Full Stack Software Engineer

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time

Posted

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

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’/employees’ religious practices/beliefs, as well as mental health/physical disability needs.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients, and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the “WELL Health-Safety Rating” for all 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment. As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm’s current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements. Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm’s vaccine record tool and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving health landscape and we will consider accommodation requests, required by applicable law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

About the job:

JPMorgan Chase is shifting to a product-driven way of working. We are making this change so that we are fully organized around our customers to deliver personalized experiences throughout an employee or manager journeys. This shift is a change in the way we organize and prioritize the work that needs to get done across legacy organizations, Human Resources (HR), Technology and our Chief Administration Office (CAO) to ensure a higher quality output for our customers. This role can/may sit within HR, Technology, CAO or centrally (Firmwide).

Our intention is to build products that our customers (employees) love. As such we will:

  • Rally behind an employee-first mindset focused on holistic employee needs across experiences, to drive all decisions
  • Adopt Proactive end-to-end strategies that prioritizes and tackles key facets of the overall employee experience to maximize impact and value
  • Galvanize a unified cross-function collaborative environment with unified leadership, robust governance, role clarity and cross-cutting collaboration to deliver best in class, next gen solutions and experiences

Our Ambition Statement: Create a customer grade, employee centered Firmwide Integrated Help experience that measurably enhances overall business agility, reduces operational overhead and reinforces J.P. Morgan Chase’s position as a leading global workplace.

Why join? This is a fascinating time in our industry, our firm, and the future of work has forever changed. Digital first design and transformation is critical for the employee experience– Firms must act now to keep employees engaged, connected and continually learning and growing; They expect firms to listen to their feedback. HR is being transformed to focus on employee experience and culture. Technology innovation is critical to future operating models (Big Data, Machine Learning, AI, Applied Math/Tech, Metaverse, Virtual Reality, Self-Healing Bots, Web 3.0)– Technology helps deliver the blueprint and vision of the company and will be how employees experience culture. We are bought into this and are committed to show that we can do it and are looking for others to join and for you to:

  • Put the customer (the employee) at the center of everything we do to improve the overall experience
  • Work on some of the most complex problems imaginable at the intersection of both experience and tech
  • Help develop products, solutions and experiences that can build trust, connectivity and human connections
  • Partner with other high-performing feature teams within JPM to inspire innovation and champion change

We are looking for an outstanding full stack developer with experience in working in a highly-matrixed organization to build the next generation of employee-centric experiences, tooling, tech and help offerings

Specific Role Requirements/Qualifications

  • Technology / Science degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of experience within a corporate technology environment preferred
  • 5 years’ experience with one or more general purpose programming languages. Java and/or Python preferred
  • 3 years’ experience with modern JavaScript. ReactJS preferred
  • Experience with database design (SQL / NoSQL), message queuing / event streaming
  • Exposure to and understanding of container-based development (Docker and Kubernetes)
  • A desire to expand into Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence is advantageous
  • Adherence to coding best practices while still pushing the boundaries of creativity and ingenuity
  • Familiarity with Agile principles
  • Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills with clear communication
  • Ability to collaborate with different roles to achieve common goals

Core Requirements/Qualifications

  • Scaled Agile Delivery In depth knowledge of Agile Frameworks and Principles as well as the operating dynamics of working in a fast-paced agile environment. Capable of following language, practices, patterns and ceremonies
  • Product Operating Model ExperienceExperienced working in a product-centric culture driven by an organized process of product decision making; ability to create impactful and commercial products through advocacy
  • Process MappingAble to review/analyze existing processes and recommend improvements – push the status quo and able to strategize, plan and execute on new vision
  • Matrix Collaboration Able and excited to working in a highly-matrixed environment across the firm to pave a new way of working (not embedded in a single-org mindset culture)
  • Self-Motivation and a Team Player Highly motivated and eager to roll up your sleeves to make things happen
  • Attitude of Empowerment– Must be able to lead/partner with teams to self-organization and or highly effective in boundaryless organizations or highly matrixed organizations. Good balance of EQ/IQ
  • Communicative and Social– Must be able to communicate well with teams, stakeholders and thought leaders
  • Conflict ResolutionRaise issues and/or partner with leaders across the HR/Tech/CAO organizations to address systemic challenges and local optimizations that hinder end-to-end effectiveness/collaboration
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