25 days agoHSBC

Solution Architecture/RBWM Technology

  • Pune (Pune)
  • IT development

Job description



HSBC Digital Solutions - Architecture

Some careers grow faster than others

Do you feel defining and delivering truly global solutions for millions of customers would be a true test of your capabilities?

Do you wish you worked for a company that has the commitment to invest in the constantly changing technology landscape to leverage market advantage?

Do you believe an organisation that employs thousands of IT staff must be capable of offering career growth for someone with your capabilities?

Do you want to be part of a truly transformative mission, and change one of the world's largest banks into a modern technology company?

If you are still reading then you've answered yes to some or all of the above and you always dismissed working for an established bank because you thought they never invested in new technology or transformation at the speed of the market place. Perhaps you'd be interested to know that HSBC offers all of the above. We will give you the opportunity to grow, innovate and deliver cutting-edge software in partnership with our users. We're embracing DevOps across the whole organisation, and are investing in our people, processes & tools to deliver business value at pace. You will learn, be challenged and, most importantly, be part of group of like-minded people that can help us transform.

We are looking for the talent to make our vision a reality and, in return, HSBC offers fantastic opportunities, support and rewards that will help grow your career.

The Business

HSBC has already invested more than a billion dollars into positioning itself as a global leader in technology led banking, driving innovation and transforming our digital capabilities. We are building digital solutions that will impact the lives of our over 34 million Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM) customers worldwide. RBWM spend in excess of one billion dollars per annum in change and run activity to support its global business and partnership ecosystem.

Our strategy includes developing new mobile and online experiences, where we are using digital technology to build the relationship with our customers, building and continually improving our underlying technology and security platforms and innovating our propositions. We are taking advantage of technology and new trends to ensure a truly personal and relevant end-to-end customer experience is at the heart of our drive to continue to innovate and compete effectively in a mobile, data-driven world.

Key to this requirement is to grow our Digital enabled business, which comprises of HSBC Digital Solution (HDS), Digital As A Channel (DaaC) and Digital Led Propositions with a simple unifying purpose – To drive the future of digital within RBWM and helping our customers and prospects realise their ambitions.

The role

We are looking for experienced architects with detailed and proven technical and design capabilities to help us shape solutions and strategies for the Digital landscape whilst maintaining the delivery velocity demanded by customers. We are moving away from the monolithic architectures of the past to a new micro-services architecture in order to provide for an evre who have ever increasing choices for financial service companies. You will become an integral part of teams where you will define, implement and support global solutions.

As an architect you will:

·
Be able to demonstrate you can lead, motivate, mentor and coach a spectrum of stakeholders from business executives to engineers

·
Have strong experience building highly productive teams of technically talented engineers

·
Be accountable for defining and delivering end-to-end solutions that consider role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies and security attack pathologies

·
Have knowledge and experience with perimeter security controls such as firewall, IDS/IPS, network access control, and network segmentation

·
Be proficient in security concepts related to DNS, routing, authentication, VPN, proxy services and DDOS mitigation technologies Security Architectural experience working in complex organizations.

·
Experience of API and service based architectures using SOAP, REST APIs, micro-services and utilising JSON for web or mobile applications

·
Be required to define enterprise scale distributed NoSQL solutions including: MongoDB, in-memory databases and caching solutions adopted for globally distributed Digital solutions

·
Have strong understanding of lean and agile methods of software delivery including Scrum, Kanban, Lean UX, XP

·
Experience in defining future architectural strategy and roadmaps

·
Be capable of making and justifying decisions and technology selections

·
Be comfortable working with ambiguity and conducting research as well as managing third party vendor(s).

·
Have the ability to write position papers on highly complex topics for a business audience to assist in decision making

·
Experience of building reference Cloud architectures and adapting them for enterprise use cases.

·
Be keen to collaborate with others, and you'll give thought about how software fits into the bigger picture

·
Be able to work across teams to remove blockers and manage technical dependencies

·
Work with architects and Business Product Owners to ensure our software is fit for purpose now and in the future, easy to change and has quality built in from the start

We promote a DevOps culture so you will need to think beyond design and ensure you get involved with the delivery, deployment and operation of the software being created – that is, “you design it, you are accountable for building and running it”.

Tools / Methodologies / Technologies

·
Experience with role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies and security attack pathologies

·
Familiarity with ISO 27001/27002, ITIL, COBIT, and other industry standard security frameworks

·
Knowledge and experience with perimeter security controls such as firewall, IDS/IPS, network access control, and network segmentation

·
Proficient in security concepts related to DNS, routing, authentication, VPN, proxy services and DDOS mitigation technologies Security Architectural experience working in complex organizations.

