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    Lead Cloud Platform Engineer
    HSBC Service Delivery

    Lead Cloud Platform Engineer

    HSBC Service Delivery
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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

    • Lead a variety of different initiatives with a global team of Engineers.
    • Work closely with the stakeholders to ensure governance, project delivery and Architecture requirements are met.
    • Work across one or more DevOps ‘pods’ as the Lead DevOps/Cloud Engineer
    • Help to drive the Kubernetes platform forward to keep up with growing business demand.
    • Build and manage Cloud environments to enable application deployments and lead the engineering of solutions using Infrastructure As Code methods.
    • Ensure Operational and compliance activities are undertaken, and remediation actions planned for services.
    • Provide quality assurance for engineering delivery and ensure best practice is followed throughout development and operations.
    • Support continuous improvement processes and contribute to engineering best practice working with other Infrastructure Lead DevOps/Cloud Engineers

    What you need to have to succeed in this role

    • Understand the complexities of moving to the cloud and how to overcome them and build at scale.
    • Advanced Kubernetes and Cloud knowledge (AWS).
    • Familiarisation of how to run large scale platforms from build, test, deploy, monitor, and alerting.
    • Customer/stakeholder focus. Ability to build strong relationships with Cloud Services, Application DevOps, cross functional IT and global/local IT teams.
    • Good leadership and teamwork skills - Works collaboratively with DevOps Application ‘pods’ to provide the digital Cloud capability/skills required to deliver the service.
    • Operational effectiveness - delivers solutions that align to approved design patterns and security standards.
    • Experience of operating in a highly regulated industry (e.g., financial services)
    • Experience of working in an Agile Scrum & DevOps environment including knowledge of scrum management tools (e.g., Jira)
    • Demonstrable technical experience of (we don’t expect it to be all): Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, ISTIO or other service meshes, HELM, Large variety of AWS services, Python, Kong or other API gateway technologies, CI/CD tooling, Monitoring services, Jira / Confluence.

    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.