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Technical Solutions Architect

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 Technical Solutions Architect, you will develop the technical solutions for a business area that has true customer and colleague impact. Your contribution to architectural decisions will change their banking and working lives for the better through technical designs that are truly based on their experiences. This team services the Compliance and Financial Crime Functions within Barclays, which is a global team of c600 colleagues situated in the major location hubs globally.

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?

Overseeing the technical design and development of ETL/Hadoop/AWS and Analytics services/components

Understanding the end-to-end architecture and process flow

Approaching word with a result-oriented mindset with ability to solve issues

Comprehending business requirements and having involvement in design discussions

Managing performance improvement & fine-tuning ETL, Hadoop and/or AWS implementations

Conducting code reviews across projects and taking responsibility for ensuring that build and code adhere to architectural and quality standards and policies

What we’re looking for

Expert in Governing Data Architecture

Proficient in Data related technologies with exposure to ETL and Data Lake on Cloud as well as Big Data platform

Experience with Data architecture standards, design patterns and reusable framework

Exposure to Security Governance and its applicability across Big Data and Cloud platforms

Skills that will help you in the role

Knowledge of ETL tools like Ab Initio will be an advantage.

Experience in mentoring and coordinating technical deliverables of data warehouse projects

Where will you be working?

Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.

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

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees