Date live: 05/15/2020
Reference Code: 90256909
Business Area: COO & Functions
Area of Expertise: Technology
Title: Senior Automation Developer in Test - FX
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Have you ever wondered what it's like to work as a Senior Automation Developer in Test within electronic trading technology teams? How a global financial services organisation connects to exchanges? How we implement complex algorithms? How we guarantee sub millisecond latency to our clients using Java technology?
If you're an inquisitive Automation Developer in Test and passionate about learning new things, our Markets Execution team in Prague would like to hear from you.
What will you be doing?•Assist in the build out of BATHS, a Barclays developed bespoke framework & harness
•Assist in the migration of existing Functional tests written in the BARX AutoTest framework to BATHS
•Assist in the development of the AutoTest Portal so that it provides “Self Service” functionality covering the management of environments, queuing, running & post run analysis
•Assist in the build out of an API over the automation Database to enable the creation of new metrics to analyse the stability and performance of the BARX AutoTest & BATHS frameworks to highlight areas of inefficiencies
•Implement code coverage tools across both BARX AutoTest & BATHS frameworks to highlight gaps and duplication to improve the quality of testing
•Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
•Identifies and recommends new technology or practices that will add value to the bank in terms of performance and cost
What we’re looking for:•Strong hands-on Functional automation experience in a complex area, including the creation, maintenance & execution of automated tests (does not have to be in FX or Banking)
•Strong experience in Java (or alternatively C#)
•Experience with Continuous Integration systems (TeamCity or Jenkins)
•Experience with Build Automation tools (Maven or Gradle)
Skills that will help you in the role:•Experience of Cloud environments and containerisation an advantage
•Experience in ReactJS (or alternatively Angular)
•Experience of developing Restful API (Swagger)
•FX or Investment Banking experience
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 home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.
Relocation PackageWe’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 ValuesEverything 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 DiversityWe 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 BenefitsOur 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.
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
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.
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. 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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More about working at Barclays
Wherever we are in Barclays, whatever we do, we are united and guided by one common purpose: creating opportunities to rise. Because we know that when we help our customers, clients, colleagues and society to rise, Barclays will rise with them.
Our values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship are fundamental to who we are, and they really matter. They have always shaped the way we’ve done things, and they will always shape the way we work and live, now and in the future.
Barclays offers a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture. A place where people can bring their whole selves to work and be respected for who they are, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community.
We are an equal opportunity employer and opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
Dynamic Working is a flexible approach to working. Dynamic Working empowers each of us to work in a way that suits ours lives, so we can better serve our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer; whether you need study time or ‘me’ time, Dynamic Working is designed to help you balance your life.
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