Date live: 05/04/2021
Reference Code: 90281649
Business Area: COO & Functions
Area of Expertise: Technology
As a Barclays Software Engineer, you will work in the Proprietary Card Payment Gateway team within Cards & Payments. This team is responsible for the development and operation of a 24/7 card payment service which is used by many well-known UK-based businesses. The Gateway team is constantly extending the functionality of the service, offering new features, keeping it abreast of contemporary payment methods and in compliance with the rules set out by the card schemes.
Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.
What will you be doing?
• Working as a member of an Agile development team
• Implementing new functionality to meet the ever-changing demands of the payments landscape
• Developing automated tests and automated deployment of components
• Developing technically robust, easy-to-maintain and easy-to-scale solutions
• Providing accurate estimates to develop well-engineered code that meets acceptance criteria
• Working closely with other team members in a globally-distributed team
What we’re looking for:
• Experience of engineering solutions in Java and associated technologies
• Appreciation of Object Oriented Design & Programming concepts, software delivery and deployment patterns (e.g. Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration)
• Ability to write User Stories and Features based on high-level requirements
• Experience working with modern CI/ CD pipelines
Skills that will help you in the role:
• University qualification in Digital, Computing or Technology related subjects
• Experience of software development within the Payment Industry
• Experience working in a highly regulated environment; appreciation of the importance of compliance, security and quality
• Experience delivering solutions in an Agile environment (ideally SAFe)
Where will you be working?
Situated in the heart of Fleet, Logic house is easily accessible by both public and personal transport. It is located 2 minutes’ walk from the railway station – with regular services to Basingstoke, Woking & London – and less than 5 minutes’ drive from the M3. Parking is provided for permanent staff based at Logic House.
What you get in return
However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.
Competitive holiday allowance
Private medical care
To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.
We really love to code. And we love to make that code work for our millions of global customers. Built in a way that makes life simpler. For you, that means reinventing what money means to the world. It means going that step further to develop something that can handle millions of trades or millions of transactions a day. It’s a big responsibility. Are you ready to rethink your future?
Barclays workforce of the future
Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. People are our greatest asset. And that’s why we give our colleagues the opportunity and space to explore their ideas, and innovate on a global scale.
Find out more about what our leaders think the Barclays workforce of the future will look like.
"Working here makes me feel supported, valued, recognised, appreciated and has given me plenty of opportunities to grow."
ETL Developer in Market Risk, Glasgow
"Barclays is a great place to work because the teams here have a very positive energy to them. There is a lot of camaraderie and team spirit here."
Engineering Lead, Fraud Detection, Whippany
"One of my favourite things about working for Barclays is the freedom to explore different technical solutions to a variety of problems. It's a great way of expanding my knowledge and keeps me on my toes!"
Java Developer, Glasgow
"I’m really pleased with the work I’ve done so far. Because Barclays relies on technology to provide services that are so important to millions of people, we value quality over quantity, especially in software design."
Wolf Team, Prague
More about working at Barclays
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.
Respect: We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
Integrity: We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
Service: We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
Excellence: We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
Stewardship: We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
Barclays offers a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture. A place where people can bring their whole selves to work and be respected for who they are, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community.
We are an equal opportunity employer and opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, 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.
Dynamic Working is a flexible approach to working. Dynamic Working empowers each of us to work in a way that suits ours lives, so we can better serve our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer; whether you need study time or ‘me’ time, Dynamic Working is designed to help you balance your life.
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