Lead Software Engineer

JP Morgan

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time


We have an opportunity to impact your career and provide an adventure where you can push the limits of what's possible.

As a Lead Software Engineer within the AWS Cassandra team in Platform Services at JPMorgan Chase, you are an integral part of an agile team that works to enhance, build, and deliver trusted market-leading technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. As a core technical contributor, you are responsible for conducting critical technology solutions across multiple technical areas within various business functions in support of the firm’s business objectives.

Job responsibilities

  • Execute software solutions, design, development, and technical troubleshooting beyond routine or conventional approaches
  • Develops secure high-quality production code, and reviews and debugs code written by others
  • Identifies opportunities to eliminate or automate remediation of recurring issues to improve overall operational stability of software applications and systems
  • Lead evaluation sessions with internal teams to prove architectural designs, technical credentials, and applicability of use
  • Leads communities of practice across Software Engineering to drive awareness and use of new and leading-edge technologies
  • Adds to team culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect
  • Build a managed service offering to provide on-demand Cassandra clusters requires solving hard technical problems
  • Liaise with various teams using many different technologies

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and advanced applied experience
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering functionality, testing, and operational stability
  • Advanced knowledge of Java and Spring.
  • Understanding of agile methodologies such as CI/CD, Applicant Resiliency, and Security
  • Demonstrated proficiency in software applications and technical processes within a technical discipline (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile, etc.)
  • Practical public cloud experience
  • Familiarity with a distributed key/value databases and the CAP theorem
  • Awareness of SaltStack or another configuration management system

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience with Apache Cassandra
  • Hands on development experience with Go
  • Experience provisioning infrastructure with Terraform
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