Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Prague


Compliance Technology - QA Engineer - 90188742
Primary Location:Czech Republic-CZ-Prague-Prague
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:4 Jun 2018 - Ongoing
Compliance is here to protect the integrity of Barclays and its role in the financial services industry. We prevent and resolve conduct issues by having an effective framework in place, through fostering partnerships and instilling confidence in our colleagues, customers, clients and regulators.
Compliance Technology is a team Technology experts focused on building world-class, resilient, secure infrastructure services and data platforms that can – using strong architecture and design – be leveraged by our businesses to build great customer and client focused capabilities. We apply the highest standards of controls and risk management practices and behaviours to embed a strong risk and control culture.
cBanker is a critical Compliance application that supports the Compliance Control Room and Conflicts Management teams interact with both public and private side front office businesses, as well as other teams within Compliance and Function (e.g. Legal, Risk, etc). Ensuring appropriate management of material non-public information, Wall Crossing of individual from public to private side, creation and management of Banking deal teams and the review/publishing of Barclays Research. The team is currently in a very exciting period of re-inventing itself through automating operational processes and bringing in state of the art technology.
Your Role
You will operate as a senior QA engineer and QA automation developer responsible for the quality of the cBanker application.
Your main responsibilities will be:
Be integral part of Prague scrum and perform QA activities including manual and automated testing.
Capture the product vision and document QA requirements / user stories, prepare and executing testing scripts.
Write and execute QA user cases adhering to standard and meeting user requirements.
Collaborate with BA, Dev and stakeholders to prioritise and manage successful delivery of a leading edge product that satisfies our business’ needs.
Working with the project / delivery manager, development and BA teams to agree on release schedules
Providing regular updates to the redelivery / project manager and stakeholders regarding progress
Additionally, the successful candidate should have soft skills to complement their technical knowledge, including technical analysis experience, strong communication and documentation skills. The candidate will be expected to proactively improve their knowledge and skills and take on greater responsibilities as they grow into their role. There are significant opportunities for career development and training.
To be successful in this role, you will have to:
Develop a good understanding of the Compliance System(s) under test.
Be able to work with global (UK, India and US) and multi-disciplinary (3rd party, contractors and Barclays) delivery teams.
Be an excellent communicator (verbal and written) and have strong organization skills, with ability to liaise at all levels of the organization.
Act as point of contact with business users and managers during UAT phases. Take ownership of UAT issues and communicate status clearly to the stakeholders.
Demonstrate ability to effectively, concisely and comprehensively communicate downwards, upwards and within peer circles.
Essential Skills
Proven ability to multitask, manage concurrent global project efforts, and work with minimal supervision in a team environment.
Hands on automation experience. Liaising with automation team to provide cost effective solutions.
Experienced in writing Test Plan/Strategy for complicated technical and functional projects.
Experience of working in agile projects.
Excellent experience with following tools and technologies
HP Mercury testing tools (Quality Centre, Quick Test Professional QTP/ UFT)
Selenium / TestComplete
Behavior driven development practices (Cucumber, jBehave etc)
Databases - SQL Server, Oracle
UNIX, Windows
Able to work well with IT developers in multiple locations and across other teams
Ability to work independently, multi-task, and deliver results.
A proactive, self-starter, who is can be relied upon to act on initiative.
Can do attitude - willingness to roll-up the sleeves in order to get things done.
Collaborative style with ability to quickly build trust/credibility.

About the company

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

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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