Principal Architect - Risk Engineering and Architecture

JP Morgan

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time


Step into the role of a Principal Architect at JPMorgan Chase and become a driving force behind the development and adoption of cutting-edge, cloud-based technologies.

As a Principal Architect at JPMorgan Chase within the Risk Engineering and Architecture in Corporate Technology, you provide expertise to enhance and develop architecture platforms based on modern cloud-based technologies, as well as support the adoption of strategic global solutions. Leverage your advanced architecture capabilities and collaborate with colleagues across the organization to drive best-in-class outcomes.

Job responsibilities

  • Advises cross-functional teams on technology selection to achieve target state architecture and decisions on improvements to current technologies
  • Develops multi-year roadmaps aligned with business and architecture strategy and priorities
  • Creates complex and scalable coding frameworks using appropriate software design
  • Serves as the function’s go-to subject matter expert
  • Creates durable, reusable software frameworks that improves velocity and quality of output across teams and functions
  • Develops and documents blueprints for technology teams to follow

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

  • Formal training, or certification on software engineering concepts and expert applied experience. In addition, advanced experience leading technologists to manage, anticipate and solve complex technical items within your domain of expertise
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Advanced knowledge of software architecture, application development, and technical processes with considerable in-depth knowledge in one or more technical disciplines (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile, etc.)
  • Experience applying expertise and new methods to determine solutions for complex architecture problems in one or more technical disciplines
  • Ability to present and effectively communicate to Senior Leaders and Executives
  • Ability to quickly come up to speed on new technical and functional problem areas
  • Strong communication and organisational skills

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience working with large, globally diverse organisations
  • Experience working in finance or another highly regulated industry
  • Experience with large interconnected systems and grid compute platforms
  • Experience with Market, Credit or Liquidity Risk functions
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