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Infrastructure Analyst

Knutsford, England

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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 Sep. 01, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90296465

Job description

Infrastructure Analyst

As a Barclays Infrastructure Analyst, you will have the opportunity to join an exciting new venture within the Digital Online Banking Team. As part of the team, you will be responsible for the successful implementation of simple and complex changes to Digital Internet infrastructure. The role will be the ideal challenge for you if you are experienced in 2nd/ 3rd line IT support and looking to manage the maintenance of infrastructure components and services.

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?
• Implementation of simple and complex changes to Digital Internet infrastructure (Global Online Forms, MyBarclays and Digital Shared Services)
• Owning and driving solutions that meet the requirements and are compliant to Barclays Standards 
• Preparing documentation that explains the technical solution clearly, to relevant stakeholders of differing levels of technical skill
• Acting as infrastructure SME for the applications running on the Internet infrastructure, fronting off to stakeholders
• Supporting delivery of infrastructure change required for BAU business change delivery by working with the relevant GTIS delivery teams
• Supporting wider team by acting as a focal point for infrastructure pertaining to AWS migration of Digital Internet applications
• Negotiating timescales with project stakeholders to meet the business objective
• Managing the maintenance of infrastructure components and services to ensure that infrastructure is in vendor supported and standards compliant state

What we’re looking for:
• Web serving technology (e.g. iPlanet, Apache, Nginx) and Application Hosting technology (e.g. JBoss, Tomcat or Apache, WAS)
• Monitoring Tools (e.g. CA APM, AppD, ELK)
• Load balancing and firewall concepts
• Internet facing infrastructure

Skills that will help you in the role:
• SSL encryption and certificate management
• AWS Cloud experience
• Unix concepts (hosts, routes, iptables, etc.)
• Load balancers and firewall concepts

Where will you be working?
You will be based in 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.


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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