What’s the role?

We are seeking experienced and self-motivated Full Stack Developers to join HSBC in Kowloon to work on Greenfield Projects and build out the new platform using the latest technologies.


HSBC Group invests annually to position itself as a global leader in technology led banking, driving innovation, and transforming digital capabilities. This transition into a leading global wealth manager will provide the necessary platform from which to drive sustainable returns and realise the goal of becoming the Private Bank of choice to the families of the owners and principals of the Group’s best corporate clients.


Your day-to-day activities

  • Ensuring the design of the product solutions are cost effective and maintained through the agile development lifecycle, managing the flow of the backlog of design activities.
  • Ability to influence key stakeholders to achieve the best desired outcome.
  • Responsible for translating detailed designs into robust, scalable, and reusable solutions that deliver exceptional user experience.
  • Breaking down the system functions into multiple-tier API layers and micro services
  • Collaborate with team members on reviewing requirements, designs, and code refactoring for appropriateness and provides suggestions for improvement.
  • Responsible for ensuring solutions are aligned with the platform architecture and roadmap, group standards, regulatory requirements and policies and the overall enterprise architecture for their function.
  • Provides accurate estimates and status to management, raising issues appropriately.
  • Be able to demonstrate you can work with distributed teams.


Skills & Experience required:

  • A minimum of 7 years’ IT software development experiences with strong experience in Java 8 or above, Spring, Restful Services, Spring Boot and micro-service based architectures.
  • A track record of delivering change on architecting, implementing, and supporting enterprise-grade technical solutions, preferably in a financial institution.
  • Experience in using HTTP/RESTful APIs, and JavaScript frameworks (ReactJS, AngularJS, Vue.js).
  • Good understanding of both RDBMS & NoSQL databases technologies such as DB2, Postgres, MongoDB, Redis or equivalent.
  • Experience of containerization, ideally using Docker / Kubernetes.
  • Hands-on technical expertise, acquired through delivering Cloud technologies (GCP, AWS and / or Azure) into a large enterprise.
  • Strong experience in DevOps tools such as Git, Jenkins, Nexus, Maven or equivalent.
  • Good understanding with messaging services such IBM MQ, Kafka or equivalent.
  • Strong work ethic and team player experienced working with Scrum/Agile development methodologies.
  • Real passion for elegance and efficiency in software engineering and always strive for continuous improvements via automated processes.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills and fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese and/or Mandarin will be a plus).
  • Demonstrable experience of designing Cloud solutions using a combination of cloud native, 3rd party and on-premise technologies.
  • Good understanding of the challenges and constraints of migrating from existing systems and platforms to Cloud based technologies.
  • Good understanding of micro services and service mesh concepts like Istio, Nginx.
  • Experience in deployment & configuration management tools like Terraform, Ansible.
  • Prior experience in Banking and Financial product knowledge is an advantage.


Next steps:

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Tell me more

  • Location: South West Kowloon
  • Rate: £60,000 HKD per month
  • Work Pattern: Standard business hours
  • Start Dates: ASAP
  • Duration: 12 months