Java Server Developer

Posted Feb 4, 2022
Project ID: BCLYJP00023830
London, Greater London
35 hrs/week
6 months
Payrate range
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2022 12:00 AM

JAVA Server Developer

6 months

PAYE only

About eFIC Markets Execution Technology

The eFIC Markets Execution team is a globally distribution function for Capitals Markets Technology with teams located in London, New York, Prague, Pune, and Singapore, designing and delivering bespoke trading platforms across Foreign Exchange, Fixed Income, Money Markets, Structured Products and the Rates business lines. The teams contribute to enhancing our Market Leading BARX platform which is used globally by Institutional, Corporate and Private Wealth clients.

Overall purpose of role

  • This role will focus on building out a greenfield RFQ platform as part of a series of ambitious strategic growth initiatives for the FX business on the BARX platform. This is part of a significant re-platforming effort to refresh current RFQ workflows with a state of the art RFQ engine and web technologies.
  • The BARX Java Server Developer role plays a critical part in development of Java services within the BARX Platform and will be working with colleagues globally. 
  • The BARX team is responsible for developing and testing trading and analytics applications on our platform in line with business requirements from FX Trading and Sales globally.


Key Accountabilities

  • Work closely with Front Office Traders to understand new Trading requirements, provide demos of ongoing deliverables for feedback during the product development lifecycle.
  • Work closely with Sales and Traders to understand new Client requirements, and provide the ability to develop and deliver those solutions.
  • Work closely with BAs and PMs, technical leads, QA testers and Quantitative Developers, to design, develop and deliver solutions.
  • Document new requirements in JIRA and progress them as deliverables within the team.



  • Excellent Java programming skills with focus on core Java technology.
  • Experience of developing low latency trading systems, with a solid understanding of concurrency and Java and system performance tuning, along with messaging, persistence and distribution.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Experience of Java unit and integration testing practices, e.g.  JUnit and Cucumber/Karate.


About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. They are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Their businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by their service company which provides technology, operations, and functional services across the Group.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

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.


Everything Barclays does is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Their values inform the foundations of their relationships with customers, clients, employees, and contractors.


Barclays aims to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in being themselves, feel included and empowered to add value.

Dynamic working

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.

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