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.


Some careers shine brighter than others.

If you’re looking for a career that will help you stand out, join HSBC and fulfil your potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.


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 Data Solution Architect

In this role, you will:

  • Their primary stakeholders are Sub-Value Stream Product Owners/Business, Technical Leads, Platform and Value Stream architects, and PODs.
  • Defining the detailed end to end solution design for products and features in a way that supports the execution of the WPB technology strategy and roadmap, articulating and addressing associated architectural risks, issues and technical debt
  • Translating the requirements created by business analysts into the architecture for that solution, ensuring the products and services meet the customer needs and expected Business Outcomes
  • Engage with relevant Stakeholders, Platform and Enterprise Architects who inform solution design
  • Ensuring the design of the solutions are cost effective and maintained through the agile development lifecycle, managing the flow of the backlog of design activities
  • Ensuring the NFRs are consistently defined and architected into the design
  • Risk Management
  • Effectively manage & escalate risks/issues, to ensure there are no surprises for the PM &/or stakeholder where appropriate
  • Governance
  • Ensuring the architecture undergoes appropriate level of assessment at the right stage throughout the agile process in line with the WPB Governance process ensuring adherence to Decision Driven Design and the Solution Architecture FIM
  • Production of relevant risk based architecture deliverables are completed in accordance with WPB Architecture governance process and quality standards
  • Appropriate level of governance for any decisions when deviating from Reference Architectures, Strategies, Patterns or Policies
  • Peer review and solutions design decision making verification and traceability
  • Architecture Mindset
  • Collaborating with the Enterprise, Platform and Value Stream architects to evolve the architectural strategy and roadmap; looking for opportunities to improve the current landscape/enterprise
  • Identify dependencies across multiple Platforms and Value & Sub-Value Streams; awareness of projects/strategies outside of the Value Stream
  • Developing and growing a skillset to design for cloud and for resilient, robust, secure, adaptable and flexible solution
  • Act as interface to other architectural groups both regional and at Group level
  • Leadership
  • Providing leadership with individual PODs or working with a number of PODs to ensure consistency of direction

To be successful in this role, you should meet the following requirements:

  • Experience in delivering solutions over a number of years in roles other than architecture
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Capability to influence and champion new ideas and technical direction within the organization
  • Ability to collaborate with the Business and Engineers to ensure solutions adhere to principles and direction set
  • Ability to breakdown non-functional requirements into Infrastructure and Security designs
  • Excellent Communication skills and the ability to adapt verbal and written communications to the appropriate audience to communicate at the right level
  • Responsible for significant architectural decisions and provide justification for decisions taken
  • Technical and business stakeholder management from developers to executive management
  • Good understanding of the Business Functional Domains (with at least one function end to end); Operations and Frontline activities
  • Awareness of Infrastructure Design and concepts
  • Awareness on Integration concepts, techniques and patterns. Data modelling and Data Architecture concepts
  • APIs and Messaging infrastructure and standards
  • security concepts and design
  • Approachable manner and be a supportive team member with a collaborative attitude within a demanding, fun, fast paced Agile environment
  • Proactive
  • An abundance of drive, motivation, determination, dedication, resiliency, honesty and enthusiasm
  • Personal maturity and confidence to listen, reflect and adapt upon what others communicate to you
  • Excellent Stakeholder Management
  • Keen Learner; Demonstrates Continuous Improvement
  • Technology Savvy
  • Pragmatic
  • Flexibility and composed under pressure
  • Ownership
  • Capable of communicating based upon the target audience
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Builds Networks


You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.


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Issued by – HSBC Software Development India