Expires soon HSBC

Solution Architect/Architect/RBWM Technology

  • Pune (Pune)
  • IT development

Job description

The Solutions Architect acts as the lead technical authority for the design and development of Digital solutions, taking advantage of technologies, architectures and methods to organise and interrogate huge volumes of unstructured data.
Solutions Architects aligned to key functional business areas or regional locations to manage and optimise the software solutions used, drive technical evolution & cost efficiencies and provide architectural designs aligning to enterprise strategies using Agile methods

The Solution Architect will:
· Manage and govern HSBC's Digital service offerings acting as the liaison between the all stakeholders responsible for delivery of Digital solutions using Agile methods
· Partner with HSBC's business and developers in ensuring the possibilities afforded by the emergence of Cloud offerings are understood
· Advise on technical best practice for Digital solutions from software selection through to technical architectures and implementation processes
· Identify & evaluate 3rd party products (e.g. archiving, encryption, access management) which help fill gaps within the service offering
· Advise on design and development throughout iterations of delivery from a technical perspective
· Perform detailed analysis of business problems and technical environments and use in designing the solution
· Document best practices, guidelines, and training information
· Provide thought leadership and practical experience in the design and testing of the Digital solutions

Have a good understanding of business challenges around delivery of Digital solutions at velocity to derive innovative technical solutions that balance political pressure projects have for delivery against strategic adherence. Experience with Java, User Experience, Responsive design, API adoption, Cloud product solutions.
Able to translate and articulate business requirements in terms appropriate to the audience. Able to determine the best technical solution to meet a business outcome.
Have a strong infrastructure background with deep knowledge of large scale enterprise business systems and solutions integration. Provide technical thought leadership and proven ability to compare and contrast different technologies to meet a business requirement and influence key stakeholders leading to adoption. Have in-depth conceptual functional and non-functional knowledge of:
· UI - Solid awareness of cross-browser/device “responsive” development. Standards compliant HTML, CSS, SASS, Bootstrap whilst having strong experience delivering to AAA accessibility standards and usability principles
· UI - Knowledge of implementation considerations for UI technologies including jQuery, AngularJS, Node.js, Ember.js, React, Dojo, Backbone.js
· Service architecture - Experience of API and service based architectures using SOAP, REST APIs, micro-services and utilising JSON for web or mobile applications
· Enterprise scale distributed NoSQL solutions including: MongoDB, in-memory databases and caching solutions adopted for globally distributed Digital solutions
· CI/CD - tools such as Confluence, Jira, Jenkins, Git, GitHub, Stash, SonarQube, Performance centre
· Cloud - PaaS/IaaS/SaaS – OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, AWS, Azure
· Methods and delivery - DevOps processes and experience. Strong understanding of lean and agile methods of software delivery including Scrum, Kanban, Lean UX, XP
· Networking (Cisco, TCP/UDP, LAN/WAN)
· High availability and contingency solutions

· Logical and Physical Data modelling; Data Dictionaries
· Enterprise Application integration
· Cluster and parallel compute architectures
· Programming in Java/ Java GUI, XML/ XSLT, HTML/ Java Script
· Web applications servers (Apache HTTP Server & Tomcat, IIS, Websphere)
· End to end agile infrastructure architecture across all layers
· Trading Technologies and ISVs
· Passion for technology & understanding how things work

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

Ideal candidate profile

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