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Technical Lead - Python

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time



  • Responsible for the Prime Record migration from a legacy Java platform to Strategic Python Platform
  • Leading development feature teams to ensure good SDLC and engineering practices are followed
  • Promote DevoOps/SRE practices focusing mainly on Automation, CI/CD and telemetry
  • Overseeing the application modernization agenda and accountable to management .
  • Drive technical innovation and efficiency in infrastructure operations via developing tools and automation
  • Create processes and/or tools that enhance operational workflow and provide positive customer impact


  • Bachelors or higher level degree in Computer Science or related disciplines
  • 5 plus years of experience direct or functionally leading a team of developers
  • 8 plus years of experience and expert level proficiency with at least one programming/scripting languages such as Python .
  • 5 years experience with Messaging solutions such as Kafka or MQ preferred.
  • 5 plus years of experience with databases
  • Experience with architecture principles and design patterns
  • Experience in the design and implementation of scalable APIs
  • Experience in developing test automation with frameworks such as Cucumber , Fitnesse , Selinium
  • Experience / Knowledge of application development in a cloud platform such as AWS
  • Experience in the design and implementation of CI/CD pipeline processes; automated build and test systems (e.g. Jenkins )
  • Knowledge with Docker containers and Kubernetes.
  • Financial industry experience mainly in Investment Banking is a plus