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Java Software Engineer lead - VP

Req #: 180021424
Location: Houston, TX, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)
As an experienced Software Engineer, 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.
 
What we do
 
Our team develops and maintains the Investment Bank’s strategic deal and document management system which serves over 7000 users around the globe. We are challenged with complex requirements coming from our global business users and we are looking for team members who can respond to the needs of the user community and translate requirements into application functionality using the latest technologies. Primarily a web application, this system also has desktop and mobile components which we provide services for, and we also provide many deal-related services to other applications which integrate with us. Our focus encompasses the full stack of application ownership, including enterprise infrastructure, application design, cyber security controls, and high availability / resiliency.  We use and explore a wide range of leading edge technologies including Java, Documentum, Mule, Camel, SOLR, Elastic, Lucene, and many others. 
 
What you'll do
 
Central to this role are architecting, designing and developing responsive, scalable applications and services. You will be working directly on a flagship application of JPMorgan's Global Investment Bank with a highly functioning team of engineers that have extensive Investment Banking Technology experience.  You'll be a significant contributor at the code level, developing backend logic as well as frontend presentation, but you’ll also be developing and consuming services, participating in schema design updates , making commits, reviewing pull requests, and participating in our agile software development process.  You’ll have the opportunity to influence this key application’s technical design, as well as the design of the application from a UI/UX perspective.  You'll also have the chance to guide our strategy as you design and implement the interfaces that are used to expose data and services to other applications, helping to streamline how we deliver solutions to the business.
 
Qualifications
 
Ideal candidates will have a strong working knowledge of:
  • Core Java and the Servlet API
  • Web development fundamentals
  • Messaging
  • Web services (SOAP and REST)
  • Threading
Additionally, an understanding of at least some of these technologies and practices is beneficial:
  • Spring/Spring MVC/Spring Boot
  • Agile/Scrum
  • ORM tools such as Hibernate
  • Vaadin/GWT
  • Apache Tomcat
  • Oracle Database
  • Maven/Ant
  • Git/Subversion
  • Continuous Integration/DevOps
  • Test Driven Development
  • JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks and libraries, such as jQuery, ReactJS  or Kendo
 
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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