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RAD 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 May. 18, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90293385

Job description

RAD Developer - AVP
New York, NY

As a Barclays RAD Developer you will implement the Analytics & Risk Management strategy of the Equity Finance Business with the Prime Services division. This business is at the forefront of industry leading innovative client focused solutions using big data and financial modelling. As such, you will be required to convert evolving business and trade ideas into strategic solutions in the securities industry, working in a fast pace iterative manner, closely aligned with Front Office. 

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?

•    Build strong partnership with global stakeholders (includes traders, product management, product control, and quants) to implement FO Analytics & FO Risk management strategy.  
•    Work in a small Quant developer team focusing on various aspects of the projects leading to the successful implementation and improvements of the business critical tasks.
•    Use analytical skills, knowledge of financial instruments, including financial asset pricing, risk metrics, and management to build solutions for end users (traders)
•    Relationship management will be a critical competency for this role as there will be a broad and impactful range of engagement with application and business stake holders. 
•    Work in collaboration with business partners to build long lasting and high quality services to our clients.

What we’re looking for:

•    Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a technical discipline, e.g. Computer Science, Math, and Physics
•    4+ years of software engineering experience including hands-on experience in all phases of software development lifecycle
•    Knowledge of Python and Data Analysis and Visualization libraries (Pandas & at least one of the following: Bokeh, Dash, Plotly) 
•    Knowledge of VBA/Macro development

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Investment Bank FO experience (incl. market applications BBG/Reuters)
•    Experience dealing with financial data
•    Experience building Web applications
•    Familiarity with Jupyter suite of application

Where will you be working?

You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness center and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building.

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

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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