Job Title Java Developer
Location Whippany, NJ
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.
About Barclays in the US
Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the US. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.
About Markets Execution
The Markets Execution team at Barclays manages a variety of systems and technologies to provide best-in-class electronic financial services. The businesses are spreads across a variety of asset classes and product types, and provide services to internal trading desks and external clients. Our team is responsible for a wide range of software products including trading GUIs, low-latency trading systems, and algorithmic trading services, and the infrastructure necessary to support these systems. Our team is dynamic and collaborative, with members working on a variety of projects with different teams to produce innovative solutions to business problems.
Overall Purpose of role
Develop Java projects defined by business requirements to meet the needs of our clients to provide high-performance, stable, and feature rich trading services
Integrate with the development team and the current code base, and use this as a framework to develop new components. This will include systems integrations, feature enhancements, performance and capacity optimizations, test automation, and technical debt pay-down.
Develop both tactical and strategic solutions to meet business requirements
Develop automated testing tools to exercise functionality, performance, and capacity of code
Provide estimates for tasks, including design, development, technical debt, and testing
Support analysis, testing, and operations teams
Produce code that is appropriate for a low-latency java platform
Analyze historic system behaviour and market state to inform new development
Proficient (3 years) with Core Java
Experience (2 year) with multi-threading, memory management, or performance tuning
University degree in computer science, physics, engineering, or equivalent programming experience
Experience with systems providing financial services like trading, risk, clearing, or warehousing
Experience with scripting languages like bash, perl, python
Experience with Linux
Experience with Java testing tools, ideally: JUnit, JMockit, TeamCity
Experience with development and build tools, ideally: Maven, Gradle, Git, IntelliJ, Eclipse
Experience with middleware, ideally: Tibco, Solace
Experience with dependency injections frameworks, ideally: Spring, Guice, HK2
Experience with HTTP, RESTful APIs, and UI principles
Full lifecycle development of a commercial system, including: requirements definition, agile planning, releasing, and production support
Critical thinking and problem solving skills
Collaborative mindset and excellent communication skills
Risk and Control Objective
All 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.
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Barclays Values & Diversity
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.