FRESH Technical Engineer

March 19, 2024

FRESH Technical Engineer


  • Standard / Permanent
  • PT-11-Lisbon
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About the job

  • FRESH is an IT framework encompassing Projects & Systems of Finance and RISK functions that brings together a community of 1.600 experts coming from Finance, RISK and IT backgrounds, with a strong focus on efficiency, proximity, agility and time-to-market
  • It is a new worldwide organizational model that contributes to tackle major challenges of Group’s transformation of today and tomorrow, building the best offer for Finance and RISK community through a progressive rotation towards new technologies and best practices
  • FRESH organization is the outcome of several convergences: between the Project & Systems teams of Group Finance, CIB Finance and RISK and their related IT teams. FRESH is part of the ITG organization (ITG in Europe and ITO overseas) with a threefold sponsorship by ITG, Finance and RISK (CIB-ITO; RISK Solutions and ITG-FIT)

 Your Main Activities Are

  • Ensure that technical and functional setups are aligned with architecture’s patterns & recommendations
  • Ensure that every IT setup abides by Security obligations and frameworks
  • Be able to install/configure/parameter components/modules of Portfolio’s applications
  • Be able to install new patches and/or deploy upgrades when provided by the vendor
  • Be able to design/build/monitor/update/decommission data feeds as inputs/outputs of portfolio’s applications (CFT, API Exchanges, Data Flow monitoring…)
  • Be able to build/administer DataBase Schemas for Portfolio’s applications, and also perform on-demand/scheduled queries on those DBs (mainly Oracle-based DB setup)
  • Help plan, prepare & document Delivery milestones (IT Road Map, Rollback Instructions, delivery roadmap…)
  • Be in charge of the L3 support level which implies being Responsible/Accountable for certain actions such as: Analyse & diagnose L3 incidents; Provide OPS with proper solving instructions (if applies); Open & follow up an issue at Vendor level (Axway)
  • Be able to perform unitary testing before UATs or Breakfix delivery
  • Help detect service interruptions (Up/Down status of servers/DBs…)
  • Help wacth data exchanges & detect any data feeds disruptions
  • Attendee in some committee (Kick off, go-live, SFO, ..)
  • Establish efficient communication with perimeter stakeholders (OPS, BP2I, vendor, software editor, ..)
  • Help create/maintain relevant documentation across whole Portfolio’s lifecycle, for ex: Technical specifications and Installation procedure 

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor Degree in IT
  • At least 6 years of relevant professional experience in IT
  • Relevant experience as a TMA/tech lead
  • Knowledge of Business/IT relationship
  • Database conception & implementation
  • Programming skills (JAVA, Shell, SQL, PLSQL)
  • Some experience or knowledge of Axway tools
  • Good communication skills in English, both written and spoken,
  • Capacity to collaborate in a project
  • Capacity to be organized

About the Team:

  • The team acts in close proximity with end users, providing services and means to fulfill short term requirements, to prototype, test and learn around innovation, to improve adequation between processes and their related systems, and to monitor production on a daily basis and support users especially on closing periods
  • We implement solutions in an agile way of working to face short term requirements that cannot be covered in due time by existing industrialized systems. We coordinate activities to address needs covered by generic/transversal solution
  • Applications Portfolio holds today 3 applications (provided by Axway):
    • Composer – Axway Composer is the central configuration and design tool of the Axway 5 Suite. Composer consists of a server and a client GUI. You use Composer to define, test, and deploy sets of parameters for EIR & Sentinel
    • Sentinel – Axway Sentinel is an application that enables you to perform end-to-end monitoring of data flow
    • PAE – PaE maps, documents, centralizes, automates and secures accounting systems and interfaces


 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 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees – including more than 145 000 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 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.

· 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:

  • Retail Banking, a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines;
  • Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services;
  • Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional clients.

· 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/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.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

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.

· Remote Working Conditions

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.

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* 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.