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Java Software Engineer

Req #: 180004544
Location: Glasgow, SCT, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
Java Developer
 
Glasgow Technology Centre
 
Purpose of role
 
 The purpose of this role is to be a server-side developer of the CIB Notifications solution.
 
What sets this role apart?
 
In this role, the candidate would be a developer working as part of an agile team to build new and support existing functionality to the banks notifications solutions, which are expanding across the Investment Bank.  The system must efficiently handle real-time data and be carefully tuned for performance.  Experience is expected in analysis/design, application and SDK development, optimization and performance tuning – plus working with product owners, user experience designers, and the (financial) business.
 
We are in the process of migrating application to our internal private cloud and expanding the capabilities of the application to scale horizontally as we grow the user base.  You will be exposed to cloud development and deployments, containerisation using Docker.  We are also building full stack javascript solutions from the ground up and have continuous delivery setup meaning your changes can be in production within minutes.  We’re able to do this as we have a team that has a culture centred on quality and best practice.  We are autonomous and empowered to make changes to process to make sure we’re building the right software in the right way
 
Key responsibilities 
  • Work with the team to develop the CIB Notifications solution
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs, by collaborating with the UI/UX team
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Strive for continuous improvement through active participation in team, J.P. Morgan community and site-wide activities
To be successful in this role you will be able to display the following:  
 
Technical: 
 
Required (experience with…)
  • Core Java
  • Spring
  • Experience of any Java Messaging Middleware
  • Maven
  • Java Unit Testing Frameworks (e.g. mockito)
  • Continuous integration
 
 Desirable
  • Cassandra
  • Javascript frontend (e.g. Angular, React)
  • Node.js
  • Jenkins
  • BDD/Acceptance testing frameworks (e.g. Cucumber)
  • Linux
 
Personality traits
  • Be proactive, pragmatic, independent and resourceful in nature
  • Be passionate about web technology with a keen interest in working on latest technology offerings
  • Be able to present evidence of self motivation and passion for web technology
  • Be familiar (or have developed opinions) on how to structure large scale applications/projects and the necessary processes, team structures and technical approaches
  • Have considered opinions on how to work within such a team – but possess an open mind to direction when given
  • Be community minded in their approach to work - and be active in consuming and providing information, teaching and help across all team units
Technical: 
 
Required (experience with…)
  • Core Java
  • Spring
  • Experience of any Java Messaging Middleware
  • Maven
  • Java Unit Testing Frameworks (e.g. mockito)
  • Continuous integration
 
 Desirable
  • Cassandra
  • Javascript frontend (e.g. Angular, React)
  • Node.js
  • Jenkins
  • BDD/Acceptance testing frameworks (e.g. Cucumber)
  • Linux

 

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. 
 
@2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran
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