Lead UI Architect

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Job Description - Lead UI Architect (90241676)Job Description Lead UI Architect - 90241676Primary Location:US-New Jersey-WhippanyJob Type:Permanent/RegularPosting Range:20 Sep 2019 - OngoingDescription Lead UI ArchitectWhippany, NJThis role will lead the design, implementation, and documentation of UI architecture initiatives and full product development life cycles within Barclays. The candidate must have experience with responsive, adaptive UI design and development. Results will be achieved by leading global teams, and collaborating with project team members and cross functional teams. Excellent communication skills will be needed, and other collaboration will include:•Working with UX to explore existing systems, determine areas of complexity, potential risks to successful implementation•Learning the applications capabilities and ensure the technical feasibility of UI designs.•Pushing the envelope in adopting new technologies, best design practices to ensure our products are the best in usability•Providing technical leadership to UI team members and being a team player•Leading design and code reviews with a major focus on best user experience, performance, scalability and future expansion.The person in this role is expected to be innovative and to coach others to be innovative. The candidate must possess a high level of leadership and people management skills. If working on large real-world problems, anticipating future customer requirements and delivering them on an aggressive schedule motivates you, then this job is for you.Functions Technology sits within Group Technology and provides technology solutions for the firm’s Functions including Compliance, Human Resources, Head Office (includes Internal Audit, Corporate Secretariat, Corporate Relations), Group Service Company, Legal, Procurement, and CRES Technologies.  Our mission is to deliver a simplified, automated and integrated ecosystem of tools and applications enabling our Functions to increase operational efficiency and reduce risk.What will you be doing?•Contribute to requirements gathering, architecture, design, and implementation of enterprise class UI.•Collaborate with visual, experience designers and engineers to implement new features.•Mentor and coach junior engineers and seek opportunity to bring in continuous improvements to implement front-end best practices.•Work closely with project team members (UX designers, Product Management, Business Analysts, Software Developers) and coordinate all UI related projects.•Proven ability to handle multiple, complex technical projects and have the flexibility to work in a very dynamic environment•Delivery of Global OneEmployee platform on function level•Represent one unified employee/supervisory view across all functions globally•Create interactive self-serve portal for our employees across functionsWhat we’re looking for:•8+ years of experience Developing and Architecting Web Application UI with JavaScript or AngularJS (knowledge of Angular 5 required) based frameworks•8+ years of experience on UI frameworks such as AngularJS, JQuery, Ajax, CSS, HTML5, CSS pre-processors (SASS, LESS etc.)•5+ years of some experience with Java based development applications based on MVC and SOA principles•8+ years of experience integrating with J2EE technologies (Spring Framework) •8+ years of experience using some combination of the following applications or technologies: application servers, databases, XML, Web Services (SOAP, REST), and Selenium•8+ years of experience utilizing object-oriented patterns and design best practices•BS or MS degree in Computer Science Skills that will help you in the role:•Detail oriented, consistent cross-browser implementation. Passion for front-end performance optimization •Excellent presentation, interaction and communication skills along with the ability to collaborate effectively across functional organizations•Possess strong leadership and people management skillsThe ideal candidate must have extensive user interface experience with good taste in design, and must provide architectural and modeling vision, and also provide hands-on technical leadership for the team.Where will you be working?At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment. Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details. Our Values Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.Our DiversityWe aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.  It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.Our BenefitsOur customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.

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