Senior Lead Software Engineer - Cloud Platforms

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Be an integral part of an agile team that's constantly pushing the envelope to enhance, build, and deliver top-notch technology products.

As a Senior Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the Infrastructure Platforms division, you will play a crucial role in an agile team, focusing on the enhancement, construction, and delivery of top-tier technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable manner. Your skills and contributions will have a substantial impact on the business, and your profound technical expertise will be applied to solve a wide range of challenges across various technologies and applications.

Job responsibilities

  • Regularly provides technical guidance and direction to support the business and its technical teams, contractors, and vendors
  • Develops secure and high-quality production code, and reviews and debugs code written by others
  • Drives decisions that influence the product design, application functionality, and technical operations and processes
  • Serves as a function-wide subject matter expert in one or more areas of focus
  • Actively contributes to the engineering community as an advocate of firmwide frameworks, tools, and practices of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • 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 drive outcomes-oriented probing of architectural designs, technical credentials, and applicability for use within existing systems and information architecture

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering & cloud concepts and proficient advanced applied experience
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Advanced in one or more programming language(s) such as Python, GoLang, Java, Javascript
  • Advanced knowledge of software applications and technical processes with considerable in-depth knowledge in one or more technical disciplines (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, etc.)
  • Experience working with declarative Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools eg: terraform, ansible (or similar)
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment and using automated CI / CD tools

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience building cloud PaaS or SaaS platforms
  • Practical cloud native experience including runtime platforms such as Kubernetes or Serverless technologies
  • Practical experience of open-source software and technologies as part of the cncf cloud landscape
  • Practical experience implementing observability & visualization tooling such as prometheus/fluentd/datadog/grafana within an application environment to effectively monitor performance & system health