Senior Java Developer

July 10, 2024

Senior Java 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:

For 150 years, BNP Paribas Wealth Management has been committed to protecting clients’ wealth, developing it, and eventually passing it on to their loved ones. We deliver tailor-made experience, with outstanding attention to detail and expertise from precise local knowledge to the global know-how that we access from the Group. Our goal is to create a new wealth management experience fit for a world where digital interactions have come to enhance human ones. Wealth Management Investment Solution Hub (WMIS Hub) provides a global IT solution for BNP Paribas Wealth Management where we develop, maintain and evolve IT applications which fits to the specific needs of BNP Paribas Wealth Management business users.

Job Title:

Senior Developer / Technical Lead




WMIS Hub Operations



Business Line / Function:

COO Functions

Reports to:




(if applicable)


Olivier Michel

Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

Operations Division in their long-term vision to transition to Java Stack is establishing a team in Chennai. A Senior Java developer in Chennai is required to work on projects requiring Java solution and be working for other projects in the domain including Corporate Actions and Digitization of the bank.



Direct Responsibilities

•        Lead a team efficiently to drive the project to completion.

•        Participate to the full development lifecycle including design, estimation, planning, development, unit test, release, implementation and post production support.

•        Provide production/L3 support for the delivered projects.

•        Work with the Business Analyst and Solution architects to understand the business requirements and translate them to technical solutions in the application.

•        Contribute / review the technical specifications.

•        Responsible for managing & reporting technical risks.

•        Control and Maintain the quality of the developments (norms & standards, frameworks, source control, technical reviews, code reviews)

•        Work with L1/L2 support team in case of emergency production issue and provide support in fixing the production incidents.

•        Provide guidance to team members.

Contributing Responsibilities

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

•    Hands-on experience with various Java / Web technologies and frameworks: Spring (Core, Security, MVC), JPA, REST API, JMS.

•    Hands-on experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Wildfly/Jboss

•    Hands-on experience with Active MQ, Kafka

•    Hands-on experience with PostgreSQL, MySQL/MSSQL

•    Hands-on experience as Tech Leader, coaching team members and leading the building and delivery of Web / Mobile solutions.

•    Hands-on experience on API related activities: requirement analysis, design, resource-based API modeling, micro-services architecture.

•    Hands-on experience on User Interface development, preferably Angular.

•    Hands-on experience in providing production support.

•    Mentor a team and work with groups effectively.

•    Strong knowledge about design patterns and development principles.

•    Good practical knowledge of design of RDBMS and SQL

•    Strong critical thinker with problem solving aptitude. 

•    Excellent written and oral communication skills.

•    Experience and knowledge of automated testing (TDD, BDD).

•    Proven/previous experience with CI/CD, DevOps and Agile. 

•    General banking knowledge or Banking knowledge related to Wealth Management / Private banking.

•    Preferably Knowledge of Cloud platform say IBM cloud, Keda, Prometheus

•    Preferably Knowledge of Temenos T24/Transact Software package

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Java / Web Technologies and Frameworks

Spring (Core, Security and MVC)



JMS, Kafka, Active MQ

Docker, K8s

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Communication skills – oral & written

Critical thinking

Ability to share / pass on knowledge

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution

Ability to manage a project

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 10 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

•    Speaking at conferences and/or user groups

•    Contributing to open source projects

•    Java script development (Node.js or SPA framework)

•    NoSQL experience

•    Exposure to Enterprise Architecture


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