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    Senior Cloud Platform Engineer
    HSBC Service Delivery

    Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

    HSBC Service Delivery
    Type of work
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    Operating mode

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    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 most exciting digital revolution in HSBC’s history is happening right now. The global digital solutions we are creating will influence the banking behaviour of over 37 million customers worldwide. Such an exciting journey comes with a truly unique career opportunity: working alongside a growing team of experts from world-leading technology companies to embed digital into the heart of the bank.

    Our Digital teams are an integrated global group of over 3500 technologists and commercial thinkers, working across our offices in London, India, China, Hong Kong, the US, Poland, and Mexico.

    This role sits within the Engineer Foundation Platform team.  This function is driving innovation across the bank with Amazon Web Services (AWS).  The Cloud Platforms team is responsible for the design, implementation, and ongoing operational support of Cloud services for the HSBC Wealth and Personal Banking business. 

    As one of the Lead Cloud Engineers you will work within a pod to drive excellence across a variety of different products that consists of large global distributed k8s platform that hosts APIs, applications, Events, a scanning container solution as well as other fantastic services. These are the foundations that allow thousands of developers to implement a large range of business applications. Automation is at the heart of everything we do. You will help drive best practices and will have the opportunity to be creative and work with other great likeminded people.

    What you’ll do

    • Design, deliver and operate centralised cloud platform solutions to solve common engineering and operational problems, such as monitoring, logging, build, cost optimization etc., as the need arises, to ensure engineering teams are focusing on delivering value.
    • Build and manage cloud environments to enable application deployments into test and production.
    • Work on a large distributed k8s (EKS) platform which consists of many clusters, nodes, and deployments.
    • Create self-service automation to allow ease of adoption for tenants using the platform.
    • Build repeatable solutions on AWS using Infrastructure As Code methods (e.g. Terraform and Ansible)
    • Ensure the cloud-hosted solutions are integrated with or consume centrally provided HSBC services as well as ensure cloud infrastructure and services are built and configured in compliance with centrally defined Digital Cloud blueprints, design patterns and standards, reusing approved components as far as possible.
    • Build and support continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD) and continuous testing processes for cloud infrastructure and services.
    • Operational activities to ensure software artefacts and base images are regularly patched. 

    What you need to have to succeed in this role

    • Understanding of and experience of working within a DevOps culture as well as of CI/CD and some exposure to relevant toolsets.
    • Customer/stakeholder focus. Ability to build strong relationships with Cloud Services, cross functional development teams, and local and global IT teams.
    • Good leadership and teamwork skills - Works collaboratively with cross-functional ‘pods’ to provide the digital cloud capability/skills required to deliver the service. 
    • Operational and risk management effectiveness - delivers solutions that align to approved design patterns and security standards.
    • Excellent scripting and automation skills in Bash, Python or similar. 
    • Experience in full automation and configuration management, in scheduling of Docker containers in a platform like Kubernetes.
    • Proven AWS experience as well as demonstrable experience of Linux administration and scripting, experience in using introspection tools like CloudWatch, DataDog and Splunk to troubleshoot live services, develop and maintain operational dashboards and fine tune alerts.
    • Understanding of hybrid cloud networking using DirectConnect and VPNs.

    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 assessment
    • Telephone screen (for external candidates only)
    • Job 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.