About Barclays Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
Risk and Control Objective
Take ownership for managing risk and strengthening controls in relation to the work you do
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, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs.
Structured hybrid role: At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, 'anchor', days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.
The role is for a senior software developer who will be responsible to design, architect, develop and enhance all applications running on the distributed stack, with a primary focus on Java based micro services hosted on the internal Barclays cloud. You will work with leadership and fellow team members (both offshore and onshore) delivering to meet specifications and timelines.
What will you be doing?
I • Designing, developing and improving technical features such as messaging, release engineering, caching, failover and alerting, using Java and related technologies • Working in agile teams / sprint-based development methodology • Contributing to the technical architecture of existing, and new systems • Liaising with other teams in evaluating new features and improvements • Taking part in technical preparations for global releases • Working closely with QA, UAT and application support teams in getting the code tested, released and supported • Troubleshooting performance and functional problems on development, testing and production environments • Supporting and troubleshooting any production queries and issues (3rd line support for the overall system)
What we're looking for: • Have a solid academic background in computer science or engineering with at least six years of experience working as a full stack Java developer • Excellent working knowledge of integration patterns, micro-services architecture, and implementation of RESTful and SOAP based services • Hands-on Experience with Core Java, Spring Core, Spring Integrations, Spring Boot, XML Technologies, Unix, Oracle DB, SQL • Experience in building real-time distributed messaging applications with low-latency and high-throughput
Skills that will help you in the role: • Experience with cloud technologies: OpenShift, AWS as well as knowledge of stream processing frameworks, and technologies such as Kafka Streams • Prior experience working Payments domain, specifically in Swift message formats i.e MT and ISO20022 would be highly beneficial • Hands-on experience with Caching technologies. Experience contributing to the applications architecture and design • Hands-on experience of DevOps practices, tooling, testing and automation: Chef, Teamcity, Jenkins, Junit, GIT, Maven
Where will you be working? Pune
Be More at Barclays At Barclays, each day is about being more - as a professional, and as a person. 'Be More @ Barclays' represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It's the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are. Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.
Purpose, Values and Mindset We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.
Respect We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution. Integrity We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do. Service We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do. Excellence We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference. Stewardship We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them. Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive. Empower Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure. Challenge Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints. Drive Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.