One hundred worthy people, most of them young, They currently work at the new technology center BBVA opened this Friday at the Bat Tower in Bilbao. Next Technologies aims to become state’s tech hub in two years, doubling workforce, It is, as explained BBVA CEO Ricardo Jurado The new center in Bilbao, a space dedicated to the creation of global technology solutions, will be used by the BBVA Group in the various countries in which it operates.
“Technology is a fundamental part of the banking business. In recent times, growth and technological change have accelerated, with more and more emphasis on globalism”, Jurado says.
As explained by Jurado, these people will work from the Biscayne capital in relation to and in an integrated manner with the group’s near 16,000 developers in the world to create global software components. “BBVA Next Technologies is currently made up of approximately 900 experts who provide strategy and solution development services: ‘cloud’, data and security”, he specified.
The new profiles sought are exclusiveThe technical functions at the front (the navigation layer with which the user interacts) and the backend (the programming layer that ensures that the software works correctly). This includes recruitment of positions in Backend Engineering, DevOps, Cloud Architecture, Security Analyst, Front End Engineering and Full Stack Engineering. “Bilbao is at the forefront of technology. We are investigating it during this time”, he specified. Asier Callejo is one of the young people currently working at BAT TowerIn the new technology center of BBVA. “It’s a very interesting job because we work with cutting-edge technology. It’s a very interesting project,” said Callejo, who has been working on it for a short period of time and assures that it will be a continuous learning process. process. “The good thing is that we are there and there is a lot of support. Amidst all of us, we managed to execute the programs,” says Asir.
Another center in Bilbao
In parallel with the new BBVA Next Technologies Center specializing in the manufacturing of global software components, the bank branch recently opened another centre, BBVA IT, dedicated to providing the tools needed for decision making across various projects and contributing to the development Is. BBVA’s ‘Big Data’ platform.