Principal Architect, Public Cloud

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

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 Enterprise Technology, Infrastructure Platforms, 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

  • Provide consultation for line of business applications team on how to migrate their enterprise application to cloud using well-architected designs to utilize the capabilities of cloud computing
  • Executes software solutions, design, development, and technical troubleshooting with the ability to think alternative approaches to build solutions or break down technical problems
  • Champions the firm’s culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect
  • Advises cross-functional teams on technology selection to achieve target state architecture and decisions on improvements to current technologies
  • Serves as the function’s go-to subject matter expert
  • Contributes to the development of technical methods in specialized fields in line with the latest product development methodologies
  • Creates durable, reusable software frameworks that improves velocity and quality of output across teams and functions

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and expert applied experience
  • Proven experience in architecting solutions for cloud migrations
  • Demonstrated experience in crafting well-architected designs, application development, testing, resiliency and operational stability to utilize the capabilities of cloud computing for applications
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Experience applying expertise and new methods to determine solutions for complex architecture problems across various technical disciplines
  • Extensive practical cloud native experience and tools, such as Terraform
  • Ability to evaluate current and emerging technologies to recommend the best technology solutions and approaches to achieve the future state architecture
  • Ability to present and effectively communicate to Senior Leaders and Executives
  • Deep knowledge of major public cloud platforms, ideally with AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional or equivalent professional level or specialty certifications
  • Deep understanding of Container / Kubernetes based architectures
Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills
  • Deep technical architecture experience with demonstrated increases in responsibility
  • Awareness and practical experience with implementing Resiliency and FinOps practices

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.

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