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Lead Metrics Developer in Sheffield

Job description

Job Title: Lead Metrics Developer


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.


Role Description:

The Lead Metrics Developer role is responsible for developing data pipelines and front end dashboards to deliver metrics and insights to both senior executives and cybersecurity business operations.


The position is a highly technical role requiring a breadth of data analytics and reporting skills with an opportunity to interact directly with senior leaders and solve some of the most challenging problems in Cybersecurity. An ideal candidate would have:

  • Deep expertise and experience in building enterprise solutions using reporting (Power BI) and data pipeline (PySpark, SQL) tooling;
  • A combination of deep technical and stakeholder management skills;
  • Interest in solving big data and cybersecurity problems;
  • Desire to make an impact through presentation of actionable facts and figures to management and operations.



  • Engaging stakeholders within Cybersecurity to understand their reporting requirements and translate them into a set of reporting dashboard
  • Design, build, deliver and maintain reporting data pipelines using cloud based tooling (experience of Databricks, Azure Synapse or Snowflake is highly desirable)
  • Design, build, deliver and maintain multiple Cybersecurity Metrics dashboards in Power BI distributed to hundreds of users
  • Deliver reporting products while following Agile best practices
  • Mentor junior members of the team on best practices and aiming to help improve the team’s overall performance
  • Partner and collaborate closely with the other parts of CS&A to jointly develop analytics products and solve problems with data for customers and stakeholders

Essential Skillset/Experience:

  • Experience in data analytics and reporting roles;
  • Experience building and maintaining complex Business Intelligence dashboards and reports in PowerBI (preferred), Tableau, Splunk or similar systems.
  • Experience in building and maintaining complex cloud based data applications in Azure using Databricks (preferred), Microsoft Synapse, Snowflake or similar tooling.
  • Intermediate to advance SQL experience with ability to design and implement reporting data models.
  • Strong communicator with experience of engaging senior stakeholders to understand reporting requirements and convert them to a set of interactive BI dashboards.
  • (Preferred) Experience of wireframing and analytics product exploration approaches with stakeholders.
  • (Preferred) Experience with data processing using shell scripts including python, bash, or similar including log parsing/extraction, data cleansing, and data analytics.
  • (Preferred) Experience and understanding of Cybersecurity operations centres and controls environment
  • (Preferred) Experience with the python data science ecosystem (jupyter, pandas, numpy, matplotlib, etc.)
  • (Preferred) Experience of coaching and mentoring junior colleagues in technical teams.
  • Any relevant Azure certifications would be a plus such as Azure Developer Associate, Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Azure Data Scientist Associate, or Azure Data Engineer Associate.


The role will be based in Sheffield but will only require you to go into the office once a month.

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.



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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