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Technical Architect

Req #: 170120444
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.4 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, 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 J.P. Morgan is available at
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 nearly $20 trillion of assets under custody, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. 


Who we are

The Technology Resiliency Management team is responsible for ensuring that CIB demonstrates, and improves, the resiliency of its applications. Our team interacts with our partners in Application Development, Corporate and Global Infrastructure teams. The CIB business relies heavily on having stable and resilient applications to be able to provide clients and governments with a first class service, all the time.

Our team understands regulatory requirements, drives company policy and engages with support teams to ensure that the 1000+ applications design, build, test and, in an incident, execute recovery plans efficiently and effectively.


Why Join?

It’s an incredible time for our industry and specifically the Resiliency team. The demands from Regulators and clients continue to evolve and new technology, such as cloud, provides a rapidly changing landscape to understand and help shape the company’s direction. You will be focused on:

Reviewing and advising on architecture of applications including those with components on the internal cloud (Gaia)

Partnering with the CIB and corporate technology groups to define multi-year technology resiliency strategies, roadmaps and patterns to ensure applications deliver increasing resilience

Developing standardized test cases for applications based on the resiliency strategies, roadmaps and patterns

Driving resiliency policy and strategy across CIB and the broader company


Who are we hiring?

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced technologist to help drive the resiliency controls agenda, policy and work streams. Ideally within financial services or a large-scale technology firm you will have:

Ability to engage development teams for application architecture that can provide high availability and sustainable resiliency

Ability to work with applications migrating to internal  and/or external cloud providers

Ability to develop resiliency patterns for applications utilizing internal and/or external cloud providers

Ability to develop standardized test cases for applications based on the resiliency patterns

Understanding of Resiliency and the associated risks and issues and will be responsible for working closely with other technologists across the globe

Excellent communication skills and will be at home explaining the progress and challenges in execution of resilient architectures.

Proactive approach, engaging expertise to structure conversations, positions and recommendations

Efficient team member, ensuring progress is reliable, measurable and meaningful

Qualifications – Not behaviors

·       15+ years of IT experience in finance.

·       Bachelor's degree.

·       Minimum of 7 years of work experience as a Technology Architect.

·       Minimum of 5 years of work experience designing and deploying large, robust,    operationally sound production systems.

·       Minimum of 5 years in applications or infrastructure development




As one of the main technology HUBS For US  the scope of work in Jersey City is truly remarkable, we are at the forefront of innovation within the financial services industry and are pioneering the use of cutting edge technologies.


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