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Big Data Java Developer – Fixed Income

Whippany, NJ

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Key information

Date live Jun. 16, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90288569

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.

Job description

Big Data Java Developer - Fixed Income
Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays Big Data Java Developer you will be responsible for development and support of all iRepo/XGEN Trading applications globally. The technology team works directly with repo traders, sales and other departments located worldwide, with the main centres in US, EU and APAC. Systems supported are a combination of in-house development and third-party packages, using a variety of technologies.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

•    Taking ownership of the deliverables of each iteration, ensuring the scope of the project/deliverables is well understood
•    Effectively visualizing and designing complex systems; good command over the relevant design patterns and concepts covering failover and resiliency
•    Being responsible for development and support of trade capture platform for Repo Trading Platform
•    Performing code reviews to ensure implemented functionality matches expectations and is in line with coding standards defined globally
•    Being responsible for co-ordination with the QA team and the larger IT group in delivery of implemented features to production
•    Interacting with front office users and operations for requirements/support
•    Assisting in the investigation and troubleshooting of production issues; playing an active role in mentoring/coaching/training and development of team members
•    Improving processes and software in a continuous feedback cycle

What we’re looking for:
•    Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Finance, Engineering, or related quantitative field
•    Hands on with big data clusters and technologies like Hadoop and Hive

•    Hands on experience with big data solutions including data modelling, reporting and analytics using SPARK
•   Java experience with an emphasis on object oriented design principles 

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Familiarity with cloud technologies: OpenShift and AWS
•    Skills in Test Driven Development, Continuous Delivery and System integration
•    Good to have knowledge on JQuery, JavaScript, Angular
•    Background in financial markets

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.

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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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

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


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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.


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