Front Office Python Developer

Job title: Front Office Python Developer

Company: Barclays

Job description: Python Developer
New York, NY

As a Barclays Python Developer, you will provide tactical solutions for the Quantitative index research activities of the Strategies trading desk which involves development of index/position/risk management platform, supporting existing end user defined applications, analyzing large volumes of data. The main technology is Python, with focus on data analysis, website building, visualization and data management.

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?

  • Developing software for Index Research and Development solutions for the QIS desk
  • Gathering user requirements, document, and revise systems functionalities for the Equities Derivatives trading desk
  • Building relationships with Trading, Operations, and Finance clients
  • Providing tactical solutions on business requests
  • Integrating RAD solutions into the strategic projects within the department where required
  • Building Proof of Concepts of alternative architecture in the areas of UI/Server interaction, micro services and of new distributed caching technologies
  • Sharing expertise in specific technical areas to ensure other developers can contribute to any new proposed architecture or technologies adoption

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • 3+ years of technical proficiency with knowledge of data structures, algorithms and general problem solving skills
  • 3+ years of hands on development experience with focus on Python (Data analysis/Web development/Visualisation/interface/connectivity)
  • Hands on development experience with database such as Oracle, MSSQL, SQLite

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Knowledge of Equity derivatives and financial products
  • Experience automating systems using scripting languages including JavaScript, VB and/or Batch File Scripting
  • Knowledge of functional programming (e.g. Haskell, F#)
  • Automation – TeamCity or Autosys. Continuous integration

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.

What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.

Competitive holiday allowance

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

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Success profile

To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.

Languages and Technologies

We really love to code. And we love to make that code work for our millions of global customers. Built in a way that makes life simpler. For you, that means reinventing what money means to the world. It means going that step further to develop something that can handle millions of trades or millions of transactions a day. It’s a big responsibility. Are you ready to rethink your future?

Where do you want to take your tech career?

Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. People are our greatest asset. And that’s why we give our colleagues the opportunity and space to explore their ideas, and innovate on a global scale.

Find out more about what our leaders think the Barclays workforce of the future will look like.

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One of my favourite things about working for Barclays is the freedom to explore different technical solutions to a variety of problems. It’s a great way of expanding my knowledge and keeps me on my toes!

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I’m really pleased with the work I’ve done so far. Because Barclays relies on technology to provide services that are so important to millions of people, we value quality over quantity, especially in software design.

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More about working at Barclays

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, a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey hosting our Technology and Functional Teams, and sites in Nevada and Delaware supporting our contact center operations.

Purpose and Values

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.

Respect: We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone’s contribution.

Integrity: We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.

Service: We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.

Excellence: We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.

Stewardship: We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Diversity and Inclusion

Barclays offers a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture. A place where people can bring their whole selves to work and be respected for who they are, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community.

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.

Working Flexibly

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a Carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

Expected salary:

Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Sat, 14 Aug 2021 06:37:31 GMT

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