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Barclays Senior Developer in New York, New York

Senior Java Developer - VPNew York, NY

As a Barclays Java Developer you will work in a dynamic front office technology team developing. The team is responsible for managing and developing enterprise-level Java based platform. The platform comprises a suite of applications connecting to a number of horizontally scalable backend services backed by low latency distributed messaging and scalable high-efficiency compute architecture. It provides live ticking data to desktops, and rich real-time analytics.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

  • Work on a highly visible real-time front office Trading platform

  • Analyze, design, test and implement risk components in a highly distributed, low latency platform

  • Contribute in the development of low latency messaging components

  • Optimize processes to achieve hardware efficiencies

  • Face time with traders, Quants and other business users both for understanding new feature requests and providing support

  • Focus on high availability, performance, and reliability

  • Second-level support of the application

What we’re looking for:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other analytical field

  • At least 5+ years proven experience with Java, with a focus on low latency programming, multi-threading, collections, concurrency & optimization

  • Strong experience with Linux / Unix and Distributed file system

  • Worked in designing core Java based applications and distributed architectures

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Worked in designing core Java based applications and distributed architectures

  • Solid understanding of design patterns

  • Proficient in Agile Development

Where will you be working?

You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness center and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building.

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About Barclays

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.

Our Values

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.

Our Diversity

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.

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.

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.

Our Benefits

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.