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Date live: 06/30/2020

Location: New York

Reference Code: 90263558

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

AVP Low Latency Developer
745 7th Avenue, New York, NY
FlowEE Volatility Trading Technology group is responsible for designing, developing and maintaining a real time electronic trading platform. The platform allows traders to trade US listed options on all exchanges in real time. The platform is fully automated, quite complex that requires high skilled professionals to support it on business and technology side. The core business is flow trading for buy side customers.

Where will you be working?
About Barclays in the US

Our Values
Our Diversity
Our Benefits

What you’ll be doing?

·Act as a point of contact for downstream and upstream systems receiving data from and feeding data to the platform, including exchanges, books and records, and risk and control.

·Trading platform improvement and expansion.

·Introduction of new features per traders’ requests, to give them more capability while trading.

·Introduction of new strategies to the system.

·Trade support, including answering questions from and discussing features with the business users, diagnosing reasons for trades, identifying issues, etc.

·Trading platform backend improvements and bug fixes.

·Strategy architecture and latency improvements.

·System start of day and end of day monitoring.

·Front end development to improve the look and feel of the GUI client and enrich the user experience

·Trading platform compliance conformance, ongoing risk and control development

·Interaction with upstream and downstream teams, such as books and records, risk and control, compliance, etc

What we’re looking for:

·4-year college degree or a Master’s degree, 2+ years of experience in low latency programming.

·Minimum 1-2 yrs. experience with Java/C++/C# is a must

Skills that will help you in the role:

·Candidate must be a strong communicator and should be able to articulate ideas and thoughts well.

·Practical approach to requirements gathering and problem solving is a must.

·Experience with Scripting / Python is a plus.

·Experience with financial markets is a plus

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.

Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the US. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. The Whippany campus will play an important role in Barclays’ future, bringing together a number of Chief Operating Office (COO) and Functions teams in a single state-of-the-art work environment and will become one of the flagship sites in our global footprint. Planning is ongoing, and as we seek to hire and retain the best talent in the industry in this strategically important site for Barclays, this role may move to the Whippany campus in the near future.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details.

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.

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.It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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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