Make markets in options and cash equities on this fast-paced electronic trading team.
Fast, fascinating and incredibly dynamic, the global markets are a barometer of world events – not to mention an incredible place to build a career. You’ll work closely with clients around the world to help them achieve their ambitions in the right way.
Perhaps you have a talent for building great relationships. Maybe you thrive on the pressure of fast-paced decision making. Or you might want to stretch your problem solving or communication skills. Whatever your strengths, you can make the most of them in one of our teams.
Whether you join us an as intern or a graduate, you can rely on our commitment and support to help you learn fast and make achievements you can be proud of.
In the Americas, we have opportunities in six areas:
Learn more about each below.
These teams serve our institutional investor clients – asset managers, hedge funds, pension funds, insurance companies, central banks and the like – by helping them understand developments in global markets and offering execution and risk management tools across each major asset class.
As a Salesperson, you’ll match our products and services to clients’ needs, offering differentiated insights along the way.
As a Trader, you’ll build your clients’ trust by providing informed advice, helping them navigate the market and executing their chosen investment strategies.
Here you’ll enjoy exceptional exposure to the breadth of financial solutions Barclays offers, which means you’ll have a particularly well-rounded experience.
Public Finance sits within our Municipal Finance business, where we combine banking, underwriting, sales, trading, strategy and derivative products into one unit. You’ll help create and deliver solutions across the whole spectrum of complex financial products for a wide variety of clients ranging from state and local governments to healthcare systems, universities and non-profit organizations.
TCU supports our Markets business by capturing trade information quickly and accurately. And with colleagues across the globe generating hundreds of thousands of trades daily, that’s no mean feat.
The TCU team ensures all trades
placed are entered accurately, accepted with the right economic terms, and
reviewed or adjusted as needed to manage risk. This team works with colleagues
across Sales and Trading, while also weighing in on the design and
implementation of system architecture to support trade capture. Your highly
analytical mind coupled with your knack for processes – along with our support
– will help you succeed here.
Electronic trading is evolving fast. We want to be one of the leading innovators in the field, so we built a team that brings together experts in Trading, Analytics and Technology.
This is a center of excellence for automated and algorithmic trading (a system that determines trading strategies by harnessing advanced mathematical models) across our global FICC businesses. The better you can assimilate a complex array of quantitative, programming and market information, the more successful you will be.
Credit Research is ideal for analytical thinkers with the curiosity to dig further into financial statements, credit agreements and indentures. The team sits on the corporate credit trading floor, just rows away from where the trade execution occurs. It’s a fast-paced operation that’s organized into four primary groups: high yield, investment grade, emerging markets and strategy.
Whichever group you work in, you’ll have daily
meetings with Sales and Trading colleagues, where you’ll deliver a succinct
summary of what to discuss with clients throughout the day. You’ll also talk to
clients daily yourself, giving them our views on a credit or sector, and how
valuations might be affected by specific events.
This award-winning team provides fundamental research on nearly 1,700 companies across the Americas and Europe. Our analysts create actionable investment ideas based on independent, objective, primary research. They deliver in-depth expertise by identifying industry trends and individual company inflection points. Our team interacts with institutional money managers, corporate executives, industry experts, as well as our internal partners across Markets, Banking and Research.
The ability to articulate and present succinct, accurate, insightful messages is crucial. You’ll learn to react swiftly to market movements and provide quick but thorough analysis on how industry trends or geopolitical movements may affect the industry or specific companies you cover.
Barclays is all about working as a team to effectively serve our clients.
The culture here is very supportive of employees at all levels and lends itself well to mentorship.
One of the benefits of doing research is that there are such a large variety of topics that clients will find interesting, which means there is a lot of flexibility in what research topics you can work on.
The most interesting part of my experience at Barclays has been being part of a new division within the bank.