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Lead Software Engineer - Python / C++/ Automation Developer / DevOps - Athens

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Software Engineering
Athens, Greece
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Job Description

We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity for you to take your software engineering career to the next level.

As a Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the Equities Execution Services Technology team, you serve as a seasoned member of an agile team to design and deliver trusted market-leading technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. You are responsible for carrying out critical technology solutions across multiple technical areas within various business functions in support of the firm’s business objectives. The Equities Execution Services Technology department is looking for a Software Engineer with DevOps experience. The role will be based in Athens, and will entail both working closely with the London Business and our Global partners.

Job responsibilities

  • Execute software solutions, design, development, and technical troubleshooting with ability to think beyond routine or conventional approaches to build solutions or break down technical problems
  • Gather, analyzes, synthesizes, and develops visualizations and reporting from large, diverse data sets in service of continuous improvement of software applications and systems
  • Build automate framework, product regression packs and test suites
  • Proactively identifies hidden problems and patterns in data and uses these insights to drive improvements to coding hygiene and system architecture
  • Contribute to software engineering communities of practice and events that explore new and emerging technologies
  • Adds to team culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect
  • Automate, integrate, verify and release management of updates into the production environment
  • Ensure observability and tuning of the production environment to achieve the lowest latency and highest stability. Working with our application development and infrastructure partners to achieve this.
  • Participate and remediation actions of Post Incident Reviews
  • Create, maintain and execute upon the results of Plant Hygiene and Metric Reporting

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and proficient applied experience
  • Hands-on practical experience in system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Proficient in coding in one or more languages, either Python and/or C++
  • Experience in developing, debugging, and maintaining code in a large corporate environment with one or more modern programming languages and database querying languages
  • Overall knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Solid understanding of agile methodologies such as CI/CD, Applicant Resiliency, and Security
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software applications and technical processes within a technical discipline (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile, etc.)

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Exposure to cloud technologies
  • Exposure to dockers and other container technologies
  • Knowledge of Equities Electronic Trading.
  • Monitoring & Management of Plant Capacity & Reporting
  • Consuming market data feeds and distribution
  • Linux: understands the OS architecture, fluent user of the command line,
  • Experience of Low Latency Environments and their tuning
  • Fix connectivity and exchange protocols

About the Innovation Lab in Athens

We recently announced plans for a new office in Athens, Greece, to support our organic growth in the country and to bolster the innovation efforts of our Payments and Markets business globally.

J.P. Morgan first opened its doors in Greece more than five decades ago, and today we provide products and services from across our Investment Banking, Payments and Asset & Wealth Management businesses to a number of local and multinational Greek clients.

The new office will house a new Innovation Lab, which will provide research and development to the J.P. Morgan Payments and Markets business.

Greek male nationals must have completed or have no obligatory military service obligations