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EDP Senior Cloud Engineer

Glasgow, Scotland

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 Jun. 29, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90328482

Job description

Senior Cloud Engineer

As a Barclays Senior Cloud Engineer, you will play the role of Senior Application Support Manager and will be directly accountable and responsible for managing applications within the Enterprise Data Platform Function (EDP). This leadership role you will own both service level management as well as support for assigned services within their domain. You will lead a team of technical staff to manage and address technical issues and will be responsible for all aspects of support. Accountable for all aspects of services delivering production stability.

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.

We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in.  Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?
• Leading Application & Platform specific technical discussions with IT teams for on-boarding and daily operational governance for stability and availability
• Ensuring all Barclays technology standards are followed
• Engaged with the business to understand their issues and engage with IT teams for permanent fix & issue resolution
• Reviewing Incident, Problem, Change & Events regularly to ensure we understand issues and fix them wherever applicable
• Ensuring no manual activities are introduced in any release or those are automated where deemed necessary
• Conducting resiliency testing regularly to ensure application stability.
• Providing leadership for all Enterprise Data Platform Function owned applications, platforms from a US time zone perspective and work closely with Global Leads
• Working off-hours on-call support will be required for this role on a rotational basis

What we’re looking for:
• Graduate or Post graduate in computer science or related streams.
• Must have prior experience of Production support in the investment banking domain.
• Working experience in Public cloud (AWS, Azure) and Infrastructure components, hypervisor, Tableau, Kubernetes, Docker, containerization & virtualization
• Should have clear understanding or hands on experience of CI/CD pipeline

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Hands on scripting languages like Python, PHP, Shell/Perl or Java scripts. 
• Ability to breakdown complex problems using appropriate design patterns and best practices demonstrating a strong knowledge foundation and problem-solving.
• Knowledge of building automated pipelines that integrate and transport software through reliable, secure, and governed channels from conception to production.
• Able to build a suite of real-time monitoring and automation software that encompass resilient and self-healing platform operations.

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.



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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The Barclays Way

This is the spirit of Barclays. It’s why we exist, what we believe and how we behave. But most importantly, it’s how we make decisions, take action and get things done.

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