Senior Risk Developer
London, UK
5d ago


About BarclaysBarclays 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. Our two clearly defined divisions, Barclays UK and Barclays International, provide diversification by business line, geography and customer, enhancing financial resilience and helping to contribute to the delivery of consistent returns through the business cycle.

We have a strong core business with exciting prospects, well positioned to deliver long-term value for our shareholders.

Consistent with the objective of delivering long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders, we have developed our Shared Growth Ambition our approach to citizenship and the sustainability of the business model we operate.

The aim is to make decisions and do business that provides our clients and customers, and the communities which we serve, with access to a prosperous future.

The delivery of our strategy is underpinned by the energy, commitment and passion of our people, and we are clear on our common purpose : to help people achieve their ambitions, in the right way.

About Risk & Analytics ITRisk and Analytics (R&A) was one of the first truly cross-asset teams created within the Investment Bank.

Comprising over 1700 people in 9 countries, our objective is to consolidate, streamline and simplify Risk generation, analysis and visualisation within the Investment Bank onto strategic, cross-

asset platforms.Wherever possible we are taking and enhancing existing best of breed solutions from across R&A and migrating other asset classes onto those solutions.

About RFT / AF ITThe Asset Financing Risk & Analytics team is responsible for evaluating, monitoring, and controlling trade representation, curve construction, NPV calculation, PNL explain, and risk reporting.

Priorities is to ensure comprehensive and effective control and independent challenge to support the Asset Financing trading desks to meet risk management and regulatory requirements in its commercial objectives across global regions.

For all perm US job adverts please include the following mandatory EEO statement delete if not applicableIt 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.

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.

For all perm job adverts except for the US where the mandatory EEO statement must be included please include the following statement We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds .

or local / legislative Diversity and Inclusion wording Overall purpose of roleAsset Financing risk developer - The candidate will work with Repo Risk and Analytics IT team as a business facing front office developer with strong maths / quantitative skills.

The bank has a great reputation for its innovative technology systems and you will be given the opportunity to explore various programming languages and technical tools.

This team provides a collaborative and performance driven environment, perfectly suited to a highly motivated individual seeking the next challenge in his / her career.

The projects will include enhancement and daily support of an award winning fixed income financing curve engine. Key Accountabilities

  • Development (60%). Hands-on coding of enhancements required for curve construction, risk generation and PnL reporting.
  • Good understanding of Fixed Income instruments, Equities financing and Repo business.

  • Business facing and L3 support (40%) : Support monitoring and troubleshooting of both production and non-production environments.
  • Address any business user queries promptly while minimize impact to business.

    Stakeholder Management and Leadership

  • Relationship management will be a critical competency for this role as there will be a broad and impactful range of engagement with partners in Asset Financing business, Product management, Run-
  • The-Bank, QA, BA, Program Management and Prime Services Operations. This role has overall responsibility of managing stakeholder expectations (have business stakeholders across 3 regions) for projects role holder will be leading.

  • Provide key role in architectural vision & leadership to build sustaining platform
  • Work in collaboration with business partners to build long lasting and high quality services to our clients
  • Demonstrate strong influence and conflict management skills as well as talent development and expectations management skills.
  • Decision-making and Problem Solving

  • Handle production issues in matured way; provide / implement tactical solutions to minimize impact to business followed by strategic solutions
  • A detailed hands-on experience of the top-to-bottom technologies of the stack or equivalent development area
  • Final say regarding technical decisions in a collaborative team based approach.
  • Owns the overall solution design that the team is working on
  • Risk and Control ObjectiveEnsure 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.

    Person SpecificationPersonal attributes essential to performing role including competencies, expertise, knowledge, and experience.

    Note : experience requirements must not be in the form of years (minimum or otherwise). Essential Skills / Basic Qualifications :

  • At least 3-5 years of experience
  • OS : Linux, Windows
  • Database : Oracle
  • Languages : Java, Perl, C++, Python, Oracle SQL, Excel a plus
  • Preferred : knowledge of Fixed Income instruments, Asset Financing, Repo, Analytics, Risk, PnL.
  • Communication skill : Business facing and must be able to communicate and interact effectively with business users, product quants, project managers and IT stakeholders.
  • Must be well organized and able to meet stakeholder delivery commitments.
  • Experienced in supporting production environment, resolve all possible issues proactively.
  • Desirable skills / Preferred Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Exposure working in a globally distributed teams in Banking and Financial Services environment
  • Purpose and Values Barclays has a single cross-business Purpose for Barclays and five core Values which underpin it. Our Purpose is helping people achieve their ambitions in the right way.

    Put simply this is the answer to the question What is Barclays for?’ and it should guide our every action as employees. Respect We respect and value those we work with, and the contribution that they make.

    Integrity We act fairly, ethically and openly in all we do. Service We put our clients and customers at the centre of what we do.

    Excellence We use our energy, skills and resources to deliver the best, sustainable results. Stewardship We are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

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