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Role Title: Backend Software Developer
Location: Knutsford - required on site 1-2 days a week as per projects request, remaining is remote work
Duration: 12 Months minimum
Day Rate: upto £460 Inside IR35
Sector: Banking & Finance
The developer vacancy sits in Wholesale Lending Technology and is responsible for developing the tools to support Loan Trading and Agency Services workflows. This opportunity will allow the successful candidate to engage in the full development life cycle, while working closely with peers across the lending portfolio.
The successful candidate will join an established team of developers working on greenfield projects with the latest micro services tech stack, AI and AWS to build the new LoanConX portal. The applications being built into the new LoanConX web portal are a necessary component of the multi-year LoanIQ program, which will provide the Wholesale Lending businesses with best of breed workflows and tools.
What will you be doing?
You will be responsible for full cycle software development and design within the Wholesale Lending Technology environment.
You will use your proven problem solving and analytical skills to understand high-level front-office business requirements and work with your team to craft solutions to meet those needs
You will be involved in the production of technical architecture solution details along will produce relevant documentation
You will be responsible for adhering to Barclays' standards and change processes and conducting analysis where need to support the Rapid Application/Agile development process
Conduct code reviews with team members to advance application upgrade, extension, or other development
Java 8+, Spring / Spring Boot, Spring Data, JPA/Hibernate, Spring MVC
Java Messaging, Spring Cloud Stream, Solace/Kafka/ActiveMQ or similar
SQL, MS SQL Server, Postgres, or other RDBMS , MongoDB
Junit, Mockito, JMeter and other testing tools/frameworks
Kubernetes / Docker / Openshift / AWS (Certification is desirable)
GIT, TeamCity/Jenkins, Sonar, Maven / Gradle, Chef
Knowledge of microservices and message driven architectures
ReactJS / Redux, Grunt / Gulp / Webpack
Typescript, jQuery, RequireJS
Karma / Jasmine / Mocha, JSHint, Node / NPM, LESS / SASS
Material Design / Bootstrap or other similar web UI library
Finance experience preferred - loan origination / syndication experience strongly preferred
Experience on a team using Agile project management strongly preferred
Good experience with automated unit testing and TDD strongly preferred
Demonstrated problem-solving skills and excellent communication
Desirable: Loan IQ
We're committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers' and clients' needs. Whether you have family commitments or you're a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.
If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager