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Python Developer
Prague, Czech Republic

As a Barclays Python Developer, you will be working closely and interacting with business stakeholders, technology management in Risk, Finance and Treasury areas, portfolio and program management functions, business analysts, and other counterparts. Together with your team you will be providing second-line support for production issues, responding to user queries and resolving infrastructure problems. 

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?
• Developing/enhancing Backend Java Services 
• Developing the framework required for migration applications on AWS or Barclays internal cloud platform
• Making changes to existing application components as well as defining new components to help with meeting additional business requirements
• Liaising with business users and development team in NYK/India/Prague to clarify requirements and provide status updates
• Clearly articulating messages to a variety of audiences, establishing and maintaining good relationships with colleagues at all levels
• Negotiating delivery timelines with key stakeholders and effectively managing individual workload
• Communicating problems and issues to stakeholder to avoid last minute surprises
• You will understand the needs/challenges of stakeholders and negotiate satisfactory resolution to issues surrounding creation and implementation of technology solutions


What we’re looking for:
• Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns and understanding of the different project methodologies, i.e. Agile Project Methodology, Software Development Life Cycle
• Business Analysis experience (cross-product) – developing an understanding and effectively articulating business requirements
• Significant experience in hands-on programming in Java/J2EE (1.7 and higher) and/or Python, plus 
• Significant experience in relational database technology using Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle, including SQL, table design, indexing techniques, etc


Skills that will help you in the role:
• Experience with Messaging platform such as Solace and Kafka will be a major plus
• Experience with Angular/React, NodeJS/ExpressJS frameworks
• Business Analysis experience (cross-product) – developing an understanding and effectively articulating business requirements


Where will you be working?
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.

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Our work takes place in state of the art technology campuses around the globe. Want to help build a tech-first future? These are places where you can find the very best talent and learn from industry leaders, all working on the tools for tomorrow. So, whether it’s Glasgow, Prague, Chennai, Radbroke, Whippany or Pune, it’s happening here.

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London

Our London hub in Canary Wharf is home to over 2,000 colleagues. It’s a hugely diverse workforce of specialist teams comprised of the world’s best financial and tech talent, a place where you can explore the many functions and opportunities of a global financial leader. Here, you’ll get more from your career by collaborating with other talented tech thought-leaders on game-changing innovations that are redefining the future of finance.

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London

Our London hub in Canary Wharf is home to over 2,000 colleagues. It’s a hugely diverse workforce of specialist teams comprised of the world’s best financial and tech talent, a place where you can explore the many functions and opportunities of a global financial leader. Here, you’ll get more from your career by collaborating with other talented tech thought-leaders on game-changing innovations that are redefining the future of finance.

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Radbroke & Liverpool

In the North West we have roles open for Customer Service roles in our Radbroke and Liverpool offices. Radbroke is home to over 5,000 people in one of the UK’s largest tech workspaces: a 64-acre, university-style campus of world-class facilities. Our Barclays Wavertree Liverpool office is another strategic site, which is a vitally important home to all Barclays and Barclaycard services. Both offer great opportunities as both campuses offer a culture that encourages people to stay and progress their careers, and places of work that continually attracts the best new talent.

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Newcastle & Sunderland

In the North East, we have opportunities in two of our key locations: Sunderland and Newcastle. Located in the Newcastle Quayside is our Newcastle office, where our diverse workforces offers an extensive range of services from PLCs to Risk; from personal banking to customer service. Our Sunderland Contact Centre is based at Doxford International. This is home to a diverse variety of business functions including Moment Banking, Fraud Experts, Business Banking and Mortgages to name just a few.

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Manchester

Our central Manchester offices are right at the heart of the action in Spinningfields and Piccadilly place – these are hubs for all of our operations in the region, places where colleagues from across the Manchester area come together in an atmosphere of community and collaboration.

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Glasgow

At our new state-of-the-art facility, you’ll work with, and learn from, likeminded colleagues across a range of disciplines, all of them passionate about redefining the future of finance.

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Northwich

Here, you’ll find our teams have built a strong reputation for exceptionally high standards of customer service, as they provide a seamless experience to help our business and corporate clients grow and prosper.

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Jersey

In Jersey you’ll discover a world of opportunity and connection and build relationships across the globe. You can support clients with everything from high-flying investments to household budgets and lost debit cards; all from the place you call home.

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Hamilton

Barclays Hamilton is located at the centre of the Cincinnati-Dayton-Oxford triangle. Colleagues support the US Consumer Bank in a variety of Customer Service telephony and non-voice functions including: Customer Care, Fraud and Barclays Financial Assistance. Non-telephony functions such as Colleague Experience and Ops Rigor also have a presence in Hamilton.