·
UI - Solid awareness of cross-browser/device “responsive” development. Standards compliant HTML, CSS, SASS, Bootstrap whilst having strong experience delivering to AAA accessibility standards and usability principles

·
UI - Knowledge of implementation considerations for UI technologies including jQuery, AngularJS, Node.js, Ember.js, React, Dojo, Backbone.js

·
Service architecture - Experience of API and service based architectures using SOAP, REST APIs, micro-services and utilising JSON for web or mobile applications

·
Enterprise scale distributed NoSQL solutions including: MongoDB, in-memory databases and caching solutions adopted for globally distributed Digital solutions

·
CI/CD - tools such as Confluence, Jira, Jenkins, Git, GitHub, Stash, SonarQube, Performance centre

·
Methods and delivery - DevOps processes and experience. Strong understanding of lean and agile methods of software delivery including Scrum, Kanban, Lean UX, XP

·
Networking (Cisco, TCP/UDP, LAN/WAN)

·
Ability to work with project teams to define and provide guidance on strategic architectural controls and direction.

·
Understanding of Cloud service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), and supporting technologies.

·
Experience with any of the industry Cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Service, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.. (AWS preferred), as well as virtualization technologies (VMWare, MVS, xEN, Virtual Box, etc...)

·
Understanding of network technologies including SDN, routing (including VRFs), and enterprise network designs.

·
Familiarity with deploying and securing Pivotal's Cloud Foundry, ForgeRock identity and access management, VM Ware ESXi, and OpenStack is desirable

·
Knowledge of third party auditing and cloud risk assessment methodologies

Candidate profile

·
A history of leading engineering teams to deliver modern business-facing platforms using agile techniques

·
Be a proven leader with a collaborative attitude within a demanding, maturing agile environment

·
A history of using commercial and open source software

·
Influence and champion new ideas and methods

·
Great communication - convey your thoughts, ideas and opinions clearly and concisely face-to-face or virtually to all levels up and down stream

·
And equally important - you listen and reflect on what others communicate to you regardless of their role or seniority

·
Regularly demonstrate these qualities - drive, motivation, determination, dedication, resiliency, honesty and enthusiasm

·
Be flexible under pressure

·
Strong analytical and problem solving skills

·
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·
Excellent organisational and presentation skills

·
Ability to communicate with non-technical people

In short, we're looking for passionate, driven, team-loving, agile-evangelising, technology enthusiasts to join the team and become part of our journey to shape and transform HSBC.

Ideal candidate profile



Qualifications :

HSBC Digital Solutions - Architecture

Some careers grow faster than others

Do you feel defining and delivering truly global solutions for millions of customers would be a true test of your capabilities?

Do you wish you worked for a company that has the commitment to invest in the constantly changing technology landscape to leverage market advantage?

Do you believe an organisation that employs thousands of IT staff must be capable of offering career growth for someone with your capabilities?

Do you want to be part of a truly transformative mission, and change one of the world's largest banks into a modern technology company?

If you are still reading then you've answered yes to some or all of the above and you always dismissed working for an established bank because you thought they never invested in new technology or transformation at the speed of the market place. Perhaps you'd be interested to know that HSBC offers all of the above. We will give you the opportunity to grow, innovate and deliver cutting-edge software in partnership with our users. We're embracing DevOps across the whole organisation, and are investing in our people, processes & tools to deliver business value at pace. You will learn, be challenged and, most importantly, be part of group of like-minded people that can help us transform.

We are looking for the talent to make our vision a reality and, in return, HSBC offers fantastic opportunities, support and rewards that will help grow your career.



The Business

HSBC has already invested more than a billion dollars into positioning itself as a global leader in technology led banking, driving innovation and transforming our digital capabilities. We are building digital solutions that will impact the lives of our over 34 million Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM) customers worldwide. RBWM spend in excess of one billion dollars per annum in change and run activity to support its global business and partnership ecosystem.

Our strategy includes developing new mobile and online experiences, where we are using digital technology to build the relationship with our customers, building and continually improving our underlying technology and security platforms and innovating our propositions. We are taking advantage of technology and new trends to ensure a truly personal and relevant end-to-end customer experience is at the heart of our drive to continue to innovate and compete effectively in a mobile, data-driven world.

Key to this requirement is to grow our Digital enabled business, which comprises of HSBC Digital Solution (HDS), Digital As A Channel (DaaC) and Digital Led Propositions with a simple unifying purpose – To drive the future of digital within RBWM and helping our customers and prospects realise their ambitions.

The role

We are looking for experienced architects with detailed and proven technical and design capabilities to help us shape solutions and strategies for the Digital landscape whilst maintaining the delivery velocity demanded by customers. We are moving away from the monolithic architectures of the past to a new micro-services architecture in order to provide for an evre who have ever increasing choices for financial service companies. You will become an integral part of teams where you will define, implement and support global solutions.

