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Big Data Platform Engineer

Glasgow, Scotland

Barclays Technology

In Barclays Technology, we build solutions that make life simple for our customers. Solutions that are global, agile and smart. As a part of our team, you'll recode and reimagine, learn and adapt. Rewire what the world needs, and look ahead. This is where you can be at your best. Where you can redefine the future of finance.

Key information

Date live Jan. 24, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90309023

Job description

Big Data Platform Engineer
Glasgow 

As a Barclays Big Data Platform Engineer, you will work alongside developers, business analysts and testers on implementation of software solutions that are used to aid the detection of Financial Crime activities across large-scale data sets. You will help us build a state of art Hadoop-based platform for financial crime analysis and will have opportunity to learn and contribute to the platform tooling, stability, security and efficiency for development.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.


What will you be doing?
•    Being a custodian of Hadoop based development platform, you will maintain a productive relationship with all key stakeholders 
•    Working closely with other engineers and developers to identify and implement improvements of the Hadoop and related infrastructure
•    Working with platform teams to implement tooling for the project and for Financial Crime business stakeholders like installation of agents for tools integration
•    You will have an opportunity to learn and shape a complex big data solution for financial crime compliance of large international bank.
•    Driving improvements in development and Devops space
•    Driving the deployment of the components, liaise with support group, and provide necessary automation
•    Participating in Level 3 production support, mainly supporting issues root cause analysis and drive resolution with the support group
•    Learning the technologies and the functional aspects of the projects that you are involved in, through self-training and other trainings offered in the team.


What we’re looking for:
•    Experience with Hadoop architecture, HDFS, Spark, Hive, 
•    Knowledge of security principles – Linux security model, Kerberos, 
•    Cloud Technology knowledge such as AWS or Openshift 


Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Programming capabilities in Scala and functional programming would be an advantage
•    Devops experience, with good knowledge of CI/CD setup and technologies
•    Scripting languages practical experience, preferably Bash or Python


Where will you be working?
Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities

What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.

Competitive holiday allowance

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

Success profile

To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.

Qualities we look for: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

Where do you want to take your tech career?

Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. People are our greatest asset. And that’s why we give our colleagues the opportunity and space to explore their ideas, and innovate on a global scale.

Find out more about what our leaders think the Barclays workforce of the future will look like.

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Purpose

We exist to provide responsible finance to people and business – but also a whole lot more.

Values

We believe great talent RISES. It acts with Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.

Mindset

We discover our full potential through our desire to Empower, Challenge and Drive each other.

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