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Java Engineering Lead

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

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As Barclays Java Engineering Lead, you will be working on the development of applications within the Markets area of the Investment Bank, specifically related to the trading function and the lifecycle of a trade. You’ll be designing and developing critical components that form the very core of the Equities Electronic Trading business: Smart Order Routing and Algorithmic Trading strategies and be given a unique opportunity to become a member of a global multinational agile team of experienced engineers and learn new technologies and skills.

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?

Designing and building a highly scalable application used for trade validation, lifecycle tracking and real-time consumption of trade data by consumers downstream

Mentoring and coaching junior talent within the team

Being a subject matter expert in key technologies, able to instruct other developers in the use of complex technologies

Facilitating agile processes, including backlog and sprint management, knowledge transfer and requirements elicitation

Providing support to for the applications BAU work as needed

Ensuring that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise-Wide Risk Management Framework

What we’re looking for:

Advanced Java and development skills, including extensive multi-threaded programming and SQL experience

Experience of building enterprise scale applications

Spring framework, with hands-on experience of Java and J2EE technologies

Degree in Computer Science or related field

Skills that will help you in the role:

Experience in working with GraphQL, Kafka

Experience working in an investment bank preferable

Working knowledge of agile and Scrum, DevOps and exposure to cloud technologies will be an added advantage

Solid social skills with ability to communicate thoughts, designs, and implementations in both written and verbal form

Where will you be working?
Our Prague office is based in the financial center 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