• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 2019-04-22

Senior AWS DevOps Engineer - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

  • Full time
  • Hong Kong
  • 22 Apr 19

Senior AWS DevOps Engineer - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

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.

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

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Senior AWS DevOps Engineer.

Principal responsibilities
  • ​Build and manage the HSBC AWS foundation platform to enable application deployments
  • Engineer solutions on AWS foundation platform using Infrastructure As Code methods such as Terraform
  • Integrate, configure, deploy and manage centrally provided common cloud services such as IAM, networking, logging, Operating systems and Containers
  • Consume centrally agreed base HSBC Hardened OS such as Linux and Windows
  • Ensure compliance with centrally defined Security Standards
  • Ensure compliancy with Operational risk standards such as Network, Firewall, OS, Logging, Monitoring, Availability and Resiliency
  • Build and support continuous integration continuous delivery and continuous testing activities
  • Engineering activities to implement patches provided centrally
  • Support non functional testing
  • Update support and operational documentation as required
  • Fault find and support Applications teams
  • Ensure good Change management practice is implemented as specified by central standards.
  • Provide impact assessments where requested for changes proposed on HSBC AWS core platform
  • On a rotational on call basis provide out of business hours support as part of our 24 hours 7 days a week coverage

  • ​Experience of building a range of Services in AWS including EC2, S3, VPC, Lambda, Databases such as DynamoDB
  • Expert understanding of DevOps principles and Infrastructure as a Code concepts and techniques
  • Strong understanding of CI and CD and available tools
  • Security and Compliance such as IAM and cloud compliance, auditing, monitoring tools
  • Customer and stakeholder focus. Ability to build strong relationships with Application teams, cross functional IT and global and local IT teams
  • Good leadership and teamwork skills
  • Works collaboratively in an agile environment with DevOps application pods to provide AWS specific capability and skills required to deliver the service.
  • Operational effectiveness
  • Delivers solutions that align to approved design patterns and security standards
  • Risk management effectiveness
  • Excellent skills in either Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, Go, Groovy or Scala
  • Experienced in full automation and configuration management
  • A track record of constantly looking for ways to do things better and an excellent understanding of the mechanism necessary to successfully implement change
  • Set and achieved challenging short, medium and long term goals which exceeded the standards in their field
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills and an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences
  • Built effective networks across business areas, developing relationships based on mutual trust and encouraging others to do the same
  • A successful track record of delivering complex projects and or programmes, utilising appropriate techniques and tools to ensure and measure success
  • A comprehensive understanding of risk management and proven experience of ensuring own or others' compliance with relevant regulatory processes
  • Demonstrable AWS experience
  • Infrastructure build and configurations of a variety of services including Compute, Storage, VPC.
  • Demonstrable experience of Linux administration and scripting preferably Red Hat
  • Experience of working with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and continuous testing tools
  • Experience working within an Agile environment
  • Server administration either Linux or Windows
  • Automation scripting using scripting languages such as Terraform and Ansible
  • Ability to quickly acquire new skills and tools
  • AWS Certifications, ideally professional
  • Linux Certification
  • Windows Server Certification
  • Experience operating in highly regulated industry such as Financial Services
You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.

Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.

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