QA Strategy - Trading

London, United Kingdom
May 20, 2022
May 22, 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays Quant Analyst (QA) - Trading, you will support the development of our trading models and infrastructure, covering models used for valuation of traded products and portfolio risk models within Market Risk and Counterparty Credit Risk. You will work on multiple projects concurrently and there is extensive opportunity to collaborate with and influence multiple stakeholders across many disciplines including: Markets, Financing and Corporate Lending and Risk and Technology.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?
• Contributing to delivery of critical business outcomes by overseeing a book of work agreed with Business, Risk and Technology
• Coordinating and supporting planning activities across multiple teams within QA, working closely with the relevant Programme/Project and Portfolio Managers
• Attending project working groups and providing regular project updates within QA and on behalf of QA to project stakeholders
• Collaborating with relevant subject matter experts to identify and document requirements and find solutions to technical problems, e.g. by facilitating workshops
• Understanding and identifying process improvements to the end to end model development processes and roles and responsibilities
• Supporting the QA Management team communicate the strategy and delivery status to a variety of stakeholders

What we're looking for:
• An understanding of trading models
• Ability to think independently to proactively challenge assumptions and identify issues and solutions
• Good organisational skills and attention to detail

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Experience in Markets, Risk Management or Finance, as a user of model outputs
• Experience in project or portfolio management role within a large multi-national banking environment
• Experienced with tools for process automation and data visualisation

Where will you be working?
5 North Colonnade is home to our investment bank and is in the heart of Canary Wharf, just a short walk from our headquarters at Churchill Place. It boasts an array of onsite amenities such as dry cleaner as well as a deli and buffet style staff restaurant. The building is easily accessible by tube, docklands light railway and all major bus links. The atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.

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