Software Engineer

  • Job Reference: 01763041-1
  • Date Posted: 17 March 2024
  • Employer: Barclays
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  • Location: Glasgow
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: +Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Software Engineer 

As a Barclays Software Engineer, within the Developer Platform Team, you will be involved in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). This is an exciting role, working with Barclays continually excellent philosophy, producing work to the best of your ability, listening to and acting on advice from your colleagues and challenging your colleagues to be consistently excellent. Within the Developer Platform Team, we create a flagship application for Chief Technology Office (CTO), working with different Stakeholders in the Bank.

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?
• Engaging closely  with your colleagues to create a high functioning development team
• Working with UX to turn high-fidelity mock-ups into interactive UI’s using modern UI frameworks like React
• Deploying software components in cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, OpenShift and Kubernetes
• Delivering API’s using OpenAPI specification for cross team consumption
• Configuring and running CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins and source control using Git
• Participating in peer reviews to drive standards
• Collaborating with colleagues across CTO to deliver world class applications
• Operating in an Agile software development environment

What we’re looking for:
• Experience with one or more programming language; Java, .NET or Python
• Solid experience creating user friendly interactive UI’s with modern front-end technologies; React/Angular/Typescript
• Experience working with UX designers to translate high fidelity wireframes into UI’s
• Experience using CI/CD to create an efficient, risk-averse, deploy and release pipeline

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Knowledge using Git for source control management
• Experience of a CI/CD platform; GitLab, Jenkins, Team City
• Experience working with container development, preferable for AWS ECS

Where will you be working?
Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.