Public Cloud Engineer
As a Barclays Public Cloud Engineer, you will be a Site Reliability Engineer in a team that will be part of the whole lifecycle of feature development, from solution design all the way through to production support and back again, and help to define our future SRE capability. We are expanding our existing Engineering team to meet the objective "You Build It, You Own It".
Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.
What will you be doing?
\* Designing, assessing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
\* Developing effective tooling, alerts, and response to both identify and address reliability risks including automatic problem detection and mitigation
\* Being involve in every aspect of the platform - from the earliest stage of product architecture, design and development to deployment
\* Conducting performance analysis to ensure a reliable quality product in production
\* Designing and building tools to observe and manage a rapidly growing number of products and services
\* Taking initiative to do what must be done in order to keep critical systems operating
\* Performing general Cloud service, OS, Web/Application server, database configuration, installs, automation
\* Participating in on-call rotation in a 24x7 environment
What we're looking for:
\* Experience with configuration and troubleshooting of Public Cloud (deployment, monitoring, and ops visualization tools) with comprehensive software engineering skills in at least one language, including coding, testing and deployment
\* Approach troubleshooting systematically and have a deep sense of ownership for whatever you work on with an ability to identify root causes of instability in a high-traffic, distributed system
\* Willing to work in an ever-changing environment with a passion for sharing knowledge, working in a group to resolve reliability issues and identify strategies using automation and innovations that improve productivity
\* Understanding of mathematical and statistical models to assess trends with a focus on customers, using feedback and data to support decisions
Skills that will help you in the role:
\* AWS Certified to Associate level with intermediate-level Python and an ability to create and debug Jenkins Declarative pipelines
\* ITIL Foundation Certificate, software delivery lifecycle and release management with experience of working in an Agile/Kanban team
\* Understanding of Operating Systems, the TCP/IP stack, network routing and load balancing
\* Practical experience of writing and updating technical documentation
Where will you be working?
At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you'll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.
Finance is the oxygen of the economy. Acting transparently and with expertise, we deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term. We have the capability and capital, the operational resilience and the commitment, to make a real and lasting difference to the economic lives of customers and communities. This is as true today as it was when our bank was founded over 330 years ago.
Working at Barclays:
In support of this great purpose, everything we do is underpinned and driven by our strong values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. These are fundamental to who we are, wherever we are, and in whatever role we have at Barclays – and they really matter to us.
Our values guide us, but we also believe opportunities are created by those who like to challenge convention, explore new possibilities and run with bold ideas. People who think differently, who bring all kinds of backgrounds, skills, experiences and perspectives with them.
Diversity and Inclusion:
At Barclays we are committed to building an inclusive and supportive culture to provide equality of opportunity for diverse talent at all levels to grow. We believe that every individual should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and achieve their personal and professional goals. Valuing the perspectives of colleagues from diverse backgrounds enables us to better understand our customers, clients and the communities we serve and also strengthens our culture, encourages innovation and enables us to make better decisions.
All colleagues in Barclays have an Inclusion objective emphasising the role we all have to play in building a culture of belonging that recognises and values difference as a key driver of our purpose and our successful business performance.