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Senior Reliability Engineer

Posted 20 May 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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As a Barclays Senior Reliability Engineer, you will use a hybrid of development and operate skills to work across disciplines by applying software engineering principles to eliminate repeated manual effort (Toil) and create automated, scalable, and reliable services. This is an opportunity for you to contribute to the establishment of a SRE practice/discipline within Corporate GTSM and help to drive the agenda throughout the department whilst helping the wider team objectives.
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?

Contributing to the establishment of a SRE practice within FICC Risk & Pricing GTSM & help to drive the agenda throughout the department whilst supporting the wider team

Helping to reduce TTR (Time to Recover) throughout the department and improve stability

Supporting to drive the agenda throughout the department whilst helping the wider team objectives

Taking ownership for managing risk and strengthening controls in relation to the work you do

Being consistently excellent at all we do and help to drive this mindset throughout the department – Make everything we touch better

Being responsible for solving problems with an engineering mindset

Challenging others to achieve the right solution for clients

What we’re looking for:

Extensive years of experience in a Production support / Trade floor support role / SRE Role

Knowledge of cloud (private and public), containerization, virtualization, networking, operating systems and database technologies

Scripting knowledge in any of the technologies like Python, java or shell/perl

Good technical ability, demonstrating competency in at least one of the following: .NET, Java or Python

Skills that will help you in the role:

Experience of implementing observability and monitoring, ideally including Elastic, Geneous ITRS and Grafana

Architectural knowledge and engineering focus on building high availability systems

Familiarity with messaging platforms – Solace/MQ

ITIL knowledge and knowledge on Risk and Pricing

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.

#LI-Hybrid #software

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees