Enterprise Cloud Architect - HSBC - City of London - Wizbii

Enterprise Cloud Architect

  • By HSBC
  • City of London (United Kingdom)
  • Information systems

Job description

Role Title: Enterprise Cloud Architect

Business: HSBC Global Services

New or Existing Role? New

Grade: GCB4

Role Purpose

· HSBC is looking for a step change in how we can leverage approved Cloud Services in a seamless way and the establishment of the Cloud Enterprise Architecture Practise is fundamental for our success to define and share best practise. The practise will be responsible for:
· HSBC’s Cloud Strategy, spanning IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
· Establish a close partnership with our Global Business/Global Function CIOs & their Chief Architects to understand their demand through a Cloud Suitability Assessment & Adoption roadmap
· Define best practise for Cloud adoption, through the creation of an Enterprise Cloud Pattern Framework, enabling self-service with full automation, improving speed of delivery through standardized and robust set of cloud patterns with minimal manual intervention
· Partner with IT Infrastructure Delivery (ITID) Cloud Services team to:
· engineer and design our Cloud common platform services,
· define a fully integrated Cloud Services catalogue
· Partner with the Chief Data Officer (CDO) and Chief Data Architect to:
· enable applications are deployed faster through a set of standardized and secured data paths, patterns and tools
· Ensure appropriate governance exists underpinning Cloud adoption, ensuring that appropriate regulatory, compliance, security and architecture controls are effectively maintained.
· Provide appropriate support for our Regulatory engagements
· Evangelize the Cloud Strategy across HSBC

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Qualifications :


·  Have a high level business understanding of, and the implications of Cloud adoption for:
·  Retail Banking & Wealth Management
·  Global Banking & Markets (Wholesale banking)
·  Commercial Banking
·  Global Private Banking
·  Able to translate business needs into appropriate IT (and Cloud) solutions.


·  Have a system engineering background and the ability to compare and contrast different solutions to meet a business requirement. Provide technical thought leadership in evaluation of new technologies to meet business requirements and influence key stakeholders leading to adoption. Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills – desire to solve complex problems at scale. Provide expert knowledge & expertise in design & engineering of:
·  Public IaaS/PaaS Cloud (GCP, AWS and Azure)
·  Private Cloud environments (Cloud Foundry aPaaS & VMware IaaS)
·  Integration with Public Cloud including SaaS (eg authentication schemes, single sign on systems from an application perspective)
·  Leveraging best practise through published reference architectures

Have in-depth conceptual functional and non-functional knowledge of:

·  Docker Containers and at least one Cluster management software – Mesos, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry etc
·  Multi-tenanted virtualized systems that can manage thousands of simultaneous users
·  Networking (TCP/UDP, Routing, Broadcast/Multicast, LAN/WAN)
·  Server Operating systems internals, benchmarking and performance tuning (Linux & Windows),
·  CPU Microarchitectures (Intel, AMD, SPARC) & Server Virtulization (VMware, Xen, Hyper-V, KVM)
·  Service Management (and implications for Enterprises of adoption Cloud computing).

·  Have excellent documentation and communication skills with an ability to clearly articulate complex IaaS/ PaaS concepts to people new to Cloud Development

Additional Beneficial experience

·  Proficient with configuration & release management tools like Ansible, Chef or Puppet
·  Deployment & Troubleshooting knowledge of Private and Public Clouds (GCP, AWS & Azure)
·  Distributed Storage (Hadoop & Hbase, EMC SAN – FC, FCoE, iSCSI, SRDF; NetApp NAS - CIFS, NFS)
·  Databases (Oracle & MS SQL; VCS & MSCS)
·  Middleware and Grid (IBM MQ & Platform, Tibco RV & Datasynapse)
·  Market Data (RMDS, 29West, Wombat, Solarflare)
·  In Memory Distributed Data Grid (Oracle Coherence)
·  Web applications servers (Apache HTTP Server & Tomcat, IIS, Websphere)
·  End to end agile architecture across all layers
·  Trading Technologies and ISVs
·  Java/ Java GUI, XML/ XSLT, HTML/ Java Script
·  Passion for technology & understanding how things work

Additional Key skills

·  Candidates will also need to demonstrate:
·  A track record of delivering significant change which improves business effectiveness in sustainable ways
·  Set and achieved challenging short, medium and long term goals which exceeded the standards in their field
·  Proven experience of leading others and creating an environment that supports and inspires people to develop and deliver
·  Excellent written and spoken communication skills with experience of successfully influencing others, negotiating effectively and winning over audiences with compelling and persuasive presentations
·  Built effective networks both internally and externally and created opportunities for others to work collaboratively
·  A track record of making complex business decisions with authority, even in times of ambiguity, considering the potential long term risks and implications

For more information about the relevant additional checks for this role please contact the hiring manager.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating a diverse environment.

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About HSBC

HSBC est l’une des plus grandes banques internationales avec une présence dans plus de 85 pays dans le monde. Elle a été créée en 1865 sous le nom de « The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation », et son siège social est basé à Londres. En France, HSBC totalise environ 400 agences et près de 10 000 salariés, avec une spécialisation dans plusieurs activités : une banque pour les particuliers, spécialisées notamment dans la gestion de patrimoine, une banque privée (gestion de fortune), une banque d’entreprises, qui s’appuie sur le réseau de l’ensemble du groupe HSBC dans le monde, et une banque de financement, d’investissement et de marchés. En 2012, HSBC France a réalisé un résultat avant impôt de 450 millions d’euros.

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