Entry Level Quantexa Data Engineer - Anti money laundering role
Start Date:  19th May 2023
Full training provided -Hybrid
Wage: Up to £30,000

Closing Date: 8th May 2023

Do you have the desire and drive to succeed in the financial crime industry and be part of the solution to prevent money laundering? Do you relish a challenge and want to take your coding experience to the next level? Do you want to work for an innovative company that has received national recognition for their diversity and inclusion efforts? We want to hear from you!

Xander Talent:

We are a rapidly growing young firm, just starting our scale-up year! This is an exciting time to join our consultancy and become a part of our expansion. Xander Talent is an emerging consulting business, but our vision goes beyond consultancy.

As a company who balances profit and social purpose, our mission is to work with organisations to create an environment that is truly diverse and inclusive. We were founded by experienced consultants who are passionate about delivering blended teams that are diverse, resilient, and meet our clients capability requirements.

We were established to provide Technical (STEM) and business-related consulting solutions to global corporates across the UK, European and North American markets.

We source and recruit people from diverse backgrounds, train and equip them with business or technical skills through our in-house training academy and then embed them with clients on a 2-year work placement.

Who/What is Quantexa?

Quantexa was built with a purpose that through a greater understanding of data and context, better decisions can be made. Their award winning technology manages, transforms and cleanses high volume data, helping clients solve business problems in the area of fraud, compliance and financial crime. Their internationally acclaimed products process huge volumes of data with the ultimate aim of detecting anomalous and suspicious activity. The user interface they provide enables users to conduct complex investigations into fraud and financial crime cases and visualise complex networks of criminal activity.

Reasons to Apply:

  • Free Training - This is a fully fundedhybrid training programme, so we take on the cost of your training but you would require you to support yourself financially during your 9-week training academy (after the 2 week onboarding our Quantexa programme is self-study).
  • Xander Talent equip you with essential technical  AND soft skills for the workplace, such as resilience, curiosity, stakeholder and project management. 
  • Client Placement - With our support, you will work as a Consultant on a placement matched with our clients who are corporate/Big4/Tier 1 International Businesses. to give you  first hand commercial industry experience as a Data Engineer.
  • Our Client Placements are LONDON based- you will not be required to travel/relocate outside of Greater London.
  • Support – Within Xander, we understand that for some individuals, undertaking a new career can be daunting. Through our People Team, we support you at every step of the way. Our mental health support, incentives, exercise classes and social opportunities show that we care! Your journey with us is for the full 2 years post training not just the Academy.
  • Inclusivity – Our core value at Xander Talent is balancing social purpose and profit. We evidence this through our flexible and adaptive environment, which embraces diversity. Don’t take our word for it, find out what our consultants have to say https://www.xandertalent.com/case-studies/. For those who have caring responsibilities our hybrid model allows you to have work life balance.

What we are looking for:

  • You don’t have to have a degree but if not, you will come from a STEM background, have relevant commercial experience and/or have attended a programming bootcamp.
  • You will have a passion for technology, with strong experience in a programming language, such as: Python, Scala, SQL, Cloud (AWS/GCP), PowerBI/Tableau. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be experienced in all these languages – proficiency in one these languages, or something similar, will be enough. Python/Scala preferred
  • You will be proactive in learning new technologies and their practical applications. Much of this course required self-study and the ability to motivate and attend sessions with minimal oversight
  • You will have an interest in learning how to communicate and present technical projects to clients, and you will already possess the communication skills to underpin this.
  • You will be someone who has a strong attention to detail and high accuracy and resilience to enable you to excel in a dynamic environment.
  • Resilience whilst learning Quantexa is key as can be challenging and you need to be self-motivated.

The End Result:

Upskilled – You will be an upskilled and qualified Quantexa Engineer. Work with our clients on implementing large-scale Quantexa product solutions for the purposes of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), fraud detection, forensic investigation. You will become fluent in coding using Scala, with a strong understanding of Quantexa full stack programming.

Client Ready – You will be equipped with the capabilities to be an exceptional Consultant

Industry Experience – You will gain commercial experience. add additional projects to your portfolio and the platform demonstrate your data engineering expertise.

Please note you must hold current right to work in the UK without the need for sponsorship now or in the future to be eligible for this role. Unfortunately, there is no sponsorship due to the nature of the consultancy placements.