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Job Title: Data Scientist
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.

•    Carry out Data Modelling and Mining. 
o    Creation of reports of Surveys Analysis
o    Creation of reports of text: such as topic modelling and n-grams counts.
•    Carry out Data Discovery and Analysis.
•    Understand our technology and datasets to use and provide support to users and Product managers.
•    Run, modify, update, test and help to automate some of our business intelligence reports.
•    Run, modify, update, test and help to automate some of our ETLs (Extract, Transform, Load). Some for large datasets. 
•    Daily use of git, Hive, Python, PySpark, Jira, Microsoft Excel and confluence.
•    Adhere to Agile / Scrum like ways of work and software development best practice.
We are committed to development the candidate development.

What will you be doing?
•    Delivery:
o    Run, modify, update, and help to automate our ETLs (Extract, Transform, Load) and business intelligence reports.
o    Data Analysis and synthesis.
o    Create reusable code in Python, PySpark and Hive. Set up different conda/pip environments, create and save code using git to further develop our repositories.
•    Data Science team:
o    Follow best coding and documentation bests practices. 
o    Participate in retrospectives, creation of strategy and stand ups, helping to develop the team.
o    Promote a Risk-free environment for our products and services.

What we’re looking for:

•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science
•    Proven experience on delivery of product on services on those lines
•    Able to pro-actively set up timelines, milestone with Product Manager and other members of the team.
•    Awareness/Working  skill level at : “Programming and build”, “Testing”, “Technical Understanding” and “Data Analysis and Synthesis”. Willingness to develop those to professional standards: up to working/practitioner. As in

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Experience or interest:
o    Dashboard tool such as Qlik Sense, Tableau or LookUp.
o    Agile / Scrum ways of work.
o    Human Resources and Human Behaviour.
o    Developing data products cycle. From working with large dataset in different formats (csv, xlsx, Json, parquet, Hadoop, Hive, SQL) or systematic report for customers.
o    Statistic knowledge: such as logistic/linear regressions or t-tests.

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.

At, we are dedicated to providing you with insights, resources, and opportunities to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of data-related fields.

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