As a Barclays E-Trading Java Developer, you will be performing activities related to the development, unit testing, deployment, support and maintenance of an in-house electronic trading application used by the Fixed Income Rates business. You will be accountable for ensuring the smooth running of the platform and liaising with different teams across Barclays as required.
Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.
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.
What will you be doing? • Helping to define the overall target architecture • Engaging in detailed technical discussions with other senior developers • Engaging with trading, product teams and partnering with first-line support teams • Working with the Business to analyse requirements for system implementation • Developing requirements which includes making the necessary changes in the internal adapters as well as the vendor system • Providing inventive and novel solutions to business issues within short timescales • Maintaining and enforcing project standards ensuring they are adhered to • Maintaining a commitment to a global code base ensuring other regions are kept informed of breaking changes
What we're looking for: • Engineering or Computer Science Graduate with proven skills in Object Oriented Analysis and Design Concepts utilising core Java knowledge • Knowledge and experience of Relational Databases (e.g. Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server) • Communicating, both written or orally, with technology stakeholders at peer and adjacent organisational levels • Knowledge and experience of software development and collaboration tooling including Git, BitBucket, Confluence, JIRA, etc
Skills that will help you in the role: • Understanding, implementing and influencing complex problems and solutions with an analytical approach to root cause identification and pro-active design improvement • Knowledge of Kafka and working on UNIX platforms • Utilising Agile Development methodologies, Test Driven Development and Continuous Delivery
Where will you be working?
Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.