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Front-end Developer


Date live: May. 22, 2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90257469

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Job Title: Front-end Developer 
Location: Prague

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns. 

The role is for a position in the Default Risk team (Market Risk) within Barclays investment bank. An experienced front-end developer is required to work on a wide range of projects that cover several systems for calculating financial risks. This will involve participation in development of web based GUI. Default Risk Platform (DRP) is used as the main computation engine to simulate Default Risk metrics across different businesses. It's the engine that generates official numbers that are reported to regulators and used for risk management.

What will you be doing?

  • Develop user interfaces with the latest frontend technologies 
  • Maintain and improve existing web projects and create new functionality
  • Research, analyse, and develop product features
  • Develop application code and unit testing in the Angular and TypeScript
  • technologies.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and BA team to improve usability
  • Write functional requirement documents and guides

What we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years of experience with Angular2+
  • Extensive experience in at least one modern JavaScript frameworks (JQuery, NodeJS)
  • Strong expertise with HTML, CSS, and writing cross-browser compatible code.
  • Good understanding of JavaScript Core (websockets, CORS, security)
  • Experience in TypeScript.
  • Familiarity with testing frameworks and test runners 

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Basic knowledge of Java
  • Basic knowledge of MS SQL Server
  • Theoretical or practical experience with Cloud technologies (AWS)

Where will you be working?

With 120 thousands of employees and over 326 years of tradition, we are one of the largest banking company in the world. Over the years, we have come up with many revolutionary ideas that changed the way people think about their finances; whether it was the first credit card issued in Great Britain or the first ATM machine, we have always been trying to push the banking business a little further. Our Prague office is part of the Operations and Technology Division, and as such, we try our best to stay at the top of our technological game. However, the technology itself is not the most important thing. What matters the most to us is the way our ingenuity can help provide better service to our customers and make life easier for our employees.

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

Our Values 

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.

Our Diversity

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.

Our Benefits

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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