Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


DSP Data Science - 90221649
Primary Location:US-New York-745 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:20 Feb 2019 - Ongoing

Data Scientist
New York, NY
The Data Science and Machine Learning Team works on business driven projects and provides the expertise of sound and latest machine learning techniques to solve some of the most challenging data problems that they face today. This is done by following a robust data driven methodology and by working closely to the business leaders who will drive the requirements of the project. In addition to that, the group is responsible for creation of scalable modelling toolkit that can be shared amongst other data scientists. It also owns and maintains a clean core data store that gives a single point of access for any analysis or project. 

The position will be utilized to create data science capability for AI / Machine Learning / Data Mining projects for the markets business. This will be a highly collaborative and project driven role. The candidate can be expected to work with multiple teams in equities, rates, macro, FX or credit during their tenure at Barclays. 

What will you be doing?
Successful candidate will be involved with creation of:
Market Making Activity: Assist in creation of pricing and hedging algorithms as part of Barclays market making activity.
Market intelligence: Researching micro and macro trends, outliers, event detection and creation of quant color.
Sophisticated client analysis: researching for alpha, interest and information in client flows
Product Analysis: researching pattern in trading activities under different market and product settings to improve client experience
Centralized modelling library for other groups and data scientists
Additionally, the candidate will be required to:
Hold regular training sessions for the models created and released
Stay in front of current research in machine learning
Create white papers and content that are relevant for the firm’s clients
What we’re looking for:
Masters or PhD degree in quantitative disciplines such as Mathematics, applied statistics, machine learning, data mining, econometrics, operations research, Computers Science, Electrical Engineering etc
2 to 3 years of relevant work experience in implementing machine learning models in real life situations
Experience in analyzing large data sets available in systems such as Hadoop or KDB
Experience in working with statistical softwares such as R & MATLAB
Experience in working with SQL, Python, Scala and JAVA
Skills that will help you in the role:
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Where will you be working?
You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness center and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building.

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.
It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.
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

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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