Barclays Platform Infrastructure Engineer in Wilmington, Delaware

Job TitleSr. Tech Lead* *LocationWilmington, DE** / /

About Us// Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.


About Barclays in the US Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the US. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.

AboutThe Cards Platform Group The Cards Platform Team is responsible for the reengineering and re-architecture of various backend services and applications in a manner that is suited for continuous, rapid and reliable delivery. The group is also responsible for conceptualizing and leading the implementation of next generation technology stacks.

Overall Purpose of role Develop and provide technical leadership for the platform engineering team, which is responsible for the conception and implementation of the Barclays cloud-native, event-driven reactive platform.

Your Role (Key Accountabilities)

· Work on large-scale, custom distributed systems using Java, .NET and JavaScript · Help drive designs towards asynchronous, functional, reactive systems · Lead teams of software engineers · Be responsible for the quality (both internal and external) of software and help address any client satisfaction issues · Be a mentor and role model for other software engineers · Employ agile techniques such as task estimation, test automation, deployment automation and continuous integration to enhance overall execution speed and product quality · Think through hard problems and work with teams to make them reality · Provide strong communication skills via education and mentoring to team members, business users, and technology colleagues. · Operate in full compliance with regulatory requirements and internal Barclays policies and standards

Basic Qualifications/Skills**

· At least 15 years of software industry experience · At least 5 years of distributed systems experience · At least 5 years of experience working with cloud technologies · At least 5 years of formal technical leadership role experience

Preferred Qualifications/Skills

· Over 15 years of overall software industry experience · Hands-on experience working with reactive, event-driven architectures · Very strong with object-oriented programming, domain-driven design · A DevOps mindset with a continuous delivery mindset and and expertise with cloud technologies such as Kubernetes, Openshift, AWS etc. · Soft Skills

o Mentoring: a team and bringing them up to speed on new languages and skills. We all learn from each other, but with the breadth of technical experience you’ll bring to the table, you’ll be an invaluable teacher to your less-experienced peers.

o Thinking big and acting fast: You’ll need a startup mentality with enterprise awareness. That means you can manage competing priorities, that you’re ready to pivot or adjust plans quickly, and that you understand the role you and your team play in major organizations’ tech strategies.

o Influencing priorities: You understand both the business problem and the technical solution, and you’re able to advocate for excellence and effect change when necessary.

· Technical Skills o In depth knowledge of Cloud strategy (public, private, hybrid) o Experience with Cloud Native Architecture principles and specific tooling and approaches to support secure, resilient, and scalable architectures o Experience with PaaS architecture, including commercial offerings and the components necessary to implement containerized workloads (like OpenShift, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry etc.) o Knowledge of IaaS/IaC strategies for private and public Cloud scenarios o Familiarity with TDD and Continuous Integration of infrastructure code o Knowledge of Continuous Delivery (idea to production) practices and tooling, including o Semantic monitoring and Production testing strategies o Load and performance testing o Ephemeral environment orchestration o Operational experience with observability practices and tooling such as monitoring, logging, tracing and alerting o Familiarity with infrastructure components such as networking (including sdn), firewalls, dns, and storage o Awareness of Identity and authorization architecture and tools o Awareness of Release Management practices o Ability to formulate, champion and drive the vision for major technology-led initiatives that are truly transformational for businesses operating in large and complex environments. o Experienced in leading, managing and inspiring large and multiple teams. o A thorough understanding and appreciation of the business context and challenges that organizations face and distinguish yourself in the way you articulate this with clients to create and deliver robust, scalable, elegant, flexible and relevant infrastructure solutions that truly transform industries. o Engineering craftsmanship. Even if your recent roles have taken you away from being as hands-on as you might like, you've no doubt found other ways to keep on top of the latest tools and techniques, and you still bring a deep understanding of software delivery to the table. o Proven experience in “Agility”, including Kanban and Scrum

Risk and Control Objective All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.


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Barclays Values & Diversity Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Title: Platform Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Delaware-Wilmington

Requisition ID: *90160742