MOCHA and POG are the Barclays strategic platforms, handling all of the Equity trades.They are low latency and high throughput applications, handling millions of trades every day, based on an SOA architecture built around an in-
house ring-buffer Java implementation with Solace as the messaging layer.They are continuously growing applications, constantly enhanced and expanded to address the ongoing business, regulatory and IT initiatives.
The global team is 30-strong, with 10 of them in Prague. Your Role
Design and develop business and non-functional features in Java technologies
Work closely with the global development team
Learn the Cash Equities business and regulations
Liaise with business analysts and operations to understand the requirements
Follow well organized and tight development processes utilizing Agile / Scrum and test- driven development principles to ensure high code quality and 0-defect strategy
Use dev toolsets such as Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, TeamCity
Work closely with testing and support teams throughout the project phasesHelp application support teams to investigate production issues and do improvements to make the platform stable, maintainable and resilient
Willingness to learn and pick up new skills quickly
Strong experience in Java advanced concepts and OOP patterns
Good understanding of technologies such as Linux, Maven, JMS, Spring, GIT
Ability to work on multiple tasks
Experience in working with a diverse team spread across the globe
Understanding of middleware technologies, such as Solace / MQ / TIBCO RV
Good command of spoken and written English
Able to multi-task and prioritize
Agile development (Scrum methodology)
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.