Automation Test Engineer
Prague, Czech Republic
před 6 dny


About Barclays 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. Our two clearly defined divisions, Barclays UK and Barclays International, provide diversification by business line, geography and customer, enhancing financial resilience and helping to contribute to the delivery of consistent returns through the business cycle.

We have a strong core business with exciting prospects, well positioned to deliver long-term value for our shareholders.

Consistent with the objective of delivering long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders, we have developed our Shared Growth Ambition our approach to citizenship and the sustainability of the business model we operate.

The aim is to make decisions and do business that provides our clients and customers, and the communities which we serve, with access to a prosperous future.

The delivery of our strategy is underpinned by the energy, commitment and passion of our people, and we are clear on our common purpose : to help people achieve their ambitions, in the right way. About Markets Technology

Barclays is an acknowledged leader in advanced equity products and services. We providing research and market intelligence for pre-

trade portfolio, investment creation, risk management, trade insight and execution across a wide breadth of products, and post-

trade management and servicing. The Cash Equities IT department supports the global Barclays Capital Cash Equities Division, across Cash, Portfolio, Electronic and Derivatives.

The vision for Equities IT is to support the Barclays global equities franchise by delivering the best-in-class equities technology platform, providing unparalleled speed, scale, stability and functionality, created by the best people. About Markets Pre-Trade

Barclays covers (amongst other things) 3 main business lines; Equity Derivatives, Cash Equities and Futures. Trading desks for these business areas are located globally in London, New York, Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong.

External clients and Sales are across the globe, serviced from our core locations. Our team belong to the Cash / Prime Equities area provided global coverage for Cash and Prime business (Portfolio, Single Stock and Electronic trading).

We look after everything from Client to Market Connectivity, Sales and Execution Management systems (OMS and EMS), Smart Order Router (SOR) to Algo platforms which constitute the front-

to-back from a client to an execution venue. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds .

Role Purpose The QA Automation team is responsible for signing off all releases to UAT (for user sign off) and ultimately Production.

We have developed (and still continue to develop) a state-of-art automation platform which allows components as well as integration testing of any and all components front-

to-back (as mentioned above). The role is for a Test Engineer in the Electronic team. You will be tasked with writing new test cases as well as modifying / maintaining the existing test suite related to SOR / LMX as well as the IOIs (Indication of Interest) space.

Test scripts are written using a fluent interface developed in-house which abstracts all the technologies used (so you do not need to worry whether a message or event is sent through Tibco or TCP for example) allowing the Test engineer to focus on the test themselves.

The Electronic space is probably the most active and dynamic right now as Barclays is looking to decommission his legacy low / zero touch platform and migrate over to a strategic architecture

  • Develop test strategy and help with creation and execution of automated test cases for applications within Equity trading platform
  • Help manage test environment and test data ensuring support of test efforts and schedules.
  • Collaborate with development teams on common approach of Continuous delivery model
  • Deliver high quality work
  • Stakeholder Management and Leadership

  • The role includes liaising with the dev teams in order to understand the changes they are making so scripts can be developed or maintained accordingly;
  • talking with QA stakeholders and numerous peers / Test Engineers split in multiple locations.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders
  • To gather requirements, collect and provide feedback and test status on regular basis.
  • Support of test automation effort across QA, UAT phases of new releases SUT (System Under Test)
  • Decision-making and Problem Solving

  • Excellent communication skills in English (both spoken & written)
  • Should be able to work in an agile environment in a multi-locations context.
  • Should be able to handle pressure situations
  • Should be a team player
  • Risk and Control Objective Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

    Person Specification Essential Skills / Basic Qualifications :

  • 5+ years Solid understanding of QA methodology, processes and procedures
  • Experience of Java Server Side (J2SE 6 / 7 / 8)
  • Experience working on a Unix / Linux shell
  • Experience with build stack based on Maven, Continuous Delivery, Code Quality
  • Be able to interact with global teams
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with others, self starter
  • Able to take on responsibility and work independently
  • Results-oriented, self-starter with positive "can-do" attitude
  • Desirable skills / Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience with Java Fluent Interface or building Java DSL
  • Experience using Unit test frameworks such as JUnit or TestNg.
  • Experience working in a large, globally distributed development team and within agile environment
  • Investment banking knowledge
  • Purpose and Values Barclays has a single cross-business Purpose for Barclays and five core Values which underpin it. Our Purpose is helping people achieve their ambitions in the right way.

    Put simply this is the answer to the question What is Barclays for?’ and it should guide our every action as employees. Respect We respect and value those we work with, and the contribution that they make.

    Integrity We act fairly, ethically and openly in all we do. Service We put our clients and customers at the centre of what we do.

    Excellence We use our energy, skills and resources to deliver the best, sustainable results. Stewardship We are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

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