About the job

  • IT Architecture position, within the IT Innovation Team, supporting the team on designing and implementing solutions accordingly with business needs. Contributing to the implementation of the toolchain to automate API deployment and the implementation of cloud native applications

Your Main Activities Are

  • Work with multiple projects & applications’ technical leaders to establish new standards around the tools, frameworks & methods to design, implement & test APIs

  • In collaboration with API developers, testers & designers define a set of rules & practices for the whole organization

  • Communicate regularly on your tasks & progress to the local technical leader & the project management

  • Develop a coaching culture within the company to easily share the knowledge

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Ability to write & review code in Java as well as Java development frameworks (Spring + SpringBoot Framework, mandatory)

  • Knowledge in API Management tools and platforms (preferably Google APIGEE)

  • Knowledge in API design, implementation & test, including production of Swagger files as well specific knowledge in: Swagger, JSON, OAS, Open API

  • Experience in Agile Project Management principles and Agile Software Development, such as Kanban, Scrum, XP

  • Experience in development platforms (Eclipse, Intellij)

  • Experience in other programming paradigm than OOP (reactive programming)

  • Experience in cloud native architecture

  • Knowledge and experience in Continuous Integration & Continuous delivery (Jenkins, Maven, Ansible, GitLab)

  • Technical proficiency on security standards and frameworks (oauth2, Openld)

  • Knowledge in complex infrastructures, general application architecture definition and follow-up, Containers (Docker/Kubernetes)

  • Understanding of leading edge best practices in design, implementation & testing as well as the ability to suggest innovative solutions

  • Experience in communicating with different stakeholders (project manager, product owner, sponsor, dev team and other architects)

  • Excellent spoken & written English capabilities (mandatory)

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to create vision

  • Genuine interest in the latest innovative technology

  • Pragmatic and critical thinking focused on solutions

  • Self-organized and able to provide quick feedback, both macro and micro level


Why joining BNP Paribas?

· Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe's banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees – including more than 145 000 in Europe.

 · Our presence in Portugal

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

· International reach

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions:

  • Retail Banking, a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines;
  • Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services;
  • Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional clients.

· Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

· Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.

To find out more on why you should join BNP Paribas visit https://bnpp.lk/why-BNP-Paribas-Portugal

* Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

* In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.

Primary Location
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 7 years

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  • What if we told you that working in our Group may not be quite what you think? BNP Paribas business lines and careers are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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