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Senior QA Engineer


Date live: May. 20, 2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90258123

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Job Title: Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Location: Prague 


Barclays are looking for a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer with automation experience to join the Risk, Finance and Treasury Team. You’ll be working closely with developers to eliminate potential issues, execute tests and mentor others as part of a world-class team!

What will you be doing?

Plan and design tests covering functionality of risk and margin calculation systems
Evaluate automation options, develop new functional and regression tests to expand existing automated testing framework
Execute the tests, raise and track bug reports\incidents, provide sufficient details for Dev team to investigate
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, develop scripts to automate environment tasks
Adhere to team standards and best practices, propose improvements to the development\testing process

What we’re looking for:

Experience in testing client\server technologies, web-services, and frameworks\non-GUI applications
Experience with general purpose OOP languages and scripting – Python and PowerShell preferred
Knowledge of any test automation methodologies and frameworks (BDD\ATDD frameworks, QTP\TestComplete, Specflow\Behave)
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)

Skills that will help you in the role:

Experience in Test management and automation tools – Jira, QC, Selenium
Experience with relational databases and knowledge of SQL
Experience with agile development methodologies 
Some experience in Team City or Jenkins

Where will you be working?

With 120 thousands of employees and over 326 years of tradition, we are one of the largest banking company 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.

Relocation Package

We’re a global organisation: our horizons are far wider than those we can see from the office window. In our Prague office we have 40 different nationalities working together to redefine the future of finance. To support those joining Barclays we are open to considering relocation packages based on personal requirements. To learn more please discuss this with your recruiter after you have applied for a role.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. 

Our Values 

Our purpose is creating opportunities to rise. We support sustainable and inclusive growth by connecting the ideas, innovations and aspirations of our customers and clients to the capital that can bring them to life. For over 325 years we have funded progress, and today we remain committed to helping make our world more sustainable, more inclusive and more connected.
Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. 

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. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.

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