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Data Partner - 6 months contract

Knutsford, England

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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 Sep. 14, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Temp / Contractor

Reference Code 90295375

Job description

Data Partner – 6 month FTC
Knutsford

As a Barclays Data Partner you will be joining the team at an exciting time. We’re looking for Data Partner who has the ability to translate business requirements into technical and functional designs and used to create strategic data and BI solutions. You will work in a team which is part of the Barclays UK Chief Data Office (CDO) function that provides data and business intelligence for Barclays UK.

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.

This opportunity is location flexible. We will consider requests for locating the role at an alternative Barclays’ key UK office from that advertised.

This opportunity is open to job share arrangements. If you have a need for flexibility, please apply and discuss this with us during the hiring process.

What will you be doing?
• Be accountable for the management and delivery of the MI architecture and provide support to the MI environments, including but not limited to: Ab Initio, Hadoop
• Ensure that all MI development adheres to a robust control and governance framework
• Be accountable for the design, build, test, and deliver Business Intelligence (BI) solutions to key internal/ external (e.g. FCA, or external auditors) stakeholders
• Create and implement a robust test framework to ensure successful implementation of developments or new applications 

What we’re looking for:
• Good knowledge of ETL – Ab Initio
• Experience in Database – SQL (Teradata, Oracle & SQL Server), Data structures (tables, views, metadata, space management), Data Transformation (BTEQ)
• Good technical experience in UNIX, Shell Scripting, Automation (TWS)

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Educated to degree level or equivalent
• Reporting – Tableau, Open Source Reporting (OpenText)
• Version Control – Stash/ BitBucket
• Data Modelling – ER Studio

Where will you be working?
You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64 acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.

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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