Devops Engineer
6d ago

When you join a business that’s redefining the future of finance, you’re always developing.

At Barclays the substantial level of investment in technology and cutting-edge products is part of everyday. We’ll give you the challenge of future-

proofing products and services that millions of people use every day all over the world. Services that are simplifying the way people handle their finances.

And products that are redefining the industry.

To take on this challenge of change we give our people the support and development to imagine new solutions and innovate at scale whether that’s through training in the languages that make us more effective, investing in technology to make things easier, or simply the opportunities to grow, At Barclays we’re always developing you should be too.

As a DevOps Engineer, you’ll be working on the development and enhancement of pipelines and tooling to support the teams building contact centre applications, keeping the platforms up to date and optimising their performance that influence the way we handle millions of trades and how we secure the billions of pounds that flow through our systems.

  • You’ll develop, enhance, standardise, document and maintain pipelines and tooling, supporting the adoption and ongoing use of common CI / CD facilities and techniques
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues Architects, Designers, Testers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Project Managers etc.
  • You’ll continually improve your own skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with review emerging system engineering methods, tools and standards
  • Track key metrics to analyse the effectiveness of CI / CD practices, review regularly and action resulting improvements
  • You’ll ensure solutions are extensible, maintainable, testable, scalable, manageable and performant
  • You’ll proactively manage risks and issues
  • Contribute to operational objectives of wider team and support any organisational transformation initiatives
  • Complete assigned work to budget, time and quality requirements
  • A firm understanding of DevOps / CI / CD in an enterprise context coupled with an understanding of PaaS and Cloud deployment options
  • Experience with DevOps tools and platforms such as OpenShift, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Gradle, Maven and their equivalents
  • A continuous improvement and automation mindset coupled with the ability to implement pipelines, processes and tooling for others to utilise for efficient software delivery
  • Excellent problem solving skills - the ability to triage complex issues, determine action plans and see them through to completion
  • Knowledge and experience of software development in Java and / or .NET
  • Knowledge and experience of end-to-end infrastructure including firewalls, load balancers, application servers etc.
  • An exposure to test automation, test driven development (TDD) and agile delivery practices
  • We are set in the beautiful countryside of Knutsford, and have lots to on offer to our employees including : Dress down code every day, an onsite gym, remote working, Starbucks, family fun days, Astro turf, Tennis courts and much more.

    We also offer a free shuttle bus service from Knutsford train station to the site in the morning and from the site back to the train station in the evening.

    Interested and want to know more about Barclays?

    Visit / who-we-are / for more details.

    Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues.

    Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

    We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

    Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances.

    These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be.

    We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.

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