Description Job Title Java Developer (Entry Level) Location Northampton We have over 14,000 talented colleagues in Barclaycard Operations & Technology (O&T) based in the UK, US, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Philippines, Singapore, Lithuania and India. The team is led by Patrick Wright, Chief Operating and Technology Officer. Patrick reports to Paul Compton, Barclaycard CEO. The division is led by the Barclaycard O&T Executive Committee. We are the engine of Barclaycard - running and maintaining the processes, systems and technologies used by customers, clients and colleagues. We support Barclaycard’s 2016 business strategy to accelerate earnings growth, drive high customer advocacy and deliver a step-change in colleague engagement by: Transforming our operating model to simplify processes and reduce complexity for customers, colleagues and clients. Exploiting the untapped power of data to drive better customer and business outcomes Enabling our colleagues by providing the right tools that encourage collaboration Making Barclaycard a place that attracts and develops the best talent Optimising the environment by improving resiliency, greater risk awareness and embedding security in everything we do Create an innovative, transparent and functionally rich digital/omni-channel Headed up by Roy Ashton, the Barclaycard Digital Office's mission is to drive a step change in digital capabilities across Barclaycard. This will help us on our journey to become the Go-To Bank; byincreasing our digital focus we will improve our ability to deliver a better digital experience for our customers and clients and create cost savings. We provide the link to Barclaycard Operations & Technology and report into Patrick Wright, who is Barclaycard's Chief Operations & Technology Officer. Your Role The Developer role is responsible the production of high quality and fit for purpose application software. In this instance the role is for a Developer responsible for the building of Java based Barclaycard applications. The role involves working alongside stakeholders, testers and designers to take requirements and transform them into working, deployable applications that will ultimately delight and surprise Barclaycard customers. Innovation and continuous improvement is an extremely important part of the role as well as being a role model to other team members and colleagues. Accountable for the production of high quality code on a personal level adhering to all software engineering quality standards / benchmarks. Collaborate and communicate with other developers to build technical solutions Responsible for inputting into technical decisions that require a strong understanding of the problem domains Provide technical advice and guidance to other team members Embrace innovation by actively advocating new tools, processes and technical developments to drive continuous improvement throughout the software development lifecycle by maintaining an in-depth understanding of relevant and up to date knowledge of applications and techniques End-to-end software development lifecycle Agile Software development techniques Test Driven Development and automated testing techniques and tools Knowledge of Object Orientated Programming/Design and associated concepts. Essential Skills JEE/Java and Java based frameworks (e.g. Spring, Hibernate, etc) WebServices / Rest / SOAP / Version Control Software (Git / SVN) / XML & JSON Deep understanding of the importance of code quality and the tools that can help the development communities monitor and maintain quality (e.g. SonarQube) Ability to work in a cross-platform environment (Windows, MacOS, Linux) Experience of working within a regulatory driven change environment Desirable Skills Experience of working within Financial Services Experience of working within Barclays in an equivalent programme / role Awareness of leading-edge tools, techniques and services within IT HTML and associated Web Technologies. MicroServices/Domain Driven Architectures About Us 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. 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. 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. Your Application To be considered for this role, click on the apply button now. Barclays Values & Diversity 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. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, 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.