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Senior Rates Electronic Trading Java Developer

Posted 13 Jan 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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As a Barclays Senior Electronic Trading Java Developer, you will be performing activities related to the development, unit testing, deployment, support, and maintenance of an in-house electronic trading application. In your role, you will be helping to define the overall target architecture and engaging in detailed technical discussions with other senior developer(s) and engaging with trading, quant, product teams, partnering with first-line support teams and interacting with lateral functions such as risk, controls, and compliance.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

Collaborating with the Business to analyse requirements to find the most appropriate method for incorporating them into new and/or existing systems

Developing those requirements including making the necessary changes in the internal adapters as well as the vendor system

Providing inventive and novel solutions to business issues within short timescales

Maintaining and enforcing project standards ensuring they are adhered to as well as proactively adding new standards whenever possible

Maintaining a commitment to a global code base ensuring other regions are kept informed of breaking changes

Undertaking analysis of change requests/incidents against applications /products within domain

Reporting progress against assigned activities in a timely manner

What we’re looking for:

Excellent Java programming skills

Experience designing and developing REST APIs.

Excellent knowledge of Spring & Spring Boot and of standard development and build tools, e.g. GIT, Maven, Gradle, TeamCity, Jenkins

Significant experience of working with a micro service architecture, cloud infrastructure and principles

Skills that will help you in the role:

Understanding, implementing and influencing complex problems and solutions with an analytical approach to root cause identification and pro-active design improvement.

Experience working with application containers e.g. Docker

Understanding of Kafka and working on UNIX platforms

Utilising Agile Development methodologies, Test Driven Development and Continuous Delivery

Where will you be working?
Our Prague office is based in the financial centre of Prague. We are 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.

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Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees