Wealth Essentials and Synergies Platform Lead - Digital Business Services

Wealth Essentials and Synergies Platform Lead - Digital Business Services

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Job Description

Job Description
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 HSBC. 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.
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If you're looking for a career that will help you stand out, join HSBC and fulfil your potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.
HSBC Digital Business Services is a pivotal part of the Group, providing essential operational and technical support to our global businesses and helping improve customer service and efficiency. Digital Business Services combines global expertise and technology to help keep us ahead of the competition.
We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as a Wealth Essentials and Synergies Platform Lead.
The Essentials & Synergies Platform Lead is responsible for establishing an ecosystem with third parties that allows HSBC to extend our platform capabilities across Wealth and the Private Bank. The role will be leading a hands on engineering team to build and run the Wealth Essential platform. It will act as the ‘Wealth accelerator to provide time to market solution to enable the growth of the business.
Principal Responsibilities
  • Lead an engineering team to design, build and run the platform technology
  • Work closely with the aligned Value Stream lead to provide technology solution to meet business requirement
  • Follow HSBC technology standard and agile development methodology
  • Owns the Platform offering, teams, standards, processes and governance. Engages across all Value Streams and Sub-Value Streams to align required capacity and assure Platform standards are maintained . Does not own delivery planning, priority, management, etc. by teams from the Platform
  • Clear understanding of business strategy and alignment of technology vision
  • Plugging into and working closely with the Singapore based HSBC Innovation Hub.
  • There are 6 main dimensions to the role in accordance to the WPB Tech Transformation Platform Lead blueprint as detailed below:

Platform Management
  • Be responsible for how the platform runs platform specific operations
  • Coordinate with VS Tech Lead to provide insight on pre-existing solutions & promote re-use of readily built platform solutions and global components
  • Lead and own all aspects of the platform including resources, costs, stability, resilience
  • Reflect Platform technology strategy in engineering solutions
  • Define and promote architecture and technical standards and norms to drive consistency & adopt common methodologies to improve quality and reusability
  • Derive competitive advantages and technological trends for the benefit of the organisation
  • Accountable for build of compliant solutions to meet local regulatory requirements across global markets

Demand and Capacity Management
  • Manage current resource capacity to meet Value Stream/Sub-Value Stream demand in collaboration with Value Stream Tech Leads. Identify, collate, and participate the prioritisation of Platform related demand through the Value Stream and Enablers

Standards & Governance
  • Define and promote technical standards and norms to drive consistency

Platform Maintenance Ops
  • Ensure platform maintenance activity is performed and continuously improved through the Platform and VS construct

Platform Led Initiatives:
  • Be responsible for raising and ensuring priority for platform-led initiatives such as new capabilities, re-factoring, re-platforming
  • Drive adoption of best practice delivery engineering tooling and methods for all Platform resources across all Value Streams

People & Capacity:
  • Be responsible for how the platform recruits, retains and ensures a clear career development for aligned people as well as fostering community
  • Owns direct costs, responsible for recruitment & retention and annual pay cycle management
  • Accountable for vendor spend, careful selection of vendors to ensure efficient integration with exiting Platform architecture & track vendor performance against KPIs
  • Strong engineering experience in third parties solution implementation and integration for large corporation preferably for wealth management, trading and banking systems
  • Proven records of building and managing complex technology products with multiple work streams in a scaled environment across locations
  • Good knowledge on Cloud, SaaS and API technologies are solid advantages
  • Strong leadership to lead technology teams and motivate others to achieve objectives
  • Experience in drive outcomes through Agile and DevOps methodology and principles
  • Fluent in English

To be considered for this role, the relevant rights to work in Singapore is required.
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