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Date live: 12/03/2019

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90248424

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Job Title: Systems Engineer 
Location: Prague


As a Barclays Systems Engineer within DevOps you will contribute to various projects spanning across critical technical deliveries, regulatory initiatives and platform enhancements requested by the Product Owner or Business Users.  You will work closely with the Developers, Business Analysts, Architects and Project Managers to deliver design and technical solutions and participate in all aspects of analysis, design, implementation and deployment of software related to the in-scope applications.

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.


What will you be doing?

• Working with technical leads and developers to understand application architecture and business logic to contribute to the creation and support of deployment strategies
• Diagnosing and providing resolution of defects found during SIT, QA and UAT test phases
• Providing operational stability of the application environments
• Ensuring code written meets predefined company and department standards
• Working with global and multi-disciplinary delivery teams
• Contributing to the delivery of complex projects in collaboration with global teams across Barclays to develop new or enhance existing systems

What we’re looking for:

• General knowledge of Agile, DevOps, Source Control, Unit and Integration testing, Continuous Integration, Release Management, and Software Development practices
• Experience with development and automation tools, e.g. JIRA, BitBucket, Git, TeamCity, CA Release Automation (Nolio), Chef, or equivalent
• Working experience in Windows environments (.NET, IIS, MS Build, NuGet) and (nice to have) Java (J2EE, SpingBoot, Maven, Gradle)
• Basic databases knowledge (MS SQL Server, MongoDB), Proficiency in scripting (Powershell, Python, Ruby, etc.) and familiarity with Public Cloud (AWS preferred)

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Stakeholders management skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels and build sustainable relationships
• You must have an Analytical/problem solving mind-set
• Ability to work within a high performing team and contribute to overall objectives/best practices

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.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ 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. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays’ key UK location from that advertised.

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the Hiring Manager.
Dynamic Working
Our dynamic working programme has been set up to help Barclays colleagues achieve an optimal work/life balance. Arrangements we offer range from working at home and changing regular hours to taking career breaks. Our Dynamic Working initiative.

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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

Competitive pay

Flexible working

Life assurance

Pension contribution

Income protection

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.

100% Innovative
100% Collaborative
100% Passionate
100% Customer focused

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?

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."

Minal

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."

Niraj

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!"

Sara

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."

Dalibor

Wolf Team, Prague

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