Compliance is here to protect the integrity of Barclays and its role in the financial services industry. We prevent and resolve conduct issues by having an effective framework in place, through fostering partnerships and instilling confidence in our colleagues, customers, clients and regulators.
Compliance Technology is a team Technology experts focused on building world-class, resilient, secure infrastructure services and data platforms that can using strong architecture and design be leveraged by our businesses to build great customer and client focused capabilities.
We apply the highest standards of controls and risk management practices and behaviours to embed a strong risk and control culture.
Financial Crime Big Data & Analytics team uses a Hadoop cluster to pool and model relevant data about our customers, accounts, transactions with supporting reference data, and uses advanced Analytics products and techniques to mine that data in particular to detect suspected criminal activity that is subsequently reported to Regulators and Law Enforcement Agencies.
Your Role You will operate as a senior developer / technical architect within a Big Data & Analytics Engineering Agile team in Prague, which will be part of a global product delivery organisation (of approx 35).
The main responsibilities will be :
To perform (initially) Hadoop-based engineering work to evolve the capabilities of the platform, moving into Analytics / Machine Learning development work to address specific business use cases based on the accumulated data.
To operate as a senior member of an Agile delivery team, working closely with the Product Owner (London based) and the broader delivery function (India based).
To learn and navigate the internal Barclays Enterprise and Data Architectures, to ensure designs are aligned to strategic technologies and leverage shared platforms where appropriate.
To embrace and promote the use of DevOps tools and techniques.
To ensure a robust contribution from the Prague team to the overall platform Architecture and the lower-level design of the solution components.
To be successful in this role, you will have to :
be able to work with senior Technology stakeholders and to influence their decision making around product choices and Architecture / Design
be able to work with stakeholders within the Financial Crime function, to understand and challenge Business Requirements, and to communicate proposed solution designs in non-technical language.
demonstrate excellent communication (verbal and written), have strong organization skills and be able to liaise at multiple levels of the organization.
be able to drive innovation collaboratively and with demonstrated business purpose. Essential Skills
8+ years experience working in software development teams, with an emphasis on Agile delivery techniques including DevOps.
5+ years experience working with Data Warehousing, Big Data or Analytics technologies
3+ years experience in a technical lead or solutions architect role
Must have a bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
Desirable Skills The delivery team will be using a range of data related technologies and techniques. It will be necessary to demonstrate direct experience working with many of these :
Web Application Development
Performance Engineering Prior experience working in a Financial Crime or Compliance context is also highly desirable. About Us Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.
Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-
term sustainable returns.