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Senior Development Services Tools Engineer

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. 15, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90289784

Job description

Senior Development Service Tools Engineer
Radbroke, Cheshire 

As a Barclays Senior Development Service Tools Engineer you will be a dedicated and experienced Systems Engineer working within our Development Tools Engineering function. The intent of this function is to deliver central development tools and services to our developers that they can rely on, to ensure these services are well maintained through robust automation. You will use your experience in engineering systems to provide a hosted service capability and in development practices.

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?
• Design and engineer services that are key dependencies of the development process
• Ensure solutions meet requirements from a number of sources covering functional, security, and operational needs
• Deliver solutions as code; provide fully automated delivery using Infrastructure-As-Code and DevOps techniques
• Employ development best practices in the delivery of services
• Suggesting new ways forward and coming up with new ideas for how to achieve our aims

What we’re looking for:
• Experience with Infrastructure-As-Code tools such as Terraform and AWS Cloud Formation and experience developing Chef recipes
• Experience with Continuous Integration concepts and systems such as Jenkins, experience with the Elastic stack and with Linux operating systems 
• Experience with Windows operating systems and automation through scripting
• Experience with AWS for application hosting and in development practice skills covering: automated testing; continuous integration; Git source control

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Good written and verbal skills as well as self-awareness and motivation to improve skills
• Experience with Docker based application hosting, including the development and building of container images and experience with Groovy
• Experience in the development and deployment of Java and .NET applications.in addition to dependency management tooling such as Maven, Gradle, Nuget
• Experience with hosting applications on Kubernetes, Redhat OpenShift, AWS ECS, AWS EC2

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.


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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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