Associate Banking Software Specialist

European Investment Bank

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Experience: 3 to 5 Years

Skill Required: Accounts and Finance

You will work on critical IT software solutions in the finance domain in close collaboration with business counterparts. Join our team and contribute to reach the EIB objectives through innovation and digitalisation.

Operating Network:

You will report to the Head of Unit and work in close cooperation with all other divisions of the Group Digital Office and the user community. You will be responsible for a series of critical financial applications in which errors or delays (e.g. in payments or missed reconciliations) could have a big impact.


  • Conduct analysis with business representatives to formulate technical solution design/specifications, identify and prioritise new business requirements and cloud related activities
  • Take project management responsibilities for assigned IT projects, coordinating the planning and implementation of new or enhanced software solution
  • Coordinate, participate-in and improve the full lifecycle of a development project. Active development participation is expected
  • Manage and provide 2nd level user support, channel and prioritise enquiries from end-users; including the analysis of technical incidents, identification of temporary workaround, follow-up of resolutions in co-operation with other IT teams and the external software vendor
  • Ensure that IT policies and initiatives in the domain of market data & vollateral management are implemented and key operational processes are run in the most effective and efficient way
  • Maximize the utilisation of standard functionalities offered by our core software packages and gradually supplement functionalities with new modules (both IT- and user-built) in an Agile way
  • Collaborate with consultants involved in maintenance and project activities to ensure the delivery of expected solutions to internal business customers


  • University degree (minimum an equivalent to a Bachelor) preferably in computer science or related field
  • At least 3 years’ professional experience involving requirements analysis, software design, development, 2nd level support, implementation and maintenance of enterprise information management systems, preferably in a banking environment, ideally in a mixed IT / Finance environment
  • In-depth technical knowledge of banking packages and interfacing techniques
  • Experience with one or more banking packages such as ION WallStreet, FIS, Calypso, or market data management system like Golden Source, Alveo, Neoxam or Markit would be an advantage
  • Good technical background in Object oriented design programming (C#, Java) and scripting languages (Unix shell, Python, PL-SQL) and DBMS Systems (Oracle and/or Sybase SQL, DB Schema)
  • Good knowledge of cloud principles. AWS architecture and functioning would be an asset
  • Good knowledge of Financial IT applications architecture and IT infrastructure
  • Ideally, good knowledge of financial instruments (such as bonds, derivatives, repos) and business processes (such as post-trade processing)
  • Good knowledge of project management principles, methods and practices
  • Excellent knowledge of English and/or French , with a good command of the other. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.