Cards Business Functional Architecture - Global Software Delivery

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 28 Sep 16

Cards Business Functional Architecture - Global Software Delivery

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Within HSBC Operations, Services and Technology, Global Software Delivery enables HSBC to remain at the leading edge in the development and delivery of high-quality, customised banking systems. The division provides tailored, cost-competitive and robust banking solutions and services that offer a flexible and scalable framework for delivering projects on time, within budget and at the highest quality, meeting both the current and future IT challenges facing the Group.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Cards Business Functional Architecture.

Principal responsibilities

  • Reporting functionally into the Regional Head of Cards IT, is a key role in the design architecture solutions for Cards projects and programmes through expert knowledge translate high level business requirements into technology architectures that align IT solutions with business, IT strategies and standards.
  • Lead collaborative work with other areas such as with Digital, Global Operations, IT Transformation, Self Service, within Enterprise Architecture and Design to ensure solutions are complete, operable, conform to business processes and meet the business needs with agreed quality of product and service.
  • The role will also act as gatekeeper to ensure there is alignment and governance in place for all Cards related design processes across the various regions including Asia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa, United States, Canada and Latin America.
  • Support Cost management initiatives by directing, leveraging and reusing technology solutions that delivers resilient business services.
  • Responsible for the analysis, design and documentation of end-to-end architecture solution for Cards business services that includes card based digital solutions.
  • Establish business investment drivers and incorporate these into a cohesive Future State Architecture and Transition Architecture for businesses or systems area.
  • Gauge strategic impact to business function, impacted upstream and downstream services and subsequent Card technology footprint.
  • Ownership throughout the entire project lifecycle for the Cards design aspects of the solution for the project.
  • Acts as a business domain specialist for Cards functions and application design, including consulting on projects arising from other business areas, keeping up to date with developments in Cards and off shoot technologies
  • Simplify and strengthen the existing architecture, delivering reusable services and cost saving opportunities in line with the policies and standards of the group.
  • Design and document technical end to end solution for the responsible business system areas
  • Drive the various architecture review cycles for key projects following the Group IT policies
  • Make technological choices regarding products, methodologies, industry standards, and vendors to guide IT staff who buy, build or operate applications and services.
  • Introduce new techniques, products, services, technologies and standards where needed.

  • Knowledge of Cards product in both Credit and Debit, and business models covering both issuing and acquiring, card management processes, transaction processing, card schemes and Europay, Master Card and Visa platforms.
  • University degree or above, alternatively commensurate with working experience of large application systems or software architecture supporting customers and products utilizing share systems across channels, IT disciplines, banking and financial services, customer data, credit risk, fraud and others in creating Cards system solutions.
  • Experience with technical integration design and relevant systems running different protocols, database, MQ and caching technologies.
  • Experience with API development, web database, digital and cloud based architectures.
  • Experience with two or more industry card processing packages desirable
  • Excellent negotiation, influencing and mediation skills with a good understanding of the global strategies of the Group and ability to collaborate with the business at a global level to accomplish these strategies.
  • Working knowledge of Group methodologies is preferred in delivering Agile projects with SCRUM or Software Development Life Cycle.
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