Central Risk Book Senior Java Developer
7th Ave, New York, New York
The Central Risk Book Senior Java Developer will be responsible for advancing the capabilities of our Central Risk Book Technology systems. The candidate will be responsible for working closely within the CRB technology team as well as desk traders / business analysts / service desk / quality assurance teams to deliver functional and technical enhancements to the product. The candidate will ensure global application consistency and reuse where appropriate. The candidate will be responsible for promoting and applying best practices to meet all application deliveries.
The candidate should have a technical background with a solid knowledge of application development, operating system behaviour, multi-threaded programming. They should also understand OS and architecture concepts like interrupts, multi-core systems, non-uniform memory access, CPU affinity. The candidate should also have experience with development methodologies, SLDC and management of technical teams.
What will you be doing?
Work on several key systems in Barclays central risk platform, implement business features and technical improvements to meet tight performance requirements
Learn business behind Global cash equities trading, risk management and regulations applied on this business together with deep Java technical aspects such as garbage avoiding implementation of trading systems
Cooperate with business analysts, testing teams and developers of other parts of trading platform on local and global scale
Follow well organized and tight development process following agile/scrum and test driven development principals
Use fully integrated dev toolset from Attlassian such as Jira, Confluence and Bitbucket, TeamCity as continuous integration tool
Help application support teams to investigate production issues and do improvements to make the platform stable, maintainable and resilient
What we're looking for:
Proficient (8+ years) with Core Java
Experience (2+ years) with, memory management, performance tuning
Experience (2+ years) in distributed system development including the use of messaging middleware such as Solace/Tibco/Kafka
University degree in computer science, physics, engineering, or equivalent programming experience
Skills that will help you in the role:
Experience with Java build tool, testing tools and Continuous Integration, ideally: Maven, JUnit, JMockit, TeamCity, Git
Experience mentoring other members of the team
Experience with development of equities trading systems including Order Management systems, risk management systems, FIX protocols, market data systems
Experience with dependency injections frameworks, ideally: Spring, Guice, HK2
Experience with Docker, Openshift, containers
Full lifecycle development of a commercial system, including: requirements definition, agile planning, releasing, and production support
Where will you be working?
Barclays' U.S. headquarters is located at 745 Seventh Avenue in New York, NY. At Barclays, we offer you an engaging and challenging environment, giving you the opportunity to make the most of your unique set of skills. We also have an extensive range of learning and development initiatives designed to support you both personally and professionally.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.
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.
For further information about Barclays, please visit our website www.barclays.com.
Barclays offers investment banking products and services in the US through Barclays Capital Inc.
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.
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
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.
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 dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.