Java Developer

  • 13 April
  • England - Cheshire East
  • CDI
  • pension, healthcare
Java Developer

Location: Cheshire

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Start: ASAP

Ideal skills: Java, ideally 3-4 years Java Programming, Junit, JSON, Software Development, Oracle, Websphere, Jenkins, Agile, Configuration Management.

Java Developer required for Barclays, a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank. This is an excellent opportunity for a Java Developer who is looking for a new and exciting career. The successful person will ideally have 3-4 years plus in Java programming and any experience in mobile development would be an advantage. This will suit Java Developers looking for a new technical challenge on some very exciting projects.

About Barclays

Barclays 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.

With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 130,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. Please visit our website here for more information.

Role Purpose

The Barclays Mobile Banking Gateway team at Radbroke is looking for a Java Developer with the following responsibilities:

* To contribute to the software development for one or more applications / products across the detailed design, build and unit test phases of the lifecycle.
* To maintain a technical understanding of a component or sub-component within an application / product, providing support for technical queries, live incidents and problems.

* Key Accountabilities

Technical Consultancy (5%)

* Review Technical Feasibility Studies (TFS) for projects that impact applications / products within domain, and assess potential impact.
* Solve software-related problems, providing analysis and recommendations as appropriate.

Technical Development - Application Management (Design, Build, Unit Test) (70%)

* Participate in technical implementation planning, ensuring that the integrity of live operations will be maintained.
* Support the handover of software into business-as-usual (BAU) operation, providing the relevant IT service teams with information and education relating to the system technology and function.
* Coordination and resolution of the Problem Management of system problems.
* Understand the various phases of the software development lifecycle.
* Undertake impact assessment of problem records against applications / products within domain.
* Review test strategies to guarantee the quality of the delivered software assist in the diagnosis of system problems encountered during testing.
* Collaborate with other software engineers across teams to build technical solution.
* Deliver to all software engineering quality standards / benchmarks.

* Person Specification

Knowledge and Expertise

* End-to-end software development lifecycle
* Software development methodologies, e.g. waterfall, agile
* Project management methodologies, e.g. RUP, CMMi, Prince II, PMI (Preferred)
* Awareness of leading-edge tools, techniques, services within IT
* Ability to interface with infrastructure and service management areas.


* Software development consisting of some of the following languages and technologies:
* Ideally 3 years Java programming experience
* Oracle DB
* Junit
* Automated Testing
* Strong level of experience of IT software development (essential)
* Good level of experience of Mobile development (preferred)
* Formal qualification in area of specialism, e.g. Sun Java certification (beneficial).

Risk and Control Objective

All Barclays colleagues have to 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 customers deserve the best. The same goes for our employees. That's why at Barclays you'll receive a range of benefits that include a competitive salary and all the tools, technology and support you need to succeed.

Our Culture

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. The values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our employees. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

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.

Barclays is an equal opportunity employer and are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. For more detailed information, please visit our dedicated Diversity and Inclusion site here.