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Java Software Engineer

Req #: 170114775
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

As a member of our Software Engineering Group 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:
Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
Understanding of architecture and design across all systems 
Working proficiency in developmental toolsets
Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
Proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages 
Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement

This position is for a Java Developer to join an Agile Scrum team in the development of an existing application requesting new functionality and modifications to existing features. The application is moving towards developing micro-services that will be cloud-enabled and will leverage a high level of test automation and deployment automation to achieve Continuous Integration and Delivery.
The team is a cross-functional team responsible for the end-to-end, full stack development of the application. While each team member has a primary skill set, they are also expected to learn and contribute to areas outside of their primary skill set. The team is co-located, highly collaborative, and values continuous improvement, open communication, and pair programming.

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study (Master's degree preferred) or equivalent practical experience
• At least 3 years’ professional experience
• Software development experience in a team environment using distributed source control, continuous integration, and code quality analysis tools
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Experience with TDD and automated testing
• Self-motivation, humility, and dedication to improvement
• Experience working in an Agile Scrum or Kanban team

Preferred Technical Skills
• Java development experience with knowledge of Java 1.7 and 1.8 features
• Spring Framework; preferably version 4
• Spring Boot
• RESTful micro services
• Cloud development;
• RDBMS and No-SQL database technologies (preferably Apache Cassandra)
• Log Management with Splunk or ELK

• Experience working with a Distributed Cache (Gemfire, Hazel, Memcache)

• Apache Tomcat

• Multi-threaded Programming and Transaction Handling  (JMS, Database)

Additional Skills Desired
• AWS or Netflix OSS Libraries
• Cloud Architecture
• FitNesse
• Cucumber
• Selenium
• GIT / Bit Bucket


Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll 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., 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. 

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