Global Shares Software Engineering Manager

JP Morgan

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time


As a Software Engineering Manager/Development Lead within the Global Shares team at JP Morgan Chase you will be a part of our current plans for rapid expansion, to oversee the operation and manage the success of multiple Agile teams. You will join an existing team of Engineering Managers managing a diverse group, including developers, testers, scrum masters, across multiple locations. You will have experience and practical application of Agile Methodologies and software development life cycle in either a .Net or Java Development environment and IT Management experience, preferably with software products in a financial services environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Product Owners, Release Managers, and PMO to ensure the smooth delivery of features through the Agile process.
  • Deliver information regarding feature progress, and assist in managing the Engineering KPIs.
  • Manage the progress of the release cycle for both major and minor releases, working closely with the QA team, and Release Managers.
  • Manage the resources in the scrum teams under your control – hire and work with assigned Agile Team Leads, as well as conducting reviews of all employees in your team, both ATLs, and Developers.
  • Lead as well as manage your team! Develop high performing, dynamic, team and help them minimise impediments to development progress.

Required Qualifications, Capabilities and Skills:

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, or information systems.
  • Previous career experience as a Software Engineer an advantage, particularly on web projects in .Net
  • Knowledge of DevOps (particularly Jenkins) and operations in a MS Azure cloud deployment
  • Knowledge of the Atlassian stack is highly desirable.
  • Strong exposure to modern technologies such; CI/CD, TDD, DevOps.
  • Formal agile qualifications, such as CSM, are highly desirable
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