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Barclays Middleware Infrastructure Specialist, AVP in Whippany, New Jersey

Middleware Infrastructure Specialist, AVP * *400 Jefferson Park, Whippany, NJ 07981

About Middleware team:* The Middleware teams’ mission is to 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 standardisation, developing utilities and by re-engineering and process automation.

This role will be part of the team responsible for the developing / engineering (architecture, design, build, script, document and test) bank wide Middleware solutions and facilitate their handover to the production Middleware RTB functions.
The Middleware infrastructure engineer / developer responsible for the creation and enhancement of strategic platforms and integrated components to support Middleware Services and PaaS (Platform as a Service).
Own and drive delivery of automation and orchestration solutions to support the provisioning of Middleware Services and instances of Middleware technologies. Facilitate the governance of all Middleware engineered solutions and products. This includes all aspects of project delivery, security, compliance and audit governance requirements The role provides exposure to leading edge software technology and underlying platforms operating mission critical services for the group. * * What will you be doing? * * Responsibility for technical review and agreement of project requirements and feasibility * Work as part of the “Agile” team on estimating and managing progress of all required work tasks. * Comprehensive and clear documentation of the architecture, designs s and deliverables * Responsible for the technical implementation and delivery of business features * Responsible for the design, documentation, coding, testing, and hand over to production support of large, complex applications. * Configure, develop and test system components, supporting scripts and tools as required. * Participate fully in handover process, including training of users * To maintain an interest and knowledge of new innovations in Middleware technologies * Evaluate new technologies and identify if there is a potential benefit to Barclays.
* Analyse potential use against existing solutions within Barclays and alternative solutions within the marketplace. Recommend use of a particular component/toolset by assessing technical robustness, comparing with other options and ensuring there is a business benefit in implementing. * Design, implementation and lifecycle of Middleware standard builds * Providing 4th line support of engineered solutions *What we’re looking for:
* * BS Degree in Engineering or Computer Science * 5 years of Middleware experience. * 5 years of Agile development processes and tooling. * 3 years of software maintenance and patching. * 3 years of logging and monitoring technologies and processes* 1.Skills that will help you in the role: *File transfer technologies – IBM Connect:Direct (Secure ), Sterling Integrator (SI/GIS), SFTP * Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) * Automation/Orchestration experience – CHEF, Rundeck, Puppet, Jenkins, GoCD, Rally * Revision control source code repositories – Git, SVN * PaaS design and DevOps automation experience * Experience working with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery * Cloud platforms, especially AWS * Agile project management methodology, especially Scrum * Designing and developing robust large-scale solutions * Knowledge of infrastructure security and authentication * Strong scripting and development skills * Agile / Scrum / Kanban experience working on a multifunctional scrum team with shared testing / automation testing practices. *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.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.

*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.

Our Diversity

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 opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, 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.

Our Benefits

Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.

Title: Middleware Infrastructure Specialist, AVP

Location: New Jersey-Whippany

Requisition ID: *00266962

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