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Senior Architect - Software Engineering

Req #: 170065823
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)


The Corporate Technology (CT) organization develops applications and provides technology support for corporate functions across JPMorgan Chase, including Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and all functions within the Corporate Administrative Office (CAO).

CT teams are aligned with corporate partners’ evolving technology needs and the firm’s ever expanding technology controls agenda.

A top CT priority is building scalable corporate systems. Teams focus on:

  • Responding to the evolving regulatory environment and helping to meet the firm’s regulatory commitments by addressing internal and external commitments

  • Advancing the firm’s Roadmap programs -- Single Sourcing of data, Architecture Convergence, and Rationalization of Platforms

  • Adopting industry leading technologies to support best-in-class business capabilities for high performance computing and data storage solutions

  • Driving innovation across the firm’s corporate technology portfolio, increasing efficiencies through process automation, and Agile application development, with an emphasis on user experience and shorter development cycles

  • Investing in security & controls for cyber, access/entitlements uplift, data protection and application resiliency

This role is within the Risk & Finance Technology division which is focused on building applications which support the

daily needs of risk managers and financial professionals inclusive of big-data processing stacks, data management tools,

calculators and financial reporting engines, etc.


We are looking for a hands-on application development lead who wants to be part of an exciting multi-year strategic

initiative to develop a next generation finance data warehouse and associated processing architecture. This individual

will be expected to partner with our business stakeholders and solution architect to define the technology architecture that

will meet the needs of our business users, and be responsible to lead the development team to execute on the vision and

drive continuous commercial value. The expectation is that we will leverage cutting edge technologies Hadoop, Spark,

Python, Scala, Impala, Sqoop, Tableau, etc., coupled with core Java capabilities to drive this next generation architecture.

Job Summary


The current finance architecture is shaped by bespoke data access for each function it supports coupled with a large

number of user tools to drive the processing required to meet the demands of internal and external reporting stakeholders.

JPMC is launching a multi-year initiative to invest in the industrialization of this process and seeking highly qualified

candidates to drive this change. Responsibilities of the role include:

- Lead a multi-year strategic initiative that delivers technical solutions which creates a global warehouse that would

consume, model and store finance data. Additionally technical solutions will be required for managing the data (data

management tools) and processing the data (transforms, validations, aggregations) and reporting/accessing the data

- Follow SDLC best practices such continuous integration, automated unit test and regression testing, etc and focus on

end to end quality of the delivery.

- Work collaboratively in a team with fellow developers, sharing ideas to solve complex and challenging business


- Be able to communicate effectively and work closely together with business clients, other technology teams, support

partners and stakeholders to deliver and support business aligned solutions.




Basic Technical Qualifications

- Minimum 10+ years experience in building out enterprise level solutions in Financial Industry

- Strong big data skills – Spark, Hadoop, Impala, Sqoop, Oozie

- Strong application design skills

- Strong OO skills – Python, Java, Scala

- Strong database skills – Oracle, SQL, Stored Procedures

- Strong analytical and communication skills both written and verbal

- Familiar with Agile methodologies such as SCRUM, LEAN, etc

- Familiar with development tools such as Jenkins, Rundeck, SVN/Crucible/Jira, Git/Stash, etc

- Experience in end to end release of highly reliable applications including Design, development and testing

- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Compute Science/Software Engineering (or related fields).

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Strong business system, analysis and development experience

- Logical and Physical design experience

- Minimum of one year of work experience as a architect in applications development

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