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Date live: 02/24/2020

Location: Glasgow

Reference Code: 90253995

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Job Title Tercel Developer

Location Glasgow

The TPE Macro Technology group support all of the Rates, Credit and Foreign Exchange businesses by providing Trade Capture, Processing and Reporting solutions.It is a global department with offices in London, New York, Pune, Singapore and many other countries.

The team has forged strong partnerships with the business and the infrastructure groups including: quantitative analysis, finance, operations, product control and risk management functions. The ethos of these teams is to create flexible, innovative, robust and well-engineered systems that are architected to support business growth and innovation.

The software development team is composed of developers, business analysts, project managers, programme managers and system testers.

What you’ll be doing?

Tercel is the in-house FX reporting system. Supporting the business globally, it has a range of upstream and downstream interfaces giving connectivity to internal and external systems handling (among others); trade booking, regulatory reporting, confirmations, settlements and clearing (client and dealer).

At any time, there are multiple streams of work going on within Tercel, so we are looking for a developer with significant experience who has worked across multiple projects and systems in their current or previous roles - preferably in banking (although candidates from other industries will also be considered). This person needs to be someone who is articulate, and can communicate technical solutions clearly to other developers and technical leads, as well as Project Managers. They should be keen to join a team that is expanding and delivering excellent technology solutions.

What we’re looking for:

·C++: Must have experience of writing multithreaded server applications on Windows using Visual Studio, however exceptional C++ Linux programmers looking to gain Windows experience will be considered.

·Experience of source-code repository systems and multi-branched development.

·Must have worked on multi-tier service oriented enterprise systems using messaging for inter service communication and request/response/broadcast to the GUI.

·XML : XML Document Processing, XSD, XSLT

·Excellent communication skills, able to quickly and simply explain complex technical issues and designs to stakeholders across technology and the business.

Skills that will help you in the role:

·Oracle Database Development: PL/SQL, ability to write stored procedures, triggers, Toad.

·Middleware: Experience of using middleware messaging components such as Tibco, Talarian, Solace or MQ.

·C++: Boost

·C++: Unit Testing & Mock Objects

·Any experience with other programming languages (C#, Java, Python)

·An understanding of FX products and trading flows (e.g. clearing, e-trading STP).

·Degree level education in a scientific, engineering, mathematical or IT field desirable not essential.

Where will you be working?

Barclays, Glasgow: Where the best meet to build careers full of scope, variety and reward. Creating the solutions that meet today’s demands, answer tomorrow’s questions, and redefines the future of finance. Visit 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. 

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.

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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

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

Languages and

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?

Barclays workforce of the future

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.

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


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."


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!"


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."


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