DevOps Engineer

London, United Kingdom
18 Jun 2022
02 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays DevOps Engineer, you'll join the team responsible for the delivery, stability and supportability of the Front-Office risk platform supporting the Equity Derivatives business. You'll implement and champion DevOps and SRE best practices while developing automation and observability solutions and collaborating with other technology teams across the globe as well Front Office users and First-Line support teams.
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 flexible 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?
• You will be responsible for the analysis, design, development, deployment and hand-over to the end users of the solutions developed within the team
• Ensuring these solutions meet our Control and Security requirements and help improve the stability of our platform, yet allowing higher volume of changes and activity
• Ensuring we increase the productivity of our wider engineering team
• Adopting and promoting best practices within the larger team and organization
• Achieving, and championing, our Excellence in Execution objectives

Hybrid Working
We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What we're looking for:
• Proficiency in at least one scripting programming language
• Experience with large and complex distributed systems
• Experience with successfully implementation monitoring and operational data analysis solutions
• Experience with successfully deploying automation solutions

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Proficiency in Java 11 or above with understanding of multithreading
• Proven ability to pick up and learn new technologies
• Experience with implementing SRE practices
• Experience with implementing automation and Observability solutions
• Some data analysis understanding

Where will you be working?
5 North Colonnade is home to our investment bank and is in the heart of Canary Wharf, just a short walk from our headquarters at Churchill Place. It boasts an array of onsite amenities such as dry cleaner as well as a deli and buffet style staff restaurant. The building is easily accessible by tube, docklands light railway and all major bus links. The atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.

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