Storage – Senior Manager – Pune

Required skills and Job responsibilities

“The Infrastructure Architecture function partners with Application Delivery Architecture to:

1. Deliver high quality technology platforms with tiered service levels

2. Deliver cost savings & efficiency through reduced complexity

3. Improve time to market for delivery of services

4. Enable effective regulatory, audit & security controls

5. Drive productivity & sustainability


Infrastructure Architecture is comprised of:

– Enterprise Architects responsible for 3-5 year technical strategy, underpinning the Future State Architecture.

– Technical Architects aligned by each technology to manage the infrastructure services, vendor engagement and product lifecycles.

– Solution Architecture aligned to each Global Business to manage & optimise the portfolio of infrastructure services used, driving operational improvement & cost efficiencies and providing cost effective infrastructure architecture & designs which align with over all technical strategy.


Infrastructure Architecture also focuses on:

• Investigate new infrastructure technologies to meet CMB & PCM’s business requirements.

• Provide technical governance over the Products used in HSBC through the Technical Reference Model (TRM)

• Provide service governance of both existing and new technical non-functional service definitions maintained within an Infrastructure Service Catalogue

• Infrastructure Architecture Designs, approved by the Solutions Architecture Board (SAB)

• Manage relationships across HOST, CMB and PCM ADM areas on an on-going basis

• Keep up to date with business strategies & road maps; technology roadmaps and feeding wider business IT requirements into central infrastructure engineering and strategy teams

• Use of knowledge of the exiting client business, applications and infrastructure to pro-actively make recommendations where it can be seen that improvements can be made

The role focuses on both Architecture:

• Determine business requirement and influence solution towards Infrastructure future state model

• Gauge strategic impact to business function, impacted upstream and downstream services and subsequent technology footprint

• Ensure logical design contributes to asset class technology objectives

• Examine potential demise opportunities and propose deployment options

• Consider service placement requirements

And Design:

• Ensuring end to end completeness of technical design, including Non-Functional Requirements realised and validated

• Verify impact to adjacent services/systems and Validate deployment and support model

• Qualify technical acceptance of all components

• Review design and gain approval via Solutions Architecture Board

• Finalised commercials and approval


Candidates will also need to demonstrate:

• A track record of delivering significant change which improves business effectiveness in sustainable ways

• Set and achieved challenging short, medium and long term goals which exceeded the standards in their field

• Proven experience of leading others and creating an environment that supports and inspires people to develop and deliver

• Excellent written and spoken communication skills with experience of successfully influencing others, negotiating effectively and winning over audiences with compelling and persuasive presentations

• Built effective networks both internally and externally and created opportunities for others to work collaboratively

• A track record of making complex business decisions with authority, even in times of ambiguity, considering the potential long term risks and implications


Primary Skills: Storage

Job Location: Pune

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