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Solution Architect in Sheffield

Job description

Big Bank Funding. FinTech Thinking.


Technology teams in the UK work closely with our global businesses to help design and build digital services that allow our millions of customers around the world, to bank quickly, simply and securely. They 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:

Enterprise Technology is the Technology organisation responsible for the design, build and ongoing maintenance of the systems owned by the Group Functions (Risk, Compliance, Finance, Core Banking, Corporate Functions and Deputy COO). The organisation consists of over 8,000 people working in collaboration across 14 countries, to support over 3,000 applications.


·         Defining the detailed end to end solution design for products and features in a way that supports the execution of the HSBC technology strategy and roadmap, articulating and addressing associated architectural risks, issues and technical debt

·         Translating the requirements created by business analysts into the architecture for that solution, ensuring the products and services meet the customer needs and expected Business Outcomes

·         Engage with relevant Stakeholders, Platform and Enterprise Architects who inform solution design

·         Ensuring the design of the solutions are cost effective and maintained through the agile development lifecycle, managing the flow of the backlog of design activities

·         Ensuring the NFRs are consistently defined and architected into the design


Essential Skillset/Experience:


·         Knowledge of:

       Data modelling and Data Architecture concepts

       APIs and Messaging infrastructure and standards

       security concepts and design

·         Comprehensive understanding of third-party-management (TPM) business domain in a global context

·         Proven track record within Technology,

·         Current experience as a Solution Architecture, with particular focus within TPM area

·         Comprehensive understanding of latest tools and technologies in TPM area (e.g., RSA Archer, Coupa BSM)

·         Proven ability to make significant architectural decisions and provide justification for decisions taken with ability to breakdown non-functional requirements into Infrastructure and Security designs

·         Proven abilities to architect TPM solutions for a global enterprise

·         Proven abilities to architect cloud-native solutions using SaaS, PaaS and IaaS capabilities

·         Proven abilities to operate in Agile, API-led and DevSecOps environment



Continue to grow with our internal opportunities.


A move across the business allows you to continue to access tailored professional development opportunities, and our fantastic benefits packages. The role will be based in Sheffield but some travel may be required. This role supports Hybrid working.


We believe that being open to a range of perspectives and cultures is vital for our business. We work hard to ensure our diverse and inclusive workplace reflects the communities we serve. We want everyone to achieve their potential – regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age. If you have a different way of seeing the world, we are interested in hearing from you.


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:


Email: hsbc.recruitment@hsbc.com

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

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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