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Abnitio Developer

Posted 13 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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As a Barclays Abinitio Developer, you will form part of a team comprising of more than 10, focused on Technical Deliveries using Ab Initio ETL Solution on Hadoop. In this role, you should know business requirement and converting into technical artefacts. You should also contribute in development/enhancement as per the application roadmap. Replicating data from legacy environment (i.e. SAS and Teradata) based systems to the RFT Hadoop Data Lakes and utilising Dev-Ops frameworks for the development activities will be part of your role.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.
What will you be doing?

Designing, developing, implementing & maintaining the Ab-Initio ETL processes on Hadoop and/or Cloud that are used to support the enterprise data environment

Working closely with Tech BAs to manage data derivation, data mapping and integration in A>I ETL Developments and reviewing & signing-off technical output developers

Working closely with data architects to ensure data models, ETL jobs, testing & data controls align to strategic solutions

Assisting changes, SIT, UAT, OAT, Tech & Business Go-live activities which include inputs to the other teams like Run/Production Support Teams etc

Designing scalable and secure data solutions such as Analytical Ready Datastores (ARD) that will be consumed by business applications such as statistical models or MI reports

Building data connectors and interfaces for our stakeholders to consume the data from data lakes/warehouses

What we’re looking for:

Excellent development experience in Ab-Initio, reconciling data identifying and explaining gaps, and familiarity with full software development lifecycle (SDLC) in Hadoop & Cloud

Knowledge of key Hadoop components mainly HDFS, Zookeeper, YARN, HBASE, Hive, Impala, SparkSQL, and a working knowledge on Teradata, Hive, Impala databases

Experience in Application design, development and implementation of DW solutions using Ab initio

Graph Development using GDE, EME, Data Analysis, psets with performance tuning techniques

Skills that will help you in the role:

Good experience in AbInitio, Data Quality, Metadata Hub

AWS and Basic data modelling knowledge

Working knowledge of Scheduling tools like TWS and deployment on Cloud

Good knowledge in Data warehousing concepts with solid analysis skills

Where will you be working?
Northampton was the birthplace of Barclaycard in 1966 and we've been based in Pavilion Drive since the building opened in 1997. This state-of-the art energy efficient building holds up to 2,500 staff. The office location is perfect for travel from the midlands and London alike as we are based just off the A45, it is easily accessible by both car and bus route.


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

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees