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Vice President - Team Lead - Security Reference Data

Company: BNP Paribas
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Business Overview:

Global Prime Services technology is seeking Technology Team Lead of Security Reference data application supporting Prime & Finance platform. The role requires strong functional expertise in security reference data space.

BNPP has an industry-leading Prime Services platform with multi-asset structured financing solutions across the liquidity spectrum, providing stability and consistency as well as customized financing and margin strategies. BNPP has access to capital through BNP Paribas' strong credit rating and balance sheet. BNPP Equity & Prime services business is going through significant growth with aspiration to be top Prime Broker for Europe and within top 4 globally. The long-term focus of the platform is on supporting activities growth targets set by the management, responding to the fast-pace of client demand for new products and services, and compliance with new regulatory obligations. There are several strategic technology initiatives on the way to accelerate DevOps, Virtualization, and Cloud transformation, as well as adaptation of machine learning and artificial intelligence to deliver client offering.

Security Reference Data application is one of the core PB systems with real-time data publishing capabilities serving CIB beyond Prime & Finance, including electronic execution. Application fetches Security Static for various asset classes (Equities, Fixed Income, Options, Indexes, Futures, Warrants, OTC etc.,), Corporate actions, Prices, FX- Rates, Index Components, Ratings, Interest Rates, Restricted & Sanctioned securities lists, from multiple external vendors and internal market data providers and applies configurable waterfall logic

*Physical presence in BNPP's office(s) is an essential function of this position. BNPP requires all of our employees to be vaccinated in order to access its offices, subject to reasonable accommodations for reasons related to disability or religion.


  • Lead a team of on-shore and off-shore developers and deliver results with superior quality maintaining highest standards of excellence and performance.
  • Work in an agile and fast-paced environment interfacing with management, business (Product Development, Client Services, and Operations including regulatory teams) and senior technology members to understand the requirement, provide business process automation ideas and solutions relevant to the project
  • Work with external vendors Bloomberg, Reuters etc., and internal market data providers in addressing data quality concerns, SLAs and supporting new business data requirements
  • Design and develop scalable and flexible application components, document technical specifications and functional flows
  • Enforce technical architecture standards
  • Hands-on with various software development including design, coding, UAT and deployment.
  • Escalate blocking issues to the appropriate level of management.
  • Perform Level 3 support when needed and supporting the teams, investigating any issues, determining root causes and obtaining resolution.
  • Identifying ways to improve process, procedures to enhance quality and productivity
  • Follow the SDLC process, including end-to-end development cycle from requirements analysis, coding, testing, maintenance and support production releases
  • Work with external and internal audit teams
    Minimum Required Qualifications
    • Bachelors in Comp Science with 12+ year experience in software development or Masters in Comp Science with 10+ year experience
    • 5 year experience as a senior developer
    • Strong functional experience with Security Reference data.
    • Excellent understanding of Market data - Multiple asset classes( Equities, Fixed Income, Options, Indexes, Futures, Warrants, OTC etc.,), Corporate actions, Prices, FX- Rates, Index Components, Ratings, Interest Rates, Restricted & Sanctioned securities lists
    • Experience in working with external vendors
    • Experience in design and building high performance, high availability, scalable, distributed applications capable of supporting straight through processing of large amount of data
    • Experience with web services development using SpringBoot / REST APIs
    • Experience in the following technologies is required: J2EE / Spring / Hibernate / Multithreading / JMS / MQ/TIBCO
    • Experience with Oracle / SQL Server
    • Project Delivery Skills:
      • Strong various technology skills with ability to think logically to analyze problems and define efficient solutions.
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with representatives of a diverse range of departments globally
      • Ability to:
        • Work both independently and with a team in a dynamic environment.
        • Prioritize, organize own work and manage time effectively.
        • Work within an environment with high pressure on timeliness and quality of deliveries
          Preferred Qualifications;
          • Experience in Investment Bank and functional domain knowledge of Prime Brokerage is a plus
          • Hands-on experience with messaging platforms (Kafka, Solace, MQ, etc.)
          • Experience with distributed caching systems like GigaSpaces
          • Hands-on experience with Unix/Linux
          • Agile development experience
          • Cloud Application Design experience
            FINRA Registrations Required:

            Not Applicable

            CFTC Swap Dealer Associated Person (if yes, NFA Swaps Proficiency Program is required):N/A

            Not Applicable

            SEC Security-Based Swap Dealer Associated Person:

            Not Applicable

            About BNP Paribas:

            In the United States, BNP Paribas has built a strong and diversified presence to support its client base. We continue to grow and strengthen our commitment to the US market through our Corporate & Institutional Banking activities. We are one of a few non-US banks to offer a full value chain for our clients, from trading to financing, and clearing and custody in the US with the international footprint and capacity to deliver both globally and locally. Leveraging the strength of our European roots, our network can support clients in virtually every region of the world, enabling more connectivity and efficiency wherever our clients conduct business.

            BNP Paribas' Corporate & Institutional Banking services corporate clients and institutional investors offering tailored solutions in financing, cash management, and advisory services to companies via Corporate Banking, in capital markets via Global Markets, and in securities custody and administration via Securities Services. As the asset management arm of BNP Paribas, BNP Paribas Asset Management offers high value-added solutions to individual savers, companies, and institutional investors.

            The bank employs nearly 14,000 people and has a presence in the country since the late 1800s in major cities including New York, Jersey City, Chesterbrook, PA, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Denver and Washington, DC.

            BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach across the US, EMEA and APAC. It has a presence in 68 countries, with more than 193,000 employees. The Bank offers a comprehensive range of banking, investment and financial services solutions through three main fields of activity: Retail Banking for the Bank's retail-banking networks and several specialized 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, BNP Paribas 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.

            We take pride in our expertise and our ability to adapt while constantly looking ahead to create a more sustainable world.

            BNP Paribas. The Bank for a Changing World.


            BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.

            Primary Location
            US-NJ-Jersey City

            Job Type
            Standard / Permanent


            Education Level
            Bachelor Degree or equivalent (> = 3 years)

            Experience Level
            At least 7 years



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