Java Developer
BNP Paribas
Lisbon, PT
há 6 dias

About the job

We are looking for a senior Java developer responsible for the construction of application components (such as RESTful services) to manage the interchange of data between external services and the system.

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.

You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application; therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

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

Minimum Qualification Requirements :

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

Technical Skills Required :

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

Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

Soft Skills Required :

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

Desired Skills :

Exposure to JavaScript frameworks (AngularJS, et al)

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

The mission of RISK is to provide Senior Management of the Group and of the Operating Divisions, with full transparency and dynamic analysis of the risk and clients managed by Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) and Investment Solutions (IS) business units, as per the scope detailed below.

The scope of RISK is :

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 Group’s 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?

  • 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 68 countries, with around 193 000 Employees including more than 148 000 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 : / / / 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.
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