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Business Analyst data modeler -AVP

Salary 28 Lpa

  • Chennai
  • 01 Jun 2018


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Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.


Our two clearly defined divisions, Barclays UK and Barclays International, provide diversification by business line, geography and customer, enhancing financial resilience and helping to contribute to the delivery of consistent returns through the business cycle. We have a strong core business with exciting prospects, well positioned to deliver long-term value for our shareholders.


Consistent with the objective of delivering long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders, we have developed our Shared Growth Ambition – our approach to citizenship and the sustainability of the business model we operate. The aim is to make decisions and do business that provides our clients and customers, and the communities which we serve, with access to a prosperous future.


The delivery of our strategy is underpinned by the energy, commitment and passion of our people, and we are clear on our common purpose: to help people achieve their ambitions, in the right way.


About Barclays India Employee Value Proposition


At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, as a person. The statement ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It is the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and therefore is at the heart of every employee experience. Following are the four supporting pillars of our employee value proposition:


·         Be More Globally Connected

·         Be More Inspired

·         Be More Impactful

·         Be More Valued


            For further information on EVP, please click on the link below




The Risk, Finance and Treasury Technology team comprises c.3500 colleagues situated in the major hubs of United Kingdom, United State, India and Czech Republic.

We are accountable for the delivery of business change and technology transformation for Risk, Finance and Treasury Functions globally, working in partnership with our Business customers to develop and implement long term strategic IT solutions to help achieve the Firm’s strategic goals.


We support more than 450 applications and a user base of 7000+ staff across all BUs, Legal Entities and major geographic hubs, enabling them to effectively manage capital and liquidity, assess internal and external risk metrics, meet regulatory reporting requirements and provide a strong Second Line of defence.


Our strategy is to deliver Technology solutions faster, cheaper and safer, by simplifying processes and infrastructure while improving our control environment and leveraging opportunities to use consistent and reliable data across the firm.

About Data Fabric, Reporting & Analytics.

              The Data Fabric and Analytics function is one of the first truly cross-asset teams, horizontal for RFT. objective is to consolidate, streamline and simplify the generation, analysis and visualisation of Risk within the Investment Bank onto strategic, cross-asset platforms. Wherever possible we are taking and enhancing existing best of breed solutions from across R&A and migrating other asset classes onto those solutions. The migration from a legacy, siloed, asset class specific environment to a shared, cross-asset, platform is a complex one and we’re running that work as a programme. Within the programme there are a number of key work-streams including Risk Generation, Risk Publication, Market Data and Static Services, Trade Object Services, Streaming Pricing, Price Generation, Analytics Integration, and Excel & Risk Tools.


Overall purpose of role

·         Contribute to the stream Strategic Architecture Team as a senior XML Business Analyst & Data Modeler for the BarCapML project.

·         Requirement Analysis and elicitation for any of the applications using the BarCapML messaging standards.

·         Interact with end users to understand their requirement and build solution

·         Interact with the CDO team to ensure the data definitions, data lineage and data governance requirements are in synch.

·         Work as a part of a local team, liaise regularly with colleagues in other regions and mentor junior colleagues






Key Accountabilities


·         Work with Team/Project Leads to understand the functional scope of project work, questioning decisions and collaborating with end-users to ensure that business needs are met on a timely basis.

·         Do business analysis to understand full scope of the project and document

·         Create and Maintain detailed Micro documents, where applicable

·         Draft schema design proposals for reviews by development managers and senior architect groups

·         Review designs and providing feedback for components that are being implemented in other regions

·         Write and review comprehensive work breakdown structures, providing rough-order-magnitude and detailed estimates, generating project plans and RAID (risk) logs

·         Provide functional & business leadership to a team of developers

·         Provide clear and comprehensive business requirements which can be passed to the IT team for build

·         Diagnosis and resolution of defects found during SIT, QA and UAT test phases

·         Work closely with global development team members in other regions, leading technical discussions where appropriate.

·         Escalate issues to management as appropriation policies and strategy; quantify any financial accountability /budgetary requirements; likely timeframe of role activities; the impact of the role on the team/organisation.

·         Organize and track UAT


Stakeholder Management and Leadership

·         Liaise with Business Partners and various IT team


Decision-making and Problem Solving

·         Use analytical and problem solving skills to manage conflicts and/or issues


Risk and Control Objective [This section is mandatory for all role profiles and must not be deleted]

·         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.


Person Specification

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:


·         Strong knowledge on the industry message standards -  FPML, SWIFT etc.

·         Well versed with the various stages and the associated workflows within the Trade LifeCycle. Strong with at least one stage within the Trade Lifecycle

·         Product knowledge - Exchange traded and/or Over-the-counter Derivatives.

·         Analytical skills; ability to investigate and resolve issues in a high-pressured environment




·         Hands on experience with tools like Notepad++, XMLSpy, VISIO, MagicDraw, GIT and/or alike

·         Expertise on Excel/Access required; should know formulas and functions required for Data Analysis.

·         Intermediate knowledge of at least one DB technology (Oracle, SQL Server). Should be able to  write queries with conditions and joins 

·         Familiar with Data Analysis and its concepts.

·         Excellent understanding of agile methodologies.

·         Experience with test-driven development



·         Ability to work independently and proactively.

·         Ability to build productive working relationships with other IT groups, business users and support teams.

·         Strong ability to analyze data; attention to detail and good quantitative ability.

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills with a good command over English and ability to explain complex technical and functional topics in simple terms over the phone.

·         Ability to work closely as part of a team with users, developers and business analysts outside home locations

·         Positive team player and team lead

·         A highly-motivated individual; confident, proactive, enthusiastic, willing to learn and use initiative.

·         Dedicated, mature and reliable; detail oriented and results driven

·         Capable of dealing with diversity



Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

·         Ability to pick up new technologies/systems and business knowledge quickly

·         Ability to work well in a team environment

·         Highly motivated and self-driven

·         Attention to details


Purpose and Values

Barclays has a single cross-business Purpose for Barclays and five core Values which underpin it.

Our Purpose is helping people achieve their ambitions in the right way. Put simply this is the answer to the question ‘What is Barclays for?’ and it should guide our every action as employees.



We respect and value those we work with, and the contribution that they make.


We act fairly, ethically and openly in all we do.


We put our clients and customers at the centre of what we do.


We use our energy, skills and resources to deliver the best, sustainable results.


We are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.


Get in Touch

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