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Software Engineering

Req #: 170123878
Location: Houston, TX, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.
 
The Corporate Technology (CT) organization develops applications and provides technology support for corporate functions across JPMorgan Chase, including Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and all functions within the Corporate Administrative Office (CAO).
 
Within CT, the Market Risk technology organization develops applications and provides technology support for internal clients in trading, product control, market risk coverage, market risk middle office and other functions. We are evolving the many disparate legacy sources of market risk data and the tools used to manage this data into a strategic platform with support for the specific needs of a wide variety of JP Morgan’s products and businesses.
 
As a member of our Software Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products. You’ll be tasked with keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of what’s being developed. Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks-is key. And best of all, you’ll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world.
 
  • The individual selected for this role will combine a unique mix of strong hands-on development skill, involvement in technical design and architecture decisions, and ability to draw on deep experience to provide technical leadership and mentoring to a new and growing team of technologists.

    You will drive the full delivery lifecycle, from requirements gathering, helping take the strategy through to design, development, testing, deployment and support. The successful candidate must be passionate about working in a fast moving environment, collaborating across a global team of multiple disciplines and agile development process. The candidate must be excited about working with new technologies and continually learning and evolving their skillset.
     
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate at least three years of software development in a high pressure, time critical environment with skills in the following areas:
     
    • Experience in technical leadership roles, working with teams of developers with varying levels of experience, and a range of different backgrounds and skillsets.
    • Excellent understanding of Java Core concepts, including memory management, multi-threading, and new language features up to Java 7 or Java 8.
    • Strong experience with Java Enterprise technologies, including JMS, JAX-RS, REST based services, Hibernate, Bootstrap, etc.
    • Experience with other languages and platforms, particularly Python. Demonstrated ability to switch between different technologies effectively.
    • Proficiency in Unix/Linux environments, ability to navigate the system, investigate processes and logs, manage crontab scheduled jobs, etc.
    • Experience supporting production environments, responding to user concerns, and taking ownership of production issues.
    • Experience working in a 3rd Level advanced support capacity. Experience with distributed server-side applications.
    • Exposure to a range of open-source technologies and cloud computing; including Apache technologies – Tomcat, Spark, Cassandra, Lucene.
    • Experience with full development lifecycle and tools, including Git, Jira, Jenkins, Ant, Maven, TeamCity.
    • Experience with Test-Driven Development (TDD) using tools such as JUnit and mocking frameworks.
    • Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm to work on a globally distributed team 
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