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Automation Tester

Glasgow, Scotland

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Barclays Technology

In Barclays Technology, we build solutions that make life simple for our customers. Solutions that are global, agile and smart. As a part of our team, you'll recode and reimagine, learn and adapt. Rewire what the world needs, and look ahead. This is where you can be at your best. Where you can redefine the future of finance.

Key information

Date live Nov. 25, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90304897

Job description

Automation Tester
Glasgow

As a Barclays Automation Tester, you will be focused on the creation, maintenance and execution of automation tests as part of an increasingly agile delivery model. You’ll be an important member of our team, with accountability for the production of high quality software collaboration. You’ll use your strong communication skills to collaborate with other testers, developers and team members in order to build automated technical solutions that meet customer needs.

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?

• Delivering end to end quality assurance automation for Barclays Digital Investing Trading Platforms
• Creating and maintaining test ware – estimates, scenarios, cases and data for automation tests covering functional and non-functional scenarios
• Having authorship of test completion reports to required governance standards
• Raising and tracking of defects – liaising with developers and business stakeholders on an effective resolution
• Taking ownership of assigned user stories – understanding and collaborating with BAs / POs / Architects
• Ensuring active participation in daily scrum calls in order to provide updates and highlight impediments in a timely fashion

What we’re looking for:

• Strong track record in Software Testing within the Finance/Trading industry
• Test Automation (preferably within a Java framework)
• Working knowledge of SQL – must have the ability to interrogate databases and integrate with Test suite
• Experience of continuous integration and source control systems (e.g. Jenkins, GIT)

Skills that will help you in the role

• Working knowledge of Equity, Fixed Interest and Fund Trading platforms
• Experience with AWS technologies such as EC2 and RDS
• Working knowledge of Cypress Testing

Where will you be working?
Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.

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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

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

Success profile

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.

Qualities we look for: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

Where do you want to take your tech career?

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.

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