Senior Java Software Engineer

JP Morgan

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time

Last updated

Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

Organization Description

Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You'll develop solutions that help the bank provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk, and extend liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.

Employer Description

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Job Description

CIB Prime Brokerage is looking to modernize its suite of applications to scale with more demanding requirements and ever growing data volume so that we can ensure our client’s data is received and validated accurately and on time.

The Technology team are committed to decompose our platform-dependent Java 8 applications into platform agnostic, scalable and fault tolerant Java 11 applications that run on the Private Cloud in the near term, and to lay the groundwork for the application to leverage some of the Public Cloud's platform offerings in the future.

We are seeking a Java developer who buys into our vision, is courageous to lead the analysis, design and implementation of technical or business requirements and seeks a challenge to make the project achieve its full potential.

Current Technology Stack in descending order of prominence:

  • Java 8/11 and Spring
  • DB2 and Oracle
  • JMS and asynchronous messaging
  • React.js & Typescript

Core Skills

  • In depth knowledge of Java 8/11
  • Experience with Relational Databases
  • Understanding of the Spring Framework (Boot, Web, JDBC, Cloud)
  • Familiarity with data structure and design
  • Knowledge of industry-wide cloud frameworks and best design practices

As a member of our Software Engineering 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 all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis 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.

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

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Understanding of architecture and design across all systems
  • Working proficiency in developmental toolsets
  • Knowledge of industry wide technology trends and best practices
  • Ability to work in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals, and passionate about building an innovative culture
  • Proficiency in one or more modern programming languages
  • Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement
You’ve got this!