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Risk Engine Analyst and Developer - Risk Weighted Assets

Date live: Mar. 05, 2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90248589

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Risk Engine Analyst and Developer – Risk Weighted Assets
Prague, Czech Republic


Our technology campus in Prague has become a strategic location for software development, quantitative analysis, business testing and application management.
If you’re an IT person with a passion for Finance; Or a Finance person with a passion for IT – then we would like to hear from you. You will be joining a team which supports our people & brings together financial specialists and IT professionals to achieve one golden goal - deliver high quality Credit Risk RWA systems for the Investment & Corporate Bank.

What will you be doing?

Analyse new requirements to find the most appropriate technical solution and contribute to the overall system design
Take responsibility and ownership of coding & implementation of new feature development 
Document designs and communicate them with the team(s)
Work on all aspects of analysis, design, implementation and deployment of all software, related to the core data applications
Focus on good code quality and high test coverage and actively participate in code reviews
Design and implement applications and data flows, for accuracy, timeliness, quality and control.
Contribute to the delivery of complex projects in collaboration with global teams across Barclays, to develop new or enhance existing systems
Good appreciation of development best practices

What we’re looking for:

We work primarily with R but will also consider applications from candidates with experience using alternative statistical programming languages like Python or SAS etc. 
Familiarity with SQL or other database query language 

Skills that will help you in the role:

Knowledge of Business Analysis, Data mining, Academic research, or Machine Learning/AI data/Computational analysis
Some background and knowledge of finance and risk management will be highly valuable (CFA. FRM and alike is a plus) 
Familiarity with .NET / C# 
Experience with Git, Jira, Stash, and Confluence 

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.

Relocation Package

We’re a global organisation: our horizons are far wider than those we can see from the office window. In our Prague office we have 40 different nationalities working together to redefine the future of finance. To support those joining Barclays we are open to considering relocation packages based on personal requirements. To learn more please discuss this with your recruiter after you have applied for a role.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ 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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