Python and AWS Senior Lead Software Engineer

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity for you to take your software engineering career to the next level.

As a Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the Corporate and Investment Banking Developer Solutions, you will play a crucial role in an agile team, contributing to the design and delivery of trusted, market-leading technology products for over 18,000 technologists. Your responsibilities will include defining and implementing technical solutions with the goal of enhancing the developer experience for a highly technical audience, thereby boosting their efficiency and effectiveness.

Job responsibilities

  • Defines and builds distributed, microservices based software solutions to enable provisioning of public cloud infrastructure to support self-service, on-demand cloud development environments.
  • Design and implement solutions that are scalable, highly available and secure and with a focus on day 2 operations.
  • Executes software solutions, design, development, and technical troubleshooting with ability to think beyond routine or conventional approaches to build solutions or break down technical problems
  • Creates secure and high-quality production code and maintains algorithms that run synchronously with appropriate systems
  • Produces architecture and design artifacts for complex applications while being accountable for ensuring design constraints are met by software code development
  • Proactively identifies hidden problems and patterns in data and uses these insights to drive improvements to coding hygiene and system architecture
  • Contributes to software engineering communities of practice and events that explore new and emerging technologies

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on coding concepts and proficient advanced experience.
  • Hands-on practical experience in Python software engineering.
  • Hands-on experience with public cloud platforms (AWS), infrastructure provisioning (Terraform) and containerisation (Docker, Podman, Kubernetes, etc)
  • Overall knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and formal applied experience
  • Hands-on practical experience in system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Experience in developing, debugging, and maintaining code in a large corporate environment with one or more modern programming languages and database querying languages
  • Solid understanding of agile methodologies such as CI/CD, Application Resiliency, and Security

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Proficient in Linux environments with Shell scripts
  • Experience with databases (SQL/NoSQL), messaging (Kafka/RabbitMQ etc.), caching (Redis etc.)
  • Familiarity with authentication concepts (Kerberos/OAuth)
  • Familiarity with automation tools (Ansible/Rundeck/Puppet)