ALMT IT – Environment & DevOps Analyst

February 15, 2024

ALMT IT – Environment & DevOps Analyst

ReferenceCIB008180

  • Standard / Permanent
  • IN-MH-Mumbai
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, European Union’s leading bank with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 10000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About BNP Paribas Group:

 BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 65 countries and has nearly 185,000 employees, including more than 145,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services for the Group’s commercial & personal banking and several specialised businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment, and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy, and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated commercial & personal banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, and Eastern Europe. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group’s performance and stability

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

About Business line/Function:

ALMT function is responsible for Asset Liabilities management and treasury activity of BNP Paribas. It also handles Bank’s funding needs and risk management activities. ALMT IT is a Deal Capture & Deal Processing Application catering to IT demands of ALMT functions within the bank.

OMR is a settlement application used to handle the settlement and associated functionality of local booking within ALMT world in BNP Paribas.  OMR IT team supports the above functionality through customizations on the vendor product OMR, design and development of interfaces that communicate with other applications as part of the settlement lifecycle and also through a set of Business Objects reports that provide insights and necessary control for the Operations and Business

Job Title:

Support Analyst

Date:

10th Jan 2024

Department:

ALMT IT

Location:

ISPL Mumbai

Business Line / Function:

ALMT IT

Reports to:

(Direct)

Team Lead/Project Manager

Grade:

(if applicable)

(Functional)

Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:

NA

Position Purpose

Current position is under ALMT IT OMR Team scope to contribute in individual capacity on supporting non-prod environment setups and maintenance. The individual must be particularly well versed in maintaining and supporting complex application systems by following accepted best practices for high availability. The person should be an innovative, highly skilled individual who can add value to the IT community at a practical level and work with developers, infrastructure staff, APS and technical architects

Responsibilities

Direct Responsibilities

The role of the Environment & DevOps Analyst within the organization is to understand the design of environments and execute the activities necessary to the delivery of the environments. They will be involved in the understanding the processes and toolsets to setup, monitor non-prod environments, troubleshoot environment related issues, automate non prod management tasks through use of available CI/CD tools and scripts, share environment status reports as required.

Contributing Responsibilities

–        Understanding the non prod environment infrastructure and application components

–        Help understand all technical aspects of non-prod environment setup and various components of the application including the setups needed for filesystem, MQ, Oracle DB, Linux, inhouse application components Implementing the environments for each application with associated configuration items and interfaces (provisioning of infrastructure and database, deployment of software, installing/refreshing data, setting up the interfaces, setting up the required access rights)

–        Work closely with the environment manager to understand the needs of the project teams and plan and setup the environments as per the criteria requested. Environment Build and Setup would include the hardware, software, integrations and data required to support the environment setup

–        Help assist with application patches to be deployed on one or more environments as necessary

–        Run application batch cycles as necessary and requested for the environment setup

–        Assist in the setup and maintenance of DevSecOps pipeline for all components of the non prod environment setup.Should have basic knowledge on CI/CD tools like Jenkins, artifactory, autosys, cyberark

–        Should be able to automate all components of the non-prod environment setup with the help of the CI/CD tools and if necessary, through customized shell scripting

–        Coordinate with Infrastructure and Application teams to resolve environment issues and fulfil requests to provide a stable working non-prod environment in accordance with the requirements.

–        Perform housekeeping and regular maintenance activity on the non-prod environments. Improve efficiency in doing so through automation in the maintenance activities

–        Understanding the tools within the environment, it`s basic operations and the required integrations

–        Work closely with the environment manager to build governance around environment reservations, maintaining SLA`s, establishing best practices, setting up of selective and safe self servicing mechanisms for users thus enabling smoother non-prod environment setups and management.

–        Drawing upon specialist skills (such as a configuration management subject matter expert) within the organization, orchestrating their activities

–        Create build books and document SOPs for Test environment build/setup and all kind of requests

–        Following the defined standard operating procedure for delivery of test environments.

–        Following the standard procedures to monitor, support and report on each environment availability

–        Root cause analysis and Long term solution for problems

–        Identify service improvements and focus on continuous improvements in the non prod env. management.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Mandatory Technical Skills:

·       Hands on experience in non-prod environment setup and maintenance

·       Advanced Unix Shell scripting knowledge to be able to write shell scripts on demand as per requirement

·       Experience in Troubleshooting environment issues with respect to both hardware and software integration

·       Knowledge/ experience on Linux OS and troubleshooting OS issues

·       Experience in scheduling tools like autosys is highly appreciated

·       Basic DevOps knowledge is highly preferable

·       Ability to learn & work on diverse technologies (languages, frameworks, and tools)

·       Previous support experience in APS or ADM backgrounds is highly preferable

Nice to have Skills:

 

·       ITIL certification

·       RH Linux certification

·       Git

·       Technical Release Management experience

 

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to synthetize / simplify

Attention to detail / rigor

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Adaptability

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Analytical Ability

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…

Choose an item.

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 5 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

Mandatory Technical Skills:

·       Hands on experience in non-prod environment setup and maintenance

·       Advanced Unix Shell scripting knowledge to be able to write shell scripts on demand as per requirement

·       Experience in Troubleshooting environment issues with respect to both hardware and software integration

·       Knowledge/ experience on Linux OS and troubleshooting OS issues

·       Experience in scheduling tools like autosys is highly appreciated

·       Basic DevOps knowledge is highly preferable

·       Ability to learn & work on diverse technologies (languages, frameworks, and tools)

·       Previous support experience in APS or ADM backgrounds is highly preferable

Nice to have Skills:

 

·       ITIL certification

·       RH Linux certification

·       Git

·       Technical Release Management experience

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