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Java Software Engineer

Req #: 180027056
Location: Glasgow, SCT, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

As a member of our Software Engineering team 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.

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

  • Application development experience, with strong algorithmic skills and a good grasp of Software Engineering fundamentals (eg. Data structures, Algorithms) with experience of designing, developing and implementing software solutions
  • Excellent Core Java skills within a structured application, data, and infrastructure environment – including Core Java J2EE & Java Frameworks such as Spring or Hibernate
  • Demonstrated competence working within an Agile Scrum team, delivering code which provides business benefit in an iterative manner
  • Delivery experience using
    • Development Tools such as IntelliJ, Jenkins, Maven, Gradle
    • Source code control software such as Git, BitBucket
  • Test Driven Development experience (eg. with JUnit, Selenium)
  • Experience of working in environments requiring a high level of teamwork and maturity; to drive and support
    • Cross-functional, Autonomous, and Self-Organising teams
    • Collaboration with subject-matter experts and product owners
  • A desire to proactively develop, implement and further development best practices across the group – especially with quality improvement, code reviews, re-use & standards
  • Work in a scrum team to deliver business critical software solutions by providing the essential benefit to the customers;

    • Designing and implementing software and contributing to the production of scalable and resilient technical designs
    • Working cross-functionally with other team members: engineers, analysts, product owners, designers, Operations, Application Support, Vendors
    • Participate in technology deliveries to rationalise and simplify the software architecture
  • Thrive in a team environment and have strong people communication skills
  • Contribute to the automation of the Software Delivery Lifecycle within a collaborative DevOps environment
  • Proactively look to develop and implement software engineering best practices
    • The areas of focus will include; quality improvement, code reviews, code/architecture standards, functional design, reuse, and automation
  • Partner with supporting tech leads to develop realistic and achievable project estimates


Desirable skills include:

  • Development and delivery experience using Microservice architecture
  • Development experience of deploying components within a Cloud-based environment


Our Asset and Wealth Management division is driven by innovators like you who are driven to create technology solutions that make us work more efficiently and help our businesses grow. It’s our mission to efficiently take care of our clients’ wealth, helping them get, and remain properly invested.  Across 27 cities, our team of 4,600 agile technologists thrive in a cloud-native environment that values continuous learning using a data-centric approach in developing innovative technology solutions.


When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., 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 & Co. 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 all around the world, we want to meet you.


JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an equal opportunity employer.


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