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Infrastructure Management and DBA L3 Engineer

Prague, Czechia

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Barclays Technology

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 Oct. 14, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90300424

Job description

Infrastructure Management and DBA L3 Engineer

As a Barclays Infrastructure Management and DBA L3 Engineer you will work on infrastructure related upgrade projects and improvements of infrastructure architecture of non-production environments. You will be based within the the Instrument & Price group which is accountable for positioning Barclays to the future state data platform and inject automation and innovation into the way we build and deliver solutions to a diverse set of internal and external clients.

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.

This opportunity is open to flexible working arrangements. Such as working from home, flexible or compressed hours, and part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please apply and discuss this with us during the hiring process.

What will you be doing?
• Be accountable for the control & maintenance of multiple pre-production and production environments, consisting of MSSQL database with opportunity to work on Oracle DBs 
• Managing and improving non-production database refreshes with data from production database instances
• Capacity planning for non-production and production database instances
• Allocating of capacity via change management process
• Investigating of infrastructure or performance related issues on new projects and on production environments as part of the incident management
• Working with project team on infrastructure upgrades of MSSQL versions from legacy to newest versions
• Taking accountability of the control and maintenance of multiple test environments (approx. 200 servers with Linux, Windows OS and MSSQL, Oracle DBs)
• Liaise with external teams to allocate storage or investigate Linux RedHat or Windows issues

What we’re looking for:
• Experience with relational database systems (preferably MSSQL)
• Knowledge of Windows OS. Unix OS knowledge is a plus
• Working experience of Automating SQL tasks via Powershell and T-SQL queries
• Experience supporting Cloud infrastructures, Handling Database/ Infrastructure migration from On-premise to Cloud (AWS/ Azure)

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Awareness about ITIL process (change management, incident management, problem management)
• Experience of compliling comprehensive project documentation, including infrastructure architecture diagrams, delivery plans/ milestones, infrastructure delivery status reporting
• Excellent appreciation of the software development lifecycle with focus on DBA and infrastructure management

Where will you be working?
Our Prague office is based in the financial centre 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: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

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. 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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