Date live: 07/23/2020
Reference Code: 90264679
Business Area: COO & Functions
Area of Expertise: Technology
Job Title: Market Risk Automation Developer
The purpose of the role is to define the strategy and plan for increasing automated test coverage of the existing code base and integration points. Producing/updating automated regression test packs to test new and amended software or services. Leading the technical testing of the applications and ensuring that the QA team adheres to best practices and with the objective to demonstrate that Market Risk software meet the functional and technical expectations set by users and IT stakeholders. The person will also be responsible to ensure that tested software meet the set standards in terms of usability, security and controls. .
We are looking for a logical and organised minds who are quick learners and can solve complex problems with a great degree of independence and who are able to communicate with other teams in order to clarify requirements.
What will you be doing?
·Acquire a broad understanding of market risk systems architecture sufficient to design testing campaign with limited support from Business Analysts
·Plan and design tests covering functionality of Market risk systems, as well as performance, usability and reliability
·Create suite of tests to ensure all key user journeys and integration points have suitable coverage.
·Execute the tests, raise and track bug reports\incidents, provide sufficient details for Dev team to investigate
·Evaluate automation options, develop new functional and regression tests
·Expand automated testing framework
·Actively participate in meetings with Business Analysts and Development team to clarify requirements and to drive the project, conduct test cases reviews to ensure they accurately capture business functionality
·Set up, configure and maintain test environments
·Adhere to team standards and best practices, propose improvements to the development\testing process
What we’re looking for:
·Strong understanding and experience in automation testing, ideally scripting in C#
·Experience using any test automation frameworks and tools such as Cucumber, Selenium etc.
·Experience of leading testing process for multiple large scale initiatives/programmes
·Ability to act independently across QA domain (negotiate with developers, business analysts and users, create test strategy, conduct testing and track defects, get involved in low-level technical details)
·Experience with relational databases, knowledge of SQL
Where will you be working?
With 120000 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.
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.
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 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 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?
Barclays workforce of the future
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.
"Working here makes me feel supported, valued, recognised, appreciated and has given me plenty of opportunities to grow."
ETL Developer in Market Risk, Glasgow
"Barclays is a great place to work because the teams here have a very positive energy to them. There is a lot of camaraderie and team spirit here."
Engineering Lead, Fraud Detection, Whippany
"One of my favourite things about working for Barclays is the freedom to explore different technical solutions to a variety of problems. It's a great way of expanding my knowledge and keeps me on my toes!"
Java Developer, Glasgow
"I’m really pleased with the work I’ve done so far. Because Barclays relies on technology to provide services that are so important to millions of people, we value quality over quantity, especially in software design."
Wolf Team, Prague
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