Senior Python Developer

Company: Barclays
Location: New York, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.FEB.2021
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Senior Front Office Python Developer / Engineer New York, NY The main focus of the role is the new generation Index Research and Development...


Senior Front Office Python Developer / Engineer New York, NY The main focus of the role is the new generation Index Research and Development system. In the first phase the effort will be on providing tactical solutions for the index research activities of the Strategies desk, with the focus shifting to the strategic build out of the Index Research and Development system. This involves dealing with storing and analyzing relatively large volumes of data. The main programming language will be Python. You will work with Trading, Risk Management, Operations, and Finance clients as well as global Team members.What will you be doing? • Software development of Index Research and Development solutions for the Structured Equity Derivatives Trading desk. • Gather user requirements, document, and revise systems functionalities for the Equity Derivatives trading desk. • The successful candidate needs to build relationship with Trading, Operations, and Finance clients. • Provide tactical solutions on business requests to support business growth and strategic integration programmers. • Integrate FO IT solutions into the strategic projects within the department where required. • Analyze and improve software project lifecycles to drive testing, deployment, and post-deployment support. • Build Proof of Concepts of alternative architecture in the areas of UI/Server interaction, micro services and of new distributed caching technologies. • Share expertise in specific technical areas to ensure other developers can contribute to any new proposed architecture or technologies adoption. What we're looking for: • Have Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. • Have 6+ years of technical proficiency with knowledge of data structures, algorithms and general problem solving skills. • Have 6+ years of hands on development experience with one or more of C++, C#, Python, with Python being a requirement. • Have hands on development experience with databases & SQL languages (e.g. strong knowledge of one or more out of Oracle, MSSQL, PL/SQL, TSQL), scripting (Java, VB or Python) and COM. • Have hands-on experience with Excel/VBA automation. • Be proficient in software development process and best practices (TDD, code reviews etc.). Skills that will help you in the role: • Knowledge of Equities Derivatives financial products and related risk measures and pricing. • Knowledge of Exotic Equity Derivatives. • Experience in automation using scripting languages including JavaScript, VB and/or Batch File Scripting. • Knowledge of functional programming (e.g. Haskell, F#). • Proven ability to pick up and learn new languages on the job. • Knowledge of Java. Where will you be working? At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at New York we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at New York, you'll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details.Our Values Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it. Our Diversity We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, 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. Risk and Control Objective 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 Our Benefits Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.

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