Team Lead Prime Financing IT

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  • 15 Nov 2017
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Senior Test Manager,Investment Banking


  • Project/ Program Management IT, IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - ERP/ CRM/ SCM, IT/ Technology - Software/ Services, IT/ Technology - Telecom Software
Job Description

Location : Pune,India

Department : IB

Grade : AVP

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. Please visit our website here for more information.

About Prime Services: Prime Services meets the financing and asset management needs of sophisticated Prime Services clients which are comprised primarily of Top Tier Hedge Funds. Prime Services offers a full suite of financing services to these clients across Derivatives, Futures, Stock Loan and Borrow and traditional Prime Brokerage.

About Prime Services Equity Finance : The Equity Finance business seeks to extend margin lending (long financing/leverage) and short sale facilitation (short financing) at attractive rates to our customers' positions in the Prime Margin financing (PB) market. Also provides Secured long- and short-funding for all PB-customer and firm-inventory equity positions. The EF - Cash Equity Finance IT team is responsible for development and support of the core trading application used to conduct Stock Loan business. This platform is utilized 24/6 by front office desks and middle office teams throughout the globe for stock loan trade handling.

Overall purpose of role: Role is part of Prime Finance IT organization. Meteor system is responsible for providing all Data Management, Reporting, Analytics services across all Prime business area. Purpose of the role is to own the end-to-end delivery of METEOR system components build out of Pune and to manage the delivery by vendor resources from Pune. Meteor applications provides extremely critical trading tools for Prime business as they help business in making right trading decisions to maximize profits for the firm. Meteor system also does critical MIS reporting, and regulatory reporting. This is backfill request as current role holder, Rohit Nagori, is being relocated to US (continuing to be part of same team).

Key Accountabilities and Skills required:
Key specific accountabilities.
o Development (50%) - hands-on coding of key application patterns and components as part of functional and non-functional requirements. With the sound technical background solid understanding of Prime Services - QPS domain
o Management (40%) - Has responsibility of an important proportion of team's day-to-day output and maintain reputation for reliability and producing results. This include managing small group of 2-3 vendor resources (technical and functional oversight)
o L3 support (10%) - Support monitoring and troubleshooting of both production and non- production environments; address any client/trader/user queries promptly; minimize impact to business in case of production issues

Stakeholder management and leadership
o Relationship management will be a critical competency for this role as there will be a broad and impactful range of engagement with partners in Mumbai Markets team, Run-The-Bank, QA, BA, Program Management and Prime Services Operations. Since METEOR application development is primarily being run out of Pune, role holder has overall responsibility of managing stakeholder expectations.
o Be single point of contact for METEOR application for global stakeholders during Asia hours
o Provide leadership to METEOR team in India; Set appropriate team culture to foster collaborative environment
o Collaborate with global team and provide architectural vision & leadership to build sustaining platform
o Work in collaboration with business partners to build long lasting and high quality services to our clients
o Demonstrate strong influence and conflict management skills as well as talent development and expectations management skills

Decision making and problem solving
o Handle production issues in matured way; provide/implement tactical solutions to minimize impact to business followed by strategic solutions
o A detailed hands-on experience of the top-to-bottom technologies of the stack or equivalent development area
o Final say regarding technical decisions in a collaborative team based approach.
o Owns the overall solution design that the team is working on.

Your Skills and Qualifications will include
Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with Database Design & Data Modelling and Data Warehousing, strong data analysis and modelling skills
  • Strong knowledge of PL/T-SQL and Experience ((8+ yrs) in writing complex SQL/Stored Procedures in data intensive applications using MS SQL Server (2008/2012) or similar.
  • Experience in doing performance tuning on large MS SQL database
  • Experience in ETL using Informatica (or other ETL toolset)
  • Creating and maintaining Data dictionaries
  • Linux and Shell Scripting
  • Experience with automated testing, build and release management
  • Experience in managing midsized team and should be highly motivated and self starter. Strong communication skills are a must
  • Ability to lead by example and set high standards of professionalism
  • Excellent communication skills
Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Prime Services, Equity products, Cash or Swaps (Derivative) business a big plus
  • Understanding of working in globally distributed teams in Banking and Financial Services environment
  • Exposure to Business Intelligence tools such as Business Objects and Composite is highly desirable
  • Role requires an aptitude for learning complex business workflows, and candidate is expected to play a significant role in building our Pune development team and contributing to our global technology
The Benefits: 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.

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


Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Margin Excellent Communication Skills S Day Application Development Derivatives Stakeholder Management Flexibility Ms Sql Server Producing Results Policy T-sql Business Intelligence Tools Ib Stock Loan Equity Sql Finance Production Support Stock Trading Finance Business Sql Database Inclusion Facilitation Cash Ms Sql Partners Communication Skills Benefits Hands-on Qps Regulatory Enterprise Management Skills Etl Stakeholder Modelling Vendor Business Intelligence Team Culture Linux Meteor Clients Prime Services Asset Management Funds Sql Server Solution Design Mis Reporting Small Group Database Design Financial Services Reward Troubleshooting Talent Development Composite Funding End-to-end Informatica L3 Support Customer Hedge Funds Trade Talent Scripting High Standards Expectations Management Strong Communication Skills Stored Procedures Hiring Middle Office Quality Banking Stewardship Technical Background Reliability Point Of Contact Build And Release Data Analysis Self Starter Oversight Problem Solving Decision Making Market Stakeholders Warehousing Inventory Hedge Stack Derivative Banking And Financial Services Tuning Tactical Solutions Engagement Data Warehousing Qa Coding Non-functional Requirements Conflict Management Shell Scripting Risk Management Framework Server Automated Testing Hiring Manager Swaps Ms Sql Database Operations Relationship Management Excellent Communication Regulatory Reporting Professionalism Analytics Services Prime Brokerage Release Release Management Data Management Data Modelling Building Risk Management Regulatory Requirements Performance Tuning Mis Strong Communication Financial L3