Software Engineer III- JAVA and AWS- Observability

Glasgow City
Full time
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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 the ENTERPRISE OBSERVABILITY PLATFORMS, you serve as a seasoned member of an agile team to design and deliver trusted market-leading technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. You are responsible for carrying out critical technology solutions across multiple technical areas within various business functions in support of the firm’s business objectives.

Job responsibilities

  • Creating well engineered observability solutions for the public cloud will require the successful candidate to expand their knowledge of the major platforms, initially Amazon Web Services (AWS), and their experience building opinionated, pre-configured tools that can remove friction for other engineering teams.
  • 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
  • Leads the production of architecture and design artifacts for complex applications while being accountable for ensuring design constraints are met by software code development
  • Identifies hidden problems and patterns in data and use these insights to drive improvements to coding hygiene and system architecture
  • Mentors junior engineers in software engineering practices and encouraging discipline and good code hygiene in the team
  • 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

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and proficient in applied experience
  • The candidate will have an excellent all-round understanding of AWS fundamentals such as compute (and of EC2, EKS, ECS), networking, storage, security policies and how to build & deploy applications into those eco-system
  • Hands-on practical experience in leading system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Proficient in coding in one or more languages, preferably Java
  • Demonstrated experience leading a small team through software engineering design and implementation challenges
  • Enjoys presenting to other engineers on proposed designs and approaches
  • A strong desire to focus on continuous learning and experience new technologies
  • Experience with one or more observability platforms such as Dynatrace, Datadog, etc.
  • Exposure to cloud automation technologies such as Terraform
  • Understanding or experience of Open Telemetry (OTel) standards and tools

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Exposure to cloud automation technologies such as Terraform
  • Other areas of interest would be observability tooling: Datadog and Dynatrace as well as tooling such Lambda and Identity and Access Management (IAM).
  • Will have the opportunity to present to other engineers on proposed designs and approaches
  • Can demonstrate how to build secure applications, using tools to identify and remediate vulnerabilities and use modern techniques to control access to applications and APIs