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 have more impact than others.
If you’re looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you’ll be.

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. Our global businesses serve around 40 million customers worldwide through a network that covers 63 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 Consultant Specialist.

Principal responsibilities 
-­ Works with project team to perform end-to-end delivery of the project by finishing the assigned task within agreed timeframe and quality, including requirement analysis, coding, testing (manually and automated), releasing, documenting and defect fixing with required visibility.
-­ Delivers detailed design specification for the project development such as data model, interfacing and performance and elaborates the details to the team.
-­ Production support and incident reaction as part of the global team.
-­ Takes ownership of system component, or initiative of proof-of-concept, problem resolving or performance tuning, and support other team members in the owning expertise area.
-­ Participates and contributes in team's solution design, problem investigation and design / code review with alternative solution, perspective and idea.
-­ Participates and supports team’s events / activities and helps in team’s continuous improvements in delivery productivity, collaboration and visibility.


-­ 5+ years’ experience in Java back-end development with HTTPS, RESTful API, micro-services and MQ
-­ Good sense and experience in high-availability service architecture
-­ Good experience in SQL and at least one main stream database (preferably in Postgres SQL), with basic knowledge in database performance
-­ Experience of owning or leading the delivery a Java-based service / module
-­ Good communication skills enabling efficient discussion, meeting facilitation and presentation while proficient in both Mandarin and English
-­ Strong analytical thinking and problem solving capability
-­ A faster learner with curiosity and passion in technology, who keeps updating his/her knowledge and has his/her own technical expertise area(s)
-­ Ability to deal with pressure and calmness in urgent / stressing situation
-­ A team player

What additional skills will be good to have? 
-­ Experience in high-volume data processing and compute
-­ Experience in no-SQL or Columnar DB
-­ Experience in building service on cloud (especially GCP)
-­ Front-end development capability and experience
-­ Experience in production support
-­ Experience in agile software development and continuous integration (CI), continuous deployment (CD)
-­ Domain knowledge in banking - trade life-cycle and post trade processing for financial investment products, especially FX


You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC. 

HSBC is an equal opportunity employer 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. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified persons irrespective of, but not limited to, their gender or genetic information, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, social status, medical care leave requirements, political affiliation, people with disabilities, color, national origin, veteran status, etc., We consider all applications based on merit and suitability to the role.” 

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