Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Prague


Trading systems Java Developer - 90182622
Primary Location:Czech Republic-CZ-Prague-Prague
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:20 Aug 2018 - Ongoing
Trading systems Java Developer
Prague location
The Order Management System (OMS) is the heart for Barclays cash equities trading platform responsible for handling orders and trades worth billions of Euros every trading day. The OMS handles variety of flows starting from manual flow handled by human traders, through electronic trading with limited human intervention, to managing orders and trades in algorithmic trading platform, where algorithms drive all trading decisions.
Blackbird OMS is the company strategic order management platform built as backend messaging application capable of handling millions of messages daily with deployments across the globe (New York, London, Hong-Kong and Tokyo).
As OMS platform for algorithmic trading Blackbird has strict latency and high throughput requirements which is achieved with garbage avoiding implementation and usage of Azul Zing JVM that provide guaranteed garbage collection pauses. Blackbird is built in JAVA 8 SE running on Linux and using Google Protobuf encoded messages over Solace middleware. For less latency and throughput sensitive flows we evaluate deployments using OpenShift/Docker to cloud.
Your Role
Work on several key systems in Barclays cash equities trading platform, implement business features and technical improvements to meet tight performance requirements
Learn business behind European cash equities trading and regulations applied on this business together with deep Java technical aspects such as garbage avoiding implementation of trading systems
Implement mandatory regulatory changes such as Brexit or various European financial instrument regulations
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
Essential Skills
Proficient in writing and refactoring java code
Java OOP concept and basic Core Java 8 knowledge
Knowledge of dependency injection framework (spring or guice or HK2)
Experience with Linux operating systems
Desirable Skills 
Experience using Unit testing frameworks such as JUnit
Experience with messaging systems
Knowledge of DVCS, namely git
Familiarity with Attlassian Toolset (Confluence, Jira, Bit Bucket) and some CI tool (TeamCity, Jenkins, Bamboo)
Experience with Openshift/Docker
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.
Your Application
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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.
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.

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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