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Infrastructure Engineer


Date live: Mar. 13, 2020

Location: Knutsford

Reference Code: 90255931

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Job Title – Infrastructure Engineer
Location – Knutsford, Cheshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Infrastructure engineer to join the Barclays Global Tech Infrastructure and Security family. You will be responsible for delivering efficient access to IT services to support the realization of the business strategy by providing a technological competitive advantage with which to best serve the customer. 
This is a software development role in an infrastructure organisation so candidate will be expected to know about infrastructure and act as a senior developer in otherwise infrastructure engineering team. This will require mentoring junior colleagues and will provide high degree of autonomy. Ideal candidate would be capable developer across the entire stack of technologies (Full stack).

What will you be doing?

Primary responsibility will be to maintain and further develop number scripts / portals / code snippets used to manage infrastructure
You will be managing your own CI/CD pipeline and responsible for end to end result. Therefore, knowledge of CI/CD and ability to build new Jenkins pipelines is a must
A high level of experience and technical leadership when engaging with key stakeholders such as business aligned technology teams
Drive best practices, mentoring junior colleagues, reviewing code and contributing in software development skillset increase in the team
Process optimization and establishment of best practices

What we’re looking for:

Expert level knowledge in Python
Ability to code (Ruby/ Python/Perl) is a must
Deep understanding of server infrastructure (Windows or UNIX) and facilitating technologies
Knowledge of and deep understanding of Infrastructure as a Code concepts and tools (Chef, git, Jenkins, Terraform)

Skills that will help you in the role:

Awareness of virtualization, cloud and containerization technologies (OpenStack, OpenShift, Docker, AWS)
Middleware product (Jboss, Tomcat, Apache, WAS, MQ) knowledge would be an advantage
Golang knowledge would be an advantage
Knowledge of Django

Where will you be working?

The Barclays Technology Campus, just outside Manchester, is our transatlantic tech command centre and one of the largest centres for information security in the UK. It’s the vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. Radbroke is a place where big ideas become world-leading realities. Where the best talent in the world can build careers full of scope, variety and reward, by creating the technical solutions that meet today’s demands, answer tomorrow’s questions and redefine the future of finance.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. 

Our Values 

Our purpose is creating opportunities to rise. We support sustainable and inclusive growth by connecting the ideas, innovations and aspirations of our customers and clients to the capital that can bring them to life. For over 325 years we have funded progress, and today we remain committed to helping make our world more sustainable, more inclusive and more connected.
Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. 

Our Diversity

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 Benefits

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. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.

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