Barclays Investment Business Analyst Interview Questions

Updated Jul 27, 2015
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Business Analyst Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
No Offer
Neutral Experience

Application

I interviewed at Barclays Investment (New York, NY) in July 2015.

Interview

It was through cognizant and went for the first round. Two groups of people interviewed me one after the other. Most of the questions were situation based. They asked me about Agile process, trade life cycle process.

Interview Questions

  • How do you tackle a situation where the release is going to be in 2 days, at that point the business users comes up with a requirement that is mandatory and has to be included in that sprint only, and the technology people say we can't add that now?   Answer Question

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Barclays Investment (New York, NY).

    Interview

    The process took about 3 months. 1 phone interviews with stakeholder for about 30 mins. After 2 weeks, 1 phone interview with direct manager for 30 mins. After 3 weeks, 3 in person interview with Senior Manager. After 2 weeks, final interview with 2 more Senior Managers

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing in particular. Just ask the regular work related things   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I did not even have to negotiate as the offer was at the high end of my range.

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Barclays Investment (London, England (UK)) in June 2012.

    Interview

    Four interviews. Two with directors

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Be honest with your current wages as they will check.

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Barclays Investment in February 2011.

    Interview

    Describe something about yourself and why you apply to Barclays. Do you have a specific plan for your career? Which location do you want to work? What is your language skills, etc

    Interview Questions

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Barclays Investment (Singapore (Singapore)) in February 2011.

    Interview

    Interview was done by the hiring manager and discussed about my previous experience and how my experience is able to bring value to the bank. Second interview is done by another VP and more on understanding individual goals and values.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the most difficult situation that you have handled?   Answer Question
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Barclays Investment in April 2009.

    Interview

    They started me off with a phone interview, and I received a 2nd round interview, so I went to their office and three people interviewed individually. They were very cordial, easy to talk to, and made the interview a stress free process.

    Interview Questions

    • What did you initially think when the economic crisis hit a couple years ago?   1 Answer
    • What's your favorite beer?   1 Answer
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