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Test Automation Engineer

Prague, Czechia

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Key information

Date live Jun. 04, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 00274911

Barclays Technology

In Barclays Technology, we build solutions that make life simple for our customers. Solutions that are global, agile and smart. As a part of our team, you'll recode and reimagine, learn and adapt. Rewire what the world needs, and look ahead. This is where you can be at your best. Where you can redefine the future of finance.

Job description

Test Automation Engineer
Prague

As a Barclays Test Automation Engineer you will play critical role in developing cutting edge trading and pricing platform that investment bank is offering to its clients and will be responsible for the creation, maintenance, and execution of automated tests. This is great opportunity how to improve your automation skillset within an exciting environment. 

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 the development team from the start of development in order to advise on what is needed to facilitate manual and automated testing 
• Owning automation framework and designing it in a way to provides easy way how to test application under the test
• Designing the test cases that will be required to achieve optimal test coverage 
• Working closely with other functional testers to help support them in the automation of existing testing, working with development team
• Helping to diagnose the causes of failures in execution of test suites when they occur and working with the development teams to resolve them.
• Owning automation framework and designing it in a way which provides easy way how to test application under the test

What we’re looking for:
• Solid manual and automation testing experience in a complex area, experience in the creation, maintenance and execution of automated tests
• Exceptional level of hands-on experience with core Java (good understanding of OOP principles, collections, streams, etc)
• Experience with build automation tools such as Maven or Gradle, experience with version control systems such as GIT
• Familiarity with continuous integration systems such as TeamCity or Jenkins.

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Previous experience with development of bespoke automation solutions.
• Experience with one or more scripting languages (e.g. python, shell scripting).
• Proven knowledge of working with relational database and sql
• Experience with cloud technologies like AWS or OpenShift, JIra

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.

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.

Qualities we look for: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

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.

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. 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.

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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

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

I find that the work/life balance in my current role allows me to be more productive and flexible, to ensure my personal and professional ‘lives’ have the attention they need.

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Barclays technology has a crucial role to play and I have relished the opportunity to be involved in game-changing tech programmes.

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The great thing about Barclays is that I get to work on great technological pieces, while seeing the effect they have on this important business.

Martin

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Barclays’ strong values of Service and Excellence are very much evident in the work we do. Our exciting tech solutions have improved customer and colleague experiences, and added huge value to the bank.

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