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Delaware

In Wilmington, you’ll find Barclays US Consumer Bank, an exciting, diverse and fast-paced place to work, which has more than 10m customers in the United States.

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Wilmington

Wilmington, the largest city in Delaware just south of Philadelphia, is the home of Barclays US Consumer Bank and customer service teams that support Barclays Financial Assistance, Fraud and Collections. With about 1,500 employees in Wilmington and more than 3,000 nationwide, our US Consumer Bank is a leading co-branded credit card issuer and financial services partner that creates highly customized programs to drive customer loyalty and engagement for some of the most successful travel, entertainment, retail and affinity institutions in the US.

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Henderson

Barclays Henderson is the largest Operations centre for our US Consumer Bank (USCB), located just miles from Las Vegas, NV. Colleagues at the state-of-the-art, 100,000-square-foot campus support the USCB in a variety of Customer Service telephony and non-voice functions including: Customer Care, Credit, Fraud and Barclays Financial Assistance. We also house many support teams including: Data & Analytics, Technology, Anti-Money Laundering, Customer Experience and other key functions.

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Radbroke, Knutsford & Manchester

The North West is very important to us. We have multiple offices in Manchester and our campus in Radbroke – our state-of-the-art technology hub – is one of the UK’s largest centres for information security. Here, over 5,000 people conceive of, design and develop the innovative technological solutions that protect our customers and lead the world in digital banking.

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Scotland

Barclays is a true Scottish success story, a global strategic hub bringing together the best of Barclays’ talent, functions and technology in a supportive and caring community. Our operations range from Wealth to Risk; from personal banking to customer service; from Fraud to technical innovations. Significant growth and the investment we are receiving reflects our importance in the Barclays world.

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Northampton

Barclays Northampton Campus is the vitally important home to Barclaycard and all Barclays card and payment services. It’s also a strategic centre of excellence for Barclays globally. Our culture of innovation has led to many ‘firsts’ including Barclaycard; the first chip and pin in 2003; contactless payments in 2007; the first mobile payment device in 2011; and we’re making huge advancements in machine learning and AI right now.

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Whippany, New Jersey

Barclays Whippany is our first purpose-built Campus in the US: a technology-led, state-of-the-art workplace of the future, home to the Tech, Cyber Security and Payments command centres that are key to our US and global strategy. We are developing automation, machine learning, AI and cloud computing technology in a wireless and flexible environment designed to be a place where the best people can do great work.

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New York, New York

Times Square, New York is home to Barclays’ US headquarters, and the Americas hub for our Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB). Here, over 4,500 colleagues come together in front office and infrastructure roles to support our CIB clients. It’s a community of dedicated professionals creating opportunities and solving challenges for some of the world’s top companies, from start-ups to industry leaders, and our trading floors buzz with the energy of one of the world's largest investment banks.

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Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington is where you’ll find Barclays US Consumer Bank, an exciting, diverse and fast-paced home to over 1,500 technically excellent colleagues. We have a real desire and enthusiasm to connect with our Barclays colleagues across the USA to develop the disruptive technologies that will continue to make the bank stand out in the banking and payments market.

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Pune

Barclays Pune is a huge campus, the largest single location outside of Barclays’ global headquarters in London. It’s a state-of-the-art technology hub, and home to nearly half of our Indian workforce. Home to 9,000 colleagues across Operations, Technology and Functions, our aim is to build game-changing technology that supports businesses and functions across the globe, offering the highest quality service to our clients and customers.

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Chennai

Chennai is one of our key strategic locations. It is home to over 5,000 talented and passionate Barclays colleagues across Finance and HR functions through to Operations and Technology, ensuring the bank’s technology and infrastructure runs smoothly. Our office is well-equipped with state-of-the-art technology and is designed to provide a vibrant, collaborative and unique working environment for our colleagues.

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Mumbai

Mumbai is home to our Global Market Operations, Research teams, and group Functions. his innovative atmosphere translates into our work in Mumbai, where our colleagues push boundaries to solve challenges and create opportunities for development and innovation.

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Singapore

Our Singapore office is in the heart of the city’s central business district. Home to over 900 colleagues, it focuses on Barclays’ business operations and includes a state-of-the-art trading floor. As an integral part of Barclays’ global operations, there is immense scope in our work; we are all united by our passion for excellence and our drive to innovate.

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Prague

Barclays Prague is home to some of the most talented tech developers in the world. It’s a place where great minds come together and make remarkable innovations, and where developers re-write the past, protect the present and anticipate the future. Our tech team is admired and respected by colleagues in Barclays tech across the globe.

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