Principal Software Engineer - Global Finance Technology (Java, AWS, Databricks)

Glasgow City
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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If you are looking for a game-changing career, working for one of the world's leading financial institutions, you’ve come to the right place.

As a Principal Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within Global Finance Technology, you provide expertise and engineering excellence as an integral part of an agile team to enhance, build, and deliver trusted market-leading technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. Leverage your advanced technical capabilities and collaborate with colleagues across the organization to drive best-in-class outcomes across various technologies to support one or more of the firm’s portfolios.

Job responsibilities

  • Creates complex and scalable coding frameworks using appropriate software design frameworks
  • Develops secure and high-quality production code, and reviews and debugs code written by others
  • Advises cross-functional teams on technological matters within your domain of expertise
  • Serves as the function’s go-to subject matter expert
  • Contributes to the development of technical methods in specialized fields in line with the latest product development methodologies
  • Creates durable, reusable software frameworks that are leveraged across teams and functions
  • Influences leaders and senior stakeholders across business, product, and technology teams
  • Champions the firm’s culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and expert applied experience
  • Extensive development experience using Java/Scala
  • Demonstrated experience building distributed computing applications using Big Data Frameworks like Hadoop, Spark and/or Databricks
  • Deep experience using and coding on big data frameworks like Hadoop, Spark and/or Kafka
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Expertise in object oriented and/or functional programming language(s)
  • Understanding of Public Cloud technologies and experience building cloud native applications
  • Advanced knowledge of software architecture, application development, 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 present and effectively communicate to Senior Business and Technology Executives along with Engineers at all levels

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Demonstrated experience with cloud technologies like AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Domain knowledge of the financial services industry with focus on building data pipelines for financial reporting
  • Expertise in software engineering practices like TDD, ATDD, BDD, Pair Programming