Date live: 08/12/2020
Reference Code: 90264910
Business Area: COO & Functions
Area of Expertise: Technology
Radbroke Hall, Knutsford OR Glasgow
As a Barclays Architect you will be the lead within a business area that has true customer and colleague impacts. Your architectural designs will change their banking and working lives for the better through technical designs that are truly based on their experiences. You will create an architectural vision in keeping with the business providing a technical solution for customer and colleagues. You will own the technical solution and provide an end to end assurance that satisfies business needs.
What will you be doing?
•You will be the technology expert to whom that business area trusts to realise their aspirations as to how they can best drive their business forward in helping our customers
•Challenging the status quo; things don’t change by themselves, so new thinking is welcomed and applauded
•Providing a fresh perspective that not only protects the brand but also re-energises Barclays as a bank with technology at its heart
•Continuously collaborating with a team of like-minded architects, encouraging each other to find the right technology solutions for the business areas
•Continuously setting new standards when developing state of the art technical architectural solutions to satisfy often complex business needs
•Bringing your real world architectural experience and knowledge to provide outstanding designs
What we’re looking for:
•Demonstrable experience of complex Salesforce environments
•Experience of shaping and defining solutions across disparate technologies that enable you to resolve a complex business issue with a simple and cost effective solution
•Expertise in at least one or more technologies used by the bank, specifically Salesforce or Cloud technology
•The ability to exhibit deep technical understanding conveyed through crisp solution design walkthroughs
Skills that will help you in the role:
•Salesforce certification - Application or System architect
•AWS Solution Architect certification foundation level or higher e.g. Associate level, is highly desirable
•Application/Infrastructure/Enterprise Architect training and certification, e.g. TOGAF
•Exposure to API design strategies both for internal and external customer usage
Where will you be working?
Radbroke, Knutsford, The Barclays Technology Campus, just outside Manchester, is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64 acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play – we have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.
Our dynamic working programme has been set up to help Barclays colleagues achieve an optimal work/life balance. Arrangements we offer range from working at home and changing regular hours to taking career breaks. Our Dynamic Working initiatives support colleagues at all stages of their lives, helping them with parenthood, caring, further studies and hobbies.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
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.
We 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.
Our 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. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays’ key UK location from that advertised.
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 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. Our size, scale and significance mean we’re fundamental to the way the world works, and technology is crucial to our effectiveness.
Size, stability, agility, ambition and impact. Find it all and more at Barclays Technology.
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