Job description


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


Software Developer - 90224977
Primary Location:UK-Northamptonshire-Northampton
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:1 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title – Software Development Lead
Location – Northampton
About the role

We are looking for a full stack developer to join a cross functional global Agile development team with a strong focus on Test Driven Development, DevOps and release automation to be responsible for building complex modelling applications in the Planning & Forecasting business within Treasury, this includes anything from back-end services to their client counterparts. Your primary responsibilities will be to design and develop these applications as well as coordinate with the rest of the team working on the different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product it essential.
What will you be doing?
Analysis, Design and Communication
o   Work with product owner and stakeholders to understand the functional scope of project work, questioning decisions and collaborating with end-users to ensure that business needs are met in a timely fashion.
o   Perform detailed technical and system analysis to understand full scope of the project followed up with detailed task breakdown as per the user story DoD.
o   Propose and deliver solutions to problems, considering timeliness, effectiveness, and practicality in addressing acceptance criteria.
o   Demonstrate and communicate solutions, roadmaps and development timelines to senior stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
Development & Implementation
o   Own the overall deliverable and ensure team is empowered and at peak velocity.
o   Manage and run all Agile ceremonies as a Scrum Master.
o   Manage timekeeping and workload and collaborate effectively with other team members.
o   Collaborate with Product Owner and relevant business stakeholders where requirements are not fully understood as well as provide support during SIT, QA and UAT cycles while automating testing wherever possible.
o   Be responsible for upholding established process with regards to source code management, compliance and audit controls.
o   Support RTB teams in 3rd line capacity to ensure production application in fully functional with minimal down time.
What we’re looking for:
o   Collaborate in all different project phases, from defining technical, operational and user requirements, through to planning, quality control, testing and release automation.
o   Drive conceptual architecture and application design in accordance with strategic architectural roadmap.
o   Partner with cross-functional technology teams to integrate solutions.
o   Coordinate with offshore and global teams.
o   Perform test-driven development across the full software stack in relevant technologies (including diverse range of associated toolsets).
Skills that will help you in the role:
o   A formal academic of professional qualification in Information Technology or Computer Science.
o   Clear verbal and written communication skills and ability to learn quickly
o   Experience in an Agile development environment working across the full stack with a strong focus on TDD
o   Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Programming, separation of concern, design patterns and SOLID principles.
o   Strong demonstrable commercial experience in .NET technology stack (C#, LINQ, EntityFramework)
o   RESTFul API experience (WebApi2 etc.)
o   Recent experience with modern web technologies (AngularJs 2+, Typescript, Javascript, HTML, CSS)
o   Experience in TSQL/stored procedures particularly within Microsoft SQL Server 2012+.
o   Previous financial experience related to Capital Management (CaLM) and/or Funding and Liquidity (FLM)
o   Agile/SCRUM qualifications
o   Business driven development experience (BDD)
o   Experience mentoring junior developers
Where will you be working?
Barclays Northampton is an operation of vast scale, with a huge influence and impact on the financial services industry and on the lives of millions of British people. Here, we process 18 million transactions worth more than £700 million every day, and make sure that 196 Barclaycard payments every second happen seamlessly. This couldn’t be possible without the collaboration between all our teams – from tech, marketing, functions, and operations – and the global partnerships

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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