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Employer:  Barclays Bank
Job Ref No:  90188742
Job Title:  Compliance Technology - QA Engineer
Sector:  Asset Management
Risk Type:  Regulatory/Compliance
Expertise:  Regulatory/Compliance
Compliance is here to protect the integrity of Barclays and its role in the financial services industry. We prevent and resolve conduct issues by having an effective framework in place, through fostering partnerships and instilling confidence in our colleagues, customers, clients and regulators.

Compliance Technology is a team Technology experts focused on building world-class, resilient, secure infrastructure services and data platforms that can - using strong architecture and design - be leveraged by our businesses to build great customer and client focused capabilities. We apply the highest standards of controls and risk management practices and behaviours to embed a strong risk and control culture.

cBanker is a critical Compliance application that supports the Compliance Control Room and Conflicts Management teams interact with both public and private side front office businesses, as well as other teams within Compliance and Function (e.g. Legal, Risk, etc). Ensuring appropriate management of material non-public information, Wall Crossing of individual from public to private side, creation and management of Banking deal teams and the review/publishing of Barclays Research. The team is currently in a very exciting period of re-inventing itself through automating operational processes and bringing in state of the art technology.

Your Role

You will operate as a senior QA engineer and QA automation developer responsible for the quality of the cBanker application.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Be integral part of Prague scrum and perform QA activities including manual and automated testing.

  • Capture the product vision and document QA requirements / user stories, prepare and executing testing scripts.

  • Write and execute QA user cases adhering to standard and meeting user requirements.

  • Collaborate with BA, Dev and stakeholders to prioritise and manage successful delivery of a leading edge product that satisfies our business' needs.

  • Working with the project / delivery manager, development and BA teams to agree on release schedules

  • Providing regular updates to the redelivery / project manager and stakeholders regarding progress

    Additionally, the successful candidate should have soft skills to complement their technical knowledge, including technical analysis experience, strong communication and documentation skills. The candidate will be expected to proactively improve their knowledge and skills and take on greater responsibilities as they grow into their role. There are significant opportunities for career development and training.

    To be successful in this role, you will have to:

  • Develop a good understanding of the Compliance System(s) under test.

    Be able to work with global (UK, India and US) and multi-disciplinary (3 rd party, contractors and Barclays) delivery teams.

    Be an excellent communicator (verbal and written) and have strong organization skills, with ability to liaise at all levels of the organization.

  • Act as point of contact with business users and managers during UAT phases. Take ownership of UAT issues and communicate status clearly to the stakeholders.

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively, concisely and comprehensively communicate downwards, upwards and within peer circles.

Essential Skills

  • Proven ability to multitask, manage concurrent global project efforts, and work with minimal supervision in a team environment.

  • Hands on automation experience. Liaising with automation team to provide cost effective solutions.

  • Experienced in writing Test Plan/Strategy for complicated technical and functional projects.

  • Experience of working in agile projects.

  • Excellent experience with following tools and technologies

    HP Mercury testing tools (Quality Centre, Quick Test Professional QTP/ UFT)

    Selenium / TestComplete

    Behavior driven development practices (Cucumber, jBehave etc)


    Databases - SQL Server, Oracle

    UNIX, Windows

  • Able to work well with IT developers in multiple locations and across other teams
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and deliver results.
  • A proactive, self-starter, who is can be relied upon to act on initiative.
  • Can do attitude - willingness to roll-up the sleeves in order to get things done.
  • Collaborative style with ability to quickly build trust/credibility.

Desirable Skills
  • Professional QA certification
  • Prior experience on of working in Compliance domain or IB domain

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.

Your Application

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Barclays Values & Diversity

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Risk and Control Objective

All Barclays colleagues have to 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.
Employment Type:  Permanent
Region/Country:  Europe, Other, Czech Republic
City:  Prague-Prague

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