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Ben Houghton

AVP Data Scientist, Barclays Information and Integration Services @ Barclays

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London, Greater London, United Kingdom

Ranked #1,073 out of 21,460 for AVP Data Scientist, Barclays Information and Integration Services in United States

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Ben Houghton's Work Experience

Barclays

AVP Data Scientist, Barclays Information and Integration Services

September 2015 to Present

Barclays

Data Scientist

March 2015 to August 2015

London, United Kingdom

Barclays

Insights Analyst

September 2014 to February 2015

London, United Kingdom

Ben Houghton's Education

Oxford University

MMath Mathematics First Class

2009 to 2013

Sir William Borlase's Grammar School

2002 to 2009

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Barclays

I currently work as a Data Scientist in the Big Data team, working on various projects across the bank (including multiple Geographies and Business Units) around machine learning and real time decisioning. I work with a range of Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Scala) as well as open source analytics tools such as R and python

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About Ben Houghton

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I currently work in Barclays Information and Integration Services as a Data Scientist, working primarily on projects around machine learning and real time decisioning at a big data scale. My main professional interests include statistics/analytics, machine learning and data technology, as well as project and solution management. Previous to this, I completed a Graduate Programme on the Technology Stream of the Future Leaders Development Programme in the Personal and Corporate Banking division of Barclays. This involved four six month long rotations within different teams in the Technology sector of the business.AVP Data Scientist, Barclays Information and Integration Services @ I currently work as a Data Scientist in the Big Data team, working on various projects across the bank (including multiple Geographies and Business Units) around machine learning and real time decisioning. I work with a range of Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Scala) as well as open source analytics tools such as R and python From September 2015 to Present (4 months) Data Scientist @ For my final rotation on the Future Leaders Development Programme, I developed predictive models for a variety of use cases in different areas of the bank using PMML and Scala as well as various statistical techniques including Natural Language Processing. I have also worked as champion for Open Source Software within the organisation, working with internal and external teams to contribute to and promote different projects. I led the Open Source framework project which involved working with various teams from within the bank such as legal and Information Security to design the process behind adoption of Open Source Technologies. From March 2015 to August 2015 (6 months) London, United KingdomInsights Analyst @ I worked in the Design Office Information, Insight and Innovation team, focusing primarily on data analysis and statistical projects. As part of this role, I worked with various tools including Endeca, Tableau, R and Teradata to perform consumer analytics for a variety of projects to drive actionable insights and support proposition development and strategy. I have also been involved in managing a data commercialisation project. This has involved working with various teams throughout the business and managing stakeholders effectively, as well as providing technical input to data modelling and analytics. From September 2014 to February 2015 (6 months) London, United KingdomInformation Solutions Manager / Hopper Technical Lead @ I worked in Barclays Information and Integration Services (BIIS) on the Clean Data Room (CDR) Hopper. As an information Solutions manager, I was involved with project managing the architecture of the Clean Data Room, automating the sourcing of digital metrics and designing and presenting Report Design Workshops to the wider team of developers in BIIS. This involved a mix of technical work (Teradata, SQL and VBA) as well as project management. The report design workshops allowed me to become a Subject Matter Expert in Dashboard Design and I through this I have worked with various teams within the business to advise on the subject. In May 2014, I took on the position of Technical Lead of the Hopper which involved managing demand directly from the business teams and managing CDR team, as well as continuing my duties as Information Solutions Manager. From March 2014 to August 2014 (6 months) London, United KingdomRisk and Control Analyst @ I worked in Technology risk in the Governance, Policy and Control team. My main responsibilities included determining and analysing internal and external emerging technology risks facing the organisation; improving existing governance structures and reporting mechanisms within technology risk; improving the visibility of emerging risks within the technology risk team. The latter involved creating a new process for increasing the visibility of emerging risks within the Technology Risk team through the use of various communication channels (including internal social media and SharePoint) and presentations From September 2013 to February 2014 (6 months) Credit Risk analytics intern @ Main responsibilities: Assisting full time employees with pieces of analysis, updating existing databases and performing some basic analysis on them and contributing to the construction of a new method of credit scoring. From June 2012 to July 2012 (2 months) London, United KingdomSupermarket Assistant @ I assisted with general shop floor duties (checkout operation, stock filling and customer service). I was also a sponsor for the Fresh Foods department tasked with training new joiners to the team. From August 2007 to August 2009 (2 years 1 month) MMath, Mathematics, First Class @ Oxford University From 2009 to 2013 Sir William Borlase's Grammar School From 2002 to 2009 Ben Houghton is skilled in: Microsoft Excel, Analysis, Data Modeling, Teamwork, Mathematics, R, Teradata, Visual Basic, Stakeholder Management, Project Management, Tableau, SharePoint, Microsoft Word, Maple, Microsoft Office


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