of Fleet, Hampshire but offers dynamic working and some work from home. It is a 1-minute walk from Fleet Rail Station and less than a 5-minute drive from the M3. Behind the office is the beautiful Fleet Pond which offers opportunities for contemplation and exercise. There are amenities nearby and the Fleet high street is just a short stroll away. Parking is also available.

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. These businesses are supported by our service company, which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

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.

Our Values

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

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. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays’ key UK location from that advertised.