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Software Engineer

Req #: 170015322
Location: Houston, TX, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)
Corporate Technology (CT)  
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


The Market Risk Capital technology team is responsible for calculating and reporting Basel measures required to report Market Risk Capital which is derived from Risk Weighted Assets (RWA) of covered positions. We are in the process of rebuilding our Market Risk platform. This is an exciting time to join the team and contribute towards future state.


We are seeking a Strong Development Manager with solid Architecture and Development skills with Java, Python and Big Data experience to work on design and development of large scale complex systems in Market Risk Capital Technology with focus running CAST 'Standard Charge MR Capital Calculator' and the FRTB 'Standard Approach Calculator' development and help build and manage a team of 6 - 10 developers. Successful candidates must have the ability to partner effectively with multiple teams and face-off with senior technology and business stakeholders. 



  • Responsible for end-to-end delivery including design, development, testing and deployment
  • Partner effectively with senior stakeholders and other technology leads.
  • Engage in governance processes to ensure security and testing best practices are covered.
  • Provide technical guidance, build POCs and have the ability to influence and build consensus for proposed architecture, design recommendations and technology choices.
  • Leverage big data solution like Hadoop, Spark, Kafka and associated technologies
  • Create processes for data ingestion and processing
  • Develop user tools to access large datasets
  • Work on various programming languages such as JAVA, Python, Scala.
  • Analyze system bottlenecks and propose solutions to optimize
  • Minimum 10 years of application programming and development experience including but not limited to JAVA, Python and frameworks like Spring, hibernate, JPA, Pandas and NumPy
  • Self starter, able to work in fast paced agile development environment
  • Strong leadership with excellent verbal and written communication skills, proven record of building and managing teams of 5 - 10+ members.
  • Working experience with big data and associated technologies such as Hadoop (Common, HDFS, Yarn, MapReduce), Hive, HBase, Spark (Streaming and Spark SQL) and Zookeeper
  • Preferred working experience with Cloudera Stack
  • Preferred experience with Python in a dev environment similar to Athena and associated technologies
  • Experience with multi tier and service oriented architecture
  • Knowledge of UI & Reporting Technologies i.e. Python rich UI, Angular JS, Ext-JS frameworks is a plus
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