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Date live: 08/12/2020

Location: Glasgow

Reference Code: 90263716

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Job Title Quantexa Tech Lead 
Location Glasgow


As a Barclays Senior Engineer will provide technical leadership to a growing team, establish best-practices and patterns for working with the Quantexa platform and contribute significantly to the development of tools, frameworks, design guidelines. This would improve the overall delivery capability whilst maintaining high quality of the end-deliverables. 

What you’ll be doing? 

• Designing and developing accurate, timely and robust technical solutions that meet business requirements 
• Reviewing design documentation and provide guidance on all aspects of application design to colleagues, working closely with peers, delivery managers as well as the Compliance CTO office
• Providing accurate estimates to develop code that meets acceptance criteria 
• Coordinating with off-shore and on-shore developers
• Providing production release support
• Establishing guidelines for and conduct code reviews, providing documented constructive feedback to peers
• Coordinating sprints, deployments into non-production and prepare for and participate in releases
• Contributing to the development of Barclays Compliance DevOps best-practices and maintain the team-specific guidelines

What we’re looking for: 

• Strong experience in developing and designing solutions in Java or Scala
• Experienced in using database technologies, with in-depth knowledge of at least one SQL and one no SQL database
• Previous experience in providing technical leadership to development teams
• Excellent understanding of Java/Scala design patterns as well as architecture patterns for Big Data solutions

Skills that will help you in the role: 

• Prior experience with the Quantexa product, network analytics solutions, graph analytics or solving graph traversal problems
• Previous experience of working in a global team, ideally with colleagues in India and US
• Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to be proactive, a team player and a can-do attitude

Where will you be working? 

Tay House is nestled in a fantastic central city location. Our modern Glasgow Contact Centre is directly next to the M8 and a short walk from Central Station and Charing Cross train station. Tay House offers a communal coffee pod, but if you fancy nipping out we are right next to two of the main shopping streets in the city centre.

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

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.

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.  

Our Diversity 

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.

Our Benefits 

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.

Dynamic Working

Our dynamic working programme has been set up to help Barclays colleagues achieve an optimal work/life balance. Arrangements we offer range from working at home and changing regular hours to taking career breaks. Our Dynamic Working initiatives support colleagues at all stages of their lives, helping them with parenthood, caring, further studies and hobbies

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

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What you get in return

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

Competitive pay

Flexible working

Life assurance

Pension contribution

Income protection

Voluntary benefits

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Success profile

To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.

100% Innovative
100% Collaborative
100% Passionate
100% Customer focused

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Languages and
Technologies

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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Where do you want to take your tech career?

Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. Our size, scale and significance mean we’re fundamental to the way the world works, and technology is crucial to our effectiveness.

Size, stability, agility, ambition and impact. Find it all and more at Barclays Technology.

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