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Python Developer

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About the job

We are looking for a Python Developer to join our RISK Systems team in Lisbon.

The Risk Systems team is part of the Enterprise Risk Architecture (RISK ERA) transversal stream within BNP Paribas’ RISK function, whose mission is to support the definition of the risk appetite and risk decision-making process of the Group.

Your primary focus will be the development of the core framework used for data integration and calculation of market and counterparty risk metrics.

You will also contribute to the design of the new Citizen Developer framework that will allow expert business users to be integrated in the core system in a scalable way.

With over 200 people worldwide, RISK Systems works in a fully Scaled Agile setup and you will be part of a team following SAFE agile practices, working closely with other locations.

Innovation is also key to RISK Systems so you will have the opportunity to collaborate in cross-team innovation projects and propose initiatives aligned with our top innovation priorities: Artificial Intelligence, Development Languages, Process Efficiency & Automation and Knowledge Sharing.

Your Main Activities Are

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Python code

  • Rapidly prototyping solutions to quickly prove/disprove new concepts

  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems

  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications

  • Ensure code documentation and organization

  • Incrementally deliver applications to meet dynamic customer requirements

  • Resolve incidents in a production environment

  • Collaborate with different stakeholders in the solution of problems and blockages

  • Learn processes related to Deal processing and Risk Metric Calculation

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Minimum Qualification Requirements:

    • Academic degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics or related field

    • ​​​​​​​Proven experience with Python programming

  • Valued Technical and Functional Skills:
    • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming and functional programming paradigms
    • Proficient in Python, with a good knowledge of its ecosystem and architectural patterns
    • Demonstrable ability to write clean and readable code
    • Experience with SQL and any industry standard relational database
    • Experience with unit, integration and end to end testing
    • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
    • Creating data schemas that represent and support business processes
    • Familiar with Agile/SAFE practices

Additional Valued Skills:

• Appetite for developing an understanding of finance and risk metrics (previous experience would be advantageous)

• Strong analytical skills with a creative and flexible approach to problem solving (PhDs are welcomed)

• Capacity to work effectively in a team

• Delivery-focused with keen attention to detail

• Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

• Professional and precise communication skills

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 72 countries, with around 200 000 Employees – including more than 150 000 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 6.500 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: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services for retail banking and specialised financial services, and Corporate & Institutional Banking for corporate and institutional clients.

In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

  • 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, 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.

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: PT-11-LisbonJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: RISKSEducation Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)Experience Level: Not IndicatedSchedule: Full-time Reference: 2102RSK6575