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iSeries Software Engineer

Req #: 180018463
Location: Plano, TX, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at
Commercial Banking serves more than 30,000 clients, including corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and not-for-profit entities with annual revenues generally ranging from $20 million to $2 billion. Our Commercial Bankers serve these clients by operating in 14 of the 15 top U.S. major markets. Our professionals' industry knowledge and experience combined with our dedicated service model, comprehensive solutions, and local expertise make us the #1 commercial bank within the industry. Wholesale Loan Technology (WLT) supports Commercial Lending activities across multiple lines of businesses of JP Morgan Chase. 
iSeries software engineer:  Supporting the loan servicing platform used primarily by Commercial Term Lending.  As a member of Wholesale Loan Technology, you will join a high performing; self-managing team of passionate and experienced developers working to deliver required or requested application functionality. You will be architecting, designing and implementing the emerging architecture of the system; influencing team members in design discussions, developing end to end features, ensuring clean code in code review sessions, demoing features to our Product Owner and stakeholders, working with users and upstream downstream teams to manage dependencies and understanding and writing user stories/requirements.
  • Collaborate with Technical, Business, and Operations partners to prioritize and deliver high priority items within evolving needs
  • Deliver required application functionality to resolve application technical backlog;
  • Deliver planned projects and enhancements
  • Facilitate and contribute actively in code and design review sessions with feature teams
  • Maintain and improve resiliency and production stability
  • Support  SOX, Audit (internal or external), and Risk Management and Controls to ensure any risks or issues are mitigated
  • Create and update technical documentation; including but not limited to design documents, requirements, peer code reviews, and release notes
  • Effectively communicate design concepts using UML diagrams, Collaboration Tools, etc.

  • Provide technical support to resolve priority production issues as required
  • Mentor and develop team member’s skills; identify and socialize good practices across multiple facets – code, processes, tools and behaviors.


  • Programming skills with expertise in RPG IV, CL, DDS, ILE, sub-file processing and embedded SQL
  • iSeries system tools
  • Knowledge of AS400, CLP, SQL, XML, and MQ Message handling
  • Thorough knowledge of development tools for on-line and batch environments
  • sFTP protocol and setup
  • Synon and Aldon
  • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) used during testing
  • Familiarity with Confluence and JIRA for Agile
  • Experience with HP Service Manager, Java, HTML or Websphere is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point 

Other Skills Required:

  • Demonstrates a strong mindset around controls, stability, and security
  • Ability to analyze large volumes of data; including an ability to perform Technical analysis when problem solving
  • Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle including Waterfall methodology and an Agile delivery framework
  • Knowledgeable of basic Commercial Real Estate loan concepts
  • Adheres to strict change management protocol
  • Effective listener with good organization and documentation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be self-motivated, self-learner, and have the ability to work as a team
  • Knowledge of general accounting principals is a plus 
  • RPG Programmer/Analyst with a college degree in related area and 5 years programming experience
  • If no college degree, candidate must have 5-10 years of work experience in RPG
  • Experience in the finance industry a plus.
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