Barclays Application Support in New York, New York

Job Title *Application Support *Location *745 7h Avenue, NY, NY*

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.


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 Client Treasury Services & Our Digital Transformation

Client Treasury Services Technology provide systems and services to ensure all Cash Management processing for our Corporate clients within Barclays International. Corporate Engineering and Development is responsible for designing, developing and deploying applications that enables the banks corporate operations worldwide.

As part of a Digital Transformation agenda we are creating a new Digital framework to service our Corporate clients via a consistent UI experience irrespective of the service they wish to complete. Bringing together multiple platforms and functions into a single client experience, while also future proofing our technology platforms by adopting a micro-service, re-usable and automation first approach to delivery.

Overall Purpose of role The successful candidate will work within a dedicated team of engineers to help build out, maintain and expand a new Digital framework to service our Corporate clients across web, mobile, tablet and other devices. The Java developers will work directly with our UX designers and UI developers to build out the back end integration services that can be extended to cover all existing and future services. You will be working on our highest priority piece of work as Barclays looks to overhaul its Corporate channels to align with our technology strategy related to micro-services, API’s and automation in order to improve velocity and stability of our core platforms.

Specific tasks to include: * Design and Data Modelling (50%25) - Hands-on with creating Relational and Dimensional Data Modeling for creating Logical and Physical Design of Database and ER diagrams using data modeling tool like ERWIN, SQL Developer, Visio. Perform tuning of database systems for query and data loading, including data partitioning, indexing, data model review/updates, query profiling, query baselining etc., efficiently implements performance monitor solutions and trending on all relevant databases with queries and tools such as AWR/ ASH / ADDM /Stats Pack reports, Enterprise Manager * Architecture / Database Design (20%25) – Design Enterprise Data Models at all levels (conceptual, logical and physical), design complex relational databases, Enterprise data warehouses, Operational Data Stores and Master Data Management. Highly proficient in data acquisitions, data recovery, data security, archiving, storage solutions, database virtualization, replication and other complex tools. Be champion of Agile development practices. * QA Automation & DevOps (20%25) – Contribute to develop and maintain a BDD based QA automation and DevOps infrastructure. * L3 support (10%25) - Support monitoring and troubleshooting of both production and non- production environments; minimize impact to business in case of production issues * Handle production issues in matured way; provide/implement tactical solutions to minimize impact to business followed by strategic solutions

Stakeholder Management and Leadership

As this is a high priority project the successful candidate should be prepared to present and discuss progress with senior stakeholders. They will be involved in outlining the overall framework approach and will need listening and influencing skills to help shape the proposition. They will also need to work alongside an existing offshore development team to support the work stream and mentor more junior developers as and when required.

*Your Role *

Experience in developing best in class, user focused applications supporting corporate banking services is desirable.

Experience working with and implementing DevOps toolsets and Agile ways of working is vital to fit into the culture of our technology teams.

Willingness to start from scratch and work in a self-organizing team without a complete or clear plan is vital when joining this project at its inception

Work as a part of a global team across UK, US, India have a critical seat in technical decisions in a collaborative team

Basic Qualifications/Skills * 10 years working with various RDBMS(Oracle, MySQL, MariaDB etc.) and No-SQL databases (MongoDB, Redis, MemCacheDB etc.) * 7 years of development experience in enterprise scale AIX/Linux platform is a must, successful candidate will be person with expertise in shell scripts in all flavors of UNIX. * 10 years of RDBMS experience and ability to perform relatively complex queries and PL/SQL and performance tuning * 7 years of experience applying Design Patterns, industry standard design best practices on handling concurrent dataset, real-time data handling, messaging and distributed architecture * 2 years of working Experience with hosting application on any private/public cloud Preferred Qualifications/Skills * Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate technical concepts with clarity. * Experience in an agile delivery environment while also working with multi-location teams. Aware of and comfortable in working within regulatory controls. * Able to influence and drive change and improvement in the way the team develops software. * A passion for technology evidenced through personal projects, blogging, or open source contributions. * Familiar with Docker and Kubernetes, such as in an Open Shift environment. * Familiar with usage of JIRA / Agile Central / Confluence, etc. 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, color, 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.

Title: Application Support

Location: NY-New York

Requisition ID: *90210621