Equities is a leading
franchise, offering a full-service cash and derivatives business with
industry-leading fundamental and macro research and award-winning analytics.
The Equities business leadership recognises how critical a state-of-the-art
technology platform is in creating a top-ranking equities franchise.
Equities Technology at
Barclays covers three main business lines; Equity Derivatives, Cash Equities
and Futures. Trading desks for these business areas are located globally in
London, New York, Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong. External clients and Sales are across the
globe, serviced from our core locations.
within Equities Technology deals with all “Run the Bank” activities, including
production support 1st & 2nd line (Incident & Problem management &
Root Cause Analysis), Environment/Configuration management, Change & Release
management, Capacity Management, Risk & Control and minor projects /
enhancements to production systems.
What will you be
Your role will be within the
London Equity Derivatives Application Management team, based on the trading
floor. Your primary responsibility is to ensure the continued availability,
effectiveness and accuracy of the strategic trading platforms. You will work
within the problem and incident management framework, be proactive and have
excellent communication skills as well as outstanding client facing skills, be
able to prioritise issues and escalate where appropriate. Your role will
include supporting applications that sit within prime financing providing trade
floor support whilst working with our offshore team supporting the same
will also include;
- Providing support for Equity
Derivatives Technology in London, with a particular focus on trading/sales
- Developing specialist knowledge
in relevant systems, sharing that knowledge, as required, with global teams.
- Liaise with internal traders,
operations, and other stakeholders on potential process improvements.
- Take ownership of issues
through to resolution or escalation, as appropriate.
- Pro-actively improve the
quality of systems and service, and increase business value.
- Undertake projects as required,
including, but not restricted to, the following areas: - capacity and
performance management, monitoring initiatives, infrastructure upgrades, web
based tools, reporting, documentation, audit and regulatory requests.
- Uphold and champion policies,
procedures and standards.