Job description

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 team in the role of a Lead Consultant Specialist

In this role, you will:

  • Work with architecture team and application team and participate analysis of the POL project requirement.
  • Participate the design and development for the application of POL.
  • Support transforming the current POL applications and solution aligning with our elevated Architecture.
  • Support the operation of the Payments solutions. 
  • Follow internal DevOps principals.
  • Coordinating with stakeholders. 
  • Leading wider architecture discussions.

 The role including below major accountabilities:

  • Provides analysis and solutions to technical and business issues.
  • Understand and apply technology and Corporate vision setting direction on implementation.
  • Maintain awareness of business and technology strategies and implements technical alternatives and strategies to gain competitive advantage.
  • Manage vendor relationships, and maintains the complex technical infrastructure of assigned area to meet business requirements.
  • Assist in the development of the strategic technical architecture.
  • Provides technical solutions to business problems, technical leadership and direction to management.
  • Remain current on technical and professional advances and business strategies regarding area of responsibility.
  • Serve as expert in area of responsibility, identifies process improvements and problem prevention, and advises department and management of relevant information as appropriate.
  • Resolve architectural or development blockers raised
  • Partner with DevOps team to enable automated infrastructure delivery, DevSecOps value streams are executed and CI /CD pipelines to deploy services.
  • Lead one or more technical business application areas and projects of high complexity or criticality.  
  • Controls critical cross-functional projects, related project risk and resulting impact on business and strategic plans.
  • Initiate analysis for complex problems and issues, determine technical alternatives, analyze vendor solutions and negotiate contracts, and develop appropriate standards for technology application.
  • Provide technical leadership and consultation to project team members as directed by the project manager.
  • Initiate and conduct feasibility studies of new and modified operational procedures.
  • For large systems, prepare cost/benefit analyses, functional and detail specifications.
  • Provide direct guidance in planning, designing, programming, documentation and implementation of the systems.
  • Perform reviews of new and existing systems to ensure operational integrity and accomplishment of stated objectives.
  • Design, code, test, debug and document programs as required.
  • Collaborate with enterprise architecture and senior management to define cloud strategy and perform PoC on new technologies.
  • Provide architecture guidance to developers based on best practices and in alignment with global standards
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant controls and standards
  • Keep up-to-date and have expertise on current tools, technologies and areas like cyber security and regulations pertaining to aspects like data privacy, consent, data residency etc. that are applicable
  • Ensure service resilience, service sustainability and recovery time objectives are met for all the software solutions delivered
Requirements

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Computer Science or related majors
  • Minimum of 10 years’ applied experience as an API architect 
  • Strong experience in API designing and creating architectural artefacts such as gap analysis, low level designs,data models etc.
  • More than 10 years of engineering background in back-end Java application development, application security and authentication development, springboot, cache and middleware
  • Familiar working on infrastructure like Linux OS, networking, storage, load-balancer, etc. 
  • Expertise in JVM tuning and diagnostic for application troubleshooting and performance-optimization
  • Expertise in distributed system design like microservices, Springboot.
  • Expertise in docker, k8s, service mesh
  • Expertise in monitoring and observability technologies like Appdynamics, Splunk, Jaeger, Kiali, Open Telemetry.
  • Expertise in cloud and DevOps, familiar to network (VPC) and firewall on cloud, iAM, cloud costing
  • Expert-level SQL coding abilities is preferred.
  • Experience working with java 11 and 17
  • Knowledge in payments business will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and think out of the box. 
  • The passion and ability to lead/motivate and develop technologist, including mentoring and coaching.
  • Superior listening skills, ability to learn quickly, and willing to accept accountability for company and individual success.
  • Extensive critical thinking skills for problem identification and solution recommendation.
  • Exceptional team player that can lead others in demonstrating initiative and sound business judgment and is interested in expanding skills and growing professionally. 
  • Highly flexible, set priorities and meet deadlines in a changing environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, ability to negotiate, resolve conflicts and influence technical choices relating to business, development and architectural requirements.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

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 Issued by – HSBC Software Development India