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Software Engineer : Product Architect : Merchant Services/Payment Acceptance

Req #: 180006773_1
Location: Tampa, FL, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
As an experienced Software Engineer, your mission is to help lead our team of innovators and technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming will help your team raise their game, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will be counted on to set strategic direction and solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally. Your quest to embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies inspires your team to follow suit. And best of all, you’ll be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.

Reporting into the Director of Architecture for Chase Merchant Services, the Architect Lead position is a principle technical leadership role in the architecture organization responsible for developing technology roadmaps and plans for key business strategies supporting the Chase Merchant Services business. This role will specifically focus on the modernization of the technology infrastructure to support the future growth of the business.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • Expert in the following key areas: Hardware Architecture (performance testing, monitoring, operations), Hardware Benchmarking (Agile, program managements, network management), Design (compliance, security), Network Engineering (planning, provision)
  • Advanced understanding of business technology drivers and their impact on architecture design, performance and monitoring, best practices and JPMC policies

  • Proficient in multiple infrastructure technologies

  • Proven ability to conceptualize, launch and deliver multiple IT projects on time and within budget

  • Support an environment that identifies opportunities to develop others through mentorship and leading by example

  • Adept at partnering closely with, and acting as a trusted advisor to, stakeholders across the firm in order to influence strategic priorities

  • Design an end-to-end conceptual architecture that allows for flexibility, resilience and rapid change, and can be delivered iteratively in an Agile manner

  • Creation of architecture artefacts including business context diagrams, conceptual, logical, security, and physical architectures.  Data flow diagrams and entity relationships.

  • Work with IT and business units to create investable and executable technical roadmaps

  • Work with business stakeholders and gain support for critical technology investment decisions

  • Act as a key advisor to senior IT and business leadership

  • Support and adapt the architecture practice to Agile development practices

  • Scope and size technology investments

  • Evaluate technologies, vendor solutions and applications

  • Evangelize architecture best practices across JPMC in support of the firm-wide technology strategies

  • Manage the application portfolio lifecycle, and champion IT assets that can be leveraged across lines of business


Transferable Skills:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work at a high level with little detail.
  • Good communication skills
  • 15+ years of IT experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience as an software architect responsible for designing large complex IT solutions and technology modernization
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in collaborating directly with business partners to ensure technical solutions deliver on business objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage enterprise architecture principles to develop business strategies into investable technical roadmaps
  • Very strong presentation and communication skills with experience providing communication to C level executives 
Preferred Skills:
  • Knowledge of modern architecture and infrastructure solutions: Cloud (public and private), Domain-Driven Design, microservices, etc.
  • Financial services experience with a focus on merchant acquiring and payments
  • Banking knowledge and direct exposure to credit card processing business principals
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • TOGAF certification

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Company, you're not just working at a global financial institution. You're an integral part of one of the world's biggest tech companies.  In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000 technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development.  Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.

At JPMorgan Chase & Company we value the unique skills of every employee, and we're building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If you're looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies around the world, we want to meet you.

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