Job description

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 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 team in the role of Senior Consultant Specialist.


Principal responsibilities

  1. Perform database logical and physical modelling
  2. Provide consultancy and support on database performance tuning
  3. Provide consultancy and support to business
  4. Develop scripts and configure tools for automation
  5. Support and maintain High-Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions
  6. Participate in support roster providing out of office support for production issues
  7. Collaborate with architects, developers, and project managers to deliver suitable infrastructure solution which can cope with the business need
  8. Ensure systems comply with group infrastructure and security policies and standards
  9. Work closely with infrastructure domain teams to influence the practice and standard of infrastructure products
  10. Weekend/production support work will be required according to project release, vulnerability patching and production support roster in 24 x 7
  1. Strong technical knowledge in Oracle
  2. Minimum 3 years’ database experience
  3. Expert in Oracle RAC configuration and support
  4. Strong knowledge in RMAN backup and recovery
  5. Strong Database Performance Tuning skills
  6. Understanding of Linux Operating Systems
  7. Python/shell scripting knowledge
  8. Good technical design and implementation skills with proven track record of delivering large and complex projects
  9. Good communication skills to build and maintain effective working relationship with peer groups and users
  10. Hands-on experience on Mongo, SQL database is a plus
  11. Oracle Database Administration Certified Professional is preferable
  12. Working knowledge on AWS, GCP cloud technology is preferable
  13. Automation tool knowledge on Ansible, Jenkins, Puppet is preferable
  14. Able to work under pressure and meet tight schedule




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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About HSBC Technology China


We develop, implement and support software and IT services and processes that allow HSBC to remain at the forefront of high-quality banking systems. We develop and maintain systems for HSBC’s global businesses, as well as support functions such as Finance, HR and Risk. We work across a range of technology platforms and development disciplines, from mainframe to mobile technologies.


Our team includes software engineers and developers, architects, testers, IT and business analysts, consultants and programme and project managers, as well as team leadership and management roles. We employ people in almost all the countries and territories in which HSBC operates. Two locations of HSBC Technology China, including Guangzhou and Xi’an, are world-class technology hubs with industrial delivery capability.