Senior Manager of Software Engineering -Python

Glasgow City
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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When you mentor and advise multiple technical teams and move financial technologies forward, it’s a big challenge with big impact. You were made for this.

As a Senior Manager of Software Engineering at JPMorgan Chase within the Market Risk, Corporate Sector, you serve in a leadership role by providing technical coaching and advisory for multiple technical teams, as well as anticipate the needs and potential dependencies of other functions within the firm. As an expert in your field, your insights influence budget and technical considerations to advance operational efficiencies and functionalities.

This Senior Manager of Software Engineering will be responsible for part of the implementation of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) framework within Market Risk Technology (MRT). The incumbent will be partnering with colleagues across Quantitative Research (QR), Market Risk, Front Office, Product Control and Middle Office to design and deliver solutions. MRT and QR are responsible for calculating the exposure of JPMorganChase (JPMC) to market risks and meet regulatory requirements in the jurisdictions in which the bank operates. MRT has one of the largest compute and storage footprint within JPMC. The FRTB team sits within MRT and is responsible for a orchestrating the regulatory capital charge calculations under FRTB and building the toolset necessary to analyse, explain and report these capital charges. The incumbent will be jointly responsible for building the toolset necessary to analyse, explain and report regulatory capital charges. Solutions include the build out of a Capital-as-a-Service (CaaS) solution open to Front Office, Finance and other internal partners that need to manage regulatory capital charges as well as OLAP capabilities on top of Big Data platforms for analysis and reporting purposes.

Job responsibilities

  • Design and enhance the toolset to meet the requirements of business stakeholders across different line of businesses. Present solution proposals to the relevant technology stakeholders and get their sign-off. Build prototypes and proofs of concept where necessary.
  • Contribute to the definition of the Market Risk Technology target state architecture. Re-use and leverage products or solutions already available within the firm where possible.
  • Engage with other senior technology leads both within and outside the immediate team, including the Risk Technology Engineering & Architecture group.
  • Integrate and balance functional and non-functional requirements. Focus on the frequency, quality, and timelessness aspects of production processes.
  • Break down solutions into sprint deliverables and assign them between yourself and your team members. Set the overall guidance and expectations for team output, practices, and collaboration.
  • Promote and drive the implementation of design patterns and other software engineering best practices.
  • Adopt firm’s scaled agile practices and manage the team’s work in accordance with compliance standards, service level agreements, and business requirements.
  • Anticipates dependencies with other teams to deliver products and applications in line with business requirements.
  • Collaborate with Site Reliability Engineers to operate solutions. Take ownership of third-line support issues.
  • Responsible for managing the team members on performance, regularized check-ins, learning, development etc.
  • Support JPMC’s internship, apprenticeship, graduate, TechConnect and Re-Entry programmes by filling open positions thru them.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on leading technology projects concepts and advanced applied experience
  • Hands-on experience on technology stack including Python Hadoop
  • Experience working in OLAP capabilities on Big Data technology stack.
  • Experience leading technology projects and managing technologists
  • Proficient in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Advanced understanding of agile methodologies
  • In-depth knowledge of the financial services industry and their IT systems
  • Create a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion (DE&I), and respect for the team members and prioritises diverse representation.

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience working in front office technology or risk technology within a financial institution.