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JAVA Software Engineering

Req #: 170066697
Location: Newark, DE, 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
J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.

The candidate will function as Lead Applications Developer within the Asset Management Technology group with a focus on Core Operations Technology.  Core Operations Technology consists of the application stack used to support Complex Loan Servicing, Reconciliations, Corporate Actions, Mutual Fund Trade Processing, Custodian SWIFT Messaging, Bank Loan processing, Fee Billing, and other functions.  The role involves hands-on architecture, design and development of a suite of applications using Java/J2EE and related technologies in an agile environment with responsibilities for working with end users and managing a small team of T-shaped developers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a member of as Lead Developer and Scrum Master to deliver technology solutions in an Agile fashion including, but not limited to sprint planning, complexity analysis, standups, and sprint retrospectives.
  • Design, analyze, develop, code, debug and document programming to satisfy business requirements for large, complex projects.
  • Adhere to firm-wide architecture standards, risk management and security policies.
  • Deliver on J2EE and RDBMS based technologies for the Operations business
  • Design the technical architecture for new applications and changes to existing applications including class diagrams/object modeling, data modeling, and system interfaces.
  • Translate functional specifications into technical specifications and runbooks in support of application builds.
  • Perform application development build tasks and perform application coding in J2EE and RDBMS technologies along with select vendor applications.
  • Communicate timely build status on development items to management team, as well as raise/work to resolve issues impacting development.
  •  Assist in third level support of applications once delivered into Production.
  • A minimum of 4 or more years of experience with related technologies and software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Strong Java/J2EE programming skills
  • Strong experience with messaging (e.g. MQ)
  • Working knowledge of Tomcat/Apache application servers
  • Hands-on experience with Spring and Hibernate frameworks
  • Knowledge of standard build and deployment tools such as Eclipse, Maven, Git/Stash, Ant, and Jira
  • Experience with database development and design including experience with Oracle and/or Sybase
  • Demonstrated experience with OO design patterns/frameworks, including application integration frameworks
  • Ability to multi-task and engage productively on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to balance application development and application support needs
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate complex issues to technical and non-technical audiences that include peers, partners, and senior IT and Business management
  • Development Experience with XML and RESTful web services desirable
  • College degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent major
  • AngularJS and JavaScript experience a plus
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