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Technical Architect

Last update 05.04.2024

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, European Union’s leading bank 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 10000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About BNP Paribas Group:

 BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 65 countries and has nearly 185,000 employees, including more than 145,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services for the Group’s commercial & personal banking and several specialised businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment, and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy, and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated commercial & personal banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, and Eastern Europe. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group's performance and stability

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

About Business line/Function:

CIB Architecture & Digital is a global team of technology and domain experts whose mission is to help optimize value across the full IT lifecycle. Our extensive range of services are designed to support CIB teams from early stage experimentation all the way through to Production. These services ensure that projects align with CIB strategy, principles and standards, and comply with Group policies.

Job Title:

Technical Architect




Transversal IT


Mumbai, Chennai

Business Line / Function:

ISPL CIB IT Architecture

Reports to:


Principal Technical Architect


(if applicable)


Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

Current position is under ISPL CIB IT Architecture team to work with the ‘Technical Architecture & API First’ team, to design, build & enhance enterprise applications & assist teams at ISPL to provide technical solutions.


Direct Responsibilities

·       Lead the entire application development lifecycle including design, estimation, planning, development, unit test, release and implementation support

  • Able to work independently with the Program Manager to understand business requirements and translate them to technical solutions in the application
  • Able to understand end-to-end picture (including Infrastructure components) of an existing complex application for M&E activities
  • Control and maintain the quality of the developments (norms & standards, frameworks, source control, technical reviews, code reviews)
  • Contribute / review the technical design & specifications
  • Ability to troubleshoot & guide teams facing technical challenges
  • Responsible for managing & reporting technical risks

Contributing Responsibilities

  • Contribute towards innovation; suggest new technical practices for efficiency improvement.
  • Contribute towards recruitment efforts for the team.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Mandatory Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in understanding architecture solutions for complex enterprise applications.
  • Good experience in technical analysis of n-tier applications with multiple integrations using object oriented, APIs & Microservices approaches.
  • Strong knowledge about design patterns and development principles.
  • Strong knowledge in Core Java, J2EE, Spring framework, Spring Boot, Hibernate/JPA
  • Strong knowledge in RDBMS / SQL with Oracle or SQL server or Postgres.
  • Development experience of MVC Architecture based web applications, including creation of Web Services (RESTful APIs/ SOAP Services).
  • Troubleshooting & Performance tuning using any profiling tools e.g. Dynatrace, JProfiler etc.
  • Experience in Security topics such as IDP, SSO, OAuth2, OpenIdConnect
  • Working exposure to API Gateway preferably APIGee
  • Good exposure to Messaging middleware like IBM MQ or RabbitMQ or ActiveMQ
  • Working experience with build tools like Maven & DevOps tools like Bitbucket, Git, Jenkins, SonarQube
  • Good knowledge on Linux/Unix environment (basic commands, shell scripting, etc.)
  • Ability & willingness to learn & work on diverse technologies (languages, frameworks, and tools).
  • Self-motivated, good interpersonal skills and inclination to constantly upgrade on new technologies and frameworks.
  • Good communication and co-ordination skills

Nice to have Skills:

  • Good knowledge on front-end technologies preferably Angular.

·       Knowledge on Software methodology practice – Agile Methodology & SCRUM practices

  • Knowledge/experience on No SQL databases (MongoDB, Cassandra), Kafka.
  • Some exposure to Caching technologies like Redis or Apache Ignite.
  • Exposure to financial domain.

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Decision Making

Attention to detail / rigor

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Communication skills - oral & written

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Analytical Ability

Ability to develop and leverage networks

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

Ability to inspire others & generate people's commitment

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 12 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

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Why should I apply?

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.

  • 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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