Senior Technical Architect – PS&F – Collateral

February 9, 2024

Senior Technical Architect – PS&F – Collateral

ReferenceGM 001395

  • Standard / Permanent
  • IN-MH-Mumbai
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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:

The Global Markets business of BNP Paribas helps its corporate and institutional clients leverage capital markets across the globe for their financing, risk management and investment needs. This encompasses a wide range of financial products ranging from Foreign exchange to complex Equity Derivatives that are traded in financial markets across the globe 24/7. IT systems are integral to the business and are a key part of the value proposition to clients. These IT systems range from industry standard products for standard process automation to internally developed, often, market leading IT applications. The IT teams owning these IT systems are made up of functions that include Technical and Application production support, Business Analysis & Project Management, Development & Maintenance and Quality Control. BNP Paribas India Solutions is an equal partner in these IT functions along with colleagues in other locations including Paris, London, New York, Tokyo, Singapore & Hong Kong. This partnership ranges from sharing the IT workload, executing global strategy to owning global applications offshore. The technology and engineering landscape is wide, encompassing almost all techniques and platforms. It continues to evolve and transform with the market with the business continuing to invest in it.

Job Title:

Senior Technical Architect






Business Line / Function:

PS&F – Collateral Management

Reports to:



(if applicable)


Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

The position is for a senior technical architect in collateral management team. It requires hands on knowledge in coding. The person should have experience in designing full scale multi tier applications. Good knowledge of software engineering practices is a must to be able to coach and inspire other team members to drive for better quality coding both from an architectural and process point of view. The person should be able to work on POCs to establish new features to be tried out in applications.



Direct Responsibilities

  1. Reviewing current Architecture, identify drawbacks and propose performant, scalable designs
  2. Should have good understanding of RDBMS & NO-SQL dbs and their use cases
  3. Review current design to show how the application can be modularized.
  4. Should be able to design service-oriented architecture using micro services
  5. Be able to build features from scratch to demonstrate how frameworks function
  6. Lay down standards for best practices for coding.
  7. Peer Review code to find out any bad practices.
  8. Onboard/Train existing team members on target technology
  9. Contributing to design the best solution that meets the functional needs while respecting the overall workflow of the existing application.
  10. Writing/Amending code that conforms to the best practice standards, both documented and de-facto.
  11. Escalation of barriers to progress via his/her team leader in a timely and succinct manner.
  12. Providing Technical guidance to other developers; assisting other team members in design related discussions
  13. Should have good exposure to application and/or database performance tuning.

Contributing Responsibilities

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

§  Java Core, 1.8 or above.

§  Database development, SQL and Stored Procedures in Sybase or Oracle.

§  Hibernate, Spring framework

§  JUnit, mocking techniques (e.g., easymock, jmock, mockito,..)

§  Experience with Architectural Paradigms like DDD, notions of division by domain/sub-domain, API First, Data Driven

§  Knowledge of Integration Patterns – Event Driven Architecture

§  Knowledge of Apache Camel/Kafka

§  Experience with deployment models like modular, monolith and microservice

§  Experience with continuous integration like Jenkins and version control tools

§  Knowledge of performance tuning of java applications

§  Knowledge of Agile methodologies, e.g., TDD, XP, Scrum.

§  Excellent communication skills

§  Be able to understand complex systems and take the initiative, to seek out and accept new responsibilities

§  Have drive, self motivation, good interpersonal skills, and work in a team

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Communication skills – oral & written

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Personal Impact / Ability to influence

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 inspire others & generate people’s commitment

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Analytical Ability

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 12 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)


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