Job Description - APAC


About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is a top-ranking bank in Europe with an international profile. It operates in 71 countries and has almost 199 000 employees. The Group ranks highly in its three core areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail banking networks and financial services are grouped together under Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, centred on corporate and institutional clients. The Group helps all of its clients (retail, associations, businesses, SMEs, large corporates and institutional) to implement their projects by providing them with services in financing, investment, savings and protection. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas enjoys leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and has a solid and fast-growing network in the Asia/Pacific region.

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24x7 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 6000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About Business line/Function :

Global Markets :

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 work load, 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:

Software Engineer

 

Date:

Department:

GMIT

Location:

Mumbai

Business Line / Function:

Trade Processing

Reports to:

(Direct)

Grade:

(if applicable)

(Functional)

Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:

NA

 

Position Purpose

The concerned system is a back office settlement system for FX and Money Markets (FXMM) back office (BO). It receives trades from multiple front office systems and performs certain settlement operations. This is an in-house multi product settlement system, used globally at BNPP. It is transforming to be the settlement layer for all trades across asset classes at BNPP. It is responsible for the STP of the Back Office Processes for confirmation, accounting, treasury announcements and payments. The application is primarily developed in C with strong usage of Oracle PL/SQL and IBM MQ. It has a web based front end that has been developed on the ASP.NET platform. This role offers exciting opportunity to the candidate to get exposed to critical settlement and regulatory reporting process along with direct interaction with business professionals located in London and Paris. The candidate will have an opportunity to work with a diverse and a highly competent team of professionals that demand very high standards in their delivery. This settlement system is to become a key strategic application in the bank’s ‘CIB of Tomorrow’ vision with high visibility to senior management in the realms of IT and business. A successful candidate would have a unique opportunity to be part of a global team located across multiple locations (Mumbai, London and Paris) to develop & implement large scale changes. The role offers a great opportunity to understand and strengthen capabilities across the capital markets technology landscape.  

Responsibilities

Direct Responsibilities

 

·         Autonomous programming to deliver quality functionality, on time, meeting standard technical and performance expectations. 

·         Understand requirements, by liaising with BAs, Users, Architects, and Leads etc. and provide solutions that are robust, scalable and adhere to standards.  

·         Design and execute appropriate Unit, System & Integration tests. Apply appropriate automation techniques to make this efficient & dependable. 

·         Ensure all Platform and Organization practices & standards with respect to software development lifecycle & risk management are adhered to day to day. This includes appropriate documentation of software, time, plans and provide timely updates.   

·         Be available for Level 3 application support as and when needed by the Platform owner to investigate production issues and provide fixes/workaround to the L1 & L2 support team.  

·         Liaise appropriately with other platform IT teams upstream and downstream as and when required for assigned tasks.

 

Contributing Responsibilities

·         Assist in enforcement of Project deadlines, schedule and methodologies.

·         Suggest area of improvement in internal process along with possible solution.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

·         At least 3 years professional application development experience.

·         Extensive experience in PL/SQL programming, developing complex packages, stored procedures, functions and implementing best practices in PL/SQL programing.

·         Proficient in use of analytical functions, PLSQL collections, Cursors, SQL Loaders with good understanding of table partitions.

·         Professional development experience in Unix/Linux C and Pro*C.

·         Familiarity with Linux/Unix OS and commands.

·         Experience of building testing strategies and test cases and working with software test teams.

·         Structured, organized and a good communicator. 

Nice to have skills (would be given preference): - 

  • Python
  • Agile Development / Scrum Methodologies
  • Experience with Global markets / Capital Markets domain with focus on FX and Money Markets.

Specific Qualifications (if required)

                                         

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills

Attention to detail / rigor

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Adaptability

Transversal Skills: 

Analytical Ability

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to develop and leverage networks

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 3 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

 

               

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills

Attention to detail / rigor

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Adaptability

Transversal Skills: 

Analytical Ability

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to develop and leverage networks

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 3 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

Primary Location
IN-MH-Mumbai
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Job
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 3 years
Schedule
Full-time
Reference
GM 000757


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