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Date live: 06/30/2020

Location: Central and Western District

Reference Code: 90264400

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Application Management Equities IT QPS            
Hong Kong

The Equities RTB team manages the production environment for Barclays Capital's EFG/EFS applications globally, covering volatility, exotics, convertible bonds; fund linked and index arbitrage trading.

  • The role is part of a global team dedicated to supporting the technology environment, ensuring the smooth running of production systems and providing an exceptional level of service to business and downstream users.
  • The role covers the front to back business function including front-office trading, operations and finance users specifically for the Quantitative Prime service (QPS). The team covers low latency trading for QPS clients.
What will you be doing?
  • Incident management and Problem management (Overseeing a robust incident and problem management approach and ensuring it produces demonstrable improvements to stability and supportability)
  • Reviewing of Implementation Plans & Release Documentation
  • Complex issue triage, investigation and coordination to closure
  • Providing support for all regulatory and audit requirements
  • Data & Configuration changes execution 
  • Collate data for Proactive Service Improvement Initiatives (does not include code changes)
  • Collate data for and help coordinate Capacity/Performance Management
  • On call support
What we’re looking for:
  • Application support experience for minimum 3-5 year in a high transaction volume business
  • Operation of a zero-touch production operations and one click deployment
  • Application support experience esp high frequency trading
  • In depth knowledge in Unix and Network and understanding on Colo setup 
  • Application support experience for minimum 3-5 year in a high transaction volume business
  • Operation of a zero-touch production operations and one click deployment
  • Application support experience esp high frequency trading
  • In depth knowledge in Unix and Network
  • Understanding on Colo setup 
  • Ability to plan and execute towards a zero-touch environment
  • Strong technical background (some or all of Java, C++, Linux, Windows, Databases, Network Fundamentals, Messaging)
  • Strong database skills
Skills that will help you in the role:
  • Software development experience
  • Working with high transaction, low-latency trading platforms
  • Financial market protocols, middleware, high touch trading, low touch trading and algorithmic trading platforms
  • NativeX/FPGA experience
  • Automated testing and post-release/ready-for-business checks
Where will you be working?

BI RTB is responsible for the delivery of a broad range of cross-functional and cross-business support activities and being gatekeeper for the production system, linked to the firm’s business strategies, market and regulatory efforts or infrastructure priorities. The team strives to be a partner in driving stability and availability of production environment.  Our approach is to balance a consistent level of repeatable best practice with a pragmatic delivery approach.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.

Our Values

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

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We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

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Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.


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However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.

Competitive holiday allowance

Private medical care

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Flexible working

Life assurance

Pension contribution

Income protection

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We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

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Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. People are our greatest asset. And that’s why we give our colleagues the opportunity and space to explore their ideas, and innovate on a global scale.

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