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Axis Release Manager


Date live: May. 21, 2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90257569

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Job Title: Release Manager – Risk Weighted Assets
Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Our technology campus in Prague has become a strategic location for software development, quantitative analysis, business testing and application management.

If you’re an IT person with a passion for Finance; Or a Finance person with a passion for IT – then we would like to hear from you. You will be joining a team which supports our people & brings together financial specialists and IT professionals to achieve one golden goal - deliver high quality Credit Risk RWA systems for the Investment & Corporate Bank.

What will you be doing?

Planning release windows and the overall release lifecycle
Managing risks that may affect release scope
Measure and monitor release process
Collaborate closely with developers & business teams
Contribute significantly to Project development and knowledge sharing your experience. If you don’t have all the knowledge we proactively train.
Be engaged in a friendly, dynamic work environment with wide range of opportunities for professional growth, career development, with flexibility for personal work-life balance.
Work in a modern comfortable office space that enables people to collaborate, drive ideas and focus on innovation and feel inspired, energized and motivated. 

What we’re looking for:

One of degree in engineering/math/computer science or equivalent experience
Knowledge of Agile and/or ITIL models
Understanding of CI/CD pipelines
Ability to coordinate multiple teams to ensure tasks are completed in time with the release schedule

Skills that will help you in the role:

Experience with build and release coordination
Familiarity with SQL or other database query language 
Experience in Git, Jira, Teamcity, and Confluence is highly valuable

Where will you be working?

With 120,000 employees and over 326 years of tradition, we are one of the largest banks in the world. Over the years, we have come up with many revolutionary ideas that changed the way people think about their finances; whether it was the first credit card issued in Great Britain or the first ATM machine, we have always been trying to push the banking business a little further.

Our Prague office is part of the Operations and Technology Division, and as such, we try our best to stay at the top of our technological game. However, the technology itself is not the most important thing. What matters the most to us is the way our ingenuity can help provide better service to our customers and make life easier for our employees.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. 

Relocation Package

We’re a global organisation: our horizons are far wider than those we can see from the office window. In our Prague office we have 40 different nationalities working together to redefine the future of finance. To support those joining Barclays we are open to considering relocation packages based on personal requirements. To learn more please discuss this with your recruiter after you have applied for a role.

Our Values 

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.

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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