Lead Software Engineer - Fullstack Java

Glasgow City
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a talented team of engineers in Glasgow.

As a Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within Asset Management Client Service Team, you will play a leading role in the development of strategic software products, critical to business advancement, used globally. You will be 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. As a core technical contributor, you are responsible for conducting critical technology solutions across multiple technical areas within various business functions in support of the firm’s business objectives. We are looking for an experienced Full stack developer and all-round technologist with a passion for solving business problems through innovation, software engineering best practices and teamwork.

Job responsibilities

  • Executes creative software solutions, design, development, and technical troubleshooting with ability to think beyond routine or conventional approaches to build solutions or break down technical problems
  • Expand the digital experience we offer our Clients
  • Develops secure high-quality production code, and reviews and debugs code written by others
  • Identifies opportunities to eliminate or automate remediation of recurring issues to improve overall operational stability of software applications and systems
  • Demonstrate leadership by bringing ideas, passion and ownership to improve the team & products we develop
  • 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
  • Leads communities of practice across Software Engineering to drive awareness and use of new and leading-edge technologies
  • Adds to team culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect

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 knowledge and experience in backend development (Java, Spring)
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in frontend development (React & front end testing frameworks).
  • Hands-on experience with messaging platforms (such as Kafka)
  • Proficiency in automation and continuous delivery methods
  • Proficient in all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Advanced understanding of agile methodologies such as CI/CD, Application Resiliency, and Security
  • Demonstrated proficiency in software applications and technical processes within a technical discipline (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of the financial services industry and their IT systems
  • Practical cloud native experience