Senior Lead Software Engineer - FX Services

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


We present an exciting opportunity to significantly influence your career trajectory and embark on an adventure where you can redefine the boundaries of the achievable.

As a Senior Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the Foreign Exchange Services technology group, you will play a crucial role in an agile team that is dedicated to improving, constructing, and delivering top-tier technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable manner. As a fundamental technical contributor, your responsibilities include developing vital technology solutions across numerous technical areas within various business functions to support the firm's business goals. Being a part of the Investor Solutions development team, you will collaborate closely with our Front office Product and Execution teams in delivering new revenue-generating Products.

Job responsibilities

  • 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 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 evaluation sessions with external vendors, startups, and internal teams to promote outcomes-oriented probing of architectural designs, technical credentials, and applicability for use within existing systems and information architecture
  • Leads communities of practice across Software Engineering to promote awareness and use of new and leading-edge technologies
  • Adds to team culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect
  • Performs tasks as an team member contributor, focusing on hands-on development

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • 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
  • Advanced in one or more programming language(s), with specific experience in JVM
  • Advanced understanding of agile methodologies, Application Resiliency and Security
  • In-depth knowledge of the financial services industry and their IT systems with a leaning to FX
  • Practical cloud native experience

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Advantageous to have experience using Kotlin