Date live: 01/14/2021
Reference Code: 90275217
Business Area: COO & Functions
Area of Expertise: Technology
Symphony Bot Developer
As a Barclays Symphony Bot Developer you will be part of Web Portal team which builds and develops an enterprise scale web portal supporting over 500,000 colleagues and customers. You will be responsible for building Symphony Bots in Python or Java (preferably Python). Bots should be built in a way that they can be easily ported to other chat platforms like MS Teams. You will have chance to manage the Barclays Live Oracle database and help define a forward-looking strategy.
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?
• Architecting and developing Symphony Bots which will be used by different business areas across Barclays
• Providing solution for business workflow automations problems
• Supporting existing Symphony Bots and working on enhancement requests
• Interacting with Fin Tech vendors to assess business needs
• Managing the Barclays Live portal Oracle database and helping to define a forward looking strategy for it
What we’re looking for:
• Proficiency in Python or Java, intermediate experience with Scripting and Shell, programming in Linux, API development, working knowledge of Internet Protocols
• Fin Tech Expertise, e.g. Symphony/ Open Fin/ MS Teams, proficiency in Oracle database, working knowledge of Mongo and Dynamo DB
• Solid experience in Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Team City) and its use in testing, building and deploying apps, testing frameworks (Selenium, Junit and JMeter)
• Working knowledge of building application with Performance, Scalability & Security in mind and basic understanding of aPaaS/Docker based applications
Skills that will help you in the role:
• Experience in Bot development preferably RASA, Microsoft Bot Framework, Dialogflow or Watson
• Working Knowledge of AWS technology
• Experience in the investment banking
• Flexibility with working arrangements (London and New York time zones; weekend support on ad-hoc basis during releases)
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.
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
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.
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."
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."
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!"
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."
Wolf Team, Prague
More about working at Barclays
We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Respect: We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
Integrity: We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
Service: We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
Excellence: We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
Stewardship: We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
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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