in Knutsford, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in Knutsford, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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As a Barclays AWS Support Engineer, you will join us at an exciting time of growth in our Customer Platforms Service. You will be responsible for the stability, continuity, resiliency and availability of the applications, managing the production and co-ordinating the deployment of change releases and production fixes through each stage of the development. This will be the ideal role for a highly-motivated team player experienced in enhancement and production support.

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.

What will you be doing?
• Performing incident and problem management activities, working closely with technology and business stakeholders to provide innovative and tactical solutions
• Identifying repetitive or time consuming processes that can be automated and delivering sustainable solutions
• Coordination of support activities across the global team, including handover of issues, knowledge sharing, training and collaboration on strategic projects
• Creation of knowledge base documentation required to support applications, including appropriate sign-off where required
• You will execute database troubleshooting and performance tuning
• Setting up monitoring and alarming for production database environments
• Database migration
• Off-hours on-call support on a rotational basis

What we're looking for:
• Experience in enhancement and production support
• Advanced administration experience with one of the following database engines: MySQL / Oracle / PostgreSQL / SQL Server / Amazon Aurora
• Ability to build scripts and dashboards, read & analyse logs from cloud watch, xray and monitor activities, alerts, achieve and retrieve data
• Working knowledge of AWS Basic services (EC2, S3 , VPC, API Gateway, Lambda)

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Bachelor's degree in a related field (for example Computer Science, Software Engineering)

Where will you be working?
You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64 acr e self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.

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