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 Senior Architecture team in API, Integration and Microservices (AIM) practice in the role of Senior Architect. The AIM Practice is responsible for driving strategies, patterns and standards for API, Integration and Microservices.

AIM Senior Architect provides technical leadership throughout the lifecycle of a project, with specific focus on API, Microservices and Integration in the solution ecosystem.  The selected individual will have the right technical experience to drive implementation of an APIs & Microservices platform. The individual must have implementation and development experience in Integration technologies and architectures (for e.g., Service Orchestration, Service Choreography, Event Driven Architecture, Messaging middleware etc.).

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding requirements from IT & Engineering teams and translation to stories.
  • Design, Develop & Architect Integration solutions
  • Build APIs and micro-services that solve impactful business problems
  • Work in an agile CI/CD environment to deliver rapid iterations at a sustained velocity
  • Design the prototype application, indicating unit structure and coordinate application plans with the development team or IT & Engineering teams
  • Utilize deep understanding of Microservices solutions to make appropriate decisions
  • Maintain a strong understanding of industry and enterprise-wide trends
  • Project Management capabilities to be used when supporting AIM Engagements, ensuring appropriate risk management and escalation and timely delivery

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

  • 8-10 years overall experience in professional software engineering. Working experience as a consultant across several domains/firms with an exposure to different technology platforms and architecture models is a huge plus
  • 2+ years in the lead engineer role building and delivering business solutions (e.g. in Payments, Digital banking, Cards etc.)
  • Ability to work well with diverse and cross geo technical & business teams
  • Must have a stable work background with design, development & integration experience on cloud platforms (i.e. AWS, Azure) in a continuous delivery environment
  • Expert understanding in Java/Spring Suite, Spring Boot, HashiCorp Stack, Splunk, ELK Stack etc.
  • Implementation and Development experience in Integration technologies and architectures (for e.g., Service Orchestration, Service Choreography, Event Driven Architecture, Messaging middleware, etc.)
  • Experience in defining Microservices (service decomposition, choreography design, state persistence, interaction model, etc.) considering business, legal and compliance requirements
  • Experience in reviewing technical decisions and articulate pros/cons of technology options based on personal experience, industry knowledge, and best practice
  • Expert level experience with REST web services, open API development, and SOA concepts and Solid understanding of the design patterns
  • 2+ years of API Gateway experience across API lifecycle development & management or similar API gateway products such as Kong, APIGEE, MASHERY, etc.
  • Hands on experience building APIs using SOAP, REST, XML, JSON, JMS, WS, etc.
  • Experience in API Gateway infrastructure planning, installation and upgrades across multiple countries
  • 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 Service Virtualization, Functional and Performance Tests, BDD, TDD is a big plus.
  • Strong communication skills and able to successfully articulate technology concepts to both business and technology audience

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

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Issued by – HSBC Software Development India