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Lead Architect - External APIs and Markets Data

Req #: 180013491
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)
As an experienced Architect and Software Engineering Leader, your mission is to help lead our team of innovators and technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming will help your team raise their game, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will be counted on to set strategic direction and solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally. Your quest to embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies inspires your team to follow suit. And best of all, you’ll be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.
J.P. Morgan Developer API Program is a component of the Markets Execution digital platform and delivery solution for both internal and external clients of the Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB). The vision of the API Program is to provide discovery and commercialization of API and data services amongst internal and external client developers, through cross-business self-service on-boarding tools and a data distribution infrastructure
The Program is looking for an API Data Engineer to develop data standards and govern the portfolio of projects across program. The API Data Engineer is expected to be responsible for the quality of content being distributed both internally and externally. The Engineer is expected to contribute to and execute standards and operating procedures to streamline the creation and distribution of API-based content within the organization.
  • Author design standards and principles in concert with Domain architecture
  • Drive program alignment with various aspects of Domain architecture: data models, taxonomies, data sourcing, data privacy, etc.  
  • Ensure suitable integration of solution with firm-wide Data Management capabilities (Data Inventory, Data Quality, Discovery, etc..)  
  • Drive integration of APIs with data models, generation of documentation, and API discovery
  • Work with application developers to drive solutions design and deploy API functionality.
  • Review API specs and underlying code.
  • Drive Solutions Design engagement across product lifecycle: requirements, functional/data/systems design, QA, training, roll-out, etc. working closely with partners (Product, Domain Architecture, CDO, etc..)
This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
  • Expertise in application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Advanced knowledge of architecture, design and business processes
  • Keen understanding of financial control and budget management
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals
  • Bachelor or Masters degree in a STEM discipline  
  • Expertise in producing APIs, preferably in Financial services  
  • Intimate knowledge of various architecture style, protocols, data formats, industry standards like RESTful API, SOAP, JSON, XML, Google standards, etc.
  • Knowledge of functional domains in a Wholesale Bank across Front, Middle & Back Office  
  • Experience in integration across different layers of technical stack  
  • Team player with excellent communication skills and ability to work with and influence across teams 
  • Confident in communicating with senior sales stakeholders, product, engineering and production
  • Enthusiasm for trends in digital technology
Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits.  CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.
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. 
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