Associate Lead Architect/Wholesale IT

Associate Lead Architect/Wholesale IT

5-8 years
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Job Description

Job Description
The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we're leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at the HSBC Group. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.
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If you're looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you'll be.
HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.
We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Associate Lead Architect Wholesale Business - Wholesale Banking is at the heart of growth at HSBC, generating more than US$20 billion each year, and turning over more than US$1 million of trade every minute. As one of the largest Commercial Banks in the world, we support millions of businesses in around 55 countries and territories - from small enterprises to large multinationals - to thrive and grow. We do this by using our global connections and expertise to spot trends in world trade and identify business opportunities. With the emphasis on building strong relationships with our customers, we provide a range of banking services including trade and receivables finance, payments and cash management, and capital financing.
Wholesale IT - Sitting within HSBC Operations, Services and Technology (HOST) is the Wholesale IT division. Our team provides the technology solutions that enable the business to operate and service customers. From cutting edge relationship management platforms built using Agile/DevOps to industrial strength engines that power global online websites and trade platforms, our highly engaged and talented team can do it all. Our ethos is to stay lean, work fast and work very closely with the business to provide clear value to our customers.
Wholesale IT is embarking upon a once in a lifetime period of growth and innovation. The Commercial bank is reengineering how it interacts with its customers with Technology at the heart of this transformation. Being part of Wholesale IT now is an exciting opportunity to help build the Commercial bank of the future.
It offers a huge career- stretching opportunity in this role and is also open to flexible working including working from home. HSBC also offers a unique opportunity for a truly global career path ahead
Role Description:
  • Design scalable, secure and resilient integrations solutions utilizing both traditional and cloud technologies (private/hybrid/public).
  • Provide end-to-end ownership of solutions delivered to meet requirements, delivering the platform architecture required to realize both functional and non-functional capabilities.
  • Ability to create clear, concise proposals for solutions and brokering agreement across multiple stakeholders. Strong experience of working with stakeholders across multiple disciplines business analysts, product owners, testing teams and wider business and technical stakeholders.
  • Experience of automating processes and procedures end-to-end.
  • Performance driven nature and excellent problem solving capability with the ability to understand and further explain complex technical concepts.
  • Collaborative approach to solving problems and sharing knowledge.
  • Prior experience of working in financial institutions is preferred.
  • Experience in an enterprise environment including an understanding of traditional processes and procedures and how they may impact a digital transformation.
  • Understanding of modern development and associated tooling, integration, technology, patterns and practices to design, build and continuously improve an automated factory for software delivery, through till production.
  • Should be able to work on multiple activities like design, development and testing.
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills, with experience of adapting their style to audience
  • Strong relationship building and management skills
  • Demonstrably strong analytics skills in problem solving in a global and integrated application management
  • At least 5 years experience in Architecture in Financial Services domain and technology
  • Strong IT background to enable participation in appropriate architectural and design conversations
  • Strong understanding of Agile systems/software development life cycle management and DevOps tools
  • Strong understanding of process design and budget management
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences or Engineering, master degree in related field is preferable
  • Experience in managing or leading cross-stream project with solid project management methodology
  • Experience working with an international financial services company

What you will need to succeed in the role:
  • DevOps domain knowledge
  • Pipeline security tooling
  • Work with Engineering functions to support the move to DevOps and agile working practices
  • CI and CD principles and patterns for the move to cloud-native
  • CI tooling: Jenkins, JenkinsX, TeamCity, CircleCI etc
  • CD tooling: Spinnaker, GoCD, Octopus etc
  • Cloud CICD: GCP Cloud Build, AWS CodeDepoy, AWS CodePipelines
  • Container CICD: Flux, Tekton
  • ARO tooling
  • Resilience
  • Typical DevOps languages: Bash, Python
  • Ability to code
  • OS config: RHEL, Ubuntu, Dockerfile
  • Infrastructure as Code: Terraform, Kubernetes manifests, CloudFormation etc
  • Tools: JIRA, Confluence, git, GitHub, Nexus
  • Cloud-native: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with modern engineering practices e.g. TDD, BDD, CI/CD, PaaS, architecture standards e.g. TOGAF.
  • Enterprise Architecture practices
  • Modelling, Visio, Troux

You'll achieve more at HSBC
HSBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and, opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified persons irrespective of, but not limited to, their gender or genetic information, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, social status, medical care leave requirements, political affiliation, people with disabilities, color, national origin, veteran status, etc., We consider all applications based on merit and suitability to the role.'
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