As an architect you will:

· 
Be able to demonstrate you can lead, motivate, mentor and coach a spectrum of stakeholders from business executives to engineers

· 
Have strong experience building highly productive teams of technically talented engineers

· 
Be accountable for defining and delivering end-to-end solutions that consider role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies and security attack pathologies

· 
Have knowledge and experience with perimeter security controls such as firewall, IDS/IPS, network access control, and network segmentation

· 
Be proficient in security concepts related to DNS, routing, authentication, VPN, proxy services and DDOS mitigation technologies Security Architectural experience working in complex organizations.

· 
Experience of API and service based architectures using SOAP, REST APIs, micro-services and utilising JSON for web or mobile applications

· 
Be required to define enterprise scale distributed NoSQL solutions including: MongoDB, in-memory databases and caching solutions adopted for globally distributed Digital solutions

· 
Have strong understanding of lean and agile methods of software delivery including Scrum, Kanban, Lean UX, XP

· 
Experience in defining future architectural strategy and roadmaps

· 
Be capable of making and justifying decisions and technology selections

· 
Be comfortable working with ambiguity and conducting research as well as managing third party vendor(s).

· 
Have the ability to write position papers on highly complex topics for a business audience to assist in decision making

· 
Experience of building reference Cloud architectures and adapting them for enterprise use cases.

· 
Be keen to collaborate with others, and you'll give thought about how software fits into the bigger picture

· 
Be able to work across teams to remove blockers and manage technical dependencies

· 
Work with architects and Business Product Owners to ensure our software is fit for purpose now and in the future, easy to change and has quality built in from the start

We promote a DevOps culture so you will need to think beyond design and ensure you get involved with the delivery, deployment and operation of the software being created – that is, “you design it, you are accountable for building and running it”.

Tools / Methodologies / Technologies

· 
Experience with role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies and security attack pathologies

· 
Familiarity with ISO 27001/27002, ITIL, COBIT, and other industry standard security frameworks

· 
Knowledge and experience with perimeter security controls such as firewall, IDS/IPS, network access control, and network segmentation

· 
Proficient in security concepts related to DNS, routing, authentication, VPN, proxy services and DDOS mitigation technologies Security Architectural experience working in complex organizations.

· 
UI - Solid awareness of cross-browser/device “responsive” development. Standards compliant HTML, CSS, SASS, Bootstrap whilst having strong experience delivering to AAA accessibility standards and usability principles

· 
UI - Knowledge of implementation considerations for UI technologies including jQuery, AngularJS, Node.js, Ember.js, React, Dojo, Backbone.js

· 
Service architecture - Experience of API and service based architectures using SOAP, REST APIs, micro-services and utilising JSON for web or mobile applications

· 
Enterprise scale distributed NoSQL solutions including: MongoDB, in-memory databases and caching solutions adopted for globally distributed Digital solutions

· 
CI/CD - tools such as Confluence, Jira, Jenkins, Git, GitHub, Stash, SonarQube, Performance centre

· 
Methods and delivery - DevOps processes and experience. Strong understanding of lean and agile methods of software delivery including Scrum, Kanban, Lean UX, XP

· 
Networking (Cisco, TCP/UDP, LAN/WAN)

· 
Ability to work with project teams to define and provide guidance on strategic architectural controls and direction.

· 
Understanding of Cloud service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), and supporting technologies.

· 
Experience with any of the industry Cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Service, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.. (AWS preferred), as well as virtualization technologies (VMWare, MVS, xEN, Virtual Box, etc...)

· 
Understanding of network technologies including SDN, routing (including VRFs), and enterprise network designs.

· 
Familiarity with deploying and securing Pivotal's Cloud Foundry, ForgeRock identity and access management, VM Ware ESXi, and OpenStack is desirable

· 
Knowledge of third party auditing and cloud risk assessment methodologies



Candidate profile

· 
A history of leading engineering teams to deliver modern business-facing platforms using agile techniques

· 
Be a proven leader with a collaborative attitude within a demanding, maturing agile environment

· 
A history of using commercial and open source software

· 
Influence and champion new ideas and methods

· 
Great communication - convey your thoughts, ideas and opinions clearly and concisely face-to-face or virtually to all levels up and down stream

· 
And equally important - you listen and reflect on what others communicate to you regardless of their role or seniority

· 
Regularly demonstrate these qualities - drive, motivation, determination, dedication, resiliency, honesty and enthusiasm

· 
Be flexible under pressure

· 
Strong analytical and problem solving skills

· 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· 
Excellent organisational and presentation skills

· 
Ability to communicate with non-technical people

In short, we're looking for passionate, driven, team-loving, agile-evangelising, technology enthusiasts to join the team and become part of our journey to shape and transform HSBC.