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Technical Project Manager - AVP

Whippany, NJ

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Date live Jun. 10, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90281670

Barclays Technology

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

Technical Project Manager - AVP
Whippany, NJ


As a Barclays Technical Project Manager, you will drive multiple projects related to Prime Settlements platform. This is a techno-functional lead role with deep knowledge of financial settlement systems along with software engineering processes and delivery. You will be responsible for decommission of legacy securities settlement platforms, by leading multi-year complex projects across multiple teams.

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?
•    Managing transformation of project management activities
•    Monitoring and reporting of key project deliverables/risk/issues
•    Building Dashboard and program level metrics for Senior management on project progress 
•    Collaboration with BA and Dev teams to implement robust change management processes
•    Coordinating front to back testing effort and manage defect resolution 
•    Managing Risks, Issues and Dependencies 
•    Supporting projects through its full lifecycle from inception to implementation

What we’re looking for:
•    Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
•    Hands-on experience on managing large transformational projects for settlements systems
•    Able to create accurate and timely reporting for senior management
•    Experience in coordinating front to back testing and tracking 

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Knowledge of securities settlements life cycle 
•    Understanding of Agile SDLC concepts; Understanding of Scrum/Agile SDLC methodology.
•    Good understanding of investment banking domain knowledge

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.

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: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

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

I find that the work/life balance in my current role allows me to be more productive and flexible, to ensure my personal and professional ‘lives’ have the attention they need.

Patrick

Head of Client Management Application Support – Whippany, New Jersey

Barclays technology has a crucial role to play and I have relished the opportunity to be involved in game-changing tech programmes.

Amy

Business Banking and BFA Chief Information Officer – Radbroke, Knutsford

The great thing about Barclays is that I get to work on great technological pieces, while seeing the effect they have on this important business.

Martin

Electronic Trading Technology – Prague, Czech Republic

Barclays’ strong values of Service and Excellence are very much evident in the work we do. Our exciting tech solutions have improved customer and colleague experiences, and added huge value to the bank.

Ramya

Delivery Manager and Business Analyst – Pune, India

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