Job description


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


Systems Lead - 90224903
Primary Location:UK-Northamptonshire-Northampton
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:5 Apr 2019 - Ongoing
Consumer Credit - Lead Systems Analyst  

Barclays are hiring a talented Lead Systems Analyst!  The Analyst will be involved in all stages of project delivery, from initial analysis to resolving day-to-day UAT and migration issues. This will require regular interaction with all stakeholders; Front Office, Operations, Risk, Finance, and other Technology groups. Project Management capability will also be required. 

If this looks of interest, please read on!

What will you be doing?
• Work with Risk and Finance Business to determine and document business/functional requirements in Barclays tools (LCT, Agile Central, Rally)
• Identify and document current and future state business processes/ identify infrastructure changes.
• Work with technology partners on system designs.
• Create test plans and test scenarios.
• Test changes/ resolve issues.
• Run meetings/ workshops.
• Project manage discrete deliverables.

What we’re looking for:
• Detailed understanding of consumer credit risk domain (e.g. IFRS9, CECL or Stress Testing). 
• Well versed in different methodologies for Credit Risk Modelling - PD/LGD/EAD for retail portfolios, specifically for Credit Cards (Retail and Corporate) and Retail Loans
• Strong background and experience in IT & Data Architecture and Data Analysis
• Good communication skills - Liaising with stakeholders at Director level
• Able to lead and mentor and communicate effectively with team members
• Strong knowledge of Risk, Finance systems and architecture
• Understanding of IFRS, ALLL, CECL Loss accounting methods

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Knowledge of the Payment Cards Industry and Consumer/Commercial Card life cycle
• Good understanding of Financial regulations
• Good Understanding of Agile/Waterfall methodologies
• Good Understanding of Scrum/Kanban

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. 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 become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.

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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