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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Northampton


Product Owner - 90227984
Primary Location:UK-Northamptonshire-Northampton
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:25 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title: Product Owner 
Location: Northampton
About RFT Technology 
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.

What will you be doing?
- Your primary responsibility will be to successfully lead the delivery of key business outcomes
- You will understand business need and facilitate definition and agreement of functional and non-functional requirements for each outcome.  These business outcomes will often be regulatory commitments and require changes across the Liquidity Risk application landscape and be dependent on upstream and downstream changes.  
- You will build & maintain strong and trusted relationships with senior business stakeholders and users; and work closely with the Liquidity Risk Chief Product Owner and leads from the Architecture and Engineering community.  
- You will have responsibility to produce high quality actionable user-stories.  This is a hands-on role requiring technical business analysis skills and manipulation of data received from data providers and reconciliation with other sources to assess its accuracy.  

What we’re looking for:
o Knowledge of investment, corporate business banking or retail
o Hands-on experience with data analysis and reconciliation tasks and tools (SQL, Qlikview, etc.); reviewing & manipulating XML/JSON messages through an event-driven component architecture
o Communicate highly complex technical topics in a concise manner that stakeholders can understand
o Strong analytical skills and logical thinking to manage issues in a high-pressure environment

Skills that will help you in the role:
o Knowledge and experience of Liquidity Risk reporting e.g. LCR, ALMM, NSFR, PRA110, etc.
o Experience working collaboratively with the development team to continually improve processes e.g. branching strategy, DevOps, automated test-build & deployment, TDD/BDD, etc

Where will you be working?
Barclays Northampton is an operation of vast scale, with a huge influence and impact on the financial services industry and on the lives of millions of British people. Here, we process 18 million transactions worth more than £700 million every day, and make sure that 196 Barclaycard payments every second happen seamlessly. This couldn’t be possible without the collaboration between all our teams – from tech, marketing, functions, and operations – and the global partnerships our Northampton colleagues have. Our  environmentally friendly office is within 5 minutes of the local town, easily accessible from the M1, and we run frequent shuttlebuses to and from Northampton train station.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. 
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

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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