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Date live: 07/28/2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90264668

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Senior 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?

Be involved in full workflow of product delivery (elicit, validate, pilot/prototype and document requirements & user/feature stories, including active coding and testing)
Collaborate closely with business teams & expert stakeholders in development of systems in Credit Risk (methodologies: RWA, EAD-LGD, Basel3, LBS, Basel 3, Basel4, IFRS9, SA-CCR, SA-CR etc.)
Implement the calculation logic using R, Python and SQL sitting on top of a scalable Amazon Web Services framework engineered in C#
Contribute significantly to Project development, architecture design and knowledge sharing your experience. If you don’t have all the knowledge we proactively train.
Be engaged in a friendly, dynamic work environment with wide range of opportunities for professional growth, career development, with flexibility for personal work-life balance.
Work in a modern comfortable office space that enables people to collaborate, drive ideas and focus on innovation and feel inspired, energised and motivated. 

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.

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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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

Private medical care

Competitive pay

Flexible working

Life assurance

Pension contribution

Income protection

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.

100% Innovative
100% Collaborative
100% Passionate
100% Customer focused

Languages and

We really love to code. And we love to make that code work for our millions of global customers. Built in a way that makes life simpler. For you, that means reinventing what money means to the world. It means going that step further to develop something that can handle millions of trades or millions of transactions a day. It’s a big responsibility. Are you ready to rethink your future?

Barclays workforce of the future

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.

"Working here makes me feel supported, valued, recognised, appreciated and has given me plenty of opportunities to grow."


ETL Developer in Market Risk, Glasgow

"Barclays is a great place to work because the teams here have a very positive energy to them. There is a lot of camaraderie and team spirit here."


Engineering Lead, Fraud Detection, Whippany

"One of my favourite things about working for Barclays is the freedom to explore different technical solutions to a variety of problems. It's a great way of expanding my knowledge and keeps me on my toes!"


Java Developer, Glasgow

"I’m really pleased with the work I’ve done so far. Because Barclays relies on technology to provide services that are so important to millions of people, we value quality over quantity, especially in software design."


Wolf Team, Prague

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