About Barclays Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.
With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 130,000 people.
Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide . Please visit our website for more information.
Electronic Trading IT* Barclays Africa Electronic Trading IT team is based in Prague and delivers award winning trading solutions for Equities, Commodities and FX electronic trading desks in Barclays Africa Global investment bank.
The team develops and maintains cross-asset electronic trading platform, trading GUIs and algorithmic trading strategies. Your Role
Provide end-to-end application support
Manage application deployments
Improve the tools / processes used to monitor the trading systems.
Provide on-call support and coordinate with infrastructure support teams
Discuss business and technical requirements with other team members.
Develop efficient and robust solutions using industry best practices.
Ensure appropriate code coverage and level of quality.
Continuously develop business knowledge and technical skills.
Optimal time management and ability to meet deadlines.
Demonstrate ownership and responsibility for own decisions.
At minimum bachelor degree in Computer science or equivalent professional experience.
Professional level of English language and excellent communication skills.
Good knowledge of Linux operating system and tools.
Experience with scripting and programming languages.
Good knowledge of network protocols (TCP / IP, UDP, Ethernet).
Knowledge of C++ is a big plus.
Familiarity with the financial industry and order / market data protocols (FIX, Millenium) is a plus.
About Us Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.
Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.