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HPC Grid Computing Developer

Prague, Czechia

Development and Engineering at Barclays

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 Mar. 10, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90310809

Job description

HPC Grid Computing Developer 

As a HPC Grid Computing Developer you will actively Work with the other developers in HPC team to develop products that help to run and maintain distributed calculation PaaS. The HPC Engineering team is responsible for defining, developing and deploying these components.  Due to the business critical nature of HPC operations, there is a strong focus on bullet-proof coding, test driven development and attention to detail.

 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?
•    You will work with client development teams to assist with on-boarding applications to the grid, with performance enhancements and analysis of grid configuration issues.  Act as subject matter expert and represent HPC's interest in various development forums
•    You will own and manage engineering projects to enhance the environment and HPC's service.  This can include integration with Barclays' core infrastructure systems, implementing and customizing third party tools such as log analytics tools, or developing management software to enhance the grid service offering
•    You will be working with the L2 team, undertake deeper or more complex investigations into grid issues.  This will involve developing a deep understanding of the details of grid software, the associated comprehensive management technologies providing automated grid management, inventory and software deployment 
•    You will mentor the Prague development team, support teams; evangelise innovations, and technology solutions; assist other development teams in understanding how grid works and how best to use grid techniques. 

What we’re looking for:
•    Java 8 – Spring Boot
•    Strong Object Oriented background with SOLID principles with personal interest and drive to explore new open source technologies
•    CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, Teamcity, etc)

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Docker/Containerisation – Kubernetes, Openshift, DockerSwarm, etc
•    Experience with development Tools including source control (GIT), Testing frameworks (Sonar) & others
•    Experience working with distributed computing technologies (Tibco Gridserver, IBM Symphony, etc.)
•    C#

Where will you be working?
Our Prague office is based in the financial center of Prague.  We are 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.


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: innovative, collaborative, customer focused, passionate

Languages and Technologies

We really love to code. And we love to make that code work for our millions of global customers. Built in a way that makes life simpler. For you, that means reinventing what money means to the world. It means going that step further to develop something that can handle millions of trades or millions of transactions a day. It’s a big responsibility. Are you ready to rethink your future?

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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