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Java Developer - Connectivity


Date live: May. 20, 2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90256851

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Job Title : Java Developer - Low Latency Trading System
Location: Prague

The Equities Technology enables trading/processing/managing equities by several means to our clients and to our internal traders as well. The business spreads across Equity Derivatives, Cash Equities, Futures for various products (stocks, derivatives, ...). In order to facilitate all the functionality, there are several front, middle and back office systems.  
The Electronic Trading team at Barclays provides the infrastructure for trading equities and listed options across the US, EMEA and APAC

What will you be doing?

Develop solutions both tactical and strategic problems to meet business requirements
Provide estimates for tasks, including design, development, technical debt, and testing
Produce code that is appropriate for a low-latency java platform
Develop automated testing tools to exercise functionality, performance, and capacity of code
Propose solutions to complex problems that are in keeping with the existing system architecture

What we’re looking for:

Experience of Core Java 
Understanding of multi-threading, memory management, caching, networking, distributed systems, algorithms and/or operating systems 
Experience of developing low latency applications

Skills that will help you in the role:

Experience with systems providing trading, risk, middle office, or other finance services
Experience with network or platform engineering
Experience with scripting: bash, perl, python

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.


We’re a global organisation: our horizons are far wider than those we can see from the office window. In our Prague office we have 40 different nationalities working together to redefine the future of finance. To support those joining Barclays we are open to considering relocation packages based on personal requirements. To learn more please discuss this with your recruiter after you have applied for a role.

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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