SDE03 – Java Tech Lead

May 6, 2024

SDE03 – Java Tech Lead


  • Standard / Permanent
  • IN-MH-Mumbai
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Job Description – Java Full Stack Expert

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:

Under BNP Paribas IT Group, FRESH is the IT framework encompassing Projects & Systems of Finance and RISK functions, with a strong focus on efficiency, proximity, agility and time-to-market.

FRESH is a worldwide organizational model that will contribute to tackle major challenges of the Group’s transformation of today and tomorrow, building the best offering to the Finance and Risk Community through a progressive rotation to new technologies and best practices. The FRESH organization is the outcome of several convergences: between the Project & Systems teams of Group Finance, CIB Finance and RISK and their related IT teams.

FRESH is part of the IT Group organization (ITG in Europe and ITO overseas) with a threefold sponsorship by ITG, Finance and RISK (CIB-ITO; RISK Solutions and ITG-FIT).

Job Title:

Java Full stack Expert







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Position Purpose

Shared Data Ecosystem (SDE) is an ITG-FRESH department hosting various applications relating to the “filière unique program” in charge of collecting Accounting and Risk data from local entities in a unique stream through Universal Plug application.

The Universal Plug (UP NG application) constitutes the target entry point to feed the Shared Reporting Space for non-OFS Entities and ASTERIA is a modular tool with the first goal was to serve the production of Stress Test EBA 2020 Reportings . Now used for further reports like Pillar 3 Group, BGL & Fortis, ST BCE, GSIB…

Both applications are in Shared Data Ecosystem (SDE) department.

BNP Paribas is looking for dynamic and highly motivated individuals for the role of IT Team Leader for ASTERIA and UP NG Applications. The person will be responsible to manage two development teams who provide the maintenance and evolutions of these applications and provide a level 2 support in case of incident

The role will mainly focus on leading the team and providing the functional & technical support along with an opportunity to contribute to project deliveries of in-scope applications. The role also demands the troubleshooting, resolving, and communicating the production events to end users and stakeholders.  The role needs to ensure high availability of these applications, and it also demands the strong coordination skills and commitment to production support service delivery.

The Team Leader will be fully integrated in the project team located in Paris and involved in roadmap construction and project instruction on technical phasis. The position will require high reactivity and reporting skills to follow the IT activities. The candidate will also use IT tools in the Devops toolchain and guarantee the high quality of developments and compliance to IT Standards.


·       Expert in Java technologies to lead the team with the technical guidance, solutions and fixes

·       Should be in the position to understand the technical challenges and provide the solutions

·       Lead and report on development activity trend

·       Manage the configuration management for each release

·       Coordinate with production Teams as applicable for quicker resolution of issues/incidents whilst ensuring the timely communications to all stakeholders 

·       Coordination internally in the team on projects, KPI’s and controls.

·       Ensuring the timely delivery of change in staging and production ecosystem as per the agreed schedule.

·       Work closely in a “one team” approach with all stakeholders, jointly providing high quality deliverables

·       Proposing application performance improvement

Contributing Responsibilities:

Ccontribute to overall FRESH and ISPL Vision goals as directed by Team and Department Management

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Technical :

–          Technical knowledge proven in practice of Java 8, SQL, Script Shell 

–          Technical knowledge linked to cloud IBM

–          Knowledge in DevOps toolchain processing

–          Practice in Quality approach (Test strategy with ALM, Quality of Code with Sonar)

–          Agile working Method

Essential :

–          GITLab CI ou Jenkins

–          Artifactory

–          Kuberneteses & Docker

–          Spring / Springboot

–          Unit testing, Integration testing, Acceptance testing

–          Angular 13 / Angular JS 7

–          Apache POI/ ASPOSE / Excel

–          Apache Ignite

Extra :

–          SpringCloud

–          Junit 4 or 5

–          Cucumber

–          postGre

–          Additional skills

o   Capability to parameterize web sites under Websphere Application Server

o   Knowledge on API Architecture and authentication process (Certificate management)

Skills & Behavioral :

–          Team and people management.

–          Ability to provide step-by-step functional and technical help, both written and verbal.

–          Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot technical and functional issues.

–          Strong skills on coordination, assignment, challenge the status quo and be proactive.

–          Enthusiastic to work in challenging environment.

–          Ability to Collaborate /Teamwork in multi-location distributed environment.

–          Decision Making

–          Rigorous, serious, and disciplined

–          Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

–          Client focused

–          Previous experience with Finance and Banking would be advantageous to the role

Specific Qualifications (if required)

–         Bachelor in Eng./ B-Tech/ MCA (Equivalent)


Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Decision Making

Organizational skills

Ability to synthetize / simplify

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to manage a project

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Analytical Ability

Ability to inspire others & generate people’s commitment

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 5 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

–         Bachelor in Eng./ B-Tech/ MCA (Equivalent)

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