Surveillance Transaction Monitoring Data Scientist
Surveillance Transaction Monitoring Data Scientist
London/Northampton/Glasgow (working from home)
Length: 6 months
Overall Purpose of Role:
The role will focus predominantly on the development and optimisation of Surveillance & TM solutions for in-scope Barclays UK (BUK) and Barclays International (BI) businesses / locations, including;
Working with Global Surveillance colleagues to support the development, implementation and optimisation of automated Surveillance & TM automated solutions and capabilities
Support innovation within in the field of Surveillance & TM data analytics. Based in the 2nd line, within the Group Service Company (BX), Financial Crime Compliance Services operates to;
⦁ Provide services to the trading entities of Barclays UK and Barclays Bank Plc to support the Heads of Financial Crime discharge their responsibilities in relation to Financial Crime Compliance.
Offer a broad range of support services ranging from risk assessment, assurance, correspondent banking, investigation and surveillance activities.
About Business Area:
provides the capabilities to execute Global Markets Surveillance & Transaction Monitoring (TM) Programmes that enables Barclays to;
⦁ Maintain, enhance and govern Surveillance & TM capabilities across all business lines
⦁ Meet its regulatory obligation to effectively monitor customer transactions and/or employee behaviour, identifying potentially suspicious activity
⦁ Ensure , and optimised in accordance with the requirements of Barclays risthat the Surveillance & TM automated solutions are suitably fit for purpose, maintained appetite
The Global Surveillance function (within Financial Crime Compliance Services)
Work with colleagues to support the development, implementation and optimisation of Global Surveillance solutions and capabilities, including;
Developing and operationalising bespoke monitoring and oversight solutions within our Financial Crime Data Lake (FIDA), including rules, models, typologies, profiles and dashboards
Ensuring Surveillance & TM solutions are rigorously built and embedded into routine processes, enabling proactive identification of money laundering and financial crime risks.
Develop new / innovative methods to visualise effectiveness of Surveillance & TM solutions
Collaborate with Global Surveillance leads and key Business, Operational, Technology and Financial Crime stakeholders to understand key priorities for the bank and identify opportunities to enhance existing data/infrastructure/capabilities/processes, to maximise effectiveness and efficiency.
Support innovation within in the field of Surveillance & TM, and data analytics, taking inspiration from pioneering teams within Barclays, leading peer institutions, or from different fields altogether, to enhance Surveillance & TM capabilities within Barclays.
Risk and Control Objective:
Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
Personal attributes essential to performing role including competencies, expertise, knowledge, and experience;
⦁ Strong organizational skills - to execute against plans/deadlines, manage competing priorities and demands to achieve stretch goals and deliver results
⦁ Ability to solve problems logically and/or creatively, demonstrating professional judgment, quality control and adherence to high standards
⦁ Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong record of building relationships and engaging across a wide range of technical and non-technical stakeholders, both within and across functions.
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.
Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:
⦁ Advanced knowledge and experience in application of Python and/or Tableau
⦁ Several years’ experience in utilising analytical/data science tools for data exploration, analysis and visualisation – ideally within Financial Services / Financial Crime or a similar field.
⦁ Experience in development of data visualisations/dashboards; preferably Tableau
⦁ Hands on experience of common Data Science tools, libraries and languages (SQL , Python, R, Scala, Spark)
⦁ Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Maths, Statistics, Physics or similar appropriate Degree
⦁ Excellent MS Office skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio
Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:
⦁ In-depth understanding of Financial Institution data (e.g. Customer/Account, Transactional, Payment), systems and flows.
⦁ Exposure to common Transaction Monitoring systems (Actimize SAM, Oracle Mantas, Fortent etc…)
⦁ Familiarity of Big Data / Data Lake technologies such as Apache Hadoop Spark, Hive, Impala etc…
⦁ Knowledge of the UK and Global Financial Crime regulatory framework
⦁ An appreciation of Financial Crime, Market Surveillance, AML and transaction monitoring/detection and the systems/processes, including an understanding of AML and terrorist financing trends and typologies
Where will you be working?
London, Glasgow or Northampton (working from home)
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.
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.
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.
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 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. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays’ key UK location from that advertised.
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.