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Technology Development Manager

Glasgow, Scotland

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Barclays Technology

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 Nov. 25, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90297396

Job description

Technology Development Manager

As a Barclays Technology Development Manager, you will work within the Risk, Finance and Treasury team. The Chief Operating office for Risk, Finance and Treasury supports the effective and cost-efficient execution of Risk, Finance and Treasury functions through the provision of world class technology, change, data and information. This support extends to all the functions that roll up to the Group Finance Director and the Group Chief Risk Officer.  

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? 
• Providing day to day direction to development leads who head up build teams on a number of projects
• Using data to drive improvements in development process, and ensure quality and standards are met
• Ensuring plans are developed and tracked to appropriate standards, are unambiguous and achievable, and that dependencies are clearly understood and managed
• Ensuring delivery of the platform and service meets requirements, and that acceptance and handover to business as usual are managed against agreed acceptance criteria 
• Making sure integrity is maintained by utilising best practice approach to development, and implementation of Production change 
• Ensuring that all Project status reporting is accurate, informative and timely, and directly provides progress reports to the Technology Partner and Project governance forums 
• Initiating extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the Project are identified or issues arise
• Understanding customer needs and designs systems that allow customers to meet their business needs

What we’re looking for: 
• Excellent understanding of SOA and n-tier development
• Proven solution design and documentation skills within an IT project background
• Excellent understanding of software design patterns
• Delivery of solutions that utilise the following concepts: Version Control Management Systems; Continuous Integration Platforms; Software Component Management Systems

Skills that will help you in the role: 
• Agile, DevOps, Lean, ITIL, AWS and other cloud technologies (Azure, etc.)
• Chef, Docker, Groovy, Gradle/ Maven, Shell, Powershell, ELK, Appd
• Experience of Oracle Databases & PL SQL
• Experience of development languages – Python, .NET, Java

Where will you be working? 
We’ll soon be opening our new state-of-the-art campus, right in the heart of Glasgow. It will be 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.


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: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

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.

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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