Operations and IT Coordinator – Operations

EBA Clearing

Operations and IT Coordinator – Operations

Permanent Contract (Full Time Position)

EBA Clearing

Paris or Brussels

The Company

EBA CLEARING is a provider of pan-European payment infrastructure solutions. Founded in 1998, the Company is owned by 51 of the major banks operating in Europe and based on a country-neutral governance model. The payment systems of EBA CLEARING are pan-European by design and desire: they are developed in close co-operation with the Company’s multinational user community and best-of-breed technology partners.

EBA CLEARING manages and operates the payment services EURO1, STEP1, STEP2 and RT1. Both EURO1 and STEP2 have been classified as systemically important payment systems (SIPS) by the European Central Bank. The pan-European real-time payment platform RT1 went live in November 2017 and processes euro instant payments complying with the European Payments Council’s SEPA Instant Credit Transfer Scheme.


EBA CLEARING is a dynamic, multicultural company with 80 employees working in five locations in Europe (Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt, Milan and Helsinki).

EBA CLEARING’s operations centers located in three geographically distant sites are responsible for the administration, smooth processing and settlement of payment services. This includes monitoring, customer support, crisis and incident process management, data and statistical reporting, operational IT management, integration services for new products and functionality, integration of new participants, as well as release and resilience testing activities.

The role

We are looking for a hard- and middleware IT generalist who wants to develop his/her capacities and increase his/her scope on very in-depth business matters and project management.

As an Operations and IT Coordinator, you will support the Operations Team in either the Paris or Brussels office of EBA CLEARING. You will be reporting to the Head of Operations.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Having a global vision on the IT value chain within the Operations unit:
    • Intervening on all IT and cyber security activities in a continuous improvement approach;
    • Maintaining and supporting the in-house IT infrastructure, and Korn Shell scripting;
    • Interacting with the payment system service providers;
    • Managing IT projects which consist of new versions deployment, IT equipment renewal and other major projects, in association with IT suppliers.
  • Positioning yourself as a facilitator for the business side and intervening in the operational and core business activities of EBA CLEARING:
    • Daily monitoring and analysing the behaviour of payment services;
    • Involvement in the incident and recovery response team;
    • Contributing to the regular review and enhancement of the operational monitoring processes and procedures;
    • Other project activities linked to the existing and new payment services.

The profile

The successful candidate will

  • have a completed university degree (or equivalent) in IT engineering;
  • have at least 5 or 6 years of experience in IT projects and IT suppliers management (within transaction banking environments or the financial services industry would be a plus);
  • have knowledge in the following technologies: SWIFTNet; AIX/HACMP, Firewall, Windows Admin, SQL, Java, MQ series…;
  • have knowledge in testing, testing tools and testing methodology;
  • have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • be fluent in English (writing and speaking), an additional European language would be a plus.

In addition, the successful candidate should

  • be highly analytical with efficient problem-solving skills and the ability to make decisions under pressure;
  • be able to evaluate operational risks when making decisions and taking action;
  • be a good team player with strong interpersonal skills;
  • be detail-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • be able to work autonomously and have a proactive approach;
  • be able to maintain confidentiality;
  • be performance- and results-driven;
  • be able to work in shifts, including the possibility of night shifts;
  • have a strong sense of customer support, enjoy working in a multicultural team and communicating with a diverse, multinational audience of users, providers and stakeholders.

Before applying for this position, which will be based in Paris or Brussels, please ensure that you are authorised to work in the European Union.


If you

  • meet the required qualifications and skills;
  • are willing to develop your career in a challenging and international environment, with enticing compensation & benefits;
  • want to work for a company that plays a key role in expanding pan-European payment infrastructures;

we invite you to send your application including a curriculum vitae and motivation letter in English to the attention of:

Head of Human Resources EBA CLEARING S.A.S.
40 rue de Courcelles
75008 Paris, France

Information about the application process

Please note that only complete applications will be accepted and considered. Complete applications must include: a curriculum vitae and a motivation letter (both in English). At this initial stage of the application process, please do not send us any supporting documents (e.g. work certificates or diplomas).

Start and end dates of all previous positions and whether they were full-time or part-time positions should be indicated in the curriculum vitae. The CV should contain details of any professional experience and studies as well as of any relevant trainings or research work.

If your application is retained for any interview rounds, you should be prepared to submit documents supporting the information provided in the CV. Documents may include work certificates or recommendation letters, which should indicate the duration and nature of experience. Freelance or self-employed candidates should provide either a copy of the entry in the relevant trade register or any official document (for example tax revenue statements) confirming the length of the relevant work experience.

Alternatively, candidates may provide individual contacts for professional references in relation to their previous work or study experiences. Candidates should also be ready to provide 1-2 of these contacts upon request, i.e. in addition to any work certificates or letters of recommendation submitted to EBA CLEARING.

The address indicated in the curriculum vitae will be used as the location from which a candidate invited to a face-to-face interview will travel.

For further information, please visit our websites at:
www.abe-eba.eu – www.ebaclearing.eu – www.ebaday.eu – www.mybank.eu

Follow us on www.twitter.com/ebaclearing or https://www.linkedin.com/company/eba-clearing.

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