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Date live: 11/19/2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90272350

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Rates QA Team Lead
Prague


As a Barclays Rates Quality Assurance (QA)Team Lead you’ll be supporting the division in all regions (EMEA/AMER/APAC) to accelerate product development by managing manual and automated testing efforts to achieve continuous delivery of product. As a Rates QA Team Lead you will also coordinate and lead the existing team in Prague and will help to drive delivering test scenarios to accomplish delivering high quality product. 

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?

• Supporting acceleration of product development in different regions by managing manual and automated testing efforts
• Leading QA efforts including roadmap, task assignments, evaluation and reporting to senior management
• Coordinating and managing release testing and sign-offs to meet regulatory requirements
• Working with third-party vendor product and business users to understand requirements and deliver high quality solutions
• Collaborating closely with dev development teams to achieve Agile, Continuous Delivery
• Ensuring test automation efforts are delivered within established strategy and overall maintenance of programs/applications is achieved 
• Committing to deliver great software and releasing it quickly, efficiently and with increasing quality

What we’re looking for:

• In-depth  experience of test management
• Comprehensive understanding of QA methodology, processes and procedures
• Excellent manual and automation testing experience in a complex area
• Effective communication skills with other development team members, project managers, managers and business stakeholders across a multiple global location

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Experience in testing Algorithmic Trading and Algorithmic Order Processing
• Knowledge of financial instruments, including FX, Rates and Credit
• Familiarity with continuous integration systems such as TeamCity
• Experience with version control systems such as GIT and build automation tools such as Maven

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.

It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. 

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. 

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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

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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

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Languages and
Technologies

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.

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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. Our size, scale and significance mean we’re fundamental to the way the world works, and technology is crucial to our effectiveness.

Size, stability, agility, ambition and impact. Find it all and more at Barclays Technology.

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More about working at Barclays

Wherever we are in Barclays, whatever we do, we are united and guided by one common purpose: creating opportunities to rise. Because we know that when we help our customers, clients, colleagues and society to rise, Barclays will rise with them.

Our values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship are fundamental to who we are, and they really matter. They have always shaped the way we’ve done things, and they will always shape the way we work and live, now and in the future.

Barclays offers a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture. A place where people can bring their whole selves to work and be respected for who they are, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community.

We are an equal opportunity employer and opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Dynamic Working is a flexible approach to working. Dynamic Working empowers each of us to work in a way that suits ours lives, so we can better serve our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer; whether you need study time or ‘me’ time, Dynamic Working is designed to help you balance your life.

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