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Date live: 09/08/2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90267551

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Job Title: Senior Java Developer
Location: Prague

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Overall Purpose of the Role

As a Barclays Senior Java Developer you will be keeping abreast with latest web technology trends and providing vision, design and leadership to the technology teams responsible for maintaining and enhancing Investment Banking applications. You will have a chance to participate as an influencer and thought leader for new initiatives, drive a culture of agile development and work in collaboration with development leads, enterprise architects and vendors. 

Main duties and responsibilities:

•Developing code in line with the stories that have been agreed as part of the delivery team
•Actively engaging in providing solutions to the stories that have been submitted
•Engaging in the delivery process and collaborate with other delivery team members to make sure that the focus is on business value delivery
•Ensuring that all development is line with Barclays & Cash, Settlements and Payments Technology Standards and all initiatives comply with lean control governance standards 
•Providing L3 Support (last line of support) as and when required across Cash, Settlements and Payments Technology applications 
•Taking responsibility for DevOps Release and Environment Management 
•Actively collaborating with development teams and team leads on product development, best practices and automation 
•Focusing on good code quality and high test coverage and actively participate in code reviews

What we’re looking for:

•Strong Java Development experience will be essential
•Previous experience with relational databases - MS SQL Server and Oracle DB
•Previous experience with Linux (on servers) and Windows (mainly on desktops) will allow you to hit the ground running

Skills and Qualifications: 

•Degree in a scientific / computer subject will be beneficial
•Experience with ITIL Foundation, Kotlin, Cloud Development, Spring, JSON and XML (JAXB, SAX, XSLT), HTML5 (Angular) will help you in the role
•Knowledge of development tools such as: Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, Maven, TeamCity, Jira, GIT, Chef, Nolio, Junit, Confluence will be beneficial
•Previous exposure to Jbehave for Business Driven Development will be a plus

Where will you be working?

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. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays’ key UK location from that advertised.

Dynamic working

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

Our dynamic working programme has been set up to help Barclays colleagues achieve an optimal work/life balance. Arrangements we offer range from working at home and changing regular hours to taking career breaks. Our Dynamic Working initiatives support colleagues at all stages of their lives, helping them with parenthood, caring, further studies and hobbies.


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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

Private medical care

Competitive pay

Flexible working

Life assurance

Pension contribution

Income protection

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.

100% Innovative
100% Collaborative
100% Passionate
100% Customer focused

Languages and

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?

Barclays workforce of the future

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.

"Working here makes me feel supported, valued, recognised, appreciated and has given me plenty of opportunities to grow."


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."


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!"


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."


Wolf Team, Prague

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