IT Academy – 12th Edition

About the job

From day one you’ll have the opportunity to experience hands-on a real-life project situation integrated in one of our teams.

During the IT Academy Program, you will have a senior mentor that will coach you, adapt a development plan and objectives to your personal skills and function requirements, and give you regular feedback and support during the internship.

Promoting a healthy and happy workplace is part of our DNA so you will have plenty of opportunities to socialize and have fun with your colleagues.

Our goal is to coach talented people that are aligned with our culture and values so that at the end of the program they can join our permanent staff.

Your Main Activities Are

Depending on your academic background and preferences, you might be invited to integrate one of these areas:

  • Software Developers – contribute actively to all stages of software life cycle development from design, specification, implementation, testing and deployment providing technical expertise but also critical and constructive insight

  • Application Support Analyst – responsible to ensure the best possible user experience, which might entail investigating and solving problems, providing users with knowledge and data and actively contributing to improve IT systems and business processes

  • Functional and Business Analysts – drive the business requirements gathering process using a structured framework and modelling techniques that can be easily understood by the IT implementation team

  • IT Processes and Governance – Transversal activities within IS/IT scope such as cybersecurity, business continuity and asset management.

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Recently graduated (less than 2 years professional experience) in one of the following areas:

    • Informatics Engineering/Computer Science/Information Systems and IT
      • Solid knowledge of object oriented programming languages and development frameworks.

      • Good understanding of software engineering lifecycle and architecture principles.

    • Applied Mathematics/Engineering
      • SQL and Data Modelling

      • Academic experience with at least one object oriented programming language

  • Fluent in English

  • Team Player

  • Fast learner

  • Flexible /open to change

  • Positive and self-driven

  • Eager to work in a multinational and multicultural environment

Start Date: September 2021

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 71 countries, with around 200 000 Employees – including more than 150 000 in Europe.

 · Our presence in Portugal Present 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.

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* Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

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