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Java Development Lead - Trade & Transaction Reporting in Sheffield

Job description

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.

Global Banking and Markets (GBM) provides financial services and products to corporates, governments and institutions worldwide, building partnerships with them to help them achieve consistent, long-term performance.

The Markets and Security Services (MSS) Technology team is dedicated to supporting GBM by working in partnership with business stakeholders who rely on us for delivering innovative, robust, stable platforms to enable their investment and financial solutions for clients.   Join MSS Technology and be part of the global connectivity, collaboration and team that spans across 20 countries. 

Role Description

The Trade and Transaction Reporting IT Team (T&TR) is an IT engineering organisation that supports and maintains a portfolio of shared services within MSS.

This role initially sits within the Americas Jurisdictions (CFTC, CSA, SEC) T&TR team who maintain and enhance a suite of Java based services to facilitate trade reporting in a timely manner to our Regulators. The service is primarily built to enable the real-time reporting of GB&M trade information to external regulatory bodies.  This requires in-depth review of business requirements alongside third party Global Trade Repository specifications and our Regulator stipulations to ensure full compliance with the scope of what is reported, with accuracy of the content, the compliance with the message specification and the timeliness within which it is reported.


  • Building location capability (new development centre for T&TR)
  • Managing a team of engineers
  • Coordinating and contributing to development, alongside oversight of technical changes (pull request reviews etc)
  • Mentoring and developing junior members of the team
  • Remediation – assisting with investigation of defects and advise on corrective changes
  • Maintain code base
  • Simplification of the AMER solution, abstracting away from Coherence implementations
  • Assist Operations with remediation efforts through tooling and building upon existing capabilities
  • Liaise with Asset Class IT teams to supply mandatory inputs to the Trade Reporting Service (TRS)
  • Working within a POD with a defined charter

Essential Skills

  • 5+ years experience in Java development
  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Experience managing a team of engineers
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to learn and quick to adapt to changing requirements
  • Proactive approach to identifying issues, presenting solutions and options
  • Familiar with DevOps concepts and SRE
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a proven track record of delivery
  • Continuous Integration / Build processes
  • Self-motivated person who is enthusiastic and has proven fast learning capability

Nice to have

  • Environment, Change and Release Management background
  • Software Configuration Management / Branching / Version Control
  • Knowledge of Microservices based architecture and patterns.
  • Knowledge of cloud concepts and cloud architecture, different types of cloud computing (preferably GCP).
  • Knowledge of DevOps concepts & tools like GitHub/Jenkins, Jira, Confluence.
  • Experience using the following technologies: git, Jira
  • Understanding of Google SRE practices and concepts 
  • Investment Banking and/or Regulatory Reporting experience

The role will be based in Sheffield, but some travel may be required. This role supports Hybrid working

Come Power a Business that Defines How to Power the World

HSBC is committed to being an inclusive employer and providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for all. We will provide reasonable adjustments to remove any disadvantage to you being considered for this role. We are proud members of the Disability Confident Scheme and will offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role. If you would like to receive any information in a different way or would like us to do anything differently to help you apply for our roles, please contact our Recruitment Helpdesk:

Telephone: +44 2078328500.

Within the workplace 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 processes in place to avoid nepotism.  This means we will avoid 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.

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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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