Senior Director of Software Engineering - Cloud Platforms

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


Your opportunity to make a real impact and shape the future of financial services is waiting for you. Let’s push the boundaries of what's possible together.

As a Senior Director of Software Engineering, in Public Cloud Foundational Services you will lead multiple technical areas, manage the activities of multiple departments, and collaborate across technical domains. Your expertise is applied cross-functionally to drive the adoption and implementation of technical methods within various teams and aid the firm in remaining at the forefront of industry trends, best practices, and technological advances.

Job responsibilities:

  • Leads multiple technology and process implementations across departments to achieve firmwide technology objectives
  • Provides leadership and high-level direction to teams while frequently overseeing employee populations across multiple platforms, divisions, and lines of business
  • Acts as the primary interface with senior leaders, stakeholders, and executives, driving consensus across competing objectives
  • Influences peer leaders and senior stakeholders across the business, product, and technology teams
  • Champions the firm’s culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect
  • Can effectively build diverse & high performing teams, including developing junior software engineering talent through coaching & technical mentoring
  • Stay up to date with market & technology industry trends and develop strategies on how to bring business benefit to JP Morgan Chase.

The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working. This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • Experience developing or leading large or cross-functional teams of technologists
  • Demonstrated prior experience influencing across highly matrixed, complex organizations and delivering value at scale
  • Experience leading complex projects supporting system design, testing, and operational stability
  • Extensive practical cloud native experience
  • Expertise in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or a related technical field
  • Experience using CI / CD tools and techniques
  • Experience working with Agile software development frameworks

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • Experience working at code level with Golang, Python or similar, modern programming languages
  • Technical & business experience using a Public or Private Cloud Platform such as AWS, GCP, Azure or Kubernetes
  • Practical use of Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform or Pulumi
  • Experience designing or building cloud-native application architectures
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