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Technical Architect - Digital Banking & Client Experience

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Job Description – Technical Architect

About BNP Paribas Group:

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 74 countries with more than 190,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 15,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets, it provides clients with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs, and continues to develop its franchise in the region.

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 :

CIB Client Experience / Client Management domain having focus on Customer Relation Management (CRM), “Know Your Customer (KYC)”, Client Onboarding,  Client Request and Service Management, Referential and Data Quality.  Technologies being used include Java, .NET, AngularJS, Informatica, Ab Initio, Tableau, Fenergo and Siebel. Agile and DevOps practices are widely used. Landscape includes projects which are a mix of established and some that are being transitioned to new platforms.


Job Title:

Technical Architect



Digital Banking & Client Experience



Business Line / Function:

CLM IT Transversal

Reports to:




(if applicable)


Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:



We are looking for a Technical Architect to design/upgrade the structure of our IT systems and oversee programs to ensure the robust architecture is in place that will allow stability and scalability of our systems.

In this role, person should be an excellent communicator who is able to translate complex requirements into technical / functional architecture. We would also like you to have hands-on experience on software development and be able to manage complex programs.

Person will also require ensuring our internal IT framework operates properly and compliant with BNP Paribas regulations.

Position Purpose

Technical Architect is required encompassing both technical expertise and functional skills. Complex IT systems need experienced professionals `to ensure they function at the optimum level 24x7. Visionary who is up to date with trends in the industry and can make meaningful recommendations for future technical path for the domain.


Direct Responsibilities

·         Architect, design & validate enterprise applications

·         Plan and design/upgrade the structure of both legacy and new technology solutions

·         Propose options and convince stakeholders of design and architecture decisions to be taken.

·         Assist with solving complex technical problems

·         Evaluate and select appropriate software or hardware and suggest integration methods

·         Research and Propose Buy V/S Build for systems and components.

·         Analysing the requirements of large systems and breaking them down into manageable units

·         Work with IT managers on planning for an organisation’s future IT requirements

·         Work in an agile mode with emphasis on TDD, BDD, and clean code

·         Be a source of technical proposals and driver for change.

·         Be mentor on technical topics for team members.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

·         Proven experience as a Technical Architect

·         Hands-on experience with software development and system administration

·         Well versed with Design Patterns.

·         Experience in project architecture and service-oriented architecture (SOA)

·         Excellent troubleshooting & debugging skills

·         Knowledge of various coding languages (e.g. JavaScript, Java, .Net, C#)

·         Familiarity with different operating systems (e.g. Windows, UNIX) and databases (e.g. ORACLE, SQL Server)

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Problem-solving aptitude

·         Organizational and leadership skills

Good To Have

·         Experience with Cloud technologies, salesforce or CRM.

·         Experience with GIT (Bitbucket / Gitlab).

·         Exposure to Finance domain and prior experience with banks

Specific Qualifications (if required)



: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Communication skills - oral & written

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Attention to detail / rigor

Transversal Skills

(Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution

Ability to inspire others & generate people's commitment

Ability to develop and leverage networks

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

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Education Level:

Master Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 10 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)


Primary Location: IN-MH-MumbaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYEducation Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)Experience Level: At least 10 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Client focusedTransversal competency: Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…