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Senior Developer - 00254606
Primary Location:UK-Lanarkshire-Glasgow
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:14 Feb 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
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.
With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 130,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide
 Please visit our website here for more information.
WIM Tech – EIS – Client Data Distribution
The Client Data Distribution Build The Bank Team (BTB) oversees a number of integration services and utilities used by the UK Private Bank Front Office to maintain key client configurations and preferences. The team consists or around 30 staff working across locations in Glasgow and Pune.   
Role Purpose
Design, build and unit testing of key SW services.
Key Accountabilities
Software Development: Taking business requirements and translating them into technical and functional designs. Producing and maintaining application code. Unit testing code. Providing support to testing cycles ensuring that defects are resolved. All project deliverables must be produced in accordance with governance practices and utilising QA procedures.
Application Support: A smaller percentage of the role will be providing 3rd line support for applications supported by the development team.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Coaching and mentoring of junior team members.
Person Specification
The right candidate will be educated to degree level or above, preferably in computer science or a closely related discipline.
The right candidate will be able to demonstrate very strong competence with the following technologies:
Web services (SOAP and the WS-* stack) with Apache CXF being a particular advantage
JMS (IBM MQ desirable but not essential)
Apache Tomcat
XML (including complex XML Schema)
SQL (in particular MS SQL but any database would be acceptable)
For this senior role the right candidate must demonstrate a strong analytical mindset and have experience of the full development lifecycle, including requirement gathering.
Experience of Master Data Management (MDM) and SOA Governance is desirable although not essential.
The right candidate must be a strong computer scientist with a good appreciation of data structures and other fundamentals.
The right candidate will be action orientated, with a focus on continuous improvement in all areas of work. Known for high energy and productivity the right candidate will be able to deliver quality results with a challenging, positive, influential style. The successful candidate will demonstrate creativity and pragmatism with an ability to conceptualise and deliver at speed. A sound commercial approach should be a priority with a focus on best practice.
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.
Our customers deserve the best. The same goes for our employees. That's why at Barclays you'll receive a range of benefits that include a competitive salary and all the tools, technology and support you need to succeed.
Our Culture
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. The values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our employees. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.
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.
Barclays is an equal opportunity employer and are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.
For more detailed information, please visit our dedicated Diversity and Inclusion site here.  

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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