Job description


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


Infrastructure Quant Developer - 90223440
Primary Location:Czech Republic-CZ-Prague-Prague
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:22 Feb 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title

Infrastructure Quant Developer

Prague, Czech Republic

The infrastructure team within the Quantitative Analytics department is responsible for development and maintenance of the tooling and infrastructure used for efficient development and smooth delivery of the quantitative analytics models to production. The team is mostly based in Prague but provides supports to all QA teams across the globe.The team is responsible for:
What will you be doing?

The Infrastructure Quant Developer will join the existing team and will help with existing and new projects. This includes all aspects of software development life cycle for more than twenty infrastructure components - technical analysis, design, implementation, testing, deployment, maintenance and support.
The expectation is that the candidate will be able to take a problem, break it into solvable tasks and discover a maintainable solution. Good communication skills are required as the role requires interaction not only with the immediate team but also other teams within QA and IT. The candidate will also need to support and solve end user problems.
The role does not have any direct reports.

• Key Accountabilities
o Development and maintenance of tooling in the QA department
o Providing software development support to Quants 
o Maintenance of the used infrastructure
o Ensuring processes are followed (includes tuning the processes)
• Stakeholder Management and Leadership
o Interaction with Quants – support, close cooperation, delivering QA products
o Interaction with IT teams (QA clients) – providing our products
o Interaction with ProdOps teams – ensuring our infrastructure works
o Providing support to QA management when required
What we’re looking for:
• Bachelor degree in computer science from a top university or a master degree in another technical discipline (physics, engineering, maths) with relevant experience
• Experience with following technologies:
o Good C# or Python knowledge and proven work experience
o Windows system administration and general networking knowledge
o MSSQL Server and relational DB concepts knowledge
o Experience with DevOps development approach
o Linux system administration, multi-platform (Windows, Linux) development
o Perl / Python / Powershell scripting
o Systems management and monitoring tooling (e.g., Nagios)
o Data warehousing / ETL
o Basic knowledge of Web development (JavaScript, KnockoutJS, AngularJS, Typescript)
o Basic understanding of C / C++, LVVM, Clang
Skills that will help you in the role:
• Masters Degree or PhD
• Multi-platform development (Windows, Linux)
• Experience in other languages
• Experience designing/migrating/supporting technology solutions using cloud infrastructure (e.g., AWS)
• Web development (client/server side)
Where will you be working?

With 120 thousands of employees and over 326 years of tradition, we are one of the largest banking company in the world. Over the years, we have come up with many revolutionary ideas that changed the way people think about their finances; whether it was the first credit card issued in Great Britain or the first ATM machine, we have always been trying to push the banking business a little further. Our Prague office is part of the Operations and Technology Division, and as such, we try our best to stay at the top of our technological game. However, the technology itself is not the most important thing. What matters the most to us is the way our ingenuity can help provide better service to our customers and make life easier for our employees.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details.
Our Values
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.
Our Diversity

We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute

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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