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    Platform Architect
    HSBC Service Delivery

    Platform Architect

    HSBC Service Delivery
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      Amazon AWS






    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.

    Your career opportunity

    The Infrastructure Architecture function partners with Application Delivery Architecture to: 

     1.  Deliver high quality technology platforms with tiered service levels 

     2.  Deliver cost savings & efficiency through reduced complexity 

     3.  Improve time to market for delivery of services 

     4.  Enable effective regulatory, audit & security controls 

     5.  Drive productivity & sustainability

    Infrastructure Architecture is comprised of: 

     - Enterprise Architects responsible for 3–5-year technical strategy, underpinning the Future State Architecture.  

     - Solution Architecture aligned to each Global Business to manage & optimise the portfolio of infrastructure services used, driving operational improvement & cost efficiencies, and providing cost effective infrastructure architecture & designs which align with overall technical strategy. 

      - Cloud Architects aligned to each Cloud Service Provider to manage Cloud capability and platform roadmaps. 

     - Technical Architects aligned by each technology to manage the infrastructure services, vendor engagement and product lifecycles.


    What you’ll do

    • Support the Wealth Personal Banking (WPB) IT business projects and transformation programs by 

    delivering new IT services, exploiting Cloud and infrastructure technologies, migrating applications to IaaS / PaaS platforms on internal and external cloud, driving a greater utilization of virtualisation & lower cost storage, migrating away from non-strategic technology platforms and optimising data backup and retention policies.

    • Investigate new infrastructure technologies to meet the WPB IT business requirements.
    • Provide technical governance over the Products used in HSBC through the Technical Reference Model (TRM).
    • Provide service governance of both existing and new technical non-functional service definitions maintained within an Infrastructure Service Catalogue.
    • Write and review Infrastructure Architecture Designs, approved by the WPB Infrastructure Review Board.
    • Manage relationships across HSBC IT Architecture, IT Infrastructure Delivery and WPB IT Application Development team areas on an on-going basis.
    • Deliver end to end technical infrastructure designs, ensuring Non-Functional Requirements are realised and validated.
    • Verify impact to adjacent services/systems and Validate deployment and support model as well as qualify technical acceptance of all components.

    What you need to have to succeed in this role

    • Working Knowledge of: 
    • Cloud technologies: (Google GCP, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure)
    • Container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)

    -  Databases (Oracle RAC, PostgreSQL, MongoDB)

          -  Java/ Java GUI, XML/ XSLT, HTML/ Java Script

    -   Infrastructure as Code

    • Passion for technology & understanding how things work.
    • A track record of delivering significant change which improves business effectiveness in sustainable ways.
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills with experience of successfully influencing senior stakeholders, negotiating effectively, and winning over audiences with compelling and persuasive presentations.
    • Proven experience of leading others and creating an environment that supports and inspires people to develop and deliver.
    • A track record of making complex business decisions with authority, even in times of ambiguity, considering the potential long-term risks and implications.

    What we offer

    • Competitive salary
    • Annual performance-based bonus
    • Additional bonuses for recognition awards
    • Multisport card
    • Private medical care
    • Life insurance
    • One-time reimbursement of home office set-up (up to 800 PLN).
    • Corporate parties & events
    • CSR initiatives
    • Nursery discounts
    • Financial support with trainings and education
    • Social fund
    • Flexible working hours 
    • Free parking

    If your CV meets our criteria, you should expect the following steps in the recruitment process:

    • Online behavioural test (for external candidates only)
    • Telephone screen (for external candidates only)
    • Zoom interview with the hiring manager.