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Project Execution - Infrastructure Data Center EMEA Engineering Lead

Req #: 180015966
Location: Bournemouth, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
As one of the main technology HUBS For EMEA the scope of work in Bournemouth is truly remarkable, we are at the forefront of innovation within the financial services industry and are pioneering the use of cutting edge technologies.
The Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB) Technology Data Center team is responsible for executing the firms DC strategy for CIB.  The Data Center team resides in the CIB Infrastructure services group under CIB Tech Production Management.  
The CIB Tech Data Center works closely with Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) and business aligned application teams. We manage the end to end application migrations from legacy data centers and legacy infrastructure platforms to strategic target states.  CIB Tech follows a proven methodology for managing the application migration from analysis to migration and subsequent decommission of existing infrastructure.
Keys to the success of the Data Center program is strong management of dependencies, documentation of requirements to support the technology roadmap, governance, adherence to internal CIB controls, and acting as a Facilitator between AD and GTI. 
Role Responsibilities:
As the EMEA Capacity and Engineering Lead your responsibilities will include:
  • Provide technical expertise, management, and support for the Data Center Execution Team through all phases of program execution
  • Ensure capacity demand is accurately captured with headroom requirements, delivered in the timeframes required for application migrations
  • Provide technical guidance and gather appropriate virtual groups together to create creative solutions to technical challenges
  • ENVIRONMENT GOVERNANCE/OVERSIGHT –Environment capacity oversight ensuring availability for programme. Supporting AD/Operate teams during design and provisioning phases.
  • MIGRATION METHODOLGY AND TECHNICAL STANDARDS – Ensuring adherence to policy standards for Migration (i.e. V2V, re-install (Seed and Swing), Decommission). Partner with GTI to ensure programme awareness of product roadmaps and infrastructure lifecycle standards e.g. backup retention etc.
  • MIGRATION DESIGN AUTHORITY AND GOVERNANCE – Oversight and support for applications during the design stage of the process and managing exceptions as and when they arise i.e. migration methods or platforms that do not meet GTI standards
  • CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT SUPPORT/ESCALATION – Assisting AD/operate teams with escalations for issues experienced during application configuration at the target DC’s
  • MIGRATION EXECUTION OVERSIGHT – support and escalation point for pre/during/post migration execution. Coordination with GTI for resources required during specific migration periods
  • QUALITY ASSURANCE – ensuring each Technical issue is logged along with a RCA performed with key stakeholders and lesson learnt shared
Qualifications required here:
  • Detailed understanding of distributed infrastructure and core datacenter infrastructure principles
  • Experience with Data Centre Migration projects
  • Experience of physical to virtual migration programs
  • Experience of container solutions such as Docker an advantage
  • Proven ability to prioritize and deliver multiple projects in parallel
  • Experience of senior level stakeholder management
  • Experience with IT transformation programs
  • Banking or Financial markets background
We offer highly competitive benefits including pension, bonus scheme, private medical for you and your family, as well as the freedom to innovate, continuous technology training, global collaboration and career mobility.
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
The hiring manager for this job opening would be willing to have a conversation about flexibility.  This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.  The hiring manager is not committing to offering this, just highlighting an openness to having the conversation. 
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