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Javascript Services Software Engineer

Barclays|Glasgow, Scotland, GB
10 days ago
As a Barclays Javascript Services Software Developer, you’ll provide scalable service development for the Enterprise Data Tools & Insights Team. You‘ll work alongside UX/UI Developers, DevOps/Cloud engineers and Business Analysts to deliver innovative, high quality, solutions with technologies such as NodeJS and GraphQL. Our challenge is to better manage and integrate our data so that it can be efficiently delivered to all of our stakeholders, for better insight and decision making.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?
• You will work with Enterprise Data Tools and Insights Team who design, build, and maintain the metadata and issue management applications used across the group
• Connecting with leadership and fellow team members globally, delivering to meet specifications and timelines
• Delivering across various programmes of work in a timely and quality manner
• Presenting ideas and designs to colleagues and adapting the work based on the reviews and direct feedback given
• Participating and providing feedback in code reviews
• Developing innovative solutions that will enhance the client experience and provide a cost effective solutions
• Developing skills and understanding of fellow team members through mentoring and code reviews

What we’re looking for:
• Degree in an engineering, mathematical or computer science discipline
• Experience with application server development in the web and/or mobile domain
• Middleware DB and Backend experience to be familiar with Express, GraphQL/Apollo, and NodeJS
• Familiar with RDMS of MariaDB and/or Postgress with ORM Sequelize

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Experience of operating in an Agile delivery environment
• Test experience with some form of unit testing
• Takes ownership of tasks and is able to monitor/report progress and deliver to completion
• Able to demonstrate previous evidence of drive, energy, commitment and enthusiasm

Where will you be working?

We’ve been in Scotland for 250 years, and Scotland’s significance to Barclays has never been as important as it is today. You can find the Aurora Building in Bothwell Street, a short walk from both Central and Queen Street Stations, and not far from Sauchiehall Street and Argyll Street, two of the city’s main shopping hubs. We’re committed to giving everyone the opportunity to thrive at Barclays, investing in our people, communities, and facilities – highlighted by our new state-of-the-art campus opening soon in the city centre.