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Senior Java Integration/API Developer

Glasgow, Scotland

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Development and Engineering at Barclays

In Barclays Technology, we build solutions that make life simple for our customers. Solutions that are global, agile and smart. As a part of our team, you’ll recode and reimagine, learn and adapt. Rewire what the world needs, and look ahead. This is where you can be at your best. Where you can redefine the future of finance.

Key information

Date live Oct. 13, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90301404

Job description

Senior Java Integration/ API Developer
Glasgow

As a Barclays Senior Java Integration/ API Developer in the Data & Analytics team, you will provide a sustainable data platform infrastructure for Wealth and the Private Bank to support the multiple channels of their business areas. This includes data warehousing as well as provisioning services to regulatory, colleague, digital, client reporting and analytics channels that are compliant with GDMS data controls and technology governance controls of the bank.  

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. 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.


What you’ll be doing? 
•    Actively participating within one of the Integration/ API scrum teams
•    Taking business and functional requirements and translating them into technical and functional designs for APIs, adapters and micro-services
•    Producing and maintaining application code along with accompanying automated test suites
•    Testing of code, and providing assistance to testing cycles ensuring that defects are resolved
•    Contributing towards central API forums, Best Practice, etc.
•    Supporting and mentoring junior colleagues
•    Partaking in all aspects of an iterative Agile development lifecycle
•    Developing and maintaining good relationships with the application support teams to ensure effective delivery of projects into the production environment

What we’re looking for: 
•    Excellent hands-on technology skills: Java, Linux, Databases, Web services, REST, MQ, Kafka
•    Proven ability to develop enterprise level software solutions using tools and techniques such as Source Control, Build Tools (e.g. Maven), TDD, etc. 
•    Self-driven, proactive with demonstrable initiative and problem solving abilities
•    Excellent communication skills

Skills that will help you in the role: 
•    Cloud Development, particularly AWS
•    Cybersecurity and cryptography knowledge
•    Experience of deployment tools, particularly Chef
•    NoSQL Database experience, such as MongoDB

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.


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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

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

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.

Qualities we look for: innovative, collaborative, customer focused, passionate

Languages and Technologies

We really love to code. And we love to make that code work for our millions of global customers. Built in a way that makes life simpler. For you, that means reinventing what money means to the world. It means going that step further to develop something that can handle millions of trades or millions of transactions a day. It’s a big responsibility. Are you ready to rethink your future?

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. 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.

Find out more about what our leaders think the Barclays workforce of the future will look like.

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Working here makes me feel supported, valued, recognised, appreciated and has given me plenty of opportunities to grow.

Minal

ETL Developer in Market Risk, Glasgow

Barclays is a great place to work because the teams here have a very positive energy to them. There is a lot of camaraderie and team spirit here.

Niraj

Engineering Lead, Fraud Detection, Whippany

One of my favourite things about working for Barclays is the freedom to explore different technical solutions to a variety of problems. It's a great way of expanding my knowledge and keeps me on my toes!

Sara

Java Developer, Glasgow

I’m really pleased with the work I’ve done so far. Because Barclays relies on technology to provide services that are so important to millions of people, we value quality over quantity, especially in software design.

Dalibor

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