Lead Software Engineer - DevOps Engineer

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Out of the successful launch of Chase in 2021, we’re a new team, with a new mission. We’re creating products that solve real world problems and put customers at the center - all in an environment that nurtures skills and helps you realize your potential. We’re people-first. We value collaboration, curiosity and commitment.

As a DevOps Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the accelerator, you are the heart of this venture, focused on getting smart ideas into the hands of our customers. You have a curious mindset, thrive in collaborative squads, and are passionate about new technology. By your nature, you are also solution-oriented, commercially savvy and have a head for fintech. You thrive in working in tribes and squads that focus on specific products and projects – and depending on your strengths and interests, you'll have the opportunity to move between them.

While we’re looking for professional skills, culture is just as important to us. We understand that everyone's unique – and that diversity of thought, experience and background is what makes a good team, great. By bringing people with different points of view together, we can represent everyone and truly reflect the communities we serve. This way, there's scope for you to make a huge difference – on us as a company, and on our clients and business partners around the world

Job responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with our platform engineers who will work on enabling product teams to build, test, deploy and run their containerised workloads
  • Contribute to our cloud native architecture (accounts/projects, IAM hierarchies, networking, etc), following latest industry best practices, across multiple cloud providers (GCP, AWS and later Azure)
  • Contribute to the design and participate in the implementation of our GitHub-based SDLC
  • Design and deliver new features to streamline and improve the SDLC process
  • Automate various aspects of the SDLC, with the north star of a fully automated, no manual intervention solution
  • Engage and collaborate with engineers across the business to understand use-cases, and to define best-practices for use of the infrastructure platform
  • Adopt new, cutting-edge technologies and techniques, where appropriate
  • Implement tooling for infrastructure management, monitoring, and scalability
  • Work with various technology vendors, offering SaaS products

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on DevOps concepts and proficient advanced experience
  • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with at least one cloud provider
  • Extensive experience in setting up and managing container orchestration platforms (Kubernetes, or similar)
  • Very good knowledge of networking, especially in the context of cloud native applications
  • Experience with at least 1 high-level programming language (Java, Python, etc)
  • Experience with integrating CI/CD pipelines with version control systems (GitHub + GitHub actions, GitLab, etc.)
  • Experience with setting up CICD pipelines for building and deploying microservice based applications, on container orchestration tools
  • Expertise in build and deploy tools such as (Jenkins, Harness, ArgoCD)
  • Experience with infrastructure as code (Terraform, Ansible, Pulumi, Helm)

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • A desire to teach others and share knowledge. We aren’t looking for hero developers, more for team players. We want you to coach other team members on coding practices, design principles, and implementation patterns
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes Operators is a bonus
  • Google Cloud Platform expertise
  • Comfortable in uncharted waters. We are building something new. Things change quickly. We need you to learn technologies and patterns quickly
  • Ability to see the long term. We don’t want you to sacrifice the future for the present. We want you to choose technologies and approaches based on the end goals.

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