Job description

At HSBC, the health and well-being of our employees remains of utmost importance.  Many of our roles are permitted to work from home (in states in which HSBC is licensed to operate) until further notice. Upon resumption of normal operations, this role may be performed at our Depew, New York office.

Distributed Compute (DC) provides the solutions and services that enable the Enterprise Server Systems to operate on a daily basis for all Business Lines within HSBC. It consists of Compute as a Service (CaaS), Linux, Windows, Production Support, Business Management and Risk & Compliance Agile Pod Clusters. DCacts as the face of Unix/Linux/Windows platforms within IT Infrastructure Delivery to HSBC internal customers.

The Automation Engineer will be part of CaaS Cluster which provides engineering, provisioning, and demising services on x86 hardware and Virtualization platform. You will be responsible for the automation solution provided by CaaS which requires developing, managing deployment, reporting and project solutions with scripting, automation and orchestration tools. As an Automation Engineer, he contributes to integrating automation processes to improve efficiency in the end-to-end infrastructure provisioning and construct telemetry and dashboards. Provide technical guidance, support, creating knowledge base for the automation solutions. The role holder works closely with PODs within Distributed Compute and often liaises with other IT teams for solution design.

The Automation Engineer will be involved with:

  • Designing and communicating complex automation workflows, playbooks and documents
  • Drive the creation of technical test plans and records, including unit and integration tests, within automated test environments to ensure code quality
  • Define, deploy and manage processes and tools for continuous integration (CI/CD), test-driven development, and release management
  • Liaise with other engineers and architects’ teams within HSBC and the product or service’s direction
  • Work with Agile methodology, participate in stakeholder/delivery team calls
  • Strong communications skills
  • Able to understand requirements and convert these into solutions
  • Able to review and provide improvement suggestions
  • Able to guide the team with necessary skills

Technical Skills:

  • Total IT experience should be at least 10 years and 3+ years exclusive experience on automation
  • Must have Git and Github experience of source code management
  • Must have Mulesoft, KONG experience. Development of APIs in Mule and integrate with Ansible/Puppet.
  • Must have Splunk experience for monitoring and data analysis
  • Strong experience of DevOps tools, orchestration, and configuration management on Ansible/Jenkins/Puppet.
  • Strong experience of Web API to build Redfish / RESTful APIs and scripting in PowerShell, Python, Perl
  • Strong understanding of x86 technologies and the products (DELL, Lenovo, HPE) and the administration
  • Proven technical skills covering vROPs, ESXi 6.7/7.0
  • Fundamental knowledge of Linux (Redhat) and Windows servers
  • Perform knowledge transfer and mentoring of staff
  • Ability to work effectively with distributed team
  • Ability to work in high pressure, highly flexible environment against both short and long-term objectives
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, peers, and others in and outside the organization to accomplish goals, objectives and to identify and resolve problems

 As an HSBC employee, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities to ensure you have the right skills for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive pay and benefits package including a robust Wellness Hub, all in a welcoming, diverse and inclusive work environment.  You will be empowered to drive HSBC’s engagement with the communities we serve through an industry-leading volunteerism policy, a generous matching gift program, and a comprehensive program of immersive Sustainability and Climate Change Initiatives. You’ll want to join our Employee Resource Groups as they play a central part in life at HSBC, including the development of our employees and networking inside and outside of HSBC.  We value difference. We succeed together. We take responsibility. We get it done. And we want you to help us build the bank of the future!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.