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Software Engineer

Posted 13 Jul 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 Software Engineer, you will be required to meet the development requirements on the Screening platform that uses Oracle OWS products along with Unix and Oracle as database. You will support and drive initiatives being driven in the Financial Crime Screening space. Other key roles and responsibilities involve stakeholder management, documentation, coordination between various delivery function teams for new, or existing Barclays’ software applications and information systems.

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?

Leading and driving all agile ceremonies (planning/stand-ups/retro etc.) to ensure high velocity is maintained

Identifying repetitive or time-consuming processes that can be automated, especially where they benefit multiple business areas

Consuming and producing data from a variety of sources, outputting where necessary to downstream applications, or updating the source

Working on a variety of deliveries/initiatives and managing the IPR of the bank

Owning the application support when there is an incident that requires L3 involvement, to fully understand problems, communicate and implement any resolution

Analysing and identifying common problems and look to provide root cause analysis to build up a comprehensive knowledge base to reduce future issues

Evaluating, piloting and implementing a range of new technologies, in line with Barclays’ Divest/Invest strategy

Working closely with geographically distributed teams to ensure best utilization of resource and allocation of project work

What we’re looking for

Excellent knowledge of working on UNIX environment with exposure to one or more well-known UNIX flavours such as IBM AIX, HP-UX, Red Hat Linux

Someone who is aware of the concept of job scheduling, batch jobs etc and has exposure to one or more of scheduling tools such as IBM TWS, Autosys, cronjob etc

Has excellent knowledge of RDBMS concepts such as primary keys, joins, indexes, triggers, cursors etc and has worked on at least one project involving pl/sql, stored procedures

Knowledge of CICD, DevOps, source control, unit and integration testing, continuous integration, release management, and other software development practices

Skills that will help you in the role

Preferable to have end to end knowledge of Sanctions/Screening data flow

Having Alert Workflow management experience is preferred

Where will you be working?

You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64 acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.

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

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees