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Date live: Jan. 24, 2023

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Reference Code: 90363231

Contract: Permanent

Job Title: Application Developer
Location: Pune

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.

Risk and Control Objective
Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

Working Flexibly

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways  to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.  If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs

Hybrid Working 

BUK & BX – All locations 

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.  If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs

Introduction:

The Analyst 4 Senior Feature Team Engineer will work as part of the team which undertakes development, test environment support and implementation work principally in regards Global PayPlus (Finastra product). GPP Technology and development along with payments flow knowledge and design skill is must for this position. The team will be led by the AVP Lead.
The Analyst 4 Senior Feature Team Engineer is accountable to the AVP Lead for the development of assigned software components within a project, executing integration with landscape components using latest technology platforms like cloud , microservices, kafka. 
The Analyst 4 Senior Feature Team Engineer will maintain their expertise in the GPP technology stack and in the associated development tools and techniques, and will also maintain expert knowledge of the applications for which they have ongoing development responsibility.  The GPP technology stack includes UNIX, MQ, PL/SQL, Oracle, UNIX scripting and basic MQ. He/She should be versed with BDD technology and relevant tools – if not hands-on, along with good working understanding on payments processing.
The Analyst 4 Senior Feature Team Engineer will also contribute to the continuous improvement of the development and implementation process by identifying and implementing (with the agreement of the AVP Lead) efficiency and quality improvements in areas such as BDD automation, process enhancements, stability, reduction of redundancies.

What will you be doing?

Initial Design & Project Planning – 10%
Use expert GPP knowledge to contribute to the solution definition / high level design specification for new projects.
Assist in the production of estimates for the development of software, refining the estimates to required tolerance as the requirements and design are clarified and expanded.
Provide input into project planning regarding resources, duration, costs and other delivery considerations of which the project management need to be aware.
Keep the AVP Lead Software Developer / project management informed of progress during the course of the software development 
Identify RAIDs, escalating to AVP Lead Software Developer / project management as and when necessary.
Software Development, Interface Integration, Test Improvements – 80%
Develop software following agreed standards (such as coding standards, UI style guide, help provisioning, error logging etc) using agreed development and code management tools.
Adhere to code control / code management procedures and standards at all times.
Undertake software unit testing and software component testing, documenting tests and results to the required standards.
Create unit test specifications for software components to be developed.
Apply the Business Setup Document in Test environments and verify the same in unattended mode.
Contribute towards continuous improvement into the Test Automation activity and overall technical transformation initiatives.
Support and Maintain Oracle Packages/Stored Procedure codes.
Working on Defects to resolve setup/environment issues.
Assist in the triage and resolution of software defects during the testing phases.
Provide training and support materials to the application management team to enable then to support the application effectively in BAU.
Provide support to the application management team as required during the post live implementation period, and at any future point where detailed application expertise is required to address production incidents.
Defining and Implementing Software Development Standards - 5%
Assist the Lead Software Developer in defining and continuously improving software development standards and processes to drive up quality, efficiency and re-usability of development.
Assist the Lead Software Developer in identifying, implementing and continuously improving software development and management tools to achieve maximum development lifecycle productivity.
Personal & Team Development – 5%
Undertake training and related personal development activities to ensure maintenance of expertise in GPP technology stack associated tools to achieve maximum effectiveness in role.

What we’re looking for:

Personal attributes essential to performing role including competencies, expertise, knowledge, and experience.  

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    GPP Technology and development skill is must
•    Aware about the technical details of the Global Pay plus product i.e. technical configurations, Database relationship among objects, SQL side of payment processing
•    Good knowledge of C++ technology , optimisation techniques
•    Oracle PL/SQL, UNIX scripting
•    Familiar with AGILE working methodology
•    Selenium awareness and BDD framework 
•    Basic knowledge of JAVA
•    Aware about Dev-Ops
•    Working knowledge on Cloud services, Chef, AWS Ops
•    Working on microservices development and integration with components
•    Working knowledge of kafka 
•    Docker- Kubernetes,Openshift
•    Monitoring Tools – Splunk, Appdynamics
•    Disaster Recovery Design
•    Dev Ops - Container Orchestration 

Where will you be working?
Pune


Be More at Barclays
At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.

Purpose, Values and Mindset

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.

Respect
We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
Integrity
We operate with honesty, transparency, and fairness in all we do.
Service
We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
Excellence
We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise, and resources to make a positive difference.
Stewardship
We prize sustainability and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.

Empower
Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.
Challenge
Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.
Drive
Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.

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This is the spirit of Barclays. It’s why we exist, what we believe and how we behave. But most importantly, it’s how we make decisions, take action and get things done.

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Purpose

We exist to provide responsible finance to people and business – but also a whole lot more.

Values

We believe great talent RISES. It acts with Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.

Mindset

We discover our full potential through our desire to Empower, Challenge and Drive each other.