Senior Manager of Software Engineering - Java

JP Morgan

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time


When you mentor and advise multiple technical teams and move financial technologies forward, it’s a big challenge with big impact. You were made for this.

Job Summary

As a Senior Manager of Software Engineering in AWM – Data Platform Services, you serve in a leadership role by providing technical coaching and advisory for multiple technical teams, as well as anticipate the needs and potential dependencies of other functions within the firm. As an expert in your field, your insights influence budget and technical considerations to advance operational efficiencies and functionalities. 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 stakeholders daily to stay focused on common goals. You will 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 advisors and clients globally.

Job responsibilities

  • Provide overall direction, oversight, and coaching for a team of entry-level to mid-level software engineers that work on basic to moderately complex tasks
  • Accountable for decisions that influence teams’ resources, budget, tactical operations, and the execution and implementation of processes and procedures
  • Ensures successful collaboration across teams and stakeholders
  • Identifies and mitigates issues to execute a book of work while escalating issues as necessary
  • Provides input to leadership regarding budget, approach, and technical considerations to improve operational efficiencies and functionality for the team
  • Creates a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect for team members and prioritizes diverse representation

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience managing software engineers and leading teams with ability to guide and coach on approach to achieve goals aligned against a set of strategic initiatives
  • Experience with hiring, developing, and recognizing talent
  • Proficient in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle with understanding of monitoring tools like Dynatrace/Splunk, CI/CD pipeline, Circuit breaker pattern, Chaos testing
  • Project management experience, influencing decision-making outside of immediate span of control, and accomplishing key objectives and results
  • Practical cloud native experience
  • Knowledge in Java or similar programming languages, Spring Boot, Microservice, Event Driven Architecture and Cloud based infrastructure
  • Working knowledge in distributed database like Cassandra

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

Experience working at code level

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