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Software Engineer Lead

Req #: 180009481
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
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 Wealth Management Brokerage team are looking for a VP Software Engineer Lead to help drive development of a new real-time, web-based, order management and trading application leveraging Java, micro-services and an event driven architecture deployed within the cloud.
We are building the next generation of Wealth Management applications through a multi-year technology transformation that will consolidate trade flows onto best in class technologies and frameworks, delivering an improved user experience to wealth management investors & advisors and the massive scale and performance required by retail clients.
We are looking for a well-seasoned, hands-on Java developer with technical leadership experience who will be responsible for design, development and maintenance of trade order entry and execution systems. The ideal candidate will be a proactive individual with extensive hands on development experience with Java/J2EE, designing and building scalable distributed systems and a commitment to writing highly reliable, scalable, testable and maintainable code.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
• Creative problem solver and solution developer when presented with conflicting requirements, business demands and technical risks/issues
• Ability to communicate complex issues in an easy to understand manner
• Strong experience developing in React, Redux, Angular, ExtJS, JQuery, NodeJS or other Web frameworks
• Strong HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, AJAZ, JSON skills and solid programming background in other web technologies
• Solid understanding of REST API design and WebSockets
• Experience with development of WebServices and Middleware using Java and Spring Boot or Cloud Frameworks
• Experience with JDBC/JPBA frameworks such as Hibernate or MyBatis
• Experience with SQL databases such as Sybase and Oracle; experience with NoSQL databases such as HBase, Cassandra, and tools such as Apache Spark
• Knowledge of Trading Systems and Financial Services with an emphasis on the buy side
• Present and demo to users, stakeholders and technology groups

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 $9.58+ 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 JP Morgan 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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