Software Engineering at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Houston, TX)

Software Engineering at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Houston, TX)


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Location: Houston, TX
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-11-17 05:00:33

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The Solutions Engineering team develops valuable, user-facing software products used by a variety of businesses throughout J.P. Morgan quickly and correctly through the use of our shared, open-source libraries. We strengthen the culture of technology throughout the firm by developing code alongside other business aligned teams while coaching on our best practices and processes. Our mission is to lead software development practices firm wide while contributing to the success of our shared libraries and services.

Drawing from agile methodologies, our developers join product-aligned teams in developing features for projects over fixed timelines. Guiding their process and leading technical decisions, we shape the products created from the ground up to make use of the best fit technologies. This promotes code reuse while ensuring the prioritization of the features most valuable for our clients.

Our software deliveries are frequent, and the team members are expected to be multi-disciplined and flexible in their approach, working in all areas of the solution space. Candidates will have a hands on role building J.P. Morgan owned open-source software including Perspective, which is an interactive data visualization component designed and developed to make it simple to build real-time and user configurable analytics entirely in the browser.

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Candidates do not necessarily need banking experience but must be highly motivated with a track record of success. The ideal candidates will have a thorough understanding of web technologies used to build web applications using HTML5/JavaScript. Any experience with other languages would also be beneficial. In this role, the candidate will be working as a senior developer in a small agile team to build new UI products. This is a technical role, and the developer would also be driving the design of our components, mentoring junior members and contributing to the development of features. Experience is expected in analysis/design, Agile methodologies, application development, optimization and performance tuning - plus working with business analysts, user experience, testers and (financial) business stakeholders. The working environment is competitive and demanding but one where creativity and problem solving skills are rewarded.

We hone our approach and tools through building greenfield UI applications to the delight of our clients firm wide.

Education

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a mathematics or science-based subject; or equivalent working experience.

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Skills & Experience

The successful candidate should possess technical skills in the following:

Should be fully knowledgeable of

React

HTML 5 / CSS 3

Jest, React Testing Library, Karma, Enzyme (strong experience in at least one testing library)

Selenium, Cypress, Puppeteer

ECMAScript 5, 6 & 7

JavaScript Transpilation

Browser support, HTML5 compatibility

Prototypes, classes, scopes

BOM, DOM, Virtual/Shadow DOM

AJAX/JSON

Git

Highly beneficial to have working experience with

Advanced React design patterns

Redux / MobX

Node JS (server side and tooling)

Python: Flask, Tornado

Web Components

TypeScript

Webpack, Browserify, Rollup, Babel

SASS/LESS/Stylus

CSS in JS

Data Visualisation (D3, HighCharts)

Data Grid Technologies

Memory/CPU profiling

Web accessibility (American Disability Act)

Highly beneficial to have an understanding of

Best in class UI Components

Javascript community & industry standards

Future ECMAScript versions (8 & 9)

JavaScript modules: Common JS/2, ES Modules, UMD

Test Automation

Working in a TDD environment

Web Sockets

Metrics / Logging Tools (Splunk)

In addition, any of the following experience is considered highly desirable

Financial experience or familiarity with financial products; such as Equities, Futures, FX, Credit, Commodities etc.

Agile / Scrum

Management and/or any other Leadership including mentoring

Accustomed to working with UX, QA, Business elements

Experience of working in a BDD environment

The ideal candidate would

Be pro-active, pragmatic, independent and resourceful in nature, able to identify and own issues and seek their resolution

Be passionate about web technology with a keen interest in working on latest technology offerings

Be able to present evidence of self-motivation and passion for web technology

Be familiar (or have developed opinions) on how to structure large scale applications/projects and the necessary processes, team structures and technical approaches

Have considered opinions on how to work within such a team - but possess an open mind to direction when given

Be community minded in their approach to work - and be active in consuming and providing information, teaching and help across all team units

Be a practitioner of Clean Code

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans