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 New York, New York office.

Securities Financing Technology solve some of the most interesting and complex challenges in the financial industry to help our global business and its customers succeed. Shipping code early and often using Agile and DevOps principles is critical for us to deliver business value, with continuous improvement and learning at the centre of everything we do.

 We are motivated by challenging each other to push the boundaries of financial and technological innovation, in an open, inclusive, and diverse environment. We are looking for the brightest and best engineers to take our capability forward.

You will join our Americas Prime Finance Technology team under the Securities Financing Technology banner. Our team values engineers with a growth mindset who love to learn new things, who are curious, whether that be learning about what our traders are doing or making technical improvements to our systems. We are hungry for diverse ideas and encourage our engineers to challenge the status quo and guide our technology choices as opposed to simply wanting to follow. Technology is an everchanging landscape, so we want full-stack DevOps engineers that enjoy solving problems.

As part of the firm’s ambition to accelerate the growth in the US Prime Brokerage space, the team is on a multi-year journey to build the next state of the art Prime Brokerage Platform. We are continually being challenged to solve varied business requirements that creates many interesting challenges and gives us ample opportunity for improvements and innovation – including usage of Cloud storage and compute engines. We work very closely with our business colleagues from all parts of the organization, so you will have the opportunity to work directly with our business traders, product owners and operations to solve complicated and interesting problems.

We are a global team with staff in London, Pairs, Hong Kong, New York, Toronto, Poland, Guangzhou.

This is Prime Business Analyst Lead role for the Americas Prime Finance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for partnering with the business/global technology teams to ensure we are designing fit for purpose solutions that meet both the business need and help drive our strategic architecture.

The successful candidate will be responsible for driving the development of upcoming new Prime Finance projects as well as maintaining/supporting the production environment.

This person will be will be responsible for guiding system architecture design while having a strong passion for operating in an agile/dev ops environment. The candidate will help us continue on our agile journey and help ensure the team adopts a continuous learning mind-set while ensuring the highest levels of stability and control of our production platforms

You will handle all phases of development (requirements gathering/analysis through to implementation), establishing solid relationships and trust built on proven delivery. This role will also carry out some or all of the following activities:

  • Work directly in and with the global technology delivery pods to deliver working software.
  • Assist our business stakeholders globally with the decomposition of complex business requirements into Epics and User stories that can be delivered by Technology teams via respective backlogs with minimum cross product co-ordination.
  • Drive the use of Agile methodologies within Technology teams (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Lean) in line with corresponding transformation frameworks at the bank
  • Ensure Technology programmes align to HSBC strategies and contribute to towards achieving Securities Finance strategic architecture aims.
  • Work closely with the other development centres in India, China and Toronto to ensure consistency of quality and approach.
  • The role is business-facing and places a high degree of emphasis on service delivery, operations and relationship management. Its important the candidate has a good understanding of Prime Finance.
  • Solid technical background in building enterprise software and familiarity with working in an Agile/DevOps environment.
  • You are an excellent communicator with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Provide thought leadership to the local team through participating in discussions with your global peers in design decisions.
  • Development skills with Java and Cloud platforms is a plus
  • This will require engagement with internal IT teams and business units to ensure stakeholders are receiving excellent levels of application based service.  If a challenging role paying very competitively, being part of a progressive team is for you then please apply and we look forward to meeting you.

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.