Python Software Engineer III (Automation)

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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity for you to take your software engineering career to the next level.

As a Software Engineer III at JPMorgan Chase within Mainframe & Midrange Compute team, you would have development responsibilities for our inhouse developed application called myPower. You will serve as a seasoned member of an agile team to design and deliver products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. You are responsible for carrying out critical technology solutions across multiple technical areas in support of the firm’s business objectives.

MyPower is a Python API, using Flask as a framework, that orchestrates provisioning and repave operations for AIX LPARs. MyPower uses a Cockroach DB to track all data associated with these processes, including hosts, host groups, OS technology levels, builds, etc. This DB is fully API-enabled, so that static data within within it can be queried and controlled by makingAPI calls to myPower.​

Job responsibilities

  • Executes software solutions, design, development, and technical troubleshooting with ability to think beyond routine or conventional approaches to build solutions or break down technical problems
  • Creates secure and high-quality production code and maintains algorithms that run synchronously with appropriate systems
  • Gathers, analyzes, synthesizes, and develops visualizations and reporting from large, diverse data sets in service of continuous improvement of software applications and systems
  • Contributes to software engineering communities of practice and events that explore new and emerging technologies
  • Adds to team culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect
  • Proactively identifies hidden problems and patterns in data and uses these insights to drive improvements to coding hygiene and system architecture

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and applied experience
  • Hands-on practical experience in system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Proficient in Python (or some OOP language)
  • Good understanding of Spring and it's ecosystem, plus foundational knowledge of React.
  • Hands-on practical experience with RDBMS databases
  • Experience in developing, debugging, and maintaining code in a large corporate environment with one or more modern programming languages and database querying languages
  • Overall knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Solid understanding of agile methodologies such as CI/CD, Applicant Resiliency, and Security
  • Hands on experience with *NIX operating systems

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Proficient in coding in Java 8 and above & Java's ecosystem
  • Jenkins (or equivalent pipeline-based SDLC methodology)
  • BitBucket / JIRA / GIT
  • SQL (familiarity with relational databases)
  • Automated Testing (unit testing / functional testing)
  • Bash scripting (or some familiarity with UNIX-based OS and scripting)
    - Flask
    - RabbitMQ / CockroachDB / Celery
    - Asynchronous development