Senior Data Engineer

  • Farnborough, UK
  • 06/01/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Company & department description:[SWIFT does not stand still. We are constantly evolving and tirelessly innovating. Working at the intersection of finance and technology is a very exciting place to be right now.SWIFT is transforming cross-border payments, making them faster and more transparent than ever before. We are the way the world moves value — every instant of every day, in almost every country.
We are proud that what we do has a critical impact on the global financial community and touches almost every aspect of the financial world. So, what you do at SWIFT has real impact too — an impact that matters every day. Which is why you matter to us.
Joining SWIFT gives you unparalleled exposure to knowledge, expertise and technologies. If you have what it takes, you’ll be able to take on different career paths and have the opportunity to work in teams, departments and disciplines in countries around the world.
SWIFT is unique. There is no other organisation like ours in the world driving the long-term future of the financial ecosystem. You’ll be surrounded by bright, customer-focused and intellectually curious people in a collaborative, friendly, open and inclusive environment.
At SWIFT we are trusted every instant. Everything we do has an impact that matters. And as a member of our team, you are trusted to make your impact every day.]Responsibilities:We are looking for creative people with strong logical, technical and analytical skills capable of prototyping and refining advanced data driven compliance software. The role would suit someone with a mathematical, data science, computer science background or similar. We are looking for an individual to lead the mathematical modelling required for the project and drive the software realisation.
In addition to technical and analytical skills, the candidate must have sufficient business awareness to ensure solutions and proposed designs can be developed, deployed and used effectively and efficiently within a compliance function.

  • Using data science techniques to solve business problems innovatively with a data driven approach
  • Prototyping and tuning candidate solutions
  • Assisting the development team with implementation of these solutions
  • Working in collaboration with software developers using your IT development/software engineering skills
  • Data manipulation, data analysis and statistics
  • Programming experience (Python, possibly C++)
  • Learning new data analysis tools and scripting languages


  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Business Requirements Elicitation
  • Engineering Practices
  • Strong Communications Skills
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Analytical Thinking

In addition, the following would be beneficial:

  • Market & Product Knowledge - Knowledge of financial crime, sanctions or AML solutions

What we offer:[We put you in control of your careerWe give you a competitive packageWe help you perform at your bestWe help you make a differenceWe give you the freedom to be yourself