Technical Architect, Commercial Banking IT, HSBC Operations, Services and Technology
March 25, 2019
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HSBC Operations, Services and Technology is a pivotal part of the Group, providing essential operational and technical support to our global businesses and helping improve customer service and efficiency. HOST combines global expertise and technology to help keep us ahead of the competition.
We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Technical Architect, Commercial Banking IT.
Define and communicate commercially aware architecture designs for architecture solutions in accordance to design authority governance
Champion architecture design, method and practice including solution components and interfaces definition techniques sufficient for engineering team to prepare technical specifications
Ensure that architecture deliverables are compliant with the stated requirements, approved technologies, best practices and group strategies
Ensure that architectural designs are technically coherent and future proof.
Ensure compliance with internal and external technology standards and regulatory obligations.
Maintain awareness of operational risk including its identification, assessment, mitigation and control, loss identification and reporting in accordance with HSBC policies.
Develop an expert-level understanding of the Group systems, tooling, development suite and strategies
Assist to work breakdown for planning and provide L0 estimations for development effort
Review code and documentation to ensure solutions meets the design criteria and work is of an acceptable quality
Work with IT Operations to ensure the design conform to the infrastructure technology standard and operational requirement.
Make technological choices regarding products, methodologies, industry standards, and vendors to guide IT staff who buy, build or operate applications and services.
Introduce new techniques, products, services, technologies and standards where needed.
University degree in computer science, information technology or a related discipline. Postgraduate degree or security, architectural or development qualifications would be an advantage
TOGAF certificate would be an advantage
Expert level of relevant IT architecture, strategy or design experience in delivery role in financial services environment
Rich experience of banking projects within digital, mobile and frontend channels.
Hands-on experience on security framework and patterns
Solid agile project management skills, CI DevOps and Automated Testing PMP and Agile SCRUM certification would be an advantage
Exposure to technologies such as REACT, AngularJS, Mulesoft, JS, Java, Linux, Solaris, MongoDB or Oracle would be an advantage.
End to end application architecture knowledge and experience across all layers
A track record of leading others and creating an environment that supports and inspires people to develop and deliver
Demonstrated successful records of rapidly building relationships with key stakeholders
Strong working experience in all aspects of mission critical applications
Stakeholder management, especially impactful communication, influencing, and arbitration
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong relationship management capabilities
Exposure and success working within a matrix organization model
Strong analytical, negotiation, influencing and mediation skills
Very strong ability to assess IT trends
An excellent communicator with strong oral, written and presentation skills
The ability to work with diverse and geographically dispersed business and IT teams
A highly motivated and proactive self starter
Flexible worker who demonstrates adaptability
Commercial acumen and good risk management and mitigation skills.
Effective communication skills in spoken English and Mandarin with written English.
With a positive, proactive and can do attitude.
Willing to travel overseas and Mainland China when required.
The chosen candidate for this role will be required to undergo standard vetting. Subject to local laws, this will require the individual to satisfactorily pass a series of additional checks as part of the recruitment process and on an ongoing basis, if appointed to the role. HSBC Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are originally completed, and/or if relevant, on an ongoing basis. For more information about the enhanced vetting for this role please contact the recruiter for this role.
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