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Technical Director - DevSecOps in Sheffield

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Job Title: Technical Director - DevSecOps


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 Technical Director – DevSecOps plays a key role in supporting the transformation of Cyber services and technologies to align with the technology wide DevSecOps strategy. The role will be leading the analysis of Cyber services and technologies from a developer usability and automation perspective, and driving the definition of experiments and outcomes to improve the efficiency and speed of consuming the services and complying with the associated Cyber controls. The role reports to the Head of Secure Development Control Integration and supports the CSAT leadership team including the Group Head of Cybersecurity Assessment and Testing



·         Driving the definition and delivery of the Cyber DevSecOps Technical Strategy.  Researching Cyber technologies that are used in the SDLC and engaging technical SME’s and owners as necessary to agree improvements to those services.

·         Creating and tracking initiatives that demonstrably reduce the total cost (as measured by engineering resource time) of using Cyber technical services and complying with Cyber technical controls.

·         Identify and manage implementation of metrics (Key Performance Indicators, Key Control Indicators) to measure the business value of DevSecOps initiatives. 

·         Conduct deep technical analysis of the intersection between Cyber technologies and the use of those technologies in the SDLC, especially by developers. Produce reports and recommendations to optimise these.

·         Assist in the creation of solutions and drive delivery of optimisations where necessary

·         Suggest and provide SME governance support to approve security patterns / re-usable building blocks

·         Represent Cyber DevSecOps requirements on multiple forums, especially the wider group DevSecOps strategy forums

·         Providing key representation for and source of DevSecOps expertise across Cyber and Technology

·         Provide thought leadership to the function and broader Cybersecurity and Technology organisation, driving transformational change and capability uplift across the bank.



Essential Skillset/Experience:

·         Outstanding understanding of Cybersecurity and wider Technology and DBS structures, processes and objectives across the Group.

·         Extensive experience designing and delivering DevOps and DevSecOps technologies, processes, and strategies

·         Experience creating well-defined business cases and a track record of gaining funding, sponsorship and stakeholder buy in for projects and strategies.

·         Wide range of cyber experience across cyber security with specific focus and expertise on multiple areas of security tooling (E.g. Code & infrastructure vulnerability scanning, IAM – especially secrets management, Cryptography)

·         A track record of making strategic business and technical decisions and recommendations, considering relevant risks, long term implications, commercial, governance and technical realities and stakeholders needs.

·         Demonstrable architectural expertise – able to quickly understand architecture for different technologies, especially in the Cyber Security, Tooling, SAAS, Infrastructure and Cloud areas.

·         Good high-level knowledge of cloud and SAAS environments

·         High level of drive and motivation to ensure delivery of a broad range of outputs simultaneously across HSBC.

·         Proven experience of positive, challenging interactions with Senior Stakeholders across the Business and technology.


This role will be based in Sheffield, UK, although flexible/remote working is encouraged.

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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