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Sr Tech Lead-613

Job Title:

Sr Tech Lead-613


Wilmington, DE


Information Technology



Job Description:

Decision-making and Problem Solving 
• Highly technical skills required 
• Supporting all legacy and new technical platforms 
• Developing for both RUN and CHANGE strategies 
• Supporting business SI and expense projects 
• Production support for development and remediation 
• Risk and Control: 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  Policies and Policy Standards 

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 Specification 
- At least 15 years of software industry experience 
- At least 5 years of distributed systems experience 
- At least 5 years of formal technical leadership role experience 

Basic Qualifications/Skills: 
Technical Skills 
- Business capability and domain modeling, including an understanding of domain driven design, including modeling of events 
- Deep understanding of different integration patterns and best practices such as events, synchronous vs. asynchronous messaging, peer-to-peer, Publish-subscribe, distributed logs and RESTful APIs 
- Microservices topologies, including operational concerns such as resiliency, observability, discovery, and routing, etc. 
- Enterprise security design in a Microservices architecture such as the role of Identity Providers and the Authentication / Authorization flow design 
- Approaches to managing Architectural debt, Architecture governance and evolution in practice 
- API lifecycle management and the corresponding technologies 
- You can collaborate with diverse technical delivery teams to build service-based architecture to scale and innovate 
- You can design and build user-centric API ecosystems to drive new consumer experiences and unlock business capabilities 
- You can speak to various API business models, including internal ROI 
- You can help executives balance scorecards and KPIs with the API platform in mind 
- You have strong facilitation skills ensure alignment to architectural vision 
- You can articulate trade-offs and drive high-impact technology decisions on topics including (but not limited to) IaaS/PaaS providers, container orchestration, service mesh, API gateways, and commercial vs. open source software. 
- Have experience with, and understand how to lead, legacy integration and remediation (facades, strangler approaches, et. al.) 
- You understand the business risks and challenges that organizations face, and the need to align technical strategies with roadmaps that create business capability and opportunity. 
- You understand that leadership is not something you do from far away; you get the importance of taking people with you along the journey. Strong stakeholder management and interaction at different levels is essential. 
- You can create and guide the vision for evolutionary architecture and adoption roadmaps for our clients 

Soft Skills 
- Mentoring: a team and bringing them up to speed on new languages and skills. We all learn from each other, but with the breadth of technical experience you’ll bring to the table, you’ll be an invaluable teacher to your less-experienced peers. 
- Thinking big and acting fast: You’ll need a startup mentality with enterprise awareness. That means you can manage competing priorities, that you’re ready to pivot or adjust plans quickly, and that you understand the role you and your team play in major organizations’ tech strategies. 
- Influencing priorities: You understand both the business problem and the technical solution, and you’re able to advocate for excellence and effect change when necessary. 

Preferred Qualifications/Skills: 
- Over 15 years of overall software industry experience 
- Hands-on experience working with reactive, event-driven architectures 
- Very strong with object-oriented programming, domain-driven design 
- A DevOps mindset with a continuous delivery mindset and and expertise with cloud technologies such as Kubernetes, Openshift, AWS etc.

Job Requirements:


Overall purpose of role 
Develop and provide technical leadership for the platform engineering team which is responsible for the conception and implementation of the  cloud-native, event-driven reactive platform. 

Key Accountabilities 
• Work on large-scale, custom distributed systems using Java, .NET and JavaScript 
• Help drive designs towards asynchronous, functional, reactive systems 
• Lead teams of software engineers 
• Be responsible for the quality (both internal and external) of software and help address any client satisfaction issues 
• Be a mentor and role model for other software engineers 
• Employ agile techniques such as task estimation, test automation, deployment automation and continuous integration to enhance overall execution speed and product quality 
• Think through hard problems and work with teams to make them reality 
• Provide strong communication skills via education and mentoring to team members, business users, and technology colleagues. 
• Operate in full compliance with regulatory requirements and internal Barclays policies and standards 

Stakeholder Management and Leadership 
• To work across multiple phases of software development within a project as a team member or dealing with the most technically challenging assignments. This includes: 
− Working directly with business areas to clarify detailed technical requirements. 
− Designing, coding and unit testing the most complex software components for new or enhanced IT systems to a high level of quality, producing appropriate documentation. 
− Providing technical support to business analyst/project managers and coaching to less experienced staff across a geographically dispersed teams 
− Maintaining an expert level awareness of relevant software design techniques, development tools and processes, providing leadership in the use of these across the organisation area 


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