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Java Architect

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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 Businessline/Function :

BP2S is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas Group and one of the highest-rated asset servicing banks in the industry. BP2S is a multi-asset servicing specialist committed to helping clients achieve their ambitions both in terms of investments and in terms of cross-border distribution, with an extensive network of over 90 markets. Banking Services function, under BP2S provides for Custody and Tax solutions for institutional clients

Job Title:

Java/J2EE Architect







Business Line / Function:

Banking Services

Reports to:




Senior Technical Leader


Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

The J2EE Architect will be responsible to define, upgrade, and integrate software architecture that support Java-based applications. Java Architect to work closely with the software design team to help the application achieve long-term software/technical landscape goals by designing the architecture


Direct Responsibilities

  • Meeting with enterprise architects and the application design team to discuss the current state and future goals and needs of the application/group
  • Examining and defining current architecture systems
  • Designing scalable architecture systems for Java-based applications
  • Identifying the hardware and software infrastructure needs to accommodate the application’s architectural goals
  • Troubleshooting design flaws and system bottlenecks
  • Performing validation tests to ensure the flexibility and scalability of the Java environment
  • Assisting the software design team with application integration
  • Conducting system performance tests

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • Expertise in Java, J2EE frameworks, Struts, Spring, Web Services, MQ with Strong design skills
  • Expertise in Java performance tuning, code optimization techniques, profiling tools, Jmeter, tools like Splunk or Geneos
  • Experience in Angular, ReactJS is plus
  • Experience with Dev Ops Tool chains - Junit, Continuous Deployment, Jenkins, Pipeline, Sonarqube, Code coverage, Maven, Ansible, Docker
  • Experience using IBM WebSphere, Tomcat, IHS
  • Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework like Spring MVC
  • Experience in Cloud native applications, Cloud technologies
  • Experience in Linux platform
  • Good knowledge in Oracle Database - SQL, PL-SQL(Procedures, Packages, Cursors etc.,)
  • Good Communication Skills and must poses other soft skills to work with cross functional teams
  • Good knowledge of the business of the Investment bank

Specific Qualifications

  • 12+ years of IT experience
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science
  • Previous work experience as a Java Architect of at least 5 years
  • Advanced knowledge of software architecture
  • High-level project management skills
  • Ability to solve complex software system issues
  • Good communication skills

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills:

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Communication skills - oral & written

Ability to share / pass on knowledge

Transversal Skills:

Analytical Ability

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 12 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)



Primary Location: IN-TN-ChennaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 12 yearsSchedule: Full-time Reference: STA000072