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.
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. Our two clearly defined divisions, Barclays UK and Barclays International, provide diversification by business line, geography and customer, enhancing financial resilience and helping to contribute to the delivery of consistent returns through the business cycle.
We have a strong core business with exciting prospects, well positioned to deliver long-term value for our shareholders.
Consistent with the objective of delivering long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders, we have developed our Shared Growth Ambition our approach to citizenship and the sustainability of the business model we operate.
The aim is to make decisions and do business that provides our clients and customers, and the communities which we serve, with access to a prosperous future.
The delivery of our strategy is underpinned by the energy, commitment and passion of our people, and we are clear on our common purpose : to help people achieve their ambitions, in the right way.
About Barclays International Commercial Growth Initiative The Barclays International Markets business is making a major technology investment and has mobilised the Commercial Growth Programme to drive an ambitious revenue growth plan focused on maintaining and building our trading capabilities.
This initiative will see a major boost to Technology resource talent who will work on a wide range of leading edge technology programmes.
We have identified over 600 roles to be hired across Pre-Trade Technology, Post Trade Technology and Risk, Finance and Treasury Technology globally, including key hubs in London, New York, Glasgow, Pune and Prague.
We are hiring creative and driven Technologists, from a wide range of industry sectors that have exposure to high availability and high transactional online systems.
g. Equity and Bond Instrument listings.
Our target state architecture for Trade and Post-Trade is a front-to-back vision encompassing process, data and technology based on strategic services and leveraging best-
in-class innovation. Our target state fully supports the range of products for the Markets Business with an improved control environment (in line with BICEP), regulatory imperatives addressed, Optimized ROE, the right’ client relationships supported and infrastructure that is fit for purpose’ with reducing cost.
We operate in an environment that offers collaboration across teams - we work on other people’s code bases, use shared libraries, and shared tools.
You may be hired into one team, but end up working on a tool that is used by many teams across the organization. We strive to provide our technologists with the opportunity to solve truly challenging problems such as reliability, stability, up-
time, capacity and performance. We value motivated individuals with technical expertise who are constantly looking to learn as well as challenge themselves and others.
What this means for our colleagues, customers and clients We pride ourselves on working closely with the business to deliver market-
leading solutions that are fit for purpose. Working in Barclays Post Trade will give you the opportunity to work with researchers, sales, trading, and quants on the next generation platforms so that we can deliver more value to our clients.
Overall purpose of roleEquity Finance group within prime services offer services to Hedge fund clients globally. Synthetics financing is part of the Equity finance group which offer financing to hedge fund clients in the form of Equity swaps.
Synthetics IT is the technology team supporting the Equity Swap traders to book Equity Swaps. We are looking for UI developer for strategic Synthetics Derivatives platform, handling products such as Single Stock Swap, Portfolio Swaps, and Index Swaps & Custom Index Swaps.
The application presently relies on legacy GUI & Architecture, with new initiatives and approved business funding we are looking to restructure and venture into latest technologies like Angular / HTML5, Spring Boot and any relevant server side products with SOA Architecture.
This is an immense opportunity for learning Equity Synthetics Derivative products & and as well working on latest technologies.
The growth needs also require us to keep building new features for the Client which have positive impact on Revenue, at present we already deal with thousands of trades STP volume, managed real time on solace middleware layer and crux of the application lies in managing thousands of client’s positions on various products for valuations on equity pricing, interest rates, corporate dividend processing, payments and other activities.
This system offers immense opportunity for career growth in learning the business Equity Synthetics Derivates and as well working on latest technologies.
Key AccountabilitiesDesign and develop business and non-functional features for the Synthetics Derivative platform UIWork closely with the global development teamLearn the Equity Synthetics business and regulationsLiaise with business analysts and operations to understand the requirementsFollow well organized and tight development processes utilizing Agile / Scrum and test-
driven development principles to ensure high code quality and 0-defect strategyUse dev toolsets such as Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, TeamCityEnsure consistent high code quality through unit and integration testingTake part in technical preparations for global releasesEvaluate performance, suggest and implement improvements, escalate issues on time.
Work closely with QA 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 Stakeholder Management and Leadership Work within a globally distributed teams to deliver changes in the application.
Work with business analysts and Traders to clarify requirements and to solicit feedback on the system. In addition, the candidate should be a self starter who can drive to clarify designs and requirements if they are insufficiently detailed.
Decision-making and Problem Solving Strong decision making and analytical skills and working on different project priorities which should be reflected in test planning and test execution.
Risk and Control Objective This section is mandatory for all role profiles and must not be deleted Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
Person SpecificationAll Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards Essential Skills / Basic Qualifications : Good understanding of front-
driven Desirable skills / Preferred Qualifications : Experience in OpenfinExperience in Java & Application Servers (Jboss)Understanding of middleware technologies, such as Solace / MQ / TIBCO RVExperience in working with a diverse team spread across the globeGood command of spoken and written EnglishAble to multi-
task and prioritizeAgile development (Scrum methodology) Purpose and Values Barclays has a single cross-business Purpose for Barclays and five core Values which underpin it.
Our Purpose is helping people achieve their ambitions in the right way. Put simply this is the answer to the question What is Barclays for?
and it should guide our every action as employees. Respect We respect and value those we work with, and the contribution that they make.
Integrity We act fairly, ethically and openly in all we do. Service We put our clients and customers at the centre of what we do.
Excellence We use our energy, skills and resources to deliver the best, sustainable results. Stewardship We are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.