Head of EU Data Engineering

  • HSBC Service Delivery (Polska)
  • Krakow
  • Employment contract


Experience level: Senior

  • Experience in an IT leadership role
  • Experience in data and information services field, in particular Hadoop technology delivery
  • Considerable commercial experience in a ‘Big Data’ environment, especially working with Hadoop
  • A wide knowledge of Software Delivery team structure
  • Exposure to all stages of the application development process, from specification & design, development & testing, through to implementation, and training
  • A wide knowledge of IT hardware, software, operations and networks
  • Proven experience in an IT and business environment with in-depth specialization in problem solving, metric analysis and quality improvement
  • A wide understanding of strategic and financial planning
  • Excellent working knowledge of quality principles (such as process management, project management and test methodologies)
  • A track record of delivering complex programmes and projects
  • Experience of working within a complex, matrix layered, and multi stakeholder organisation
  • Experience of effectively co-ordinating delivery of services involving elements delivered by other internal/external teams

Necessary and we can teach you:

  • Excellent communication, co-ordination and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and management ability, motivating IT employees
  • Proven ability to understand Data Quality, Metadata and Data Models
  • Working experience in Linux environment and other open source stack and technologies desirable
  • Working experience in Teredata and Celebrus applications desirable
  • Working experience in BI and Analytics tooling desirable
  • Working experience in Master and Reference Data Management desirable
  • Established financial and accounting acumen
  • Proven ability to prioritise competing demands
  • Demonstrated ability to assess IT trends
  • Good understanding of IT policies, practices and opportunities
  • Ability to prioritise work to successfully deliver service to agreed levels in a diverse and constantly changing environment


Necessary on this position:
  • Hadoop

Project you can join


  • Be responsible for financial and commercial management of infrastructure procurement, external service procurement, internal forecast and managing variances
  • To ensure the demand pipeline is understood and the work is scheduled and communicated
  • To sit in the IS MANCO and work with other stakeholders in delivering the data agenda
The position holder will work closely with IS Business Partners, who are assigned to individual GB/GFs and are accountable for programme delivery and relationship management with the GB/GF. Business Partners will understand the strategic & tactical needs for Data & Information services and then configure & deliver programmes to meet these requirements. The Head of IS Engineering will work in conjunction with Business Partners to deliver solutions according to the prioritised demand.


  • Laptop
  • Additional monitor
  • Headphones
  • Phone

Work environment

  • Tech supervisor
  • Open space
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote possible: 20%


  • Healthcare package
  • Healthcare package for families
  • Financial bonus
  • Hot beverages
  • Fruits
  • Language courses
  • Visa Services
  • Conferences
  • Trainings
  • Books
  • Car parking
  • Bicycle parking
  • Shower
  • Chill room
  • Integration events

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