Abbas Mirza

Barclays IB Risk & Analytics Developer

  • LocationWallington, United Kingdom



  • Machine Learning
  • Android APP Design
  • Data Mining
  • Hadoop
  • Neural Networks

Work history


IB Risk & Analytics Developer


Jul 2015


IT Risk Analyst


May 2014 - Jul 2014
  • IT Risk Analyst – Held meetings with senior directors, managing directors and the CIO – Main project was to work on a proof of concept using Hadoop Technologies – Presented this system to various employees at the senior level Hadoop Project – Involved creating a PoC capable of aggregating data from different systems which record the risk values associated to different trading instruments and storing the results set into an Impala Parquet table. From the testing, this was concluded as the best option for this particular case – It can then be queried using scripts from Hive and Impala, or the table can be connected to a Microsoft SQL Services OLAP Cube using a linked server and ODBC driver, where it can be more intensely queried via MDX pivot table queries from Excel 2007 by the user – Technologies used: Hadoop, Linux/UNIX, DOS, Bash, JAVA, Hive, Pig, Impala, OLAP, Maths & Stats, ODBC, Excel, Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services



Computer Science

University College London

May 2012 - May 2015