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VP - C# Developer

New York, NY

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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 Sep. 20, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90293406

Job description

Senior C# Developer – Equity Derivatives
New York, NY

As a Barclays Senior C# Developer, you will maintain Dirac and help the Front Office IT team in delivering support to the EFS Pillar 1 Trading desk. Dirac is a distributed risk aggregation system, written in FMD (in house functional programming framework), C# and C++.  In this role, you will employ agile techniques and develop software in a variety of programming languages. The team is responsible for the timely delivery of reports to trading desk and market risk teams. 

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?

•    Supporting the RAD applications and solutions suite for the Structured Equity Derivatives desk (Sales, Trading and Structuring), and also for TCU/GFRM/Product Control functions
•    Interacting with Trading, Operations and Finance clients as well as team members from the wider IT teams to scope and quickly deliver fit-for-purpose solutions
•    Innovating and driving key architectural decisions to deliver the FO IT strategy
•    Integrating IT solutions into the strategic projects within the department where required
•    Providing tactical solutions on business requests to supplement the strategic tool set offerings

What we’re looking for:

•    Proficiency in C# or other OOP language 
•    Technical proficiency demonstrated through a deep knowledge of data structures, algorithms and general problem solving
•    Experience in a direct business facing role
•    Comfortable with rapidly changing priorities and short term projects

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Experience in Finance/Banking 
•    Excited about learning new languages
•    Agile practices and methodology experience in a financial organization
•    Ability to manage change in priorities and co-ordinate multiple teams and resources

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.

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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