Jobs in Barclays 2022 – Rates Technical Project Manager VP

Website Barclays

Job Description:

The Fixed Income Trading Technology team is looking for a senior technical project manager to lead the eRates delivery function. This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned project manager to define delivery processes for an overhauled front office technology platform which leverages both in-house and vendor components. The Markets business is rapidly expanding its algorithmic and electronic trading capacity, and delivery efficiency is key to success. This role is responsible for overseeing the project management of the Global Rates e-trading technology function and will have accountability to our front office as well as the global electronic trading technology delivery function.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Governance of Agile & dev ops best practices, ensuring project management team is consistent with sprint planning, scrums, JIRA usage. Optimizing delivery pipeline throughout dev lifecycle. Use of bank-wide tools as appropriate.
  • Strategic business analysis of projects with eye on alignment with overall business and tech strategies, e.g. identification of trade-offs between strategic and tactical implementation.
  • Management of regional project manager/business analysts in US & EMEA as well as oversight of APAC project manager.
  • Oversight of status reporting, articulation of strategy, and communications with stakeholders
  • Contribution to architecture and infrastructure strategy and roadmap.
  • Faceoff against trading, quant, and product teams, partnership with development lead, first-line support, and vendors, interaction with lateral functions such as risk, controls, and compliance.
  • Ownership of global delivery roadmap, including growth milestones, BAU, and regulatory projects.
  • Resource allocation and appropriate mapping against workforce strategy and needs.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience of working in a highly regulated environment and the associated processes and tools
  • Strong communication skills and ease in articulating strategy and status to tech and business stakeholders.
  • Experience in a fast-paced trading environment and background in a corporate setting.
  • Ease in working with matrixed and global environments. Understanding of a front-to-back stack in a trading environment. A proactive attitude towards problem solving and willingness to be a hands-on technologist.
  • Is able to influence a wide range of senior stakeholders in driving conversations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – team player and able to mentor junior members of the team.
  • 5-10 years’ experience delivering high-performance software in a project management function.
  • 5-10 years of in-depth experience in Agile development practices and integration with both in-house and vendor systems.
  • 3+ years of work in a Global Financial Services organization

Job Details:

Company: Barclays

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, NH, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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