Senior Consultant Specialist/Wholesale IT
Hang Seng
Pune, Maharashtra, India, Asia Pacific
1d ago


The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at the HSBC Group.

As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey.

If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Some careers have more impact than others.

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you’ll be.

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories.

We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Senior Consultant Specialist

Principal responsibilities

Our teams are building the next generation of digital platform named SmartServe for Wholesale Client Services’ Global Banking and Markets and Commercial Banking.

SmartServe Portal is the single point outreach channel for customers and also for HSBC internal staff. This platform being built by Digital Business Services is going to revolutionise Client Onboarding experience and will transform the way orporates and Institutions access our range of services and products.

We hope to make the Onboarding process as simple as possible to improving client experience and ensure they choose to bank with us in the future.

Whilst doing this we are changing the bank in many ways :

  • We are dealing with lots of legacy systems in the bank, we are strangling some of these and exposing their functionality through APIs
  • We have a lot of tech debt in our own systems and we are iterating it all of the time, improving the estate whilst delivering business value
  • In order to move at pace across multiple teams we are breaking down monolithic architectures to smaller services with well bounded business contexts
  • We are pushing to change how development teams work with other groups in the bank such as infrastructure, security, business risk.
  • We are helping to drive the banks’ wider DevOps agenda and breaking down the silos that have become so prevalent over the last decade

  • We help other teams to move faster, by showing then them simple techniques they can implement immediately to move towards continuous delivery
  • We are agile in its truest sense. We have a vision, we always do the smallest possible thing and iterate on the back of feedback.

    We are product driven, not project driven.

    Java Microservices based architecture using Spring boot on the backend

  • Restful APIs and API first driven approach
  • HTML5 and ReactJS on the front end
  • PostgreSQL for Backend
  • Range of tools quite a few built in-house for dev, release, deployment and automation
  • Requirements

  • Work with other team members and liaise with nominated business stakeholders when required to ensure that business requirements are fully understood before commencing design and development.
  • Forward thinking for other devices and required accessibility.
  • Implement best-of-breed technical solutions based on agreed technical design, adopting industry standard development patterns and methodologies (including continuous integration and automated unit and integration testing)
  • Fully test implemented solutions in advance of User Acceptance Testing
  • Assist (when required) with the deployment of components to development and test environments
  • Developers in our team are expected to own the end to end delivery of software from analysis through to release to production and support.
  • We deliver each change to production before moving onto the next.

  • Everyone in our team releases code to production, everyone in our team raises production change requests, everyone in our team does production support.
  • Participate in intra-day and overnight Support.
  • Demonstrable experience of Continuous Delivery software development methods, including TDD and automated testing (including non-functional testing).
  • Java server side development experience is essential.
  • Strong Java 8+ hands-on experience
  • Strong / Good ReactJS hands-on experience
  • HTML, Javascript, CSS hands-on experience is essential for this role
  • Must be able to debug the existing code, extend the functionality and / or fix issues if any.
  • Understanding of micro service architecture and ability to write REST APIs
  • Good hands-on experience using Springboot
  • Can write sensible tests to verify functionalities and endpoints
  • Sound knowledge of Redux store
  • Has prior hands-on experience around any CI-CD tooling . Candidate must be able to build a CI-CD pipeline independently for a new service / component.
  • Always considers implementing Security around functionalities / services / endpoints
  • Aware of working in Devops POD and exposure to production support processes
  • Good Knowledge database schema design. Experience of SQL and relational databases, preferably PostGreSQL is essential .
  • Experience of working in unix environments is essential .
  • Exposure to Google Cloud Platform wil be nice to have
  • Due to the urgent hiring need, candidates with immediate right to work locally and no relocation need will be prioritised.

    The chosen candidate for this role will be required to undergo enhanced vetting. Subject to local laws, this will require the individual to satisfactorily pass a series of additional checks as part of the recruitment process and on an ongoing basis, if appointed to the role.

    HSBC Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are originally completed, and / or if relevant, on an ongoing basis.

    For more information about the enhanced vetting for this role please contact the recruiter for this role.

    You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

    HSBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count.

    We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and, opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment.

    We encourage applications from all suitably qualified persons irrespective of, but not limited to, their gender or genetic information, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, social status, medical care leave requirements, political affiliation, people with disabilities, color, national origin, veteran status, etc.

    We consider all applications based on merit and suitability to the role.

    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.

    Issued By HSBC Electronic Data Processing (India) Private LTD

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