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Senior Developer

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Last update 07.07.2024

In a changing world, unprecedented challenges require unmatched talent. Join one of Montreal's Top Employers in 2024. We are a dynamic and growing organization having its main establishment located in downtown Montreal and part of a leading international banking institution fully committed to building a more sustainable future. Note that the position may be in the Canadian Branch of BNP Paribas or in one of its subsidiaries based in Montreal.

The position at a glance

Change & Solutions is an integrated and agile structure to facilitate the delivery of change solutions across the BNPP platform, with deep interconnectivity across businesses and functions to support the execution of priority initiative combining, from strategic consulting to execution.

The Analytics Lab falls under the Change & Solutions and is responsible for the industrialization of data driven and AI opportunities for the Americas region with people in Montreal and in New-York. The Analytics Lab supports the platform to innovate and implement ideas that positively influence how we operate and challenge the status quo of the organization. It is a center of expertise in CIB Americas to maximize the bank understanding of customers, enhance products, services and operations with a data driven approach.

As BNP Paribas is a global organization, the Lab is also part of Analytics Consulting, A global team that build AI solutions for CIB. Beyond the presence in Americas, it has AI and development experts in Paris, Lisbon, London, and Warsaw.


The senior developer will be part of the core data-science team analyzing business issues / opportunities and solve them through a deep data analytical approach. This role aims at providing scalable frameworks for greedy data pipeline. It also brings performance and resiliency focus to the work developed by the data science team:

·      Develop and maintain reliable and evolving AI applications with state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms.

·      Diagnose and resolve performances related issues with in-house application software.

·      Coach, train and mentor data scientists on latency issues, best practices, and methods to improve the lab final products and the overall client experience.

·      Ensure deliverables adhere to the Continuous Improvement/Continuous Delivery framework as well as automated testing.

·      Facilitate internal validations (IT, Risk, Compliance), deployment and application support.

·      Provide knowledge on technology and business trends advising on potential benefits and impacts. 

·     Participate in joint projects with our colleagues from Analytics Consulting in EMEA.

The strengths and skills that will help you succeed

Minimum required qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, Optimization, Software Engineering
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience including development and L3 support of production environment.
  • Expertise in major programming languages (Python, Java, GoLang) and database (PostGreSQL / SQL).
  • Experience with source control (Git) and release management (JIRA, Jenkins, Artifactory).
  • Experience with containerization (Docker & Kubernetes) and micro-service architecture.
  • Experience with development of RESTful applications (API) and OpenAPI specifications.
  • Positive, energetic, flexible, and self-motivated team player with strong organizational skills
  • Given the vast majority of our clients, both internal and external, are based outside of Quebec and Canada, specific language requirements may apply. Bilingualism in French and English is required.
  • Very strong work ethic and ability to deal with confidential information.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience implementing and supporting Machine learning applications.
  • Experience with middleware (Kafka), cloud storage (S3).
  • Experience with performance measurements and troubleshooting.
  • Previous mentorship experience
  • Agile to quickly adapt to new situations and conduct projects in a fluid work environment

What’s in it for you

In addition to competitive compensation, we offer flexible benefits including a family and spouse insurance program, a defined contribution pension plan and paid days for volunteering. Hybrid work arrangements, such as remote working up to 50% and flexible working hours are available for most positions. BNP Paribas provides excellent training and personal development programs, as well as opportunities for career development within the company and internationally.

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What you need to know 

·         We will review candidates as they apply, so don’t wait to submit your application. 

·         BNP Paribas is committed to accessibility and inclusion. If you need any accommodation during the recruitment process, you can contact accessibility [at] (dot) com 

·         You must be legally eligible to work in the Greater Montreal area and, if applicable, hold a valid work or study permit. Physical presence in BNP Paribas’ office(s) is an essential function of this position.

·         Given the vast majority of our clients, both internal and external, are based outside of Quebec and Canada, specific language requirements may apply. These will be clearly mentioned in the qualifications of the position.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at the heart of our commitments

At BNP Paribas all employees are on an equal footing allowing us to create a work environment that values and respects people for their talents, skills and competences.

BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act and Canadian Human Right Act).

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About us

BNP Paribas is the top bank in the European Union and a major international banking establishment. Present in 63 countries, with more than 180,000 employees, the bank holds key positions in several areas of banking and financial services.

BNP Paribas’ mission is to contribute to a responsible and sustainable economy by financing and advising its clients according to the highest ethical standards, while striving to respond to essential concerns in terms of the environment, regional development and social inclusion.

Since 1961, BNP Paribas has supported large Canadian companies and institutions in their business development by offering a full range of specialized financial services and investment products.

With over 1,400 employees, BNP Paribas in Canada continues to attract experts from diverse fields as well as ambitious young talent from around the world. We are proud to offer our employees a rewarding and international workplace where they can build their professional careers by honing their skills, meeting challenges and enriching their knowledge of the financial industry.

Our certifications and partnerships

·         Montreal’s Top Employers 2024

·         Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2024

·         Women in Governance  – Parity certified -  Gold certification

·         Pride at Work Canada

·         Rainbow Accreditation issued by Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)

·         IndigenousWorks

·         Part of Les Affaires top 300 companies in Quebec

·         Synclusiv

·         Ready, Willing and Able

·         Autisme sans Limites

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Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?


  • What if we told you that working in our Group isn’t quite what you might think? At BNP Paribas, we do a multitude of different jobs that are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole. Whether through everyday tasks or major projects, doing one of our jobs means making a personal commitment to taking sustainable action.

  • 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.

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