Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Northampton


Lead Data Engineer - 90224681
Primary Location:UK-Northamptonshire-Northampton
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:19 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title: Big Data Engineer
Location: Northampton 
What will you be doing?
We are looking for a highly skilled Big Data Engineer to join our world class big data engineering team responsible for optimising business performance, sharing best practises, developing and connecting engineering teams across Barclaycard.

You will be responsible for:
•Data Modelling, Data Architecture Principals, Software engineering, Software Design Principals, Communicate with stakeholders, Lead delivery activity and direct resources to achieve team goal
•Apply Architectural and engineering techniques to optimise and improve business performance for any Barclays Business or Function for specific complex business problems and use cases
•Develop strategies as necessary to support the business in achieving/beating financial targets 
•Work seamlessly with Business or Function teams to deliver initiatives and targets agreed with the business
•Design and implement big data platform based solutions to understand business trends  and generate long-term, sustainable value
What we’re looking for:
•Data technology literate with a detailed understanding of data architecture and data tools and technologies, in particular in memory/in database and open source technology (eg. Java, Hadoop, Scala, Spark, SQL)
•Experience in Big data and Java technologies
•Experience in implementing enterprise scale applications using ETL technologies
•Excellent and substantial analytical experience and financial services
Skills that will help you in the role:
•Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering degree
•Proven leadership qualities & the ability to develop colleagues.
•Ability to interface with different levels of the business effectively to ‘sell’ ideas and concepts. 
•Experience of trouble shooting performance problem with Java and big data applications
Where will you be working?
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.

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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