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Java Backend Engineer - Digital Private Markets - Cap Table

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


The Digital Private Market business division seeks to hire Software Engineers to join our software development team of a large scale corporate intergration of a recently acquired business, Global Shares.

The Global Shares Transaction was announced on March 15, 2022. Founded in 2005, Global Shares is a leading cloud-based provider of share plan management software. Global Shares’ employee ownership solutions cover the entire company lifecycle, and caters to corporates worldwide. Global Shares has an expansive client base of over 600 corporate clients that range from early-stage start-ups to mature multinational public corporations. The firm has nearly $200 billion in assets under administration across 650,000 corporate employee participants. It operates with an experienced team of more than 600 employees headquartered in Cork, Ireland and 16 further locations across Europe, the Middle East & Africa, North America and Asia Pacific.

Job Description

As a member of our Software Engineering Group we look first and foremost for people who are passionate about 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.

The successful candidate will be involved in the full development life cycle of analysis, design, implementation, testing and deployment of our platform

Key responsibilities include:

  • Participate in design technology solutions on different scales
  • Develop and unit test software application modules using disciplined software development processes (Agile).
  • Be involved in requirements gathering and business analysis tasks.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience in application development using Java, GraphQL, Oracle
  • Demonstrated experience building cloud native or cloud ready applications using cloud solutions such as AWS
  • Knowledge of software architecture, design, TDD/DDD, cloud computing and data structures
  • Experience using HTML5 / JavaScript / CSS3
  • Understanding of source control and experience working with tools such as Bitbucket, GitHub, Git
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field of study

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with product organization
  • Experience using CI/CD tools
  • Experience using Microservice architecture
  • Experience using Docker/Kubernetes

Organization Description

The Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across investment banking, wholesale payments, markets and securities services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in markets around the world.

Employer Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans