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Software Engineer

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 a Barclays Software Engineer, you will play a key role in the development, support, enhancement and build-out of strategic applications in our portfolio. As a part of the role, you will also be working with the global team members towards delivery of agile sprints. This position involves hands-on application development in collaboration with our globally distributed development teams. This role will service the Compliance and Financial Crime Functions within Barclays.

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 maintaining software solutions, using technologies such as JAVA, Spring, Angular/React, jBPM/Camunda and Databases on public/private cloud environment

Leading design and architecture of software modules and providing technical leadership

Participating in evaluating and bringing in new technologies, defining software standards

Working closely with product owners and analysts to comprehend requirements and deliver high quality solutions

Providing estimates for software builds, including design, development and testing

Assisting L2 Support teams to resolve user queries and production issues

Supporting, monitoring and troubleshooting of both production and non- production environments

Leading in SDLC feedback loops including code reviews & sprint retrospectives

What we’re looking for

Robust experience in system design, development, architecture and solving complex IT problems

Experience developing medium to large size software application covering: Core Java 1.8+, multi-threading, Spring, Spring Boot, GIT, ANT, IntelliJ/Eclipse, JIRA

Experience in HTML5 and CSS3 frameworks and knowledge in React/Angular, Java-script Node JS

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

Skills that will help you in the role

Experience building systems in the financial services organization and in financial crime domain

Knowledge of Graph Technologies including Graph-QL

Where will you be working?

Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.

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

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees