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Muse Developer

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. 25, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90307578

Job description

Senior C++ Developer 
New York, NY

As a Barclays Senior C++ Developer, you will be a key member within our technology team, which provides the infrastructure for trading equities and listed options across the US, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific regions. You will work closely with our global technology and production support teams to ensure top-level service.

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 building low-latency software components, including performance tuning, enhancements, and producing code that is appropriate for a low-latency Java platform
•    You will be developing solutions for tactical and strategic problems to meet business requirements
•    You will be providing estimates for tasks, including design, development, technical debt, and testing
•    You will be developing automated testing tools to exercise functionality, performance, and capacity of code

What we’re looking for:

•    2+ years of experience in C++
•    Experience writing low-latency multithreaded applications on Linux
•    Solid problem-solving skills and the ability to teach and guide others
•    Ability to propose solutions to complex problems within existing system architecture 

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Exposure to electronic trading and financial markets
•    Experience working in geographically dispersed and/or global organization(s)
•    Ability to observe and understand requirements, then help our team deliver high quality solutions
•    Experience with Python or other rapid prototyping languages

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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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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