Mobile Developer (Angular, Cordova)

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • HSBC Bank plc
  • 08 Nov 17 2017-11-08

Building mobile applications with at least 2 app store available applications where they have had a key role.


Highlights of department:

(Please give an overview of the business area and describe current and future project/areas that the candidate will be working).

  • Research IT develops IT systems for the Global Research department of Global Banking and Markets. The IT systems are used mainly in the production and distribution of research publications.
  • Research IT comprises an on-shore team (based in the UK) and an off-shore team (based in India). This setup has been in place since 2004, and has a very successful and positive working relationship between the locations and with the business.
  • Research IT work with an Agile methodology utilising a combination of Scrum and Kanban working practices. Developers are expected to be part of a team that will drive business analysis, design, development, testing and release processes.
  • The role requires

- Expert Angular, Typescript, Javascript, CSS3, JSON

- Expert in material design, responsive design.

- Expert in OO Typescript development.

- Competence in Ionic, Karma, Jasmine, Linting, webpack, gulp.

- Competence in SAAS

- Competence in Restful APIs

- Competence in design tools

- Competence in SQL Server/Sybase/Oracle

- Competence in Build tools - Jenkins

- Knowledge of Agile development techniques

- Competence in Test driven development and associated frameworks

- Knowledge of Selenium, BDD and system testing

- Competence in Continuous integration

- Competence in scripting languages - csh, bash, perl, groovy

Purpose of the job:

  • The main purposes of the role are to
  • Be co-responsible for design and development of the Research web content and enable it to be viewed on multiple devices.
  • Work within an agile development team leading the development of solutions based on business requirements.
  • Liaise closely with business representatives to drive out the business requirements and define user stories and acceptance tests.
  • Mentor and pair with fellow developers to ensure quality of code and automated tests.

Responsible For:

(Please describe the role that the Candidate will be undertaking within the team)

  • Turning business requirements to a successful web content design.
  • Work as part of a development team, writing code to high standards and ensuring that test and quality processes are adhered to.
  • Testing and verifying changes to applications.
  • Facilitating user acceptance testing of releases. Adhere and contribute to all departmental guidelines and procedures.
  • Adhere to the best practices, standards and policies outlined in the various IT Functional Instruction Manuals.
  • Report progress to IT Project Manager
  • Provide input to performance reviews of team members
  • Be aware of relevant industry developments and keep relevant skills up to date.

Work Experience

The following experience is mandatory:

Web development industry.


  • Building mobile applications with at least 2 app store available applications where they have had a key role.
  • Very experienced building mobile applications using Ionic / Angular.
  • Javascript/typescript (>v2.2)
  • Creating automated tests for mobile applications.
  • Developing mobile apps for both Android and iOS.
  • Xcode
  • Cordova
  • Working within and have an understanding of the UK/American accessibility standards.
  • SQL database skills in one or more of Sybase, SQLServer, Oracle
  • Structured approach to problem solving and requirements analysis


  • Good GUI skills
  • Good knowledge of Sybase, Oracle, SQL Server
  • Familiarity with the following: Websphere, java, C#, photoshop
  • Skills in scripting languages - bash, , csh, Perl, Groovy