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C++/Python Developer

Whippany, NJ

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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 Jun. 22, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90273697

Job description

RFT IT – Application Developer
Whippany, NJ

The Securitized Products mortgage analytics provider (MAPI) team builds and maintains the infrastructure underlying the distributed analytics engine used to compute risk and analytics for securitized products. The work in the team involves a computational grid with thousands of cores, building and managing high data-throughput and performance servers that provide services to the engines running on the computation grid, and working in close coordination with the quantitative analytics team in order to onboard our risk to the strategic risk generation platform. Numerous technologies are employed in building our platform - C++, Coherence (JAVA), TIB messaging, grid computing and windows and linux systems programming. The team works with a very data-intensive environment, where large amounts of data being handled puts strain on the systems memory, CPU, middleware and network. Development and design work in this role has to be cognizant of the systems performance, throughput and resource consumption.

What will you be doing?

• Help out with various regulatory initiatives critical for the firm
• Help out with on-boarding risk calculation on strategic analytics engine platform
• Help out with BAU and support for MAPI
• Liaise with Business Partners and various IT team
• Manage inter-team communication and team message during crisis management
• Use analytical and problem solving skills to manage production issues

What we’re looking for:

• Bachelors Degree
• 4+ years of hands-on programming in C++
• 4+ years of experience required in relational database technology
• Hands-on programming in scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby)
• Superior knowledge of shell scripting, sed, awk etc.
• Familiarity with the Visual Studio IDE

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Knowledge of Windows shell equivalents (powershell, bat etc.)
• Knowledge of TIB middleware messaging.
• Knowledge of Coherence and / or GridGain.
• Knowledge of Grid computing.
• Knowledge of Autosys and experience handling batch processes.

Where will you be working?

At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.

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

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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