Changing systems, pricing and models. Resolving issues. Validating results. That project gave me great confidence.
It centred on migrating some trades from one system to another and many teams were involved. It took a year, was very consuming, but also really rewarding. My three and a half years here have been full of challenges like that. They’ve taught me the importance of team spirit and thinking beyond the obvious.
I’ve been in a number of Quantitative Analytics teams since I joined. Now I work with the Trading and control functions to produce accurate, fast pricing for derivative products. I also coordinate with IT to deliver robust and efficient pricing and hedging tools to the desk. My role is very technical and quantitative, and the environment is really fast paced.
I’m very proud of how I have developed when interacting
with other teams like Trading and IT. It’s important to communicate clearly and
accurately to keep everything on track. Luckily there’s a really strong sense of
teamwork and cooperation at Barclays. And you don’t often get that with a big