Lead Software Engineer - Java

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time

Posted


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 Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the Payments Testing Program (Corporate and Investment Bank), you are an integral part of an agile team that works to enhance, build, and deliver trusted market-leading technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. Drive significant business impact through your capabilities and contributions, and apply deep technical expertise and problem-solving methodologies to tackle a diverse array of challenges that span multiple technologies and applications. Your goal will be to provide an improved client experience across our payments products and you will be responsible for delivering tooling and frameworks for use in the client testing environment. You will be managing multiple feature teams staffed by software engineers and the role provides opportunities to work across the business lines with product, operations, and technology partners.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead design and develop scalable and resilient systems ¬in a timely manner using Java and React/Angular to contribute to continual, iterative improvements for product teams.
  • Drives decisions that influence the product design, application functionality, and technical operations and processes.
  • Build Microservices that will run on the bank’s internal cloud and the public cloud platform.
  • Participate in scrum team stand-ups, code reviews and other ceremonies, contribute to task completion and blocker resolution within your team.
  • Maintain technical acumen by pursuing formal and informal learning opportunities about technology, JPMorgan Chase products, and financial services.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities, to improve delivery flow across product and technology.
  • Regularly provides technical guidance and direction to support the business and its technical teams, contractors, and vendors
  • Influences peers and project decision-makers to consider the use and application of leading-edge technologies
  • Adds to the team culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect
  • Actively contributes to the engineering community as an advocate of firmwide frameworks, tools, and practices of the Software Development Life Cycle

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 languages (Java / Python / Spark)
  • 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, mobile, etc.)
  • Ability to tackle design and functionality problems independently with little to no oversight
  • Experience with microservices architecture on cloud
  • Highly skilled at problem solving, ability to scope and provide structure to complex issues, rapidly learn unfamiliar processes and provide insightful and timely remediation while ensuring clarity on the problem requiring resolution.
  • Excellent attention to detail so issues can be prevented and redundancies / opportunities highlighted.
  • Ability to keep sight of the overall context and remain centred on the strategic picture, identify areas of opportunity for process improvement and build out recommendation to proceed.
  • Ability to look across the program, with overall goal in sight, challenge by asking the right questions, and make connections across information to formulate actions required to deliver end result.

Preferred Qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree (with relevant experience) preferred.
  • Working experience in Payments business function technology capacity

ABOUT US

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

ABOUT THE TEAM

Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You'll develop solutions that help the bank provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk, and extend liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.