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Date live: 09/09/2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90268476

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Job Title: Database Development Team Lead
Location: Prague, Czech Republic


As a Barclays Database Development Team Lead you will actively contribute to various projects spanning across critical technical deliveries, regulatory projects and platform enhancements requested by the product owner or business users. You will work closely with the Developers, Business Analysts, Architects and Project Managers across all regions and business clusters to deliver robust design and technical solutions in a controlled, transparent and actively risk managed fashion.

What will you be doing?

• Designing and implementing applications and data flows, for accuracy, timeliness, quality and control
• Working on all aspects of analysis, design, implementation and deployment of all software, related to the core data applications
• Analysing new requirements to find the most appropriate technical solution and contribute to the overall system design
• Assuming responsibility for the delivery of the projects assigned to the team and ensuring they deliver good quality and maintainable code with high test coverage  
• Taking responsibility and ownership of new feature development and optimizing, refining and performance tuning applications, script and processes
• Documenting designs and communicating them with the team
• Contributing to the delivery of complex projects in collaboration with global teams across Barclays, to develop new or enhance existing systems
• Setting up and managing development meetings with application leads and business unit users 

What we’re looking for:

• Strong knowledge of SQL development including experience of designing, optimising and maintaining a transactional system is pivotal
• Proven track record of database performance tuning, queries optimisation, writing efficient functions, stored procedures and complex database queries
• Strong knowledge of data modelling and experience of building large structured databases and migration of database technologies to cloud (AWS, Snowflake, Redshift or other)

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Experience with either of database technologies: MS SQL, Maria, Aurora or PostgreSQL is preferred
• Use of Agile tools (JIRA, GIT, TeamCity and Agile Central) and Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) to perform Agile project management tasks would be beneficial
• Previous knowledge of scripting (shell, Python) is preferred
• Some knowledge of DevOps, source control, unit and integration testing, continuous integration, release management, and other software development practices is desirable

Where will you be working?

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 home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details. 

About Barclays

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.

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. 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.

Dynamic working

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

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.

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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

Private medical care

Competitive pay

Flexible working

Life assurance

Pension contribution

Income protection

Voluntary benefits

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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.

100% Innovative
100% Collaborative
100% Passionate
100% Customer focused

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Languages and
Technologies

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.

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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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