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Senior Bigdata Developer - AVP - 90226311
Primary Location:UK-Lanarkshire-Glasgow
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:20 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
Big Data Developer

A new opportunity has become available for a Big Data Developer to be based within our Risk Finance & Treasury Technology team. This dynamic team is currently responsible for the delivery of technology initiatives across a variety of business areas. In addition to this, the team is also currently involved in transforming the technology infrastructure in order to be in line with Barclay’s strategic initiatives. As a Big Data Developer within this team, you will hold key responsibilities in the analysis, design, implementation and deployment of all software related to the core data applications.

What will you be doing?

• Design and implementation of data ingestion tools in Hadoop
• Design and implementation of a massively parallel data processing workflow and rules engine
• Design and implementation of physical data and metadata repositories in Hive/Impala/HBase (as appropriate) corresponding to logical data models
• Design and implementation of data service layer in Hadoop
• Real time replication of data from current RDBMS based systems to the risk hub

What we’re looking for:

• Proven hands-on experience in IT development with Java, Scala or another OO programming language
• Hands-on experience with Hadoop technologies (Spark, Kafka etc)
• Experience in Test/Behaviour Driven Development
• Understanding of Agile methodologies

Skills that will help you in the role:

• General understanding of the financial markets and environment; willingness and capacity to learn complex financial concepts.
• Experience in building large structured and semi structured data stores.
• Ability to build productive working relationships with other IT groups, business users and support teams.
• Excellent problem solver.
• Professional presentation and communication skills.

Where will you be working?

Barclays Scotland is a real Scottish success story. We’ve been in Scotland for 250 years, and our significance has never been as important as it is today. Glasgow is a recognised strategic hub within Barclays globally, and admired as a shining light in Scottish business. Due to the scale of work we do here, there are countless opportunities for our colleagues to develop and progress.

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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