Barclays Director of Engineering Reviews

Updated 22 Dec 2020

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3.9
83%
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78%
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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
3 Ratings
  1. "Good place to learn the ropes"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Engineering in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good dedicated people to work with

    Cons

    Too rigid in organisational structure

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  2. "Good Company for work and Growth"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineering Senior Analyst in Greater Noida

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance and Working Environment

    Cons

    Not yet found any cons


  3. "Good Technology Stack"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Jersey City, NJ

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Good Technology Stack to learn

    Cons

    Lots of office politics and red tape

  4. "Look elsewhere"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Business Process Re-engineering Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Easy to get in. You will have exposure as well

    Cons

    Hard to move up. I worked in the HR area and their book of work is always all over the place. On two occasions I wanna ran out of budget before the year was over

  5. "Ok Employer. Good benefits for employees"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Growth opportunities are present due to attrition

    Cons

    Mundane work . No major investment in the company

  6. "Good Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Cloud Lead in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Job Satisfaction, good exposure to technologies

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and lot of senior management hierarchy

    Barclays Response

    October 22, 2019AVP - HR

    Thank you for taking time out to review your experience with us. We, at Barclays try our best to create a culture of meritocracy where colleagues can feel confident about bringing their best selves to work. We regret any disappointing experiences you may have had - and this feedback helps us in our efforts to be better for tomorrow.

  7. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Vice President Engineering 

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    good can be better in terms of growth

    Cons

    slow promotions for tech stream

  8. "Product Engineering"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Product Engineering in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays for more than a year

    Pros

    The list of technology platforms used are endless, you name it they have it. Everyone gets equal chance to work according to their skillsets and wider scope for acquiring new skill sets.

    Cons

    Favourism amongst permanent full time and contractual MSP resources by the management. Permanent employees get most of the attention and guidance whenever needed. Do look for a permanent positions other than contractual.

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    Barclays Response

    October 22, 2018AVP - HR

    Thank you for taking time out to post your comments. Barclays stands committed towards creating an environment that thrives on meritocracy and enables colleagues to Be More – thus bringing our new Employee Value Proposition to life. We want to build an organisation that values diversity and driving inclusive engagement and becoming an employer of choice are some of our top people priorities for this year. We are also an equal opportunities employer and will hire the best candidate for the role. We regret any disappointing experiences you may have had, and this feedback does help us work towards being better in future.

  9. "Good company to work for."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Vice President Engineering in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays

    Pros

    Good infra and non political env.

    Cons

    too many changes at Top level.

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