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Software Engineer Technical Lead

Req #: 170117898
Location: Glasgow, SCT, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
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, you’ll be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.
The Suitability program delivers a technology solution to support many regulatory directives and requirements globally. The solution covers many different aspects of the client and trade lifecycle:
  • Capturing data from clients, from multiple channels (online and paper) and route that through an internal review and approval process
  • Algorithmically determining, from the captured data, the clients’ appetite for risk and their understanding of different investment products
  • Calculating the risk factors of the different products clients may invest in
  • Pre-trade checks to ensure all trades made for a client are suitable
  • Post-trade checks to evaluate various aspects of each clients overall portfolio
  • MIS, enabling reporting to internal compliance and external regulatory bodies
  • The program is global and delivers to all jurisdictions
This role is for a technical lead on the Client Profile Management (CPM) component of the Suitability platform.  Key responsibilities shall include:
  • Provide detailed technical implementation leadership to the CPM development team in all locations
  • Work on the technical roadmap, in conjunction with the LDA
  • Ensure quality is achieved across the technical team by defining and enforcing best practice
  • Participate in scrum of scrums, and actively seek ways to streamline processes and improve productivity
  • Ensure that all stories in the Jira backlog are appropriately estimated and understood by the development team
  • Manage communications to stakeholders and team-members
  • Shape the adoption of SDLC processes throughout the team
The CPM platform is undergoing major redevelopment with a legacy platform being replaced and three new business areas being onboarded to a new platform.
  • Broad experience of modern database and services platforms and software development generally
  • Experience of modern web development using frameworks such as Angular 2/4 or React
  • Very strong Java development skills incorporating a range of frameworks
  • Experience of messaging platforms
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence is an advantage – or similar Agile enabling tooling
  • Recent experience in a technical lead role
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a clear ability to negotiate and influence outcomes
  • Experience in a multi-geography setting, across time-zones and with remote teams
  • Experience of SCRUM/Agile at scale
  • Understanding of test automation technologies and behaviour driven development (BDD) (desirable)
  • Understanding of the Asset Management / Private Banking business (desirable)
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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