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Senior Developer – Clearing Hub

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 Jun. 28, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90314865

Job description

Senior Developer – Clearing Hub 

This opportunity is available as both Full Time or Part Time, with reduced hours/ job share working patterns options at a minimum of 21 hours a week. We’re looking to support flexibility, please apply and discuss this with us during the hiring process.

As a Barclays Senior Developer – Clearing Hub, you will provide world class technical solutions to both the business and customers. Within our clearing hub team, we adopt changes and look for continuous improvements to deliver product in the best format. You will be working with high calibre developers with excellent technical skills, which provides the opportunity to continuously learn and grow in your career. 

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 will you be doing?
•    Developing code that meets the requirement specifications and ensuring that all change is implemented using best practices
•    Collaborating and communicating with technical designers, testers etc. to understand the requirements and convert them into a code, including managing standards already laid out
•    Participating in defect triaging, help identify issues and ensure Unit Test, Sonar Reports, etc. are all covered as per project standards
•    Tracking and highlighting all Risks/Issues/Assumptions from beginning of the requirement till closure
•    Supporting Live Implementation/Deployment activities at scheduled out of office hours and Live Proving activities as and when needed after production deployments
•    Reviewing SQLs and code and raising issues with the technical designers in case of any gaps
•    Developing performant and scalable micro services, including logical, analytical approach to interpreting requirements and problem solve
•    Liaising with technical delivery managers, when required, keeping them updated on progress against milestones, risks and issues

What we’re looking for:
•    Proven expertise in working in micro-service architecture
•    Expertise in designing for enterprise scale applications, including the ability to peer review codes
•    Use of Jira and Confluence for documentation and task tracking
•    Excellent Technical knowledge: Java, Oracle/SQL, Spring Framework / Spring Boot, Apache Camel, Active MQ, Junit/Mockito unit testing frameworks and RESTful Web services

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Financial domain software development experience
•    Application support and maintenance experience
•    Knowledge of Redhat/Openshift (V3, V4), Jenkins, Splunk and/ or AWS/Cloud Technologies

Where will you be working?
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.

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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