DescriptionJob Title: Business Systems Analyst
Location: 401 Corporate Pl South, Piscataway, NJ
About UsBarclays 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.
About Barclays in the US
Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the US. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.
About Operations and Technology
Operations & Technology works in partnership with the organisation as a whole, helping to create products and services that deliver exceptional customer and client experience.
Providing expertise and partnering with our colleagues, customers and clients
Our Operations and Technology colleagues provide expertise in innovation, customer experience, digital and mobile technology, global operations, shared services, data management, corporate real estate and sourcing.
We collaborate internally and externally to design and implement solutions that meet the needs of our customers, clients and colleagues.For more information: click here.
About Barclaycard Technology
When people think of banks, they usually think of branches, investment banking and board rooms. But online banking, complex international transactions and security require complex technology – and that is why technology is a driving force at Barclays.
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.
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.
Overall Purpose of role
The Agile Business Systems Analysis collects requirements sufficient to provide to the Scrum Team to complete development work to meet project requirements
- Collect Requirements from the Business, Project Manager and Product Owner
- Provide requirements to the Scrum Team in a format the team can follow and produce a product
The BSA is responsible for ensuring all requirements are captured, dependencies are identified and priority and sequence of work is communicated to the team.
- Design documents are prepared at a project level
- Business Outcomes are clearly identified and recorded for each Feature
- User Stories are created and consistent with Agile Story format
- Detail of the Agile User Stories must meet the needs of the Agile Scrum Team in order for them to complete development to the Product Owner expectations
Stakeholder Management and Leadership
The BSA is expected to most closely coordinate with the Product Owner in order to manage project priority.Business requirements will be gathered from project management and Business stakeholders.Technical architecture will be provided by Technical Leadership, with whom the BSA will gather technical requirements that fulfil the business need.
The BSA is expected to develop and foster positive relationships with the Scrum Team as well as the supported Product Owner and relevant Business contacts.
Decision-making and Problem Solving
The BSA is expected to be familiar enough with the team’s development capabilities.As they become familiar with the Application, the BSA should be able to identify dependencies and what requirements the team needs in order to fulfil the Business Ask.The BSA should be able to work with the Technical Leads and Business Representatives in order to form a solution that meets project requirements.The BSA needs to understand the Legal and Compliance framework in order to ensure projects solutions fall within those guidelines.
- 2 Years’ experience as Business Analyst or similar Project Management experience
- 1 Years’ experience in an Agile environment
- Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Bachelor Degree, preferably a major in Finance or Technology
- Preferred Agile or Project Management Certification (CSM, CSP, ACP, PMP, etc.)
- Preferred experience with credit card banking
- Preferred experience with Agile Project Management Tool (Rally, Gira, VersionOne, etc.)