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Java Developer AVP

New York, NY

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 Apr. 11, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90307630

Job description

Server Developer 
New York, NY

As a Barclays Server Developer, you will design and implement the server code used in our next-generation high touch trading infrastructure. Your work will make a global impact by delivering the technology used by Barclays’ equities desks in America, Europe and Asia. In this visible role, you will work with company leaders to identify technical and business requirements. You will collaborate to deliver seamless solutions for Barclays traders, allowing them to provide top-level service to our external clients.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

•    You will be designing and developing new trading functionality in areas targeted for growth
•    Developing high-quality, efficient and readable business logic code
•    Analyzing submitted code to infer and resolve issues
•    Investigating production issues and working with stakeholders to clarify requirements
•    Collaborating with quality assurance teams to coordinate and sign-off regional releases

What we’re looking for:

•    Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other analytical field
•    5+ years proven experience with Java programming experience, with a focus on core Java development with an understanding about the inner workings of the JDK and JVM 
•    Proven skillset in: Spring IOC, RDBMS, shell scripting, Maven, middleware technologies such as MQ, Tibco or Solace
•    Extensive experience with Linux / Unix and Distributed file system 

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Good understanding of business analysis and documentation requirements
•    Ability to drive and influence global teams for project-oriented work
•    Stakeholder management experience with the experience of building consensus within groups to move in the strategic direction
•    Analysis skills with the ability to analyze submitted code and resolve issues

Where will you be working?

Barclays’ U.S. headquarters is located at 745 Seventh Avenue in New York, NY.  At Barclays, we offer you an engaging and challenging environment, giving you the opportunity to make the most of your unique set of skills. We also have an extensive range of learning and development initiatives designed to support you both personally and professionally.

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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