Business Design Analyst
Barclays Bank PLC
Northampton, UK
54d ago


The AVP Technology BA will co-ordinate, plan and perform analysis tasks for their specialist applications and manage internal domain analysis resources for the Authorisation project within our Payments business area.

The Tech BA will act as a reviewer and quality gate for analysis output, challenging IT to ensure root cause is addressed and the right design delivered for user requirements.

Delivering the right change The What

Responsible for working with application owners to define business requirements and feeding this into the development teams.

Delivering change in the right way The How

Responsible for ensuring solutions are designed in the right way, bearing in mind short and long-term impact on business objectives as well as technology rationalisation leveraging your knowledge and network to inform logical solutions.

Your Role

  • Provide support to the Lead Business Analyst, helping to define analysis approach in line with the strategic vision of the programme and the preferred methodology of the organisation.
  • Articulate and present commercial effectiveness of requirement proposals within a project or initiative.
  • Face off to one or many business areas / SME's understanding high level requirements and challenging where necessary.
  • Work independently to elicit, validate and document systems requirements in either BRDs or user / feature stories depending on the SDLC in use by the development teams.
  • Participation in the Design process coordinated by the Programme Management team, from Design approval to functional design completion help to ensure the functionality / benefits envisaged are delivered.
  • Support the Testing Strategy and input into the coverage of Test scenarios and conditions ensuring all requirements in scope are tested.
  • Where applicable, during testing own the resolution of defects pertaining to requirement and design working with test teams and SMEs.
  • Where applicable work with functional or business areas and SMEs to plan migrations of users and or transactions.
  • Essential Skills

  • Extensive experience of conducting Business Analysis in Agile and Waterfall delivery environment (includes capturing, refining and prioritising business requirements via User Stories and Acceptance Criteria).
  • Analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills with proactive customer service skills
  • Sound commercial judgment and overall understanding of financial services environment (cards and payments preferable)
  • Professional communications making oneself understood, sharing information, listening to and encouraging others to get involved
  • Desirable Skills

  • Certified Product Owner (Scrum Alliance or equivalent)
  • BCS Business Analysis Certification or equivalent
  • Technical knowledge, development experience
  • Commercial Card and Payments domain knowledge
  • About Us

    Barclays 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-

    Risk and Control Objective

    All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

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