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Hadoop SQL Hive Sprint Sas ETL

Job Description

Job Title : Software Engineer

Location: Chennai

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Risk and Control Objective

Take ownership for managing risk and strengthening controls in relation to the work you do

Working Flexibly

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs.

Hybrid Working

Structured Hybrid Role

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.


This role is for Senior Developer position that requires sound technical knowledge in SAS & Credit Risk Engine. You will be expected to have sound knowledge of Group Capital Risk application and it’s data sources. You will be expected to define and lead agile delivery process for changes related to GCR BAU activities, Business BoW & Basel IV initiatives. You will be expected to be well versed DevOps best practices.

What will you be doing?

  • Define and lead both Application and ETL feature releases for GCR BAU & Basel IV initiatives
  • Lead and support the team during requirements discussion with users, through build, automated test coverage and into the delivery pipeline to ensure quality is maintained throughout the process.
  • Contribute to the DevOps initiatives of the team by being involved in the delivery pipeline right through to production
  • Implement and improve adoption of Agile process for all work deliverables using JIRA.
  • Foster team spirit among colleagues in various geographical locations, participating in and contributing to programme and technical discussions
  • Participate in Agile Sprint ceremonies – in particular, be involved in the estimating and committing process as well as open and transparent demonstrations of delivered items
  • Work on user stories related to fixing production system bugs
  • Lead & mentor team of junior developers as and when required
  • Participate in the design, build, documentation and testing of solutions to assigned user stories
  • Participate in Agile Sprint ceremonies – in particular, be involved in the estimating and committing process as well as open and transparent demonstrations of delivered items
  • Work on user stories related to fixing production system bugs
  • Participate in the design, build, documentation and testing of solutions to assigned user stories

What We’re Looking For

  • Good knowledge of Base SAS, SAS Macros, SAS SQL. Working knowledge of Scheduling tools like TWS
  • Multi skilled individual with hands-on ability to execute a development project, delivery management, requirements elicitation in addition to leading a team of both permanent and Managed services developers and Devops engineers.
  • Experience in Application design, development, and implementation of Risk solutions using SAS. Development using various SAS tools to deliver quality and efficient solutions
  • Strong analysis skills and Banking or financial reporting experience. Experience of working in a distributed team.

Skills That Will Help You In The Role

  • Good experience in credit risk domain and SAS Risk solutions like SAS Stratum, IRM, RCM
  • Exposure to Dev-ops
  • Graduate
  • Exposure to Agile/SDLC
  • Exposure on Hadoop, HIVE integration

Where will you be working?


Be More at Barclays

At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details.

Purpose, Values and Mindset

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.

Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.


We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.


We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.


We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.


We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.


Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.


Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.


Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.

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