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Date live: 12/17/2020

Location: Prague

Reference Code: 90274061

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Software Engineer
Prague

As a Barclays Software Engineer you will actively contribute to various projects spanning across critical technical deliveries, regulatory projects and platform enhancements requested by the product owner or business users. With an emphasis on both technical and communication skills, you will be responsible for translating business requirements into technical designs, supporting testing cycles and defect resolution in line with agreed timescales.

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 dynamic 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?

• Working closely with business and technology colleagues, building strong working relationships with key business users
• Participating in the design, documentation and testing of solutions to assigned user stories
• Working with users, business analysts and development leads to ensure requirements for stories are well-understood and feasible
• Participating in Agile Sprint ceremonies and all stages of the development lifecycle (analysis, design, implementation, unit/integration testing)
• Performing in-depth Root Cause Analysis (RCA) into application/system issues
• Providing 3rd level support of the production and non-production environments
• Contributing to the delivery of projects in collaboration with teams across Barclays, to supporting quarterly releases/fixes

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Basic experience in .Net software development
• Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) 
• Experience of development and agile tools e.g. Jira, Git
• Basic exposure or working knowledge of; DevOps and release management, HTML5, Angular, JavaScript / TypeScript and unit and integration testing

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.


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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

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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