Global Banking Application Support (FTC – 12 months)

April 24, 2024

Global Banking Application Support (FTC – 12 months)

ReferenceITO002664

  • Fixed Term
  • JP-Tokyo-To
  • OPERATION PROCESSING
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Position Purpose
Provide application support for Global banking Applications used by Bank Operations staff and other operation functions of the bank.

Responsibilities
Direct Responsibilities

Technical

  • Support Global banking payment chain applications for Bank operations users. 
  • Monitor scheduled jobs related to supported applications and services. Monitor system heath and investigate alerts to take necessarily follow-up actions.
  • Investigate issues and report to vendors / regional & global support teams for stabilizing and improving the systems.
  • Manage and Implement system migration as Obsolescence Management and Zengin/BOJ/SWIFT roadmap. 
  • Manage incidents, problems, and changes accordingly to the APS standards. Follow and understand the latest changes/issues on the regional and global systems.
  • Minimize failures and ensure adequate performance and operation of the systems by continuously monitoring the performance⁄ operation, quickly diagnose and address any problems.
  • Conduct system Quality Assurance Testing and assist in User Acceptance test; perform deployment or upgrade of mission critical applications and systems.
  • Provide system and process documentation. Propose and participate to the constant effort to improve the systems.

Relationship

  • Direct interaction with Business users (Operations and Support) and Domestic Vendors in Japanese
  • Understand business needs and provide/propose feasible and quick solutions to business.
  • Build a good relationship with business and provide regular updates to business located in Japan.
  • Work closely with regional and regional IT teams.
  • Accuracy in judgement and capability to make correct system diagnostic and resolve problems. 

Governance

  • Follow ITIL application support methodology to carry out incident and system change management procedures, manage and track daily production problems; ensure effective and timely resolution and 
    communications to the client; coordinate with developer teams to report and follow through with bug fixing.
  • Direct contribution to BNP Paribas operational permanent control framework; Adhere to documentation standards.
  • Vendor management

Contributing Responsibilities

  • Shifts from 08:00AM JST.
  • Perform ad hoc weekend work (DR drill, weekend maintenance and releases), on a rotation basis.
  • Occasional business trips to Osaka for system maintenance 

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Highly recommended but not mandatory

Technical & Functional

  • Financial knowledge: Swift, Transaction banking, Japanese banking systems, payment chain lifecycle.
  • Development: Shell and PowerShell, SQL, Excel, VBA
  • Platform: Windows and Linux
  • System & Tools: WBANK, ZENGIN, YCS, Geneos & Dynatrace, Autosys, ServiceNow, Excel, JIRA
  • Technologies: Databases (Oracle & MSSql), Network (basic knowledge)

Behavioural

  • Highly motivated, Quick learner and self-starter 
  • Ability to work independently and work collaboratively within the team.
  • Strong desire to investigate and resolve issues in the short term (workaround / setting up procedure) and longer term (participate to the definition of proper fix)
  • Inquisitive and structured mind to follow up simultaneously multiple supports issues.
  • Interest to work in Banking & Financial IT and learn related business.
  • Understand users’ needs and convert them to IT requirements.
  • Accuracy in judgement and capability to make correct system diagnostic and resolve problems.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks while delivering high quality results. 

Specific Qualifications (if required)

  • Fluent in English and Japanese (mandatory)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
  • 5+ years of work experience in IT financial industry (Payment systems)

About BNP PARIBAS

As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance. 

We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.

•    BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
•    BNP Paribas MixCity which fosters better representation of women at all levels of the organization
•    Ability, the mutual aid network for employees with a disability or a disabling or chronic illness
•    BNP Paribas CulturAll which celebrates diverse backgrounds

BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.

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