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Technology Developer Summer Internship Programme 2024 (Knutsford)

Job description

Join us as a summer intern and discover the world of finance and technology. Dive into our culture, engaging in real projects that offer a comprehensive business overview. Select your desired business area for an in-depth introduction, taking on immediate responsibility guided by a mentor and line manager. Forge connections, explore new horizons, and unlock growth opportunities in this 8-10 week journey. Join us during the summer of your penultimate year of university to build skills, expand knowledge, and embark on an impactful path towards a promising career.


Why the Developer Summer Intern programme?
Stand on the shoulders of the giants who’ve achieved some of the world’s biggest technological breakthroughs as a Developer Analyst this summer. At Barclays, we know technology is crucial to our success, so we foster a culture where innovation thrives. It’s why we invest as much – if not more – in technology than the world’s leading tech companies. It’s why we’ll invest so much in you if you join our award-winning team.

Real responsibility, right away
As a Developer, you’ll be the brains behind the design, installation, testing and maintenance of existing and new systems. This is more than playing around with code; you will be playing a critical role in finding innovative solutions to complex problems, for our clients and customers daily.

You’ll develop a solid understanding of the global markets and finance and make an impact right away. You’ll work in a varied and dynamic technical environment that includes Windows, Unix, C++, Java, C#, NoSql, MongoDB, Linux, Python, Hadoop, scripting languages, grid computing and real-time systems. You may:

• Design and innovate products using the newest technologies
• Provide an intelligence-led approach to cyber security
• Develop intuitive user interfaces for applications
• Optimise systems and applications
• Analyse code to improve processes
• Write scripts for data pulls and analysis
• Work with business areas to understand and meet their needs.

Technology at Barclays
Why build a career in Technology in our global business? Because this is where some of the industry’s biggest innovations were born – and you could create the next. Join us and work alongside industry experts who are behind major leaps in FinTech. You’ll be following our innovative learning programme which includes on-the-job training and valuable hands-on experience.

Come and work side by side with the brains behind our tech. This is more than just learning how to code; you’ll take on real, challenging work from the very start as you design, install, test and maintain new and existing systems. Together, let's continue designing innovative solutions, products and services for our colleagues, clients and customers around the world.


What we are looking for:
To be considered for this programme, you must be motivated with a strong degree or expected degree – in any area.



Ideally, you would also have:
An interest in working in technology, the ability to act as a bridge between the business and technology teams, and a passion to deliver the next technological breakthrough.


Working at Knutsford

Set in a stunning 64-acre site, Barclays Technology Centre Radbroke in Knutsford, Cheshire, is a tech hub like no other. The campus has tennis courts, gardens and even bee hives, as well as the latest in technology systems, equipment, and development.

Radbroke is our biggest tech hub and our 24/7 command centre. Radbroke is also where game-changing technology firsts are dreamt up and brought to life.

Behind our world-leading innovations is a 3,500-strong team: some of the world’s best tech minds who are re-defining the future of finance, each and every day. It’s an incredibly diverse community with talents in all kinds of areas, from academics to project masterminds to people who build robots.


Barclays will accept applications from candidate who require visa sponsorship to work in the UK


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, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. 

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