Thursday , April 11 2024

Barclays Jobs 2023 – Test Analyst

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About the job

Foreign Exchange Automation Test Analyst


As a Barclays Foreign Exchange Automation Test Analyst you will be joining a Foreign Exchange eCommerce application team for Foreign Exchange Algorithmic Pricing and Trade Capture. You will be a member of the Quality Assurance team who plays a critical role in ensuring the quality of software being released to production is of a very high standard. The team is also responsible for the development, maintenance, and execution of test suites developed using a Java based test 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 open to flexible working arrangements. Such as working from home, flexible

or compressed hours, and part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please apply and discuss this with us during the hiring process.

What will you be doing?

  • Developing exceptional, robust tests that will play a central role in the continuous integration pipeline. A zero tolerance approach to poor and inadequate tests is required
  • Working closely with the development teams to contribute and take responsibility of the test design and execution in various phases of the project lifecycle
  • Participating in agile sprints and using automated and exploratory test case design in an agile development environment
  • Contributing to the wider QA team, bringing forward new ideas and taking accountability for improvements to the test framework and processes

What We’re Looking For

  • Strong automation testing experience in a complex area (does not have to be Foreign Exchange or Banking)
  • Exceptional development skills including Java
  • Good knowledge of standard development and build tools, e.g. GIT, TeamCity etc.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills with strong verbal and written communication skills, together with well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast paced and challenging environment

Skills That Will Help You In The Role

  • Experience with Unix and Relational databases
  • Experience with continuous delivery and automation, and understanding of application containerization
  • Investment banking experience, ideally working on a front office trading application and electronic commerce systems
  • Experience gained in Foreign Exchange Cash & Options and/or Money Markets

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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