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Senior Lead Software Engineer - Java Backend

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Software Engineering
Glasgow, UK
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Job Description

Be an integral part of an agile team that's constantly pushing the envelope to enhance, build, and deliver top-notch technology products.

As a Senior Lead Software Engineer - Java Backend at JPMorgan Chase within the Corporate Technology - Liquidity Risk line of business, you are an integral part of an agile team that works to enhance, build, and deliver trusted market-leading technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. Drive significant business impact through your capabilities and contributions, and apply deep technical expertise and problem-solving methodologies to tackle a diverse array of challenges that span multiple technologies and applications.

Job responsibilities

  • Regularly provides technical guidance and direction to support the business and its technical teams, contractors, and vendors
  • Develops secure and high-quality production code, and reviews and debugs code written by others
  • Drives decisions that influence the product design, application functionality, and technical operations and processes
  • Serves as a function-wide subject matter expert in one or more areas of focus
  • Actively contributes to the engineering community as an advocate of firmwide frameworks, tools, and practices of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Takes ownership for working with stakeholders from Corporate Treasury and Lines of Business to understand and refine requirements, influencing senior stakeholders to make the right decisions
  • Adds to the team culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and advanced applied experience
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Advanced in one or more programming language including Java
  • Advanced knowledge of software applications and technical processes with considerable in-depth knowledge in one or more technical disciplines (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile, etc.)
  • Ability to tackle design and functionality problems independently with little to no oversight
  • Experience delivering production changes to complex software using Java and associated frameworks
  • Ability to solve data-oriented problems using multiple relevant technologies e.g. SQL, Relational DB, Spark, NoSQL etc. while optimizing for performance

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • In depth knowledge of the financial services industry, ideally with experience in Liquidity and/or Risk domains
  • Real-world experience with Spark performance tuning of complex calculations on large datasets
  • Experience delivering production changes to complex software using Scala and Spark