About the job
Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.
Thus, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and product quality is essential
Your Main Activities Are
Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Java code
Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation
Integration with a variety of data storage solutions
Be part of a growing team that is at the heart of our investment in regulatory and business driven change
Rapidly prototyping solutions to quickly prove / disprove new concepts
Profile and Skills to Success
3 years of experience with Java
5 years of experience in IT
Degree in Computer Science, Finance or related field
Fluency in English, both oral and written communication
Proficient in Java with a good knowledge of its ecosystem (Spring Framework, JPA / Hibernate)
Familiar with Java application design and architectural pattern
Solid understanding of object-oriented programming and functional programming paradigms
Able to incrementally deliver server side applications to meet dynamic customer requirements
Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
Knowledge of multithreaded design and concurrency patterns in Java
Strong experience delivering MVC, JDBC, and RESTful components
Knack for writing clean and readable code
Experience with both external and embedded databases
Creating data schemas that represent and support business processes
Strong unit test and debugging skills
Strong analytical skills with a creative and flexible approach to problem solving
Capacity to work effectively in a team and appetite to lead a team towards the best solutions
Delivery-focused with keen attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
Professional and precise communication skills
Basic knowledge of Python or SQL is appreciated
Experience of market and / or counterparty risk
Exposure to the practical issues of data loading, validation and management
About the Team
On Market and Liquidity risks : it is Group-wide. RISK comprehensively covers the CIB capital markets activities, ALM Treasury as well as the IS Business Units
On Counterparty risk : it is Group-wide. RISK covers all counterparty risks arising from derivative and repo transactions
On Credit risk : credit analysis and approval for all Financial Institutions (including Funds and SPVs), Sovereigns, Wealth Management clients and other IS private clients
On Insurance risk : risks generated by Insurance activities
Depending on mandates given, RISK also assumes, directly or indirectly, responsibilities on the above risk categories in specific areas of the Retail Business Units
RISK contributes to the definition of the Groups risk appetite, its risk decision-making process and the optimization of capital allocation to support the development of the Operating Divisions
The RISK ERA Systems team is part of RISK. Its mission consists in 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
RISK ERA Systems has recently been expanding its international footprint by opening a new hub in Lisbon. This hub is currently made of two teams
Market Risk Measures (MRM), in charge of developing and implementing calculation methods for market and counterparty risk using Python
Data Governance Tool (DGT), responsible for the development and maintenance of a tool used to monitor data quality within RISK and developed in Python, Angular and Java
Why joining BNP Paribas?
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 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees including more than 145 000 in Europe.
Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
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 :
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 / paternity, 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.
At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally.
Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.
At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment.
To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.