Mainframe Developer

July 11, 2024

Mainframe Developer


  • Permanent
  • IN-Tamil Nadu-Chennai
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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:

BNP Paribas Fortis is a key player on the Belgian market and a driver of economic growth. Within the entity  Daily Banking (=beating heart of the bank), you will be part of the squad ‘Client Reporting’, team responsible for the development & maintenance of the reporting (as well paper as digital reporting) towards the customers.  We deliver new functionalities and enhancements on a frequent basis.  

Job Title:





Daily Banking – Fortis Tribe @ ISPL



Business Line / Function:

Information Technology (IT)

Reports to:


Offshore Chapter Lead at ISPL


(if applicable)


Chapter Lead, Fortis Belgium

Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

As developer, you join an enthusiastic multidisciplinary team. Together, you develop, enrich, and maintain the applications creating different kind of Client Reporting.

You develop products in Cobol  from the BNP Paribas Fortis requirements definition to the end to end test participation. Working in an agile mode with daily huddles and frequent production releases, whilst maintaining high quality standards.



Direct Responsibilities

·       Ensure together with the other squad members the implementation of changes requests, maintenance and future improvements.

  • You help to define the development plan and acceptance criteria out of those requirements.
  • You design, build, test and maintain the new & existing features with high performance, reusable, and reliable code.
  • You focus on the best possible performance, quality, and uptime of the application by:
    • Identifying & solving bottlenecks or bugs.
    • Ensuring High Code quality, readability, and structure.
    • Making smart automatization (if relevant).
    • Creating/Updating the technical documentation to ensure service continuity.
  • You embed the agile & the development best practices in your daily job.

Contributing Responsibilities

As developer (technical analyst) in a squad:

·       You leverage your expertise to refine features in workable activities.

·       You share your expertise & improvement ideas to enrich the squad’s backlog.

·       You align and follow the priorities defined by the squad.

You collaborate with your peers to deliver high quality service.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies


–          Mainframe MVS : Expert

–          COBOL / MFEEE / EDz : Advanced

–          IMS/DB : Advanced

–          DB2/SQL : Advanced

–          CTL-M monitoring

–          Job-scheduling : CTRL-M (or CA7 or similar)

–          Repository (Endevor or similar) : Advanced

Strong plus:

–          zOS Connect

–          MQ

–          XML

–          IMS/DC (TPX)

Nice to have :

–          Rally

–          Octane

–          Agile & Scrum experience

Specific Qualifications (if required)

–          Your English level is top-notch to create bonds & collaborate with your peers.

–          Agile methodology has no secret for you.

–          Knowledge of banking products is a nice to have

–          Proactive mindset

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Communication skills – oral & written

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Analytical Ability

Ability to develop and leverage networks

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Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 7 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)


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