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Lead Software Engineer - Java, AWS

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Software Engineering
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Job Description

Responsible for delivery of critical pre-trade equity derivative applications, some exclusively run out of India for global business. Multiple lines of business, complex products, and contemporary tech stack will have to be managed as part of the role.

As a Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the Corporate & Investment Banking's Equities & Derivatives team you will be responsible for running 5+ software engineers with ownership of diverse derivative products applications that support pre-trade activities. Your role will be of a techno functional manager with delivery responsibility for the team working in India. You are responsible for planning, designing, stakeholder and team management for the applications largely having team in India. You will be a go to person for technical considerations and collaborating with diverse teams having dependency in application workflow.

Job responsibilities

  • Provide overall direction, oversight, and coaching for a team of entry-level to mid-level software engineers that work on basic to moderately complex tasks.
  • A hands-on technologist helping team think of well-rounded technical solutions with good understanding of available contemporary solution options.
  • Accountable for decisions that influence teams’ resources, budget, tactical operations, and the execution and implementation of processes and procedures.
  • Ensures successful collaboration across teams and stakeholders.
  • Identifies and mitigates issues to execute a book of work while escalating issues as necessary.
  • Provides input to leadership regarding budget, approach, and technical considerations to improve operational efficiencies and functionality for the team.
  • Creates a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect for team members and prioritizes diverse representation.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and 5+ years applied experience
  • Ability to guide and coach teams on approach to achieve goals aligned against a set of strategic initiatives.
  • Pro-active, having intellectual rigor with Strong communication and team-working skills with exposure to Agile methodologies.
  • Experience with hiring, developing, and recognizing talent.
  • Experience of working in financial services, in a front or middle-office environment and understanding of equity derivatives.
  • Strong hands-on experience and recognized expert on Java and keen to understand and solve business related problems.
  • Exposure to Cassandra, contemporary messaging platforms, and AWS Cloud technology stack.