Job description


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


Tester - 90226011
Primary Location:UK-Cheshire-Knutsford
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:8 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title: Tester
Location: Knutsford

Building API for internal and external developers, our primary purpose is to lead us into the API Economy by executing an API first strategy. Working in a truly agile, co-located environment you will have the chance to display your work on the world stage, helping to build the Barclays API Store and creating Innovative products that will bring new revenue and exciting opportunities to Barclays, Fin-Techs and beyond. Our API portals will support our traditional services such as Savings, Loans, Mortgages, Investments and Payments but you will also have the opportunity to work with the latest technologies such as Virtual assistants and Internet of Things to create New and Innovative services.

What will you be doing?

• Under moderate supervision plans & executes test project, its risks and dependencies
• Mitigate risks to Business through timely, precise execution and validation of test plans
• Mitigates / escalates issues to Test Manager or Portfolio Test Lead as appropriate
• Work with development team to create test plans for enhancements and fixes on applications
• Support Integration, User and Operational Testing
• Prepare Test phase

What we’re looking for:

• applicable experience or technology related training or degree
• Sound knowledge of all Testing processes.
• End-to-end software development lifecycle
• Strong experience and knowledge in testing and defect management

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Awareness of leading-edge tools, techniques, services within IT
• Software development methodologies, e.g. waterfall, agile

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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