Application Security Tooling SME

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time
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ApplicationSecurity Engineer, Tooling SME

Some careers growfaster than others.

If you’relooking for a career that will give you plenty of opportunities to develop,join HSBC and your future will be rich with potential. Whether you want a careerthat could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting newdirection, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take youfurther.

The IT Security team at HSBC are engaged to transform the wayinformation security is accomplished at the bank and we are set to enable thebusiness to do more, as securely as we want, or need to be. In short, in line with the Bank’s strategy,we are to be Simpler, Better, Faster and of course – More Secure.

To achieve this we have many exciting challenges ahead and are lookingfor people with a real passion for what they would like to do. Working withsome of the best technology talent we are searching for technologists andenablers that will help support us on this journey.

We are currently seeking an experiencedindividual to join this team in the role of Application Security Engineer.

Thishands-on role requires engineering and IT operations expertise working in aCybersecurity capacity to automate and support application securitytechnologies across range of operational platforms, such as AWS and GoogleCloud Platform. Working as part of a global team you will be required toprovide expertise on these technologies working closely with DevOps and Digitalteams across all business lines of the organisation.

TheApplication Security Engineer is charged with protecting the HSBC brand,shareholder value, information and financial assets, part of a team that works acrossthe globe in the following ways:

  • Supportthe delivery of tooling to implement controls ensuring compliance with HSBCInformation Security policies and standards globally including any regulatoryrequirements.
  • Collaborateto drive the implementation of the enterprise wide and regional / businesslevel IT Strategy.

Yourresponsibilities will include:

  • Help implement and support

new application security technologies to meet business requirements in

line with latest industry trends and best practises.

  • Day to day hands-on

operational support of tooling services and troubleshooting of technical issues.

  • Provide technical expertise,

advice and guidance on supported tools and services to the business and IT


  • Service management and

availability, providing a top tier support capability that exceeds

business expectations.

  • Working with vendors to

enhance product capability and deliver greater value for the business.

  • Ensuring any decisions,

services and technologies are delivered and run in a compliant, effective

manner and delivers appropriate benefit to the business.

  • Provide technologies that

better help the business grow and develop. Ensure that the business

requirements are fully understood whilst ensuring the HSBC Security vision

is delivered in live with business expectations.

  • Work with IT and Business

stakeholders to proactively deploy and build out technology solutions to

help reduce risk while acting with the overall business risk appetite.

  • Support key relationships in

global cyber security and local IT. Cultivate strong relationships

with organisationally important global and local stakeholders with a

tailored approach

  • Understand the financial

services industry security and threat landscape

  • Create a collaborative

environment within the team, and externally with other teams (such as IT,

ISR, Audit, etc.).

  • Work with Integrity and

always with the business in mind

  • Adopt and roll-out global

tools and processes when available. Understand the global IT Security

expectations and drivers, to align frameworks. Engage with global teams to

perform global tasks.

  • Manage impacts of risk and

control frameworks. Track and remediate any issue, finding or

recommendation. Contribute when required to global and regional


  • Support a customer-centred

culture, championing activities encouraging outstanding customer

advocacy. Proactively seek opportunities to maximize IT security to

improve business operations.