Lead Software Engineer- Java

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted


We know that people want great value combined with an excellent experience from a bank they can trust, so we launched our digital bank, Chase, to revolutionise mobile banking with seamless journeys that our customers love. We're already trusted by millions in the US and we're quickly catching up in the United Kingdom – but how we do things here is a little different. We're building the bank of the future from scratch, where you'll have the opportunity to make a real impact.

As a Java Back-End Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the International Consumer Bank, you will be tasked with the creation and delivery of innovative, cutting-edge solutions through cloud-native microservices architecture applications. Utilizing the latest technologies and industry best practices, your role will encompass involvement in the design and architecture of these solutions, as well as a focus on all stages of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Our Back-End Engineering team is at the heart of this venture, focused on getting a great banking experience into the hands of our customers. We're looking for people who have a curious mindset, thrive in a collaborative environment, and are passionate about new technology. By their nature, our people are also solution-oriented, commercially savvy and have a head for fintech. We work in teams that focus on specific products and projects. Depending on your strengths and interests, you'll have the opportunity to move between them and work in projects including fraud prevention, identity services, money transfers, debit and credit card payments, core banking, insurance products, reward campaigns, call-centre supporting innovations and more.

Job responsibilities:

  • Deliver end-to-end cutting-edge solutions in the form of cloud-native microservice architecture applications leveraging the latest technologies and the best industry practices.
  • Design, estimate costs for and implement technical solutions written in Java/Kotlin
  • Write unit, component, integration, end-to-end & performance tests
  • Support the products you've built through their entire life cycle, including production and incident management

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Formal training or certification on Java programming concepts and proficient advanced experience
  • Recent hands-on professional experience as a back-end software engineer in an agile, dynamic and customer facing environment
  • Recent experience with using a JVM language (Java/Scala/Kotlin, preferably Java 8+)
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs and web technologies
  • Understanding of relational databases
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment and coach other team members on coding practices, design principles, and implementation patterns that lead to high-quality maintainable solutions.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, agile environment within a diverse, inclusive and geographically distributed team
  • Ability to focus on promptly addressing customer needs
  • Technically curious, versatile and solution
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

      Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills
  • Understanding of distributed systems and microservices architecture
  • Understanding of cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.)
  • Understanding of messaging frameworks (Kafka, RabbitMQ, etc.)
  • Experience in automating deployment, releases and testing in continuous integration, continuous delivery pipelines

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