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Senior 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 Java Developer FX, you will be developing a new foreign exchange platform for the Markets department as defined by business requirements and prioritization. You will be part of the architecture discussion and will help to shape the new FX platform that should replace the existing BARX FX offering. New FX platform should be following latest development standards and tech stack and should offer our clients platform that is reliable, scalable and offer better user experience.

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?

Developing solutions to problems both tactical and strategic as the business requires it

Working closely with the business users to understand requirements and deliver high quality solutions

Providing estimates for tasks, including design, development, and testing

Interacting with senior IT and business personnel at both Director and Managing Director level

Communicating with senior stakeholders to understand their requirements and manage their expectations of delivery

Keeping key stakeholders aware of the processes and procedures required for work prioritization

Proposing solutions to complex problems that are in keeping with the existing system architecture

What we’re looking for:

Excellent Java programming skills and excellent knowledge of Spring & Spring Boot

Experience with multi-threading, performance tuning and devops culture and ci/cd methods and principles

Experience of working with a micro service architecture and of Java unit testing practices, Junit or TestNG

Good knowledge of standard development and build tools, e.g. GIT, TeamCity etc

Skills that will help you in the role:

Experience designing and developing REST APIs

Knowledge of cloud infrastructure

Knowledge of principles and solid grasp of HTTP protocol

Knowledge of HTML5 / JavaScript –React or Angular, Kafka and of GraphQL

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