Barclays Capital
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Barclays Capital Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 21, 2014
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Finance Analyst Interview

Finance Analyst

Interviewed at Barclays Capital

Interview Details – easy interview, 3 rounds during AC. be sure to watch out for the team building exercise.

Interview Question – Why Barclays   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Nope

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IT Analyst Interview

IT Analyst

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Barclays Capital.

Interview Details – Basic resume walk through

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Credit Risk Analyst Interview

Credit Risk Analyst

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Barclays Capital.

Interview Details – I got to the telephone interview stage. It consisted of questions about my university courses (what modules did you enjoy the most and why?), my extra curricular activities (describe what you did as a member of this committee..), competency questions (tell us about a time where you had to solve an unexpected problem, tell us about a time where you had to take on the role of a leader..) and finally questions about the company (describe the developments in our company over the last two years etc)

Interview Question – Describe a time where you had to take a risk, how did you evaluate it and what was the result?   Answer Question

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Summer Technology Analyst Interview

Summer Technology Analyst

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Interview Details – The interview was only one round. Two sessions with two different people. Each session was about 30 mins. And the questions asked were majorly behavior questions.

Interview Question – most questions were expected and not difficult.   Answer Question

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Java Developer Interview

Java Developer
New York, NY

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Barclays Capital.

Interview Details – includes 2-3 phone interviews with senior members of the team. Questions range from algorithms to core java/OO & databases depending on the need of the position. Once phone interviews are cleared, you will be invited for an onsite interview which includes 4-5 interviews with team members and director + HR. If all goes well, offer will be extended

Interview Question – Financial jargons   Answer Question

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Market Risk Summer Intern Interview

Market Risk Summer Intern

Interviewed at Barclays Capital

Interview Details – After the resume scanning, go directly to super day. Three 1-1 interview with VP or directors.

Interview Question – What's the recent news?
What's risk reversal?
Why should we hire you?
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Quantitative Analyst Interview

Quantitative Analyst

Interviewed at Barclays Capital

Interview Details – 2 phone interviews + 1 onsite in NY office

Interview Question – numerical methods related   Answer Question

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Intern Interview

Intern

Interviewed at Barclays Capital

Interview Details – Interviewer was cold, unfriendly and seemed to be going through the motions. It was a phone interview, and she didn't interrupt or ask me questions along the way - just wanted to get the answers.

Interview Question – News about the bank within the past 12 months   Answer Question

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Credit Risk Analyst Interview

Credit Risk Analyst

Interviewed at Barclays Capital

Interview Details – better to accumulate some experiences first, then apply for risk position.
there maybe some technical questions for u

Interview Question – if u were given a trading sheet, what should you look at?   Answer Question

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Quantitative Associate Interview

Quantitative Associate

Interviewed at Barclays Capital

Interview Details – First round phone interview, and then on-site

Interview Question – phone interview is only one brain-teaser question. on-site includes 45 mins written test and three 45 mins face to face interviews. questions includes brainteasers, programming, math   View Answer

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