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Engineering Strategy Architect

Req #: 180003564
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

Our team is focused on dramatically improving the developer experience for 16,000 developers. We have ambitious plans for our global program to transform our tooling, process


We are looking for quality, hands on and passionate technologists that will thrive in our innovative and delivery focused environment.


Unboxing is a concept being used very successfully by companies that deliver technology, Hi-Fi, telephony components direct to the end user.


The intent is to make the experience of taking it out of the box and commissioning it as simple as possible with the minimum number of steps/actions.


We, in the Accelerating Development Programme, want to do the same for our IT Community.

  • Articulate the current developer experience at JPM and map to the future state vision

  • Determine the ‘Moments of Truth/Moments that Matter’ for each new tool, capability and process being delivered through Accelerating Development

  • Work with the Developer community to identify the optimal method for delivery/adoption

  • Using the future state vision influence people to adopt the new tools, technologies and processes

  • Define success criteria and measure against them

  • Identify methods of gathering information on the friction points (e.g. Zurveys) 

  • Responsible for the grooming and allocation of the friction points backlog

  • Excellent influencing/collaboration skills to supporting working with multiple teams across JPMC tech to ensure successful delivery
  • Highly technical practicing software engineer
  • Experience in UX is a key requirement
  • Intimate knowledge of industry standard development tooling (Jenkins, AIM, Sonar, Nautilus,

  • Would be beneficial if they also had experience in data modelling, in particular Erwin

  • Knowledge/understanding of Agile and a “T-shaped” mindset

  • Knowledge/understanding of Dev/Ops concepts

  • Knowledge/understanding of software delivery automation

  • Creative flair and ability to sell a vision

  • Excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills, SQL, reporting and analytics.

  • Proven track record in stakeholder management, partnership (enabling a ‘one team’ culture and positive working environment)

  • Proven strategic capabilities and demonstrable critical thinking across business/technology vision, solutions, strategy, roadmaps and portfolio delivery.

  • Excellent problem solving skills, ability to quickly broker solutions and resolve conflict situations 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels, including ability to communicate effectively with Senior Managing Directs


We offer highly competitive benefits including pension, bonus scheme, private medical for you and your family, as well as the freedom to innovate, continuous technology training, global collaboration and career mobility.


The hiring manager for this job opening would be willing to have a conversation about flexibility.  This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.  The hiring manager is not committing to offering this, just highlighting an openness to having the conversation. 



J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.2 trillion. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its J.P. Morgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.

J.P. Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.
J.P. Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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