Software Developer - WCR

Northampton, United Kingdom
08 May 2022
07 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays Software Developer - Wholesale Credit Risk (WCR), you will be part of an agile development team, designing and delivering credit models in a new strategic platform. You will take ownership of end to end business delivery, shaping a next generation Wholesale credit model platform. This is an excellent opportunity to participate in all aspects of the development process, including regular interaction with Product owners, user story analysis, technical design, implementation, code-review, testing, production deployment, and support.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

This opportunity is open to flexible working arrangements. Such as working from home, flexible or compressed hours, and part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please apply and discuss this with us during the hiring process.

What will you be doing?
• Agile development using .NET, C#, HTML5, Angular 6 and SQL Server / Full stack development
• Creating and maintaining unit tests with an aim for 90% code coverage
• Working closely with global development team members in other regions, participating in and contributing to technical discussions
• Working with BAs and Team Leads to understand the functional scope of project work, questioning decisions and collaborating with end-users
• Responding promptly to requests from the RTB support team in order to resolve user queries and handle technical issues that are out of scope for the support staff
• Liaising with a test team to provide support during SIT, QA and UAT test phases
• Providing diagnosis and resolution of defects found during SIT, QA and UAT test phases
• Providing on-call support for minor releases and acting as a point of contact for support team, investigating and resolving issues found in production

What we're looking for:
• Extensive knowledge of object-oriented programming language (C#, Java etc.)
• Experience of relational database and knowledge of stored procedure, views, triggers and database design
• Hands on experience managing codebase in Git or any other source control
• Ability to follow Agile development best practice (preferably Scrum)

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Experience in front end development using Angular/React, HTML5, CSS, Javascript, NodeJS and Bootstrap would be highly beneficial
• Hands on experience on Web Services (SOAP, REST) and caching along with
• Knowledge of Banking Domain (preferably in the Risk domain)
• Experience with Ag-Grid and Cloud Technologies (AWS / Azure / Google)

Hybrid Working
We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

Where will you be working?
Northampton was the birthplace of Barclaycard in 1966 and we've been based in Pavilion Drive since the building opened in 1997. We purchased the building from the landlord in early 2018 as a sign of our commitment to investment in Northampton. Plans to further develop this Campus-style location are under way to allow for a real collaborative work environment. Based just off the A45 it is easily accessible by both car and bus routes.

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