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Principal Engineer Mobile Platform (Android)
HSBC Service Delivery

Principal Engineer Mobile Platform (Android)

HSBC Service Delivery
Type of work
Employment Type
Operating mode

Tech stack


Job description

Principal Engineer – Mobile Platform (Android)

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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

WPB Tech has experienced significant growth and change within recent years. This has driven the need for us to undertake a strategic review of our current Target Operating Model and Organisational Leadership Structure. The creation of the Mobile as a Platform Sub value Stream will drive joint delivery of business outcomes through deep

partnership between Business, Markets, Technology and Digital. As a result of these new changes, we are seeking experienced professionals for the Principal Mobile Engineer opportunity.

About Project

We are transforming our digital capabilities, driving innovation, delivering products in ever shortening cycles and helping to drive the continuous improvement of our processes, tooling and engineering practices. The Mobile team governs mobile engineering lifecycle activities providing standards, alignment, management oversight and resource allocation to fulfil roadmaps, guard highest levels of quality and operate on top of the best-in-class


What you’ll do

  • Take the lead on some of the most technical and hardest problems to solve, working with teams of engineers and advising on what gets delivered.
  • Advocate for the area of technology within HSBC, communicating to a diverse global team of hundreds of engineers.
  • Participate in the technology leadership team and provide oversight in your discipline as a senior engineering lead.
  • Decide on how Engineering is done and ensure quality standards are adhered to by teams and advanced.
  • Ensure that technology risks and opportunities are identified, managed, and resolved appropriately.
  • Ensure that new technology is evaluated for its applicability within HSBC, decisions are communicated, and engineers follow the direction that you set.
  • Build solutions that can scale to hundreds of Engineers, designing for scalability, reusability.
  • Collaborate with the recruiting team and Engineering leadership to attract, onboard, and retain diverse top talent.
  • Peer review code by a diverse team, provide feedback in a timely and collaborative manner.
  • Identify strategic ways to reduce technical debt, working with teams to ensure they are continuously improving.

What you need to have to succeed in this role

  • Demonstrated experience as a senior individual contributor or technical lead within a large-scale mobile engineering organisation.
  • Strong communication skills and experience with engaging with a diverse team of engineers through presentations and blog posts.
  • Expert level of experience within the Mobile area of technology.
  • Experience in a range of agile and DevOps practices and understand how they affect product quality and speed of delivery.
  • Experience mentoring engineers and building strong working relationships.
  • Experience working in an Agile and DevOps organisation, with an appreciation for measurement to guide decision making.
  • Hands on experience on using Kotlin to develop Android App
  • Knowledge in upcoming engineering trends for Android ecosystem.
  • Knowledge of security best practices within mobile development.
  • Experience as a technical expert on the Android platform and competency with industry standard libraries.
  • Experience in Dagger2, Rxjava2, Retrofit2, familiar with third party lib integration
  • Master level with UI and Core Architectural Design patterns
  • Solid experience in writing Unit Tests and UI tests, must be familiar with Junit, Mockito and Espresso
  • Experience with source code versioning tools, specifically Github.
  • Familiarity with security concept and integration is must, like https, cert pinning, encryption and decryption and data protection.
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.

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.

We are looking to hire as soon as possible so don’t wait and apply now!

You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.