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Job Summary

  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: London, UK
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Associate
  • Posted On: Feb 11, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2019

Job Description/Responsibility

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.

Run-the-bank (RTB)
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

Your responsibilities
will also include;
  • Providing support for Equity
    Derivatives Technology in London, with a particular focus on trading/sales
    based applications
  • 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.

Experience Requirements

  • Not Applicable

Education Requirements

  • related education.

Skills Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of supporting
    applications on Windows and Unix platforms
  • Strong knowledge of Equities
    market fundamentals
  • Experience working on Oracle
    & MS SQL, scripting.
  • Knowledge of ITIL standards.
Skills that will
help you in the role:

  • Knowledge of supporting
    Risk/PnL applications
  • Genuine interest in financial
    services / markets
  • Knowledge of Equity Derivative
    application support and ITIL standards.
Where will you
be working?
  • The role will be based in 5
    North Colonnade of Canary Wharf, the hub of the Front Office trading team
  • The location boasts with easy
    access to DLR and Underground Tube links as well as a shopping mall with a variety
    of restaurants
  • Barclays is an inclusive place
    to work, with a very relaxed and open culture. It’s a place of nurturing growth
    with the Barclays Values at the core of the business.
Interested and want to
know more about Barclays? Visit
for more details.


  • 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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