Consultant Specialist, Development

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Job Description 

Consultant Specialist, Development : 0000B5KV 



Role Title:Consultant Specialist, Development

Business: GBM Equities

New or Existing Role:New

Grade: 5


Role Purpose / Description


The role involves Designing/Architecting new applications/application modules (including changes to existing applications) for delivering agreed functional requirements and non-functional requirements. Ensure that all changes are such that the applications are supportable, maintainable and scalable.


• Understand the business area and be conversant with and contribute to the strategy for the Global business within HSBC

• Management and delivery of all design/architecture artefacts of all deliverables from the team

• Review all new requirements and ensure apt non-functional requirements are defined as part of the requirement definitions.

• Proactively manage issues to a successful conclusion, following up as necessary

• Ensure all projects are delivered to high, production ready, standard with full involvement from peers.

• Occasionally, review the technical solutions/designs submitted by the vendor team(s) to ensure that the solution is designed for high availability, high scalability and easier maintenance.


Understand, follow and demonstrate compliance with all relevant internal and external rules, regulations and procedures that apply to the conduct of the business in which you are involved, specifically Internal Controls and any Compliance policy including, inter alia, the Group Compliance policy. 

Maintain HSBC Internal Control standards, including the timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators.Be aware of the Operational Risk scenario associated with your role and act in a manner that takes account of operational risk considerations.




Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications

• Experience of working in a high pressure investment banking environment and dealing with global stakeholders across multiple functions (IT, Operations and Sales teams).

• Track record in Designing/Architecting highly scalable, supportable applications.

• Robust design skills. Good understanding of Design Patterns.

• 2-4 years’ experience in Angular JS, HTML5

• 8-10 years’ experience in Java, Spring, J2EE, JMS and Oracle PL/SQL technologies.

• 8-10 years’ of experience working in a Financial Services environment (i.e., brokerage house, bank, hedge fund, etc.).

• Experience in designing/delivering micro-service based applications.

• Exposure to all stages of the application development process, from design, development, testing, through to implementation and training

• Track record in working in global environments.

• Understanding of overall IT infrastructure stack.

• Strong communication skills. Fluent oral and written English.

• Hands-on with Java, Spring, J2EE, Angular JS, HTML5, JMS and Oracle PL/SQL technologies.

• Ability to deliver incremental re-usable features as part of the agreed business projects.

• Ability to deliver projects with no negative impact to the production environment.

• Excellent knowledge of full life cycle project management and programme delivery processes, including the management of risks and issues.

• Strong knowledge and experience of DevOps and Agile discipline and the ability put the discipline into practice

• Knowledge of testing automation software

• Strong risk awareness – identification, mitigation and control.

• Significant experience of global change management/development within an investment banking environment with exposure to both front and back office flows.


About HSBC Technology China


We develop, implement and support software and IT services and processes that allow HSBC to remain at the forefront of high-quality banking systems. We develop and maintain systems for HSBC’s global businesses, as well as support functions such as Finance, HR and Risk. We work across a range of technology platforms and development disciplines, from mainframe to mobile technologies.


Our team includes software engineers and developers, architects, testers, IT and business analysts, consultants and programme and project managers, as well as team leadership and management roles. We employ people in almost all the countries and territories in which HSBC operates. Two locations of HSBC Technology China, including Guangzhou and Xi’an, are world-class technology hubs with industrial delivery capability.


Some careers grow faster than others


If you’re looking for a career that will give you plenty of opportunities to develop, join HSBC and your future will be rich with 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.




Job Field

 : Information Technology

Primary Location

 : Asia Pacific-China-Guangdong-Guangzhou


 : Full-time 


 : Day JobType of Vacancy : Country vacancy

Job Posting

 : 10-Jan-2019, 11:25:06 

Unposting Date

 : 24-Jan-2019, 23:59:00  

17 February 2019
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

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