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Python 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 Python Lead Software Engineer within the Finance technology team 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

  • Collaborate with business users as a trusted partner to refine requirements, build a roadmap for a subsection of the system, and deliver truly important and easy to use functionality
  • Evaluate and recommend new tools and technologies to enhance developer productivity and contribute to JPMorgan Public Cloud migration
  • Executes creative software solutions, design, development, and technical troubleshooting with ability to think beyond routine or conventional approaches to build solutions or break down technical problems
  • Develops secure and 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
  • 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

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Python expert with proven track record of mentoring and supporting junior developers with the goal of developing clean, well-engineered software
  • Experience of developing software to perform statistical or mathematical calculations on complex datasets
  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and advanced applied experience
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Proficiency in automation and continuous delivery methods
  • Proficient in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Demonstrated proficiency in software applications and technical processes within a technical discipline (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile, etc.)

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Knowledge of the financial services and markets or a passion for learning it
  • Interest in problem solving and continuous improvement mindset
  • Experience of using analysis tools such as Pandas, Matlab, Spark
  • Familiarity with web development frameworks e.g. REACT JS, Angular