Project management


Senior scala developer

11 October England - Greater London, London Temp

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. Please visit our website here for more information.

Our risk teams protect our financial performance and reputation. Our team members have advanced technical skills across a broad range of disciplines, tackling issues from economic conditions to financial crime. They advise Barclays' business leaders, helping them make decisions.
Because risk management is so important to Barclays, we're a highly visible team. During the recent economic downturn, we've been an essential part of keeping Barclays resilient.

Overall purpose of role:
* Agile development using advanced Scala and JVM experience along with SQL and the Cloudera big data platform.
* Delivering solutions within a DevOps environment with a relentless focus on automation of testing and deployment via Git, TeamCity, Nolio and similar tools
Key Accountabilities and Skills required:
o Key specific accountabilities
o Thorough understanding of building distributed systems
o Proficient at using Unix systems
o Good knowledge of functional programming
o Experience building embedded DSLs in Scala
o Hands-on attitude, training / mentoring in Scala and functional programming
o Recognising, selecting and applying appropriate design patterns, frameworks according to business benefit, maintainability and delivery priorities and constraints.
o Stakeholder management and leadership.
o The Candidate will be dealing with all developers within the team to encourage collaboration and improve the skill set within Scala and the big data platform.
o Interaction with BAs will happen on a frequent basis to gain a deep understanding into the requirements and expectations of the software.

o Decision making and problem solving.
o Building in a new technology a number of issues are likely to be encountered, some of which can be solved, others where workarounds must be sought. Manage the balance on time in searching for the correct solution is pertinent to delivering within the deadlines.
o Larger technical issues down to detail with values calculated in specific requirements must be handled by the candidate.
o Risk and Control: 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

Your Skills and Qualifications will include
* Background in computer science or engineering including a university degree.
* Extensive experience in investment banking software development

The Benefits: 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.

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