Leading Retail Bank are undertaking the enhancement of their core banking application and are seeking an Engineering Lead to assit in the manageement of their mobile pods
Candidates should possess strong experience in.

 Native iOS development – Swift 4, XCode and CocoaPods
• Native Android development – Java, Kotlin, Android Studio
• Data engineering – Python
• Experience consuming REST APIs and utilising JSON for web or mobile applications
• Agile Methodologies – Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, Pair Programming
• Agile Tooling – Jira, Confluence, Slack
• CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Git, GitHub, Nexus
• Test automation development utilising –JUnit, Wiremock, Mockito
• PaaS / IaaS – Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Mule API Gateway, AWS
• Application Monitoring – Splunk, AppDynamics

Responsibilities will include:
• Build upon a history of technical leading engineering teams and a track record of delivery within those teams.
• Inspiring others and leading by example, with a supportive and collaborative attitude in a maturing Agile and DevOps environment.
• Be experienced in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery practices and able to guide teams in the adoption of those practices
• Demonstrate a deep, hands on knowledge of TDD and BDD techniques
• Familiar with a couple of different languages, and well-versed in at least one
• Keen to collaborate with others, and you’ll give thought about how software fits into the bigger picture
• Show expertise in the latest technologies, processes and tools and how they can be utilised to deliver frequently, safely, efficiently and to a high standard.
• Keep up with emerging technologies and processes both with the HSBC group and externally/
• Play a leading role in the first direct Engineering discipline, driving best practice and standards compliance within first direct and global IT
• Work with the Engineering management team to ensure that the members of the Engineering discipline can maximise their potential and that of the discipline.
• Work closely with the first direct Portfolio Management team to proactively identify enabling changes required for future Engineering work
• Work with the Scrum Teams to encourage and enable Agile and DevOps ways of working.
• first direct promotes a DevOps culture, so you will need to look beyond pure programming and get involved with the deployment and operation of the software we build.