Detection Technical Analyst

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:

As the market-leading provider of innovative financial crime and compliance solutions, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence helps global financial institutions to take intelligent action, control defences and evolve strategies against fraud, money laundering and other types of financial crime. With clients in over 100 countries, spanning four continents, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence counts seven of the world’s top ten banks among its growing family of clients.

Today, we have over 3,000 staff in 26 offices serving clients across the UK and Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our people apply intelligence to protect and enhance national and organisational assets so that they can grow and prosper – from improving the health and efficiency of leading corporations to protecting critical infrastructures, safeguarding vulnerable people and catching criminals.

New opportunities and risks are emerging and converging… every day. Come and be part of our team and make a real difference…

About The Team

The successful candidate will be part of the Financial Services (FS) Product Engineering group, which builds products and solutions enabling Financial Institutions to detect and respond to Financial Crime activity found in their data in a scalable and comprehensive way.

A vacancy exists on the Detection Engineering team in FS Engineering. We build batch, near real-time and real-time detection engines designed to apply expert-driven rule-based scenarios or Machine Learning algorithms on top of behavioural profiles and transactional data.

Purpose of Role

Use a mixture of people, technical and analytical skills to build subject matter expertise in the problems that we solve for our customers and use this expertise to help us scale the delivery of these systems across our experienced Engineering teams and our client project teams.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Learn the Financial Services Compliance (Anti-Money Laundering, Know Your Customer) and Fraud domains and gain a deep understanding of the problems that Financial Institutions need solving
  • Work as a member of a busy R&D team building solutions to complex real-time and batch “big data”-type problems
  • Support internal BAE Systems teams in using the Detection Engines to deliver benefits to clients
  • Build hands-on experience with the product technology to a level where you can demo and operate the system
  • Support the Product Owner and Architects in articulating problems to be solved by the product, in structuring the backlog of work to be done and in supporting the team as they build the product
  • Build a knowledge base of clients using the Detection Engines and their use cases
  • Manage the content of the product collateral for the Detection Engines and engage with Engineers, Technical Authors and users of the documentation to ensure relevance and completeness
  • Join and contribute to our professional communities
  • Grow understanding of data science and its application to solving real world problems

What opportunities the Role offers

  • Supportive colleagues who will provide ongoing mentoring to help you apply your talents to real world development challenges
  • To grow professionally within the organisation as your career moves along a development path to promotion and the achievement of your professional goals
  • This role has the potential for growth into roles such as being a company-wide Subject Matter Expert, a Product Owner, Business or Technical Consulting, Software Development and testing or Engineering/Delivery Management.
  • The support of the company to study and gain certification with globally recognised technical and business skillsets
  • Experience with Industry wide system development methodologies and processes
  • Flexible working hours and opportunities to work remotely
  • Work in international environment on the solutions delivered worldwide

Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 2 – 5 years commercial experience
  • Note that people skills are as important as technical ability in considering suitability for this role
  • Experience of the software development lifecycle and of working directly with a software development team
  • Strong analytical skills from a data or process perspective
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills and experience of planning activities in a team environment
  • Experience of providing support on complex systems to technical teams
  • Technical experience minimum: Databases – SQL development or working with data, experience with installing and running business applications on Windows or Unix platforms
  • An interest in the use of technology to solve business problems and curiosity to understand how this can be done


  • Experience in a B2B software environment
  • Development and testing skills – Java, Scala
  • Agile development methodologies

Life at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Financial Services

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and the financial sector is one of the biggest targets for cyber-attacks. Our Financial Services business unit is responsible for all of our clients in the financial sector and handle all areas of these relationships. AI’s Financial Services Division helps banks, insurers and other major financial institutions to combat fraud, unauthorised trading and money laundering, and meets their regulatory compliance obligations.

As a member of the Financial Services business unit, you will be responsible for providing critical services to clients in the financial sector and ensure that we remain a leading name in cyber security. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

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