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.

The role of the Senior Architect is to provide technical leadership on the Application Architecture domains of API, Microservices, Integration, EDA, Mobile and Serverless.  The individual:

  • must have experience in architecting solutions using different integration paradigms (e.g., REST, Event Driven Architecture and messaging).
  • will lead and contribute to patterns, standards and reference architectures for all of the Application Architecture domains.
  • will lead the development of various tools that internal development teams use while designing and building APIs and Microservices.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Defining strategies, patterns, standards and reference architectures for one or more of the domains.
  • Socialise Application Architecture strategies, standards, patterns and reference architectures with the rest of the Bank.
  • Lead the design and development of various modern tools that are owned by Application Architecture.
  • Understanding requirements from IT & Engineering teams and translate them into stories.
  • Supporting the HSBC governance processes to deliver the tools and applications into production.

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

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Solution Architect delivering solution design and architectures for enterprise applications.
  • Experience in writing patterns, standards and reference architectures for Application Architecture domains.
  • 5-8 years of experience in professional software engineering.
  • Expert understanding in Java and design patterns as well the Spring framework and associated projects.
  • Ability to work well with diverse teams across geographies.
  • Must have experience with design, development & integration experience on cloud platforms (i.e. AWS, Azure) in a continuous delivery environment.
  • Experience in reviewing technical decisions and articulate pros/cons of technology options based on personal experience, industry knowledge, and best practice
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and able to successfully articulate technology concepts to both business and technology audiences
  • Expert level experience with REST APIs and designing APIs using Swagger/OAS.
  • Hands-on experience in implementing API Security and Access control (SPNEGO, OAuth, SAML, SSL) etc.
  • Experience in Developer Process Automation (CI/CD & Code Management) like tuning and utilizing tools, such as, Jenkins, GitHub, Docker etc.
  • Experience in the design of cloud native applications.
  • Experience with Functional and Performance Tests, BDD, TDD is a big plus.
  • Nice to have experience on API Gateway technologies such as Kong, APIGEE etc.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Issued by – HSBC Software Development India