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Full Stack Engineering in Birmingham

Job description

Full Stack Engineering


Big Bank Funding. FinTech Thinking.                                       

Our technology teams in the UK work closely with HSBC’s global businesses to help design and build digital services that allow our millions of customers around the world, to bank quickly, simply and securely. We also run and manage our IT infrastructure, data centres and core banking systems that power the world’s leading international bank.

Our multi-disciplined teams include: DevOps engineers, IT architects, front and back end developers, infrastructure specialists, cyber experts, as well as project and programme managers.


We work in small, agile DevOps teams with colleagues around the world.


Following extensive investment across our Technology and Digital domains, we are currently seeking an experienced Full Stack Engineering to join HSBC Technology.


Brief overview of the business areas


Vision of Payments Orchestration Layer (POL) is to introduce lean and reusable payment orchestration engine that will route payments from initiation through security to a successful execution. It will remove bespoke and duplicate code and insert effective touch points with specialized applications needed for the payment journey (customer channel / industry gateway, sanctions screening, fraud and money laundering prevention, generation of payments instructions, submission to payment processors, bookkeeping). It will be an enabler to deliver new product features at high speed, low cost and with the desired quality.

The program is looking for configuring the built Microservices as part of the Business Outcomes we plan to deliver. This is with the vision to make our elevated architecture capable of satisfying growing need of partners and market scheme demands for Faster Deliveries.



What you will be doing;

  • Work with architecture team and application team and participate analysis of the POL project requirement.
  • Participate the design and development for the application of POL.
  • Support transforming the current POL applications and solution aligning with our elevated Architecture.
  • Support the operation of the Payments solutions.
  • Follow internal DevOps principals.
  • Coordinating with stakeholders.

What you will bring to the role; 

To be successful in this role you should have proven experience within the Technology sector with knowledge of the following skills:


  • Experience in JVM tuning and diagnostic for application troubleshooting and performance-optimization
  • Experience in distributed system design like microservices, Springboot.
  • Experience in docker, k8s, service mesh
  • Experience in monitoring and observability technologies like Appdynamics, Splunk, Jaeger, Kiali, Open Telemetry.
  • Experience in cloud and DevOps, familiar to network (VPC) and firewall on cloud, iAM, cloud costing
  • Expert-level SQL coding abilities is preferred.
  • Knowledge in payments business will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and think out of the box
  • The passion and ability to lead/motivate and develop technologist, including mentoring and coaching.
  • Superior listening skills, ability to learn quickly, and willing to accept accountability for company and individual success.
  • Extensive critical thinking skills for problem identification and solution recommendation.
  • Highly flexible, set priorities and meet deadlines in a changing environment.



This role will primarily be based in London or another UK base location, some travel may be required.

Come Power a Business that Defines How to Power the World

As a business operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why HSBC is committed to being an inclusive employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/long term health condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate. Within the work place you will have access to various employee resource groups which aim to promote and achieve a healthy work / life balance and support our diversity ambitions.  HSBC has in place processes in order to avoid nepotism, which means to avoid creating circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process.


We want everyone to be able to fulfil their potential which is why we provide a range of flexible working arrangements and family friendly policies.


As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.


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.


Recruitment Helpdesk:


Tel: +44 (0) 207 832 8500

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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