Job Title: Software Developer
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
Risk and Control Objective
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.
We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a career, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.
If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.
Seeking a talented and motivated hands on Developer to work in a dynamic front office technology team developing various facets of risk management for the equity derivatives trading desk. The candidate will join a team responsible for managing and developing enterprise-level Java based risk platform for equity derivatives.
What will you be doing?
Flow Volatility Trading platform covers pre- and post-trade pricing, analytics, volatility fitting & visualization, intra-day charting, stress scenarios, rich real-time Pnl, Risk, Pnl-Explain metrics and regulatory feeds. The suite of applications also enables auto delta hedging, vega roll strategies, delta crossing, real-time trade capture & position management.
The platform comprises a suite of applications connecting to a number of horizontally scalable back-end services backed by low latency distributed messaging and scalable high-efficiency compute architecture. The system provides live ticking data to desktops, rich real-time analytics and also feeds data to finance and regulatory reporting systems.
Work on a highly visible real-time front office Flow Derivatives platform for large revenue generating trading desk
Analyze, design, test and implement complex server side risk components in a highly distributed, low latency platform
Contribute in the development of low latency messaging components
Development of Risk and PnL components dealing directly with quant libraries
Work on revenue generating business projects for the Flow Derivatives Desk
Optimize processes to achieve hardware efficiencies
Focus on high availability, performance, and reliability
Second-level support of the application
What we’re looking for:
Fully Hands on multi-tasker with top-notch programming skills
Strong Experience in core Java based applications and design patterns
8+ years proven experience with Java, with a focus on low latency programming, threading, collections, concurrency & optimization
Strong experience with Linux / Unix and Distributed file system
Keen eye for troubleshooting and problem solving
Proficient in Agile Development
Skills that will help you in the role:
Experience in Derivatives and Risk domain
Experience C# , Scala or Python would be a big plus
Ability to produce well-tested, documented, high-performance code to tight schedules
Strong communication skills with experience in business facing front office applications
Where will you be working?
Be More at Barclays
At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.
Purpose and Values
We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.
We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our flexible working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.