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Lead Java Software Engineer

Req #: 180032493
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 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.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Understanding of architecture and design across all systems 
  • Working proficiency in developmental toolsets
  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
  • Partner with business stakeholders in Corporate Tax organization to understand business requirements and ensure alignment of technology to business
  • Document and update the detailed technical procedures needed in order to operate a new strategic platform for operational efficiency.
  • Constant drive towards innovation, resiliency, and performance improvements of the applications
  • Strong technologist with broad experience implementing technology solutions 
  • 5-10+ years of overall technology industry experience with an emphasis on technology delivery & project management 
  • Experience managing offshore AD team a plus
  • Excellent communication and organization skills required
  • Hands on experience with Angular (Angular 1/ Angular 2), Javascript, HTML 5
  • Experience with Devops tools - Maven, GIT, Jenkins, Nexus etc.
  • Experience with Spring (preferably Spring Boot and Spring Batch), Hibernate/ JPA
  • Exposure to building cloud based applications. Experience in Cloud foundry.
  • Experience with Web services development (preferably using REST)
  • Design patterns - 12 factors of cloud
  • Strong Java 8, J2EE development experience.
  • Proficiency in MariaDB/Oracle and Database development.
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong technical development experience on effectively writing code, code reviews, best practices on configuration management and code refactoring.
  • Understanding of full technology development lifecycle 
  • A delivery focused approach to work and the ability to work without direction
  • Experience in Agile development techniques- Confluence/Jira
  • Broad Information Technology experience, including understanding of development tools, processes, and best practices of application delivery and project execution
  • Proven experience in Vendor engagement and management
  • Experience with cloud foundry services
  • Ability to integrate /Deploy code for upgrades/regression
  • Experience implementing vendor packages and integration


Corporate Technology

Our Corporate Technology team relies on smart, driven people like you to develop applications and provide tech support for all our corporate functions across our network. Your efforts will touch lives all over the financial spectrum and across all our divisions: Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and within the Corporate Administrative Office. You’ll be part of a team specifically built to meet and exceed our evolving technology needs, as well as our technology controls agenda.


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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