Technical Architect – Software Engineering

June 13, 2024

Technical Architect – Software Engineering


  • Permanent
  • IN-Maharashtra-MUMBAI
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Job Description – Technical Architect – Software Engineering

Position Purpose

The role of Technical Architect is to design, implement, and maintain a robust and scalable KYC framework. This framework would require ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements while optimizing operational efficiency.

KYC Technical Architect would play a pivotal role in safeguarding BNPP Group against fraud, money laundering, and other financial crimes by leveraging advanced technologies and innovative solutions.

This position is critical in driving technical vision, strategy, and execution of KYC initiatives, thereby contributing to the overall risk management and integrity of the organization.

Position will require to work in a globally distributed setup.

Direct Responsibilities

  • Lead the architecture and design of enterprise-level software solutions leveraging technology frameworks
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and create architectural blueprints for complex systems
  • Design and implement scalable, resilient, and secure distributed architectures which are cost-effective.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to development teams on best practices, design patterns, and coding standards.

·       Perform architectural reviews, code reviews, and technology assessments to ensure adherence to BNPP CIB defined architectural principles and standards.

·       Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in Java development, cloud computing, DevOps, and software architecture.

·       Lead automation and guide teams to align with shift left and shift right strategy by encouraging a mindset for automation first and reduce recursive manual efforts

  • Take ownership of technical feasibility studies, demos, proposal development and represent in ITSVC (architectural committee)

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • Strong understanding of microservices architecture, RESTful APIs, and event-driven architecture
  • Hands on experience in software development using Java/J2EE technologies, frameworks (e.g. Spring, Hibernate) and messaging (e.g. MQ)
  • Strong knowledge in RDBMS / SQL with Oracle or SQL server or Postgres
  • Experienced in caching technologies like Redis or Apache Ignite.
  • Troubleshooting & Performance tuning using any profiling tools e.g. Dynatrace, JProfiler etc.
  • Hands-on experience with containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, and Helm.
  • Experienced on building CI/CD pipelines, Bitbucket, Git, Jenkins, SonarQube, infrastructure as code (IaC), and serverless computing.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Ability & willingness to learn & work on diverse technologies (languages, frameworks, and tools)

Nice to have Skills:

  • Experience with other programming languages (e.g., Python, Go)
  • Exposure of architecting and implementing cloud-native solutions on platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Certifications such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect, or Google Professional Cloud Architect.

·       Knowledge/experience on No SQL databases (MongoDB, Cassandra), Kafka.

·       Industry related certifications e.g. TOGAF

About Business line/Function:

CIB Client Management IT has a focus on developing and maintaining applications which provides services to Client Lifecycle management, Due Diligence /KYC and Referential Operations teams and business users.

Technologies used include Java, .NET, Angular, Fenergo, MDM/Informatica deployed on private cloud infrastructure. Agile and DevSecOps practices are widely used. Application landscape includes projects that are a mix of established, under transition and completely new platforms.


Skills Referential


Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)


Ability to synthetize / simplify


Ability to deliver / Results driven


Attention to detail / rigor


Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving


Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)


Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution


Ability to understand, explain and support change


Ability to develop others & improve their skills


Ability to set up relevant performance indicators


Analytical Ability


Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent


Experience Level

At least 12 years


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 specialized 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, corporate 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, color, 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.

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