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Lead Java Software Engineer

Req #: 180036610
Location: Glasgow, SCT, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
Lead Java Software Engineer (VP)
Glasgow Technology Centre
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, youll be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.
Orion is the risk and P&L aggregation platform used across JP Morgan's Global Rates and Global Emerging Markets business. Traders and financial controllers use Orion to view, analyze and sign off their end of day P&L and risk positions.
As such, Orion delivers technology to support a critical part of the trading business. The Orion team are a key part of a multi-year consolidation program of the EOD risk/P&L tools across Macro Technology (spanning Rates, Emerging Markets, Currencies and Commodities). 
This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
  • Expertise in application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Advanced knowledge of architecture, design and business processes
  • Keen understanding of financial control and budget management
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals
  • We are looking for developers who are passionate about clean and testable code.
  • Have experience of distributed and or multi-threaded systems.
  • Can empathise with the business and their technology colleagues
  • Are agile / DevOps / continuous delivery proponents.
  • Have an aptitude for understanding existing codebases.
  • Are willing to talk to key stakeholders and be able to understand and be interested in the business objectives.
  • Our codebase is predominately Java based, with an Oracle Coherence compute engine, various supporting web services and a C# WPF front end. The right candidate will be able to demonstrate that they are suitably experienced in the Java ecosystem.
    Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the worlds important corporations, governments and institutions. Youll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits.  CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.
    When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., youre not just working at a global financial institution. Youre an integral part of one of the worlds 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 were building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If youre 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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