Principal Site Reliability Engineer - Risk Engineering and Architecture

JP Morgan

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time


Join a globally recognized financial organization and advance your profession to new heights by contributing to revolutionary projects. You've discovered the perfect environment to have a major impact.

As a Principal Site Reliability Engineer within Risk Engineering and Architecture in Corporate Technology at JPMorgan Chase, you draw upon your advanced knowledge to identify new opportunities to influence critical incident management and improve the end-to-end lifecycle of software development for the firm. You will have the opportunity to manage, design, and implement infrastructure components to improve reliability and ensure operational efficiency.

Job responsibilities

  • Identifies and solves problems of high complexity
  • Works with development teams throughout the Software Development Life Cycle to ensure sustainable software releases
  • Leads medium to large projects by bringing together the proper perspective, identifying roadblocks, and integrating feedback from team members and subject matter experts at the firm
  • Participates in support responsibilities for coverage of critical applications
  • Sees problems as opportunities to improve
  • Develops and implement frameworks to provide oversight of the Risk technology production ecosystem
  • Drives the evolution of the Risk SRE organisation

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
  • Advanced knowledge of software applications and technical processes with considerable depth in one or more technical disciplines
  • Ability to determine how each system relates to each other and use breadth of tools to build automation to improve reliability for the firm
  • Ability to understand and lead partnerships across job functions (e.g., Cybersecurity and Data) to develop efficient and developer-friendly systems
  • Ability to engage team members and express complex ideas with appropriate level of detail, while also providing constructive feedback
  • Experience creating or transforming an SRE organisation at a large firm
  • Ability to drive impact through influence across organisations that are not all in reporting line
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills
  • Experience working in finance or another highly regulated industry
  • Experience working in an organisation with formal SRE functions
  • Background in software development
  • Experience with large interconnected systems and grid compute platforms
  • Experience with Market, Credit or Liquidity Risk functions
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