Researcher
Barclays Capital - New York, NY

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Duties: Use knowledge of financial engineering, bond analytics, capital markets, portfolio construction, risk analysis and maintenance to provide on-call client support for all operational interactive and batch issues with Barclays’ POINT software application. Use Shell, Perl, and C to develop POINT client processes, and debug system-related issues. Use knowledge of computer networks and architecture to enhance POINT system, including system monitoring and diagnostic and resolution tools for daily operations. Enhance and optimize the overnight POINT batch-process. Responsible for the development of prioritization process for operational issues for the development team. Audit, document and optimize, POINT client workflows and dependencies, and design and implement data quality checks and controls for various feeds in the POINT process. Coordinating with POINT Marketing, Operations, Run-the-Bank (“RTB”) and development teams on issues impacting the system, including incident post-mortems, system outages and delays, client on-boarding and an overall ownership of changes required to drive better system performance. Perform project management for, and develop, maintain and support, non-POINT applications’ daily operational client-related systems and processes including those for FTP Listener, Enterprise User Defined Instrument, Enterprise Validation, UDIToPoint, and MBS Reports. Responsible for the enterprise customized batch processes, including the assignment of priorities based on clients’ delivery expectations. Maintain batch code and process, review client issues and maintain client relationships. Design and produce POINT metrics and reporting on overnight batch client timings, batch performance, client response analysis, AP performance, client profiling, and weekly operational review. Gather client requirements, including process requests and complex portfolio queries. Collaborate with the POINT RTB team to ensure that all client processes are monitored and effectively supported. Collaborate with the POINT Build the Bank, Development (“BTB”) team to drive and implement application changes. Use knowledge of Sybase and SQL and collaborate with the POINT data content and analytics groups to review and improve the process. Coordinate and monitor new release of the POINT software in production environments.

Requirements: Master’s degree in Finance, Computer Science, or Engineering plus two (2) years of experience in the position offered, or Operations Analyst or related occupation. Experience must include the following: Sybase and SQL Databases, Programming in C, Perl, Shell Script, Capital markets, bond analytics, portfolio construction/management, and risk analysis/maintenance, Financial engineering, and Computer networks and architecture.

Barclays is an EEO/AA employer.

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Barclays Bank is the flagship subsidiary of global financial group Barclays PLC. The bank is primarily active in the UK, where it has some...