Java Job: Senior Java Engineer

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BNP Paribas


Lisbon - Portugal

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Java Job Details

About the job

    We're searching for a top-notch Senior Java Engineer to join our dynamic team! In this role, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects on a multicultural and international organization

Your Main Activities Are

    Designing, developing, testing, and deploying high-quality Java applications
    Collaborating with the product team to understand requirements, provide technical solutions, and ensure the successful delivery of projects
    Mentoring and guiding junior developers
    Understanding of design & architecture principles, common data structures and algorithms complexity
    Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
    Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
    Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
    Expert in modern Java development practices and actively seeks to maintain a current up to date set of skills

Profile and Skills to Success

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
    At least 5 years of experience in Java development
    Really good experience with Java (11+ versions)
    Produce microservice designs and develop them into fully working systems
    Experience with Apache Ignite, Spring Boot, and API REST
    Experience with Unit testing and Continuous Integration/Delivery Processes (Jenkins, Junit, Mockito and possible others)
    Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies, tools such as Intellij, JIRA and Confluence and version control in Git
    Proficient Linux or Windows user
    Fluency in English (both written and spoken)
    Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
    Good interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to effectively present technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple priorities
    Familiarity with cloud computing and cloud deployment (Microservices, Docker, Kubernetes or others)
    Experience with Python, SQL (Oracle or PostgreSQL) or Kafka
    Basic leadership skills and ability to mentor junior team members
    We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about technology, and who is excited to work on challenging projects in a fast-paced environment
    If you meet the qualifications and are ready to take on a new challenge, we would love to hear from you


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.




Standard / Permanent




Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)


At least 5 years




(REF: 2302CIBIT14203)