EMEA Regional Production Practice Head - Equities Technology

Location:Greater London


EMEA Regional Production Practice Head - Equities Technology

Big Bank Funding. FinTech Thinking.

Our technology teams in the UK work closely with HSBC’s global businesses to help design and build digital services that allow our millions of customers around the world, to bank quickly, simply and securely. We also run and manage our IT infrastructure, data centres and core banking systems that power the world’s leading international bank.

Our multi-disciplined teams include: DevOps engineers, IT architects, front and back end developers, infrastructure specialists, cyber experts, as well as project and programme managers.

We work in small, agile DevOps teams with colleagues around the world from our offices at the Bluefin Building in Southwark, our global headquarters in Canary Wharf, and multiple other locations around the UK including Sheffield, Leeds, Barnsley and Birmingham.

Following extensive investment across our Technology and Digital domains and with plans for continued expansion throughout 2019 and beyond, we are currently seeking an Equities Production Practice Head for the EMEA region to join HSBC Technology.

Brief overview of the business areas

Equities Technology solve some of the most interesting and complex challenges in the financial industry to help our global business and its customers succeed. Shipping code early and often using Agile and DevOps principles is critical for us to deliver business value, with continuous improvement and learning at the centre of everything we do.

We are motivated by challenging each other to push the boundaries of financial and technological innovation, in an open, inclusive, and diverse environment.

About Our Team

Our team in Equities Technology lead the Production Practice globally, we partner with engineering teams, our business, product owners and other practices to ensure operational excellence and stability are at the forefront. Curiosity and a growth mind-set driven by continuous learning are key values within our team.

We are globally distributed and well connected as a group, spanning multiple product lines in Equity Derivatives, Prime Finance, Cash Equities and Electronic trading.

What you will be doing;

We’re looking for an Equities Production Practice Head for the EMEA region, based in our London office, to lead and grow the practice, enabling engineering teams to build and operate their platforms while adhering to standards, policies and regulatory requirements. You will form direct relationships with trading desks, technology teams and leadership.

You will help us continue on the journey of implementing Infrastructure as code, containerization, micro services and using cloud infrastructure, while ensuring the highest levels of stability and control of our production platforms.

Challenging existing processes and ways of working is key to the role, enabling consistent small gains to contribute to the evolution of our business and how it operates.

You will help us build high performing teams and to enable that you would enjoy spending small periods of time in other global offices.