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Data Engineer

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 Data Engineer, you will be responsible for the technical design, development & delivery of ETL technology Ab Initio. You will understand the overall purpose of the project and contribute to the design, development, testing and maintenance, coordinating delivery with the team and ensuring quality of delivery. This is an opportunity to provide guidance and leadership for Design and Build in Implementation of ETL projects mainly in Ab Initio, liaising with GTIS, GTS and other engineering teams.

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?

Contributing to the technical Design and development of ETL services /components using Ab Initio, understanding the end to end architecture and process flow

Working with the business analysts and data analysts to evaluate data requirements, and propose optimal solutions and delivery approaches that meet those requirements

Assisting the delivery manager in managing expectation of the stakeholders and providing regular status updates

Ensuring that the technical deliverables are consistent with the original solution specified by the technology office and BIIS

Being responsible for adhering to Barclays policy and standards

Submitting status reports to all relevant stakeholders on a timely basis

Building and maintaining an expert understanding of the various stages of software development, enhancements, and support

Interpreting guidelines and analysing factual information to adapt or modify processes in response to changing circumstances

What we’re looking for

Excellent written and oral communication with extensive experience in financial services or highly regulated industry

Experience with Ab Initio, Database and UNIX

Appropriate experience as an ETL developer, lead or other similar role and exposure in Banking domain with Business retail knowledge

Ability to understand, analyse & document complex processes, features and stories

Skills that will help you in the role

Demonstrated ability to communicate technical solutions clearly to Management, business users, business analysts/data analysts and technology teams

Financial Crime or Compliance experience is preferred

Where will you be working?

You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64 acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.


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

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees