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


DevOps Engineer / Team Lead, VP - 90211498
Primary Location:US-New Jersey-Whippany
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:7 Jan 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title: Dev Ops Engineer/ Team Lead, VP

Location: 400 Jefferson Park, Whippany, NJ


About Us

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.


About Barclays in the US

Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the US. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.


About RFT Environment Management:
RFT Environment Management team is responsible for implementing scalable and optimised build and release management, implementation and adoption of strategic environment platforms, as well as Driving Process improvement initiatives in line with the Investment Bank Dev Ops strategy and is essential to optimizing the use of non-prod environments across RFT.


Overall Purpose of role

The main function of the role is to be a team lead in a Global DevOps team. The primary focus for 2019 will be to onboard critical applications into the RFT environment function and optimize the environments, processes and support; this team will further expand its responsibilities to the other RFT strategic systems.

Your Role

Operate as a critical part of the delivery team to ensure that resilience, stability and availability are built and operated into the fabric of all RFT applications
Support the delivery of functional software to Production through the software development lifecycle
Actively participate in the prioritisation of solution improvements to meet the primary objective of 24x7 availability of our Risk platforms
Embed site reliability engineering principles into the delivery lifecycle allowing the team to move to a you build it you run it model.
Delivery execution of technology initiatives e.g. Cloud Migration / Agile Adoption, DevOps, Micro-services, APIs, Enhanced Resilience Technology resilience and Cyber
Basic Qualifications/Skills

Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Mathematics or Scientific discipline
8+ years of experience working in a regulated industry with ideally an infrastructure background, and an understanding of service management
8+ years of overall experience as a technical leader with strong analytical skills to understand application Software Development Lifecycle and DevOps paradigm.
8+ years of experience executing a strategic agenda within a robust cost management and control framework
8+ years of experience working closely with Lead Architects, Solutions Architects, Designers and developers in supporting resolution of any critical issues.
8+ years of experience driving continuous improvement behaviour and embedding this in the wider team.
8+ years of solid understanding of how a technology infrastructure organisation works including the concepts, functions and typical systems.
5+ years in hands-on development practice skills covering: automated testing; continuous integration; Git source control.
3+ years of experience driving Agile/Lean controls and SDLC development practises. 
Preferred Qualifications/Skills

Expert in the theory and practice of TDD, BDD and IoC
Implementing and tuning application monitoring tools knowledge of App Dynamics is preferred.
Expertise in CI/CD systems (e.g. Jenkins, Team City, etc.) at developer level is also a requirement.
Hands on development-team experience in either .net or Java stack, Angular JS and groovy.3
Excellent programming skills on JavaScript technologies (angular, react, knockout, typescript)
DevOps principles
Obsession for stable, reliable and available end to end solutions
Extensive exposure to distributed systems and the ability to engineer and drive forward the transformation of the bank systems towards a distributed, flexible, scalable and

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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