Barclays Jobs – Test Analyst

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Test Analyst


As a Barclays Test Analyst, you will be supporting the Test Leads and Test Manager by performing the testing within a scrum team following an Agile software development model. The Test Engineer will need to ensure the test approach is appropriate and covers the test scope for each change, testing needs to ensure end to end business scenarios are fully automated using data flows through the system and is integrated within the continuous integration framework.

Barclays is one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

This opportunity is location flexible. We will consider requests for locating the role at an alternative Barclays’ key UK office from that advertised.

We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?

  • Performing the detailed testing preparation through the creation of business test scenarios and cases
  • Understanding and apply the requirements of Test Strategy and Test Plan
  • Supporting and assisting in defining, developing and implementing the test automation strategy
  • Providing scrum test internal Sign-off and conduct Peer Review of all Tests with Test Leads
  • Driving innovation and integration of new QA technologies into projects and activities
  • Testing delivery of their project/release in the agreed timescales within the scrum teams

What We’re Looking For

  • Ability to i perform complex test analysis independently
  • Proven hands on experience in any of the programming languages like java, c, c++ etc
  • Broad experience building CI Framework for supporting Continuous Integration and Continuous Development
  • Expert level understanding of DB, ability of writing and understanding complex MS SQL queries

Skills That Will Help You In The Role

  • Broad experience of soap and rest services
  • Proven experience with AWS data platforms
  • Working experience with AWS technologies such as EC2 and RDS.
  • Broad working AWS knowledge of – Chef, Terraform, Cloudformation and Apache Spark 

Where will you be working?


Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one – by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.


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