Software Engineer Designer job in Knutsford at Magrath Sheldrick LLP

Software Engineer (Designer)

Company: Magrath Sheldrick LLP

Location: Knutsford UK

Date Posted:Apr 18, 2018

Job Title                     Software Engineer (Designer) Salary                         Competitive  Location                     Radbroke   Date of posting:      18 April 2018  Closing date:           16 May 2018 Please note THAT this advert has been posted by Magrath sheldrick LLP on behalf of Barclays. Employment will be with Barclays. A position has become available at a leading investment bank for the above position.  About BarclaysBarclays 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.  Our two clearly defined divisions, Barclays UK and Barclays International, provide diversification by business line, geography and customer, enhancing financial resilience and helping to contribute to the delivery of consistent returns through the business cycle. We have a strong core business with exciting prospects, well positioned to deliver long-term value for our shareholders.  Consistent with the objective of delivering long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders, we have developed our Shared Growth Ambition – our approach to citizenship and the sustainability of the business model we operate. The aim is to make decisions and do business that provides our clients and customers, and the communities which we serve, with access to a prosperous future.  The delivery of our strategy is underpinned by the energy, commitment and passion of our people, and we are clear on our common purpose: to help people achieve their ambitions, in the right way. E&D MortgagesA high performing Mainframe team within the wider Mortgages & Lending community consisting of development roles from Tech Delivery Managers, Software Engineers (Design/Build) and Testers across both onshore and offshore. Team size of 13 onshore and 36 offshore (Pune)  Overall purpose of role·         To provide Technical Design at system component level, providing design documentation as per SDLC lifecycle standards·         To technical lead components of software development for Mortgage Mainframe applications / products across the detailed design, build and unit test phases of the lifecycle·         The focus will be within the ILP (Residential) Mortgage application, where internal KT/Training will be provided·         To maintain a technical understanding for Mortgage Mainframe applications / products, providing support for technical queries, through development and into production·         To ensure that the technical integrity and quality for Mortgage Mainframe applications / products is maintained across their lifetime, developing any technical changes being proposed·         To build knowledge of how technical strategies are defined to provide business solutions Key Accountabilities·         Provide Technical Consultancy for new initiatives, to assist in the definition of business solutions and/or high level end-to-end design·         Provide and support Impact Assessments and estimating processes for engineering work ·         Contribute to the translation of business requirements into firm system requirements, ensuring that they are comprehensive to support effective system development·         Produce Technical Design solution and documentation to ensure compatibility with the end-to-end system design·         Review Build solutions and Test strategies to guarantee the solution and quality of the delivered system·         Develop and maintain effective relationships across the organization and within technical teams, ensuring effective delivery of change into the production environment·         Participate in technical implementation planning and support, ensuring that the integrity of production and live operations will be maintained·         Provide input to the technical development approach of a project, balancing cost, time, quality and risk Stakeholder Management and Leadership ·         The role will require strong stakeholder relationships with Project Managers, Solution Architects, Product and Technical Development Managers within the team, Software Developers/Testers across onshore and offshore·         Demonstrates strong communication, both orally and in writing, especially in translating technical terminology to non-technical stakeholders·         Demonstrate integrity, initiative and commitment when interacting with all stakeholders Decision-making and Problem Solving The role will require evaluation judgement from Technical Consultancy through to Requirements evaluation and analytical skills to translate to system development. This will also require complex impact assessment of the solution and scale of effort required. Risk and Control Objective 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. Person SpecificationKnowledge and Expertise·     Software development methodologies, e.g. waterfall, agile·     Awareness of leading-edge tools, techniques, services within IT·     Ability to interface with infrastructure and service management areas Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:·     Strong level of experience of IT Software development lifecycle and IBM Mainframe development·     Software development consisting of some of the following languages and technologies:·         COBOL·         CICS and/or DB2·         Hogan/Umbrella·     Strong level of experience working across business and technology stakeholders·     BSc degree in relevant science or software engineering discipline equivalent to UK 2nd class honours or aboveDesirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:·         Large scale blue-chip organisations such as Barclays·         Financial Services, including Mortgages·         Coaching and mentoring skills How to Apply Please email a covering letter and CV to the email address below and place the reference BAR/0121/00007 in the subject line of your email. Respondents are deemed to consent to the release of information to our client when submitting their details. All successful applicants will be contacted. Applicants have four weeks from the date of posting to reply to this vacancy. The expiry date of this advert is 16 May 2018. View full job description
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