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Java Developer

Knutsford, England

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 May. 12, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 00276373

Job description

Java Developer 
Manchester & Knutsford  

As a Barclays Java Developer you will join us at an exciting time of growth in our team. You will be responsible to build and deliver a cloud native credit processor product for the bank. As our employee, you will design and implement secured software solution for server side components and databases using modern languages and technologies.

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.
This opportunity is location flexible. We will consider requests for locating the role at an alternative Barclays’ key UK office from that advertised.

What will you be doing?
•    Provide technical leadership across technology choices and lead and mentor best practices
•    Promote and drive innovation by actively advocating new tools, processes and technical developments to drive continuous development
•    Produce clean efficient code based on specifications
•    Develop components from UI to back end using modern languages and techniques
•    Provide technical support on non functional  testing, especially performance engineering covering triage

What we’re looking for:
•    Experience in automating process of building, packaging and deploying software on to the platform using industry standard devops toolset
•    Good command on the Java programming language such as, Java J2EE ( EJB, JPA, Struts), Javascript, Ext-JS / Angular JS, TreeGrid, Jboss Drools
•    Proven  experience in using Spring Framework and data structures
•    Experiece in Weblogic/JBoss, SQL (MS-SQL preferred) & Messaging JMS/ EMS/ MQ/ XML

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Good command on the Java programming language and experience in using Spring Framework
•    Experience in using Open Source or 3rd Party Libraries such as Log4j, Hibernate, Liquibase erc.
•    Good command on service patterns and protocols covering Web Services, API, REST, RPC;  experience of  using API test frameworks
•    Profiencieny with messaging systems covering RabbitMQ, Kafka & Mule

Hybrid Working
We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in.  Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

Where will you be working?
Based in our Manchester office, which is in the heart of the city centre. Offering a modern working environment, with restaurants, bars and gyms just a stone’s throw away from the office.
You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64 acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.

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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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The Barclays Way

This is the spirit of Barclays. It’s why we exist, what we believe and how we behave. But most importantly, it’s how we make decisions, take action and get things done.

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Purpose

We exist to provide responsible finance to people and business – but also a whole lot more.

Values

We believe great talent RISES. It acts with Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.

Mindset

We discover our full potential through our desire to Empower, Challenge and Drive each other.

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

Wolf Team, Prague

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