Barclays RAD Developer in New York, New York
Job TitleEFS RAD Developer Location745 7thAve 3rdfloor New York, NY 10019
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.
About 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. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.
Equity Funds and Structured Markets (EFS) covers a variety of business lines, including Volatility, Exotics, Funds Derivatives and Convertible Bond trading. Trading desks are currently in London, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong with Sales in offices worldwide.
Overall Purpose of role The main focus of the team is tactical applications, but not in isolation from the strategic projects ongoing in the department - we integrate into, and use existing, strategic projects whenever it is sensible to do so. The team employs some agile techniques (though does not adhere strictly to any specific agile methodology) and develops software in a variety of languages - the main focus of the role is on Excel using both VBA and an in house functional programming language (FMD), there are also occasions to use some Python, C# and C . Equity derivative business knowledge would be extremely beneficial but is not a fundamental requirement for the role. But business knowledge in financial markets will be a requirement - the developer needs to interact with Trading, Operations, and Finance clients as well as team members.
Your Role (Key Accountabilities)· Develop and maintain applications and solutions for the EFS Trading desk, GFRM, and Product Control functions · Provide tactical solutions on business requests · Integrate RAD solutions into the strategic projects within the department where required · Analyze user requirements, document, and revise systems functionalities for the equities derivatives trading desk. · Liaise with trading, sales, and structuring users to gather requirements to develop, modify, and resolve issues encountered in pre-trade pricing applications. · Conceptualize, deliver, and support software applications using Excel, VBA, C# and SQL technologies. · Review computer system capabilities, workflow, and help resolve limitations. · Analyze computer source code and live performance indicators to locate code problems and correct errors. · Utilize SQL and stored procedures to query, fetch, update, and delete data from relational databases. · Analyze and improve software project lifecycles to drive testing, deployment, and post-deployment support. · Reconcile pricing differences between systems. · Assist in the design and implementation of derivatives pricing and risking algorithms to maintain and enhance internal risk engine platform. · Utilize industry standard and domain-specific computer languages to implement and support derivatives pricing and risk methodologies in internal risk engine platform. · Provide second line support to intraday and overnight production PnL and risk batches that generate prices, PnL and risk numbers used to manage trading books.
Basic Qualifications/Skills**· Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Computer Science, or related field · 4 years of technical proficient - knowledge of data structures, algorithms and general problem solving is required. · 4 years of experience programming in C , C#, Python and/or Excel/VBA software programming language. · 4 year of knowledge with Financial Markets fundamentals
Preferred Qualifications/Skills· Strong verbal & written English communication skills · Knowledge of Equity derivatives. · Knowledge of Exotic Equity Derivatives. · Knowledge of functional programming (e.g. Haskell, F#). · Proven ability to pick up and learn new languages on the job. · Knowledge of databases & their SQL languages (e.g. Oracle, MSSQL, PL/SQL, TSQL). · Knowledge of COM.
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.
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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.
Title: RAD Developer
Location: NY-New York
Requisition ID: *90187943