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As a Barclays Site Reliability Engineer, you will design, build, operate, and maintain the DevOps/SRE platform in the area of Electronic Trading. This is an opportunity for you to design and develop tools for the support of an effective software development lifecycle (SDLC) and focus on the stability and high availability of the SDLC tools and environments and on optimizing the SDLC. You will also do automation for quality assurance, releases, deployment, and other purposes as well as continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD).
Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. 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.
At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.
What will you be doing?
Designing and developing tools for the support of an effective software development lifecycle (SDLC)
Focusing on the stability and high availability of the SDLC tools and environments and on optimizing the SDLC
Communicating effectively with the stakeholders
Managing a prioritized book of work
Taking issue reports and address operational issues
Facilitating and driving design and problem-solving discussions
What we’re looking for:
Experience with scripting in Python and Bash as well as coding in Java
Proficiency with Maven (or other build systems), Linux or other UNIX-based systems, CI/CD tools (TeamCity, Jenkins, or GitLab)
Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (IAC) technologies (Chef or Ansible), container orchestration systems (Kubernetes), container technologies (Docker)
Experience with cloud technologies, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Skills that will help you in the role:
DevOps/SRE Experience in the area of Electronic Trading
Experience with coding in Go
Experience with the Infrastructure-as-Code (IAC) technology Terraform
Where will you be working?
Our Prague office is based in the financial centre of Prague. We are 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.
Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.