API Developer/Designer - Engineering & Architecture

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Last updated

Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

As a member of our JP Morgan Payments Technology Engineering & Architecture Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation & engineering practices. You will be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders daily to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.

As a Software Engineer for APIs, you will be delivering cutting-edge product features to clients around the world and the tools to support them. You will work with the product, sales, and engineering community to define the catalog of APIs that are the developer interface into JP Morgan Payments. You will identify, design and implement the tools, platforms and methods necessary to support customers. You will work collaboratively to deliver a meaningful and comprehensive developer experience that includes developer portal and shared services that support the community of developers.

Our Tech Stack

  • REST or RPC, microservice based architectures
  • OAS/Swagger, RAML or comparable tool
  • Data modeling concepts including data types, relationships, and JSON Schema (SQL or NoSQL experience a plus)

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • Expertise in application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Knowledge of industry-wide technology trends and best practices
  • Understanding of integrating APIs in developer applications
  • Ability to work in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals, and passionate about building an innovative culture
  • Proficiency in modern programming languages (Java, Python, Node, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Collaboration with analysts, testers and key business partners for effective delivery and testing
  • Lead feature teams while breaking down complex stories into well understood and achievable tasks
  • Design, develop, code, test, debug and document applications to satisfy requirements
  • Produce high quality code utilizing Test Driven Development techniques
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams, interact with key business users and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goal

About JP Morgan Payments Technology Engineering & Architecture:

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. The Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.As examples of our size, complexity and criticality to the global financial system, we process more than 106 million transactions worth $6 trillion daily; process payments in more than 120 currencies and receive payments in more than 40 countries and 80% of Fortune 500 does business with us.

The Engineering & Architecture (E&A) function is a central team that operates horizontally across the 5000+ technologists delivering business solutions in the Payments Technology organization. We have responsibility for setting standards, policies and driving the documentation and adoption of pragmatic architectural patterns as we establish consistency and optimized technical outcomes in support of our aggressive business goals. We operate principally across six main domains: functional architecture, information architecture, technical architecture, infrastructure architecture, security architecture and engineering. With the group of highly technical SMEs in E&A, we have a very strong matrix alignment across each of the domains throughout the Wholesale Payments organization to inform and agree the output from E&A to ensure appropriateness and to facilitate localized help in driving adherence and identification of agreed exceptions.

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