Lead Architect - Public Cloud

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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As a Lead Architect at JPMorgan Chase within the Enterprise Technology and Infrastructure Platforms division, you are an integral part of a team that works to develop high-quality architecture solutions for various software applications on modern cloud-based technologies. As a core technical contributor, you are responsible for conducting critical architecture solutions across multiple technical areas within various business functions in support of project goals.

Job responsibilities

  • Provide consultation for line of business applications team on how to migrate their enterprise application to cloud using well-architected designs to maximize the capabilities of cloud computing
  • Translates technical issues, trends, and approaches to leadership to drive the firm’s innovation and enable leaders to make strategic, well-informed decisions about target state architecture
  • Engages technical teams and business stakeholders to discuss and propose technical approaches to meet current and future needs
  • Evaluates recommendations and provides feedback on new technologies
  • Executes creative software solutions, design, development, and technical troubleshooting with the ability to think beyond routine or conventional approaches to build solutions or break down technical problems
  • 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
  • Involve in the firm’s culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect
  • Assist adoption and implementation of technical methods in specialized fields in line with the latest product development methodologies
  • Creates durable, reusable software frameworks that improves velocity and quality of output across teams and functions
  • Coach, train, and mentor to improve the maturity and value of the Cloud practices

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on Cloud Architecture concepts and advanced applied experience
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Knowledge of major public cloud platforms, ideally with AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate or equivalent professional level or specialty certifications
  • Proficiency in automation and continuous delivery methods
  • Proficient in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • 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
  • Advanced knowledge of one or more software, applications, and architecture disciplines
  • Ability to evaluate current and emerging technologies to recommend the best solutions for the future state architecture

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Demonstrated experience in well-architected designs, application development, testing, resiliency and operational stability to maximize the capabilities of cloud computing for enterprise applications
  • Technical architecture experience with demonstrated increases in responsibility.
  • Awareness and practical experience with implementing Resiliency and FinOps practices