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Software Engineer Lead - API Design Authority

Req #: 170093763
Location: Dallas, TX, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 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
As an Application Development Lead for the Chase Digital API Team, you will work closely with the business and applications development teams to design and build technology solutions. In this role, you will create logical designs, describe the deployment of the designs on a physical platform, translate logical designs into systems artifacts, recognize alternatives and propose choices throughout the creation of the logical and physical design including methodologies. You will be required to create new proof of concepts and mentor the development teams on new architectures and technologies.
As a design authority for the Digital API development team, the candidate will be responsible for:
  • API design in conjunction with the API development teams.
  • Enforcing API specification standards.
  • Mentoring the API developers
  • Responsible for design of API Gateway configuration
  • Review of detailed designs, to ensure appropriate security, scalability, reliability, end user experience, and business reports and analytics
  • Developing proof of concepts, as needed
  • Code Reviews of the APIs.
  • Enhancing and managing the API test tools
  • Ensuring that the solution conforms to strategic architecture.
  • Working with infrastructure teams to ensure correct setup of servers, load balancers, firewalls, and monitoring across the board.
  • Assisting the project team with any tech issues related to API design, performance and API Gateway
Skills and experience: 
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Computer Science
  • At least 15  years of hands-on development, with at least 5 in Internet facing applications
  • At least 5 years of hands-on developer lead experience leading teams of 5 - 10 developers
  • Good communication skills in person and over the phone
  • Strong knowledge of various Spring Framework components, Tomcat, JSON, node.js, and REST services
  • Solid understanding of API design and API management
  • Experience with an API Gateway solution (APIGEE or API Connect)
  • Experienced in delivering applications through the entire SDLC process
  • Experienced in QA testing and Performance testing techniques
  • Experienced in working with infrastructure teams to set up servers, load balