Senior Director of Software Engineering - Data Platform Engineering (Asset Wealth Management)

Glasgow City
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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Your opportunity to make a real impact and shape the future of financial services is waiting for you. Let’s push the boundaries of what's possible together.

As a Director of Software Engineering at JPMorgan Chase within the Asset & Wealth Management Data & Analytics Engineering organisation, you lead multiple technical areas, manage the activities of multiple departments, and collaborate across technical domains. Your expertise is applied cross-functionally to drive the adoption and implementation of technical methods within various teams and aid the firm in remaining at the forefront of industry trends, best practices, and technological advances.

In this role, you will manage the core Data Platform Engineering team that supports organisation's end-to-end data needs by building common components and services. This role should appeal to someone who likes to build innovative solutions that support other software and data engineers. You will have a chance to work with a wide variety of cloud services and develop different data solutions. In this role you will have to be both the teacher and the student as continued learning is at the core of the team.

Job responsibilities

  • Leads multiple technology and process implementations across departments to achieve firmwide technology objectives
  • Directly manages multiple areas with strategic transactional focus
  • Provides leadership and high-level direction to teams while frequently overseeing employee populations across multiple platforms, divisions, and lines of business
  • Acts as the primary interface with senior leaders, stakeholders, and executives, driving consensus across competing objectives
  • Manages multiple stakeholders, complex projects, and large cross-product collaborations
  • Makes decisions that influence teams’ resources, budget, tactical operations, and the execution and implementation of processes and procedures
  • Carries governance accountability for coding decisions, control obligations, and measures of success such as cost of ownership, maintainability, and portfolio operations
  • Delivers technical solutions that can be leveraged across multiple businesses and domains
  • Influences peer leaders and senior stakeholders across the business, product, and technology teams
  • Champions the firm’s culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and expert applied experience. In addition, expert experience leading technologists to manage, anticipate and solve complex technical items within your domain of expertise
  • Demonstrated prior experience influencing across highly matrixed, complex organizations and delivering value at scale
  • Experience developing or leading cross-functional teams of technologists
  • Experience with hiring, developing, and recognizing talent
  • Experience leading a product as a Product Owner or Product Manager
  • Practical cloud native experience
  • Expertise in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or a related technical field

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience working at code level in Java and/or Python
  • Some Cloud-based Data Analytics platform experience in Snowflake, Databricks or similar data Cloud solutions
  • An AWS Certification is preferred