Lead Solution Architect - Digital Business Services Lead Solution Architect - Digital Business  …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Not Specified

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at HSBC.  As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey.  If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Some careers have more impact than others.

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you’ll be. 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.

HSBC Digital Business Services is a pivotal part of the Group, providing essential operational and technical support to our global businesses and helping improve customer service and efficiency. Digital Business Services combines global expertise and technology to help keep us ahead of the competition.

We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as a  Lead Solution Architect.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Understanding both business direction and technology roadmaps, steer teams strategic
  • Establish the best match technology solution to meet business need
  • Ensuring designs are technically coherent, realistic, and future proof, and aligned with IT strategy, principles, standards, and comply with regulatory obligations
  • Work along with technical architects and engineers to advise on and govern solution implementation
  • Make technological choices regarding products, methodologies, industry standards, and vendors and where needed lead the introduction of new patterns and techniques
  • Guide teams by building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary
  • Lead architecture development on strategic programs of work and key initiatives


  • University Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively interact with different groups of stakeholders including both external and internal
  • Solid experience in in collaborating with relevant business units and functions from technology strategy and strategic architecture development through solution design and project delivery
  • Team player who also has the ability to work under pressure, independently and proactively and can lead diverse teams to delivering business/customer outcomes
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills with a solid understanding of software design patterns for secure, resilient and global Internet scale distributed systems
  • Experience designing distributed and high-volume transactional banking and servicing channels
  • Ideally with 8+ years of development experience with at least one of C/C++/JavaScript/Java
  • Experience with frontend technologies, standards and concepts including: HTML, CSS, responsive design, APIs, micro services, cloud adoption, identity and access management
  • Good exposure to database technologies, data modelling and data pipeline engineering
  • Knowledge of system interfaces with finance systems and management information systems
  • Excellent understanding of SDLC process, and Agile/DevOps/SRE frameworks and methodologies
  • Maintain can do attitude and stay positive towards challenges
  • Strong communications skills in both written and verbal in English. Proficiency in Cantonese and Mandarin would be an advantage

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC. 

HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.

Company Overview

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. Our global businesses serve more than 40 million customers worldwide through three global businesses: Wealth and Personal Banking, Commercial Banking, Global Banking & Markets. Our network covers 64 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

We aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and ultimately helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

Whether you are looking for a first job or taking the next step in your career, we offer many ways for you to achieve your ambitions. Come and work with us and you'll have opportunities to build connections with colleagues and customers worldwide and help build the bank for the future.

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