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Site Reliability Engineer

Whippany, NJ

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Key information

Date live May. 14, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90286414

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

Site Reliability Engineer
Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays Site Reliability Engineer, you will be in Cards & Payments Run the Bank (RtB) Team within Dedicated Services. You will use your expertise to provide SME support to other Technology Operations teams driving project engagement to on-board new changes into production and continually identify opportunities to automate in order to drive stability and reliability across Cards & Payments Technology Applications.

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 end to end incident
•    Produce Technical Incident Post Mortem (TIPM) documents for major incidents
•    Own the problem management function and work on to reduce the open problems by implementing fixes, collaborating with component teams
•    Reviewing test strategy, test cases & test results and provide inputs from an RtB point of view
•    Contribute in OAT and Resilience Testing 
•    Contribute in defining non-functional requirements for new projects
•    Provide early life support of new projects
•    Automation of all manual checks such as SoD, EoD, Post-Release Live Proving, etc.

What we’re looking for:
•    Strong domain knowledge in banking or financial sector 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
•    Application Support for apps written in Java/J2EE including code-debugging skills and ability to perform analytics investigations on diagnostics such as thread-dumps, memory dumps
•    Excellent knowledge on monitoring tools such as AppDynamics, Kibana, Netcool, ITRS Geneos

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Scripting – Writing & reading Shell, PL/SQL scripts
•    Databases – NoSQL based native-cloud database such as Aerospike or Cassandra
•    Databases – Working knowledge on 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. 

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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