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Hadoop Engineer


Date live: Feb. 27, 2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90251152

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Hadoop Engineer
Prague, Czech Republic

We’re looking for a Hadoop Engineer to help us build a state of art Hadoop-based platform for financial crime analysis. We fight terrorism financing, money laundering and other malpractices. Your contribution helps the bank, as well as society at large, to protect from these financial crime activities and make a world a bit better place to live in.

What will you be doing?

Work in a team with other Engineers and Developers to identify and implement improvements of the Hadoop and related infrastructure – e.g. monitoring and resources allocation schemes.
You will work with platform teams to implement tooling for the project and for Financial Crime business stakeholders – e.g. installation of agents for tools integration, setting up mass file transfer
You will work with production support group to identify gaps and inefficiencies, and you will be delivering fixes
You will have an opportunity to learn and shape a complex big data solution for financial crime compliance of large international bank

What we’re looking for:

Development experience using Java or Scala and the desire to learn Hadoop
Knowledge of relational databases
Natural problem solver – we expect you to learn Hadoop cluster environment, and main technologies, understand key contacts and actively solve the challenges.
Knowledge of security principles – Linux security model, Kerberos, Certificates – security is a cornerstone of our platform. We are looking for a solid theoretical background and ideally a practical experience

Skills that will help you in the role:

Experience, or a strong desire to learn, Hadoop architecture, HDFS, Spark, Hive 
Scripting languages practical experience, preferably Bash or Python
Software engineering experience – knowledge of how to build solid software would allow you to grow in the role much faster. We are interested preferably in backend java/scala-related experience and proficiency in development tools like IDEs, Git and Maven
DevOps experience – knowledge of AWS, Nolio, Chef, TeamCity

Where will you be working?

With 120,000 employees and over 326 years of tradition, we are one of the largest banks in the world. Over the years, we have come up with many revolutionary ideas that changed the way people think about their finances; whether it was the first credit card issued in Great Britain or the first ATM machine, we have always been trying to push the banking business a little further.

Our Prague office is part of the Operations and Technology Division, and as such, we try our best to stay at the top of our technological game. However, the technology itself is not the most important thing. What matters the most to us is the way our ingenuity can help provide better service to our customers and make life easier for our employees.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. 

Our Values 

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity

We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits

Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.

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