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Job Description – Python Developer

About BNP Paribas Group:


“BNP Paribas Group is a leading European bank with a strong global footprint across 72 markets and more than 202,000 employees. The Group provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships”.


About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas Group, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Mumbai and Chennai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. We partner various business lines of BNP Paribas such as Corporate and Institutional Banking, Wealth Management, Retail Banking through three verticals - Information Technology, Operations and Finance Shared Services.

About Businessline/Function :

The mission of Risk-Investment & Markets (Risk-IM) is to provide Senior Management of the Group, of the Operating Divisions, and of Risk Management with full transparency and dynamic analysis of the risks and clients managed by Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) and Investment Solutions (IS) business units.

The Risk Systems team is part of Risk-IM, which mission includes providing the bank with a comprehensive capital markets risk system used to calculate market and counterparty risk capital figures using advanced methods and to support the needs of users for risk analysis, risk reporting and the credit process.

The Data Fabric team is responsible for delivering large scale risk data architecture, supporting regular and rapid re-configuration in compliance with increasingly stringent data governance rules. 

The team is growing because both risk and data are key areas which are being invested in to enable the BNP Paribas to meet its objectives.

Job Title:

Python Developer


26 Nov 2019





Business Line / Function:

Risk System

Reports to:


Team Lead


(if applicable)


Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:



Position Purpose

The role is primarily focused on the delivery of reporting to support regulatory, business driven and technical projects. Additionally, the role requires some participation in the day-to-day efforts of the BDI team to develop and support a stream of enhancements to support acquisition, processing and presentation of risk data.

The candidate is expected to both perform some business analysis, technical analysis and development

The role gives the successful candidate excellent exposure to risk management subjects and practitioners, and develops an in-depth knowledge of regulatory reporting. The key skill is to quickly understand the requirements and convert them to system enhancements using scripting tools, object oriented languages, VBA and other applications.

The ideal candidate will have enthusiasm for learning and working closely with the rest of development team which is located in London. The candidate should be flexible enough to work on both small scale enhancements and must also have the ability to undertake larger complicated projects with other developers.

Previous experience within the investment banking sector is not essential but a highly motivated and skilled individual who can add to the current group of talented developers is considered more important.


Direct Responsibilities

·         Develop; implement and unit test the required solution, respecting BNP Paribas best practices, standards and tools.

·         Provide estimates for work

·         Provide updates of status and estimates to complete

·         Take part in peer group code reviews

·         Identify risks and issues, and help monitor them

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

·         Excellent knowledge of Python

·         Use of SQL within the professional environment

·         Working knowledge of UNIX

·         Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

·         Flexible and responsive attitude

·         Excellent software coding and analysis skills working in agile environment with daily scrum meetings

Specific Qualifications (if required)


Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Communication skills - oral & written

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Analytical Ability

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

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Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 3 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)



Primary Location: IN-MH-MumbaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 3 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / TeamworkTransversal competency: Ability to develop others & improve their skills