25 days agoHSBC

API Architect/Commercial Banking IT

  • Pune (Pune)
  • IT development

Job description



CMB digital IT is the technology organization that provide online and connectivity services to our corporate and business banking clients. It provides a comprehensive set of capabilities that cover the global need of our clients.

Today CMB digital IT is engaged in a number of significant programs to refresh the technology platforms that we support these digital capabilities further enhancing the capabilities and customer experience.

The goal of the HSBC Corporate Digital Platform is to provide a platform upon which digital services, such as the transformed HSBCnet payments platform can be built, deployed, run, and monitored; enabling HSBC to respond to the evolving needs of our clients more efficiently while addressing the deficiencies of heritage solutions.

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The role of the API architect is to manage a set of micro services and APIs that will leverage the digital platform. Day to day activities include:

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provide guidance and training to development teams on best practice for API development

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help set direction for adoption of services

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produce high level designs in support of internal and external API initiatives

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governance to ensure adherence to standards and best practice to maximize reuse

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maintain API inventory for CMB digital IT

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In additional the role will need to support the existing traditional integration patterns in use and provide oversight to those projects deploying these patterns

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Engage in the wider HSBC communities of practice to bring into CMB best practice from those communities and ensure alignment with global HSBC strategy

Ideal candidate profile



Qualifications :

Responsibilities and Soft skills

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Working with the API stream lead to train developers and architects on the REST API patterns and standards

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Provide ongoing project oversight to ensure projects align with API standards and take a lead in API governance and maintenance of the API catalog

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Design scalable, secure and resilient integrations solutions utilizing both traditional and cloud technologies (private/hybrid/public)

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Provide end-to-end ownership of solutions delivered to meet requirements, delivering the platform architecture required to realize both functional and non-functional capabilities.

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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 technical stakeholders.

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Experience of automating processes and procedures end-to-end

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Define and sell a vision, but with the ability to deliver incrementally and provide immediate value to the stakeholders.

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Demonstrates excellent situational awareness and ability to appropriately react to a changing landscape

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Performance driven nature and excellent problem solving capability

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Ability to understand and further explain complex technical concepts

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Collaborative approach to solving problems and sharing knowledge

Technical Skills and Experience

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Detailed knowledge of API standards, security and API development best practice

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Detailed knowledge of messaging based integration

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Prefer experience of working in financial institutions

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Need strong stakeholder management – both business and IT

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Open banking and API experience is strongly preferred

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Must be able to work in a complex environment and manage uncertainty in requirements

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Experience in an enterprise environment including an understanding of traditional processes and procedures and how they may impact a digital transformation.

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Understanding of modern development and associated tooling, integration, technology, patterns and practices to design, build and continuously improve an automated end-to-end factory for software delivery, through the route-to-live and into production.

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Experience of CI/D pipelines, modern deployment and release methodologies including automated configuration and provisioning at scale.

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Experience of training complex technical subjects