Ab Initio Developer
Glasgow, United Kingdom
6d ago


As a Barclays Ab Initio Developer you will be responsible for the overall delivery of a group of projects underpinned by a common theme and related business case.

Your role is part of the HR Technology & Change team tasked with the end to end design and delivery of technology solutions to deliver targeted business outcomes across the HR Data Warehouse & MI change portfolio.

What you’ll be doing?

  • Designing and implementing an HR Data Warehouse & MI solution using Ab Initio, SQL and Data Modelling
  • Working with business owners, business analysts and solution architects to understand business requirements and solution design
  • Translating functional and technical requirements into IT solutions and preparing documentation and specifications for build and for support handover
  • Estimating the level of effort required to develop code that meets acceptance criteria
  • Designing and developing subject areas within a MS SQL Server data warehouse and any MS SQL applications required to support the HR MI&A team
  • Coordinating with other onshore and off-shore developers, delivering working code
  • Conducting peer reviews and providing documented constructive feedback
  • Ensuring development meets all the specifications and has successfully passed all tests including unit, integration, regression and system tests
  • What we’re looking for :

  • Strong proficiency on data warehouse product stack and architecture
  • Proven experience in delivery using Ab Initio and Data modelling
  • Strong proficiency with MS SQL and its variation among popular databases
  • Proven experience of managing an ETL delivery team, leading and coordinating delivery across the development team
  • Skills that will help you in the role :

  • Exposure to Data lake and Big Data infrastructure
  • Experience of HR enterprise systems like : SAP HR
  • Experience of productivity tools like : Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence
  • Capable of troubleshooting common database issues
  • Where will you be working?

    We’ve been in Scotland for 250 years, and Scotland’s significance to Barclays has never been as important as it is today.

    You can find the Aurora Building in Bothwell Street, a short walk from both Central and Queen Street Stations, and not far from Sauchiehall Street and Argyll Street, two of the city’s main shopping hubs.

    We’re committed to giving everyone the opportunity to thrive at Barclays, investing in our people, communities, and facilities highlighted by our new state-of-the-art campus opening soon in the city centre.

    Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays / who-we-are / for more details.

    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.

    Our Values

    Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues.

    Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

    Our Diversity

    We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

    Our Benefits

    Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances.

    These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be.

    We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.

    Dynamic working

    Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

    Our dynamic working programme has been set up to help Barclays colleagues achieve an optimal work / life balance. Arrangements we offer range from working at home and changing regular hours to taking career breaks.

    Our Dynamic Working initiatives support colleagues at all stages of their lives, helping them with parenthood, caring, further studies and hobbies.

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