Job description


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


Middleware Infrastructure Engineer, AVP (OPENSHIFT) - 90226830
Primary Location:US-New Jersey-Whippany
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:27 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
Infrastructure Engineer, AVP (OPENSHIFT Technologies)

400 Jefferson Park, Whippany, NJ

About Barclays Global Infrastructure Services Team:

Provide world class infrastructure that meets the needs of our customers. We continually strive to reduce cost, improve delivery times and increase quality by investing in high levels of standardization, developing utilities and by re-engineering and process automation.

About Middleware:

Provide world class Middleware infrastructure that meets the application hosting and integration needs of our customers. We continually strive to reduce cost, improve delivery times and increase quality by investing in high levels of standardization, developing utilities and by re-engineering and process automation

What will you be doing? 

The AVP role is for an Engineer who will have accountability for delivering and supporting a stable, leading edge, application hosting CLOUD platform underpinned by REDHAT’s OPENSHIFT Container Platform. The platform is an enabler for DEVOPS, continuous integration & development, providing containerization and self-service consumption of Docker images e.g. JBOSS, Apache, NGINX.

This role provides exposure to leading edge software technology and underlying platforms operating mission critical services to the group. 
Ensure stability of the banks OPENSHIFT platforms Globally (UK and US, CAMPUS and DIGITAL, On and off PREMISE (AWS) 
Provide PROD and DEV infrastructure consultancy to all business units within the Barclays organization, Barclaycard, Retail, Corporate and Investment banking 
Support the DEVOPS teams migrating the banks major services to CLOUD 
Undertake L2 and L3 root cause analysis to deliver resolution to one off infrastructure problems and recurring faults, which may include the design and engineering of new solutions. Attend conference calls on high severity incidents. 
Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure smooth migration to Cloud. 
The team is operating a follow the sun support model, but there is any requirement to operate as part of an out of hours’ callout rotation on the weekends and/or during the hours in the week that are not covered by office cover from 10pm-4am, delivering both planned change activity and resolving high severity incidents across the Middleware 

What we’re looking for:

5+ years of working as an Infrastructure Engineer in a hosting environment. 
5 + years of strong experience in Middleware and UNIX –REDHAT LINUX technologies
2+ years of proven knowledge in application containerization management with OpenShift
2 + years of knowledge building scalable containerized applications (Docker/Kubernetes and AWS)
5+ years of experience in configuration management and vulnerability management 
5 + years of experience support and trouble shoot Java applications, working knowledge on at least one of the following 
Redhat JBoss
Apache HTTP
Skills that will help you in the role: 

Shell scripting skills (ksh, perl, python)

Where will you be working?

At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment. 

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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.


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.  It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment

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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