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  • Entry level
  • No Education
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  • London


VP - BATS Automation Test Lead - London - 90218937
Primary Location:UK-GB-London-London
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:11 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title: BATS Automation Test Lead
Location: London
Algo & Electronic Trading Technology (AETT) is a global technology organization that partners with a variety of businesses and functions across Barclays Group.
The majority of the teams are front office facing and responsible for the development and support of trading, eCommerce, pricing and risk management applications. Several teams provide cross-asset technologies offered to the wider Barclays organisation. AETT Technology employs developers, automation test analysts, business analysts, project managers and application management resources across the globe, and is organized into business and function aligned teams.
What will you be doing?
You will be supporting the division in all regions (EMEA/AMER/APAC) to accelerate product development by developing automated tests and achieve continuous delivery of product. You will have hands-on skills building the test automation framework written in Java language as well as co-ordination and leading a team across London, New York, Sinagapore and Pune delivering automated test scenarios to accomplish test automation vision for Barclays.
Your responsibilities will also include;
Leading of QA and test automation effort (roadmap, task assignments, evaluation, reporting to senior management etc.).
Coordination and management of release testing and sign-offs.
Coordination of testing efforts to meet regulatory requirements.
Building and maintenance of relationship with stakeholders.
Work closely with the business users to understand requirements and deliver high quality solutions.
Overseeing development and execution of test plans and automated test cases that ensure deliverables are of high quality.
Ensuring that test automation efforts are delivered within established strategy and overall maintenance of programs/applications to verify that the program functions according to requirements and established guidelines. 
What we’re looking for:
Strong automation testing experience in a complex area and developing bespoke automation solutions
Ability to lead a Global team.
Solid understanding of QA methodology, processes and procedures.
Experience with Core Java, log file analysis with de-bugging, Messaging and SQL as part of Server side testing; and relational database experience
Skills that will help you in the role:
Experience in testing Algorithmic Trading and Algorithmic Order Processing.
Knowledge of financial instruments, including FX, Rates and Credit.
Familiarity with continuous integration systems such as TeamCity.
Experience with version control systems such as GIT.
Where will you be working?
The role will be based in 5 North Colonnade of Canary Wharf, the hub of the Front Office trading team
The location boasts with easy access to DLR and Underground Tube links as well as a shopping mall with a variety of restaurants
Barclays is an inclusive place to work, with a very relaxed and open culture. It’s a place of nurturing growth with the Barclays Values at the core of the business.
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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