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Job Overview



Job Role

Investment Banking

Gender preferred

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Functional Area

Work preferred

Work from Office



Any Graduation

Post Graduation

Any Post Graduation


Job Title: API Engineering Lead

Location: Pune

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

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.

Working Flexibly

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.

If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.


  • Ensuring end to end engineering delivery right from demand inception through to release management and production roll-out

  • People management including engagement, performance and development decisions

  • Support the Quality management process to ensure product delivered is of the highest quality

  • Managing multiple demands, resource supply and orchestrating delivery of multiple changes across releases in adherence to organizational process governance

  • Driving new ways of working to improve colleague engagement and efficiencies

  • Driving team’s journey to fully Agile feature team based delivery model extensively utilizing automated DevOps CI:CD pipelines

  • Driving engineering and process efficiencies with focus on automated metrics reporting

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, you like to figure out how things work

  • Experience improving older code bases as well as in using modern design patterns

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English, and the desire to work together with stakeholders

  • Excellent research, investigation and evaluation skills

  • Software craftsperson focused on delivering clean code

  • Proactive, keeping stakeholders well informed of development effort status

Skilled at recognizing system deficiencies and implementing effective solutions

What will you be doing?

  • Understand the various phases of the software development lifecycle

  • Owning engineering delivery framework, ensuring that plans are developed and tracked to appropriate standards, are integrated effectively across all engineering areas, are unambiguous and achievable, and that dependencies are clearly understood and managed

  • The ability to resolve production issues escalated to you

  • Experience with the full software development life cycle predominantly with agile methodologies

  • Ensure that technical engineering quality standards / benchmarks are met, taking remedial action where there are quality shortfalls

What we’re looking for:

  • Able to independently drive solutioning & comfortable dealing with ambiguity.

  • Strong stakeholder management.

  • Strong evidence of design techniques covering all phases of the project lifecycle, both Agile and Waterfall

  • Demonstrable knowledge of accessible design and Human Computer Interaction design

  • Experience of the following:

  • REST API design using RAML, OAS 3.x

  • Micro Services

  • Java, Spring MVC/SpringBoot

  • Domain Driven Design

  • API Security using OAuth2/OpenID

  • Banking platforms (including contact centre platforms)

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Degree or equivalent in an IT related discipline

  • AWS knowledge/certified

  • Experience of

  • AWS solution delivery

  • AWS knowledge including Lambda, ECS, Kinesis. Dynamo, ETL Services, Monitoring & Security

  • DevOps, ELK, AppDynamics Basics

  • Experience with event driven and real time architecture patterns, messaging and streaming technologies such as Kafka, Kinesis and AWS Managed Services for Kafka.

  • Experience and knowledge of voice biometrics technologies

  • Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills with stakeholders at all levels.

Where will you be working?


Be More at Barclays

At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.

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Purpose, Values and Mindset

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.

Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.


We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.


We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.


We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.


We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.


Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.


Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.


Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.

You must meet the following eligibility criteria:

To apply, upload a copy of your updated resume on Taleo.



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