Job description


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


Junior Solution Designer - 90211167
Primary Location:UK-Cheshire-Knutsford
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:4 Feb 2019 - Ongoing
As part of the Channels Engineering team we are looking for analysts who are passionate about user experience. You will be responsible for delivery from the initial idea through to implementation of the features used by both Barclays customers and our colleagues. The multi-channel applications are provided across web, mobile, telephony and branch platforms. The applications you will deliver make use of the latest UI, container and API technologies, deployed onto cloud platforms.

What will you be doing?

• Liaise with Barclays UK business clients to help shape initial ideas into firm system requirements, ensuring that they are sufficiently comprehensive
• Produce system technical designs for small and medium changes, engaging, directing and collaborating with other internal and supplier teams as required delivering the E2E solution
• Provide estimates & impact assessments for small / medium complexity engineering work
• Maintain system designs, ensuring quality and integrity throughout the various phases of the software development lifecycle
• Review test strategies to guarantee the quality of the delivered system, assist in the diagnosis of system problems encountered during testing
• Assist in the resolution of live incidents and system problems as and when required.

What we’re looking for:

• IT software design and development
• Experience of requirements analysis and functional design.

Skills that will help you in the role:

• End-to-end software development lifecycle and methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, Agile).
• Large-scale blue-chip organisations such as Barclays

Where will you be working?

We are set in the beautiful countryside of Knutsford, and have lots to on offer to our employees including: Dress down code every day, an onsite gym, remote working, Starbucks, family fun days, Astro turf, Tennis courts and much more. We also offer a free shuttle bus service from Knutsford train station to the site in the morning and from the site back to the train station in the evening.
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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 fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits

Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.

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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