Job ref no.: CT3130040-01#0102
Hang Seng Bank

Lead Data Architect

Hang Seng Bank

Operations, Services and Technology - Information Technology

In Hang Sang Information Technology, we amplify our services and solutions through innovative application of technologies, delivering a comprehensive range of products and services in meeting changing customer needs.  We enhance customer convenience, access and choices across our distribution channels, providing secure and engaged offering at individual’s lifestyle expectation.  We advocate creativity and collaboration to unlock the potential of our people, creating an open and progressive workplace.  We develop deep expertise in financial technologies, consulting and partnering with our business in delivering customer centric propositions in an agile environment.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our department as Lead Data Architect.

Key responsibilities

  • Accountable for solution architecture for Retail banking products & services; Ensure all products & Services supported by the Best-in-class architectures. 
  • Accountable for designing  cost effective architecture solutions; 
  • Be part of the agile development lifecycle, managing the flow of the backlog of design activities.
  • Work with Ops Engineers to ensure operational issues (performance, operator intervention, alerting, design defect related issues, etc) are resolved and that any design related issues are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Convert requirements into actionable product/service requirements that feed Technology solutions development & influence service direction.
  • Responsible for ensuring solutions are aligned with the platform architecture and roadmap, group standards and policies and the overall enterprise architecture for their function.


  • Degree or above in a technology, engineering or science related disciplines.
  • Minimum 10 years on technology, application, data, integration or security architecture experience. Exposure on financial service is preferred
  • In-depth knowledge in Data Warehouse, Data Mining,  Data Science Methodology, ETL/ELT, Hadoop, Big Data, AI / Machine Learning, Data Governance, data, analytic and API / Microservices.
  • Preferred Qualification : Certification in AWS, Google Cloud.
  • TOGAF certificate would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, negotiation, influencing skills and possess logical and critical thinking in architecture.
  • Expert level of relevant IT architecture, strategy or solution design experience in delivery role in financial services environment.
  • End to end application architecture knowledge with focus on non-functional requirements that are critical in financial service applications. 
  • Proficiency in both English and Chinese, Putonghua speaking is an advantage.


The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we're leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at the HSBC Group. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

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Job ref no. CT3130040-01#0102
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 10 years - 20 years or above
Career Level
  • Senior management level
  • Degree