Senior Lead Software Engineer - Cloud

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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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 Senior Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the Securities Services Technology, 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.

Job responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and maintain API gateway solution using Apigee, Kong or AWS API Gateway
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand API requirements and design appropriate solutions
  • Implement security protocols and measures to protect APIs from potential threats and vulnerabilities
  • Optimize API gateway performance and scalability to ensure seamless operation under varying loads
  • Document API gateway configurations, processes, and best practices for knowledge sharing and reference
  • Regularly provides technical guidance and direction to support the business and its technical teams, contractors, and vendors
  • Develops secure and high-quality production code, and reviews and debugs code written by others
  • Serves as a function-wide subject matter expert in one or more areas of focus
  • Actively contributes to the engineering community as an advocate of firmwide frameworks, tools, and practices of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Influences peers and project decision-makers to consider the use and application of leading-edge technologies

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and proficient advanced experience
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Advanced in one or more programming language(s)
  • 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 cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts including TCP/IP, DNS, SSL/TLS, and HTTPS
  • Understanding of containerization and orchestration tools like Kubernetes
  • Understanding of OAuth, JWT and other authentication and authorization protocols
  • Strong understanding of API concepts, including RESTful APIs, API design principals and microservices architecture

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Familiarity with CDN technologies such as Akamai
  • Experience with API management platforms such as Apigee, Kong or AWS API Gateway
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash or Python for automation and tooling