Barclays MapR Developer / Engineer, AVP in New York, New York

Job Title:*MapR Developer / Engineer, AVP

Location:*1301 Ave of the Americas, New York, New York

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 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 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. There has never been a more exciting time to join Barclays International.

About the Risk, Finance and Treasury Transaction cycle

Our Risk, Finance and Treasury (RFT) Technology team comprises c.3,500 colleagues operating across the UK, US, India and Czech Republic. We are accountable for the delivery of business change and technology transformation for Risk, Finance and Treasury Functions globally, working in partnership with our business customers to develop and implement long term strategic IT solutions to help achieve Barclays’ strategic goals.

We support over 450 applications and a user base of 7,000 staff across all Business Units, legal entities and major geographic hubs. We enable them to effectively manage capital and liquidity, assess internal and external risk metrics, meet regulatory reporting requirements and provide a strong second line of defence.

Our strategy is to deliver Technology solutions faster, cheaper and safer, by simplifying processes and infrastructure while improving our control environment and leveraging opportunities to use consistent and reliable data across Barclays.



What this means for our colleagues, customers and clients

Our core ambition is to create a Technology community who are motivated, have the right skills and have a clear understanding of their development plans by; demonstrating how Technology contributes to Barclays’ strategy and supports the evolution of its businesses. Promoting a culture of dialogue and transparency with visible leaders and supporting colleagues in developing and progressing their ambitions.

Overall purpose of role

The main focus of the team is to build state of the art data environment platform. The main focus of the role is to globally lead data environment development with extensive hands-on development work. Build Data Environment initially to support Bloomberg Data and current population of QISLib indices so we have stable end to end infrastructure in place with strategic API, ready for onboarding additional datasets, the developer/lead will heavily engage with all stakeholders including Front Office Trading, Market Risk, Product Control/Finance and Operations from various business areas

Key Accountabilities

  • Replace “QIS Data” service with Strategic infrastructure
  • Onboard additional datasets - required to facilitate BPX index migration, required to facilitate Sledge/FPF index etc.
  • Develop collaborative business relationships and coordination with multiple technology teams.
  • Develop and Design high quality solutions to the problems the business faces.
  • Be responsible for the quality of the teams output and make sure it meets the standards set by the Data Management Lead for the global team
  • Ability to adapt to and explore new technologies
  • Where applicable, providing mentorship and guidance to junior members of the team.
  • L3 support

Basic Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science
  • 5 years of software design and development throughout SDLC
  • 5 years of hands-on Java Development experience
  • 5 years of knowledge in databases & their SQL languages (e.g. Oracle, MSSQL, PL/SQL, TSQL)
  • 5 years of experience with building service oriented architectures
  • 5 years of having knowledge of core Java (Generics, Collections, Multi-threading, I/O) and Object Oriented design
  • 3 years of Hands-on experience in working with MapR and/or other opensource distribution platforms

Specialized Qualifications/Skills:

  • Should be able to co-ordinate with team counterpart located across geographies (London, Prague, Pune)
  • Knowledge of Market data provisioning systems from Reuters, Bloomberg, MarkIT.
  • MapR or MongoDB
  • Distributed Caching & computing
  • Very large distribute applications(distributed across various region)
  • AWS Cloud
  • Kubernetes & Docker,
  • KDB
  • Python

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.

Title: MapR Developer / Engineer, AVP

Location: NY-New York

Requisition ID: *90191169