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Lead Java Developer

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 Lead Java Developer, you will be designing and developing critical components for connectivity to trading venues. You will be given a unique opportunity to become a member of a global multi-national agile team of experienced engineers and learn new technologies and skills. This is an exciting chance to be designing and developing critical components that form the very core of the Equities Electronic Trading business: Smart Order Routing and Algorithmic Trading strategies.

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?

Learning various technical and business aspects of application within equities electronic trading stack

Designing and implementing solutions for above-described projects

Communicating with key stakeholders in a professional and constructive manner

Producing code that is appropriate for a low-latency java platform

Being accountable for mentoring more junior colleagues

Engaging in detailed dialogue with subject matter experts to drive consensus on solutions

What we’re looking for:

Experience with designing Java applications

Experience with Core Java and Java ecosystem including Maven, unit testing, continuous integration, source code version control and issue tracking

Well organized; able to prioritize, accurately track status & update stakeholders

Experience of developing/running Java applications under Linux

Skills that will help you in the role:

Experience with messaging middleware (Kafka/Solace/Apache ActiveMQ)

Experience in electronic trading and financial markets

Experience with market data or exchange connectivity protocols

Knowledge of C++ and/or UNIX scripting

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