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EFS Direct Python Lead

Date live: Mar. 06, 2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90255051

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Job Title
Python Team Lead 
Czech Republic, Prague


Barclays are looking for an experienced Python developer with leadership experience to play a significant role in Client Facing Technology. You’ll be growing, training, and leading a team of local developers at the Prague site. You’ll be owning your team’s delivery, working across revenue generating and regulatory projects, as well as creating sustainable code for the future. 

What will you be doing?

Leading a small team in development/delivery aspects 
Playing a significant role in the design and development of the platforms – about 70% of your time will be hands-on development 
Making and justfiying technical decisions around the problem domian 
Educating the team and implementing software development methods, tools, and standards (as appropriate to the domain) 
Collaborating with a global team of developers to build and deliver high quality technical solutions 
Building maintainable code for the future 

What we’re looking for:

Strong experience/expertise in developing medium to large applications in Python
Background leading teams/working in an Agile environment 
Experience of server side development & multi-threaded code
Experience of HTTP protocol and web services

Skills that will help you in the role:

Knowledge of Equity Derivatives/Structured products
Knowledge of C# or Java
Experience providing support and resolving production issues
Experience of server side development & multi-threaded code

Where will you be working?

With 120 thousands of employees and over 326 years of tradition, we are one of the largest banking company 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.

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.

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

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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