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


Market Risk Business Analyst - 90221532
Primary Location:US-New Jersey-Whippany
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:26 Feb 2019 - Ongoing
Market Risk Business Analyst
Whippany, NJ

The Market Risk Team is mandated with the overall management and oversight of risk management practices and is part of a wider technology group that covers Risk, Finance and Treasury. We operate globally across the organization to protect Barclays’ financial performance and reputation.

Our team is responsible for managing the risk to the Group’s earnings or capital due to changes in the level or volatility of prices by providing applications, expertise and consultancy to the business. We manage the core business market risk applications leveraging the RFT common infrastructure.
We are looking for a Market Risk Business Analyst who will be responsible for the identification of business requirements and their correct implementation. As such, the person needs to have strong interpersonal skills to articulate complex problems so that others can understand and make appropriate decisions based on the information provided. The role will also entail some understanding of regulatory or internal drivers such as FRTB, internal data governance, upstream changes, etc.

What will you be doing?
•You will liaise with senior and junior risk managers, project managers and tech leads
•Cover current and target state analysis, provide business analysis documents describing functionalities / risk methodologies / infrastructure aspects / business workflows / operating models, etc.
•Resolve business issues by applying strong business analysis methodology
•Initiate changes and see them through to their final deliveries in the relevant systems within Risk, Tech or other areas of the bank
What we’re looking for:
•5+ years’ experience in Market Risk area
•5+ years’ experience as SME in at least one asset class: Equity, Rates or Credit
•5+ years’ experience in key Market Risk methodologies such as VaR, stress testing
•5+ years’ hands-on experience in data analysis of risk data
Skills that will help you in the role:
•Strong interpersonal skills, both interpersonal and written
•Preferred experience in Credit Asset class
•Option pricing knowledge
•SQL language, Proficiency in Excel
Where will you be working?
At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.
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.  It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
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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