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Site Reliability Engineer

Whippany, NJ

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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.

Key information

Date live Jul. 13, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90282603

Job description

App Support Lead
Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays App Support Lead you will be working in the Fraud Landscape in Cards & Payments Run the Bank Team within Dedicated Services organization and will be directly accountable for providing L2 application support. You will get the opportunity to provide SME assistance to other Technology & Operations Teams, driving project engagement to onboard new changes into production and continually identify opportunities to automate and make Cards & Payments Technology estate reliable. 

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?
•    Driving complex and major incidents to resolution by owning the e2e incident
•    Putting together Technical Incident Post Mortem (TIPM) documents for major incidents
•    Owning the problem management function and working on to reduce the open problems by implementing fixes, working with component teams
•    Reviewing functional requirements, HLD, SDR and providing point of view by collaborating with the project teams
•    Reviewing test strategy, test cases & test results and providing inputs 
•    Contributing in Operational Acceptance Testing (and Execute wherever possible) to ensure the new systems are production-ready
•    Ensuring systems are built resilience-ready and collaborate with project to complete the mandatory resilience testing for each component 
•    Providing early life support of new projects

What we’re looking for:
•    Excellent domain knowledge in banking or financial sector (within Fraud Technology) with an exposure to Agile Delivery for large scale and complex real-time systems
•    Cloud Technologies such as AWS and/or RedHat OpenShift with orchestration/ automation tools such as Jenkins and Chef
•    Support experience for apps written in Java/ J2EE and code-debugging skills; ability to perform analytics investigations on diagnostics thread-dumps, memory dumps
•    Knowledge on monitoring tools such as AppDynamics, Kibana, Netcool, ITRS Geneos

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Experience writing & reading Shell, PL/SQL scripts
•    Experience in NoSQL based native-cloud database such as Aerospike or Cassandra
•    Knowledge of enterprise RDBMS databases such as Oracle and SQL Server
•    Working knowledge of Network Technologies such as Load Balancers & Firewalls

Where will you be working?
At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.

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

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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