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  • Entry level
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Release and Environment Analyst - 90224291
Primary Location:UK-Lanarkshire-Glasgow
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:1 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title: Release and Environment Analyst
Location: Glasgow
Do you have strong Unix/Linux/Windows knowledge or experience? Do you want to learn DevOps tools and skills? Do you want to redefine the future of finance? Then we want you to join us as a Release and Environment Analyst. As part of the team, you will be working on live environment release, management and support across several functions in Data Integration services. It’s a real opportunity to specialise in the DevOps toolkit, and you get to be a part of one of the biggest tech rollouts in Barclays. 
What will you be doing?
Carry out releases /deployments in pre-production environments with self-service deployments and by facilitating deployments from external teams on multi-platform systems.
Proactively checking for environment issues to ensure 100% environment availability and fix all environments issues that are reported, which may entail involving infra/GTIS support.
Maintaining a record of actual deployments and other knowledge contents and provide the stats for weekly KPIs that are consistent and adhering to EaaS standards. 
Ensuring tech lead and/or Release Lead and users are notified about system breakdowns and advance Environments outage.
Maintaining Application and infrastructure version details up-to date across the environment landscape and perform upgrades of environments as required.
Performing timely upgrades of environments.
Preserving and enhancing the knowledge base of release management activities.
Be able to provide and design AWS patterns and support Openshift environments
What we’re looking for:
Good Knowledge in UNIX/Linux/Windows systems.
Hands on with DevOps implementation and tools like Jenkins, Git, Nexus and code quality as well as testing tools like Sonarcube and Checkmarx.
Good Knowledge on Release, Deployment and Change Management Tools such as Jira/Nolio/Servicenow/Git/Nexus/Clearcase/Jenkins etc.
Technical knowledge on scripting languages such as Shell, Perl, Python, etc
Skills that will help you in the role:
Extensive hands-on or in-depth knowledge on AWS and tools like Chef and terraform
Hands-on knowledge on Unix systems
Experience of Application or Technical Support.
Good Knowledge on Release, Deployment and Change management process (ITIL).
Where will you be working?
Barclays Scotland is a real Scottish success story. We’ve been in Scotland for 250 years, and our significance has never been as important as it is today. Glasgow is a recognised strategic hub within Barclays globally, and admired as a shining light in Scottish business. Due to the scale of work we do here, there are countless opportunities for our colleagues to develop and progress. We’re a place where talented people can build a satisfying and diverse career, within a community of talented and passionate people.
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 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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