Software Engineering, Investment Data Services Technology, Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Jersey City, NJ)
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-09-15 05:00:45
JPMorgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of over $1.1 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in Investment Banking, Financial Services for consumers and businesses, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity. Under the JPMorgan and Chase brands, the firm serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is a leading asset manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide. With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match. * Clear focus on managing client assets and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns * More than 650 investment professionals providing over 200 different strategies spanning the full spectrum of asset classes, including equity, fixed income, cash liquidity, currency, real estate, hedge funds and private equity * Leadership positions in America, U.K., Continental Europe, Asia, and Japan
About the Role and ProjectWe are building the #1 Asset Management Technology platform in the world and we need exceptional, motivated, and world-class technology leader to join and head the Investment Data Services Technology team at JP Morgan Asset Management. You must have a passion for delivering transformational technology platform and services to business (internal and external clients). This role is responsible for delivery of a strategic Investments Book of Records Data Services solution for Asset Management front and middle office technical deliveries across the globally spread development teams.
As a Senior Engineering Leader, you will combine your years of proven expertise with a never-ending quest to create innovative technology. You'll lead a highly inspired and inquisitive team of technologists who are already developing and deploying applications to the highest standards.Key Responsibilities: * You are responsible for high quality software development and delivery leading a global engineering organization. You will lead by example, writing critical pieces of code yourself and leading design and code review sessions. * Functional expertise in understanding asset management trades and positions lifecycle is critical for long-term success of this role and the team under this role. While it is not expected that you have deep expertise in investment accounting for each asset class, it is highly desirable. Expectation is that over time, you would progressively build expertise and coach team members on how trade lifecycle works from front office to custodians / fund administrators to fund accounting. * With your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming, your team will raise their game even more, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. * Your experience in one or more technology domains will help solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally. As a constant learner and early adopter, you're already embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies; your example encourages others to follow suit. * You will lead and participate in code review sessions - peer reviews and group reviews. You will provide code review sign-off for your peer's and team member's code.
Qualifications * MUST: BE/ME degree in Computer Science from a reputed university/college. Can consider non-CS degrees if there is strong relevant experience. * MUST: Deep knowledge and expertise in Java programming - you should rate yourself 8 out of 10 or higher and be able to demonstrate during the hiring process. Any experience with .NET Framework/C# is a plus but not required. * MUST: Experience working through entire lifecycle of large complex application build-out (from scratch) and delivery for either a large financial organization or a top-class technology product team. * 8-10 years of experience in the role of software engineer. Experience building a truly distributed architecture based system, especially involving large data volumes and real-time distribution will be huge plus. * Knowledge of CI/CD, DevOps tool chain, and a test-driven approach to agile delivery is expected. * Experience with implementing middle-tier data caching solutions (e.g. Gemfire or Apache Ignite) and/or designing/delivering messaging-based solutions (e.g. Kafka) is a plus. * Knowledge of modern architectures based on microservices, REST APIs, NoSQL stores (e.g. Cassandra), and event-based architecture will be key.
Person Specification: * Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate to all project members and stakeholders * Must be a team player who works well with technical and non-technical resources * Must have team leadership skills in delegating and coordinating work in all aspects of the SDLC * Ability to deal with and navigate difficult situations through strong teamwork and a focus on resolution * Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
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.
JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.
We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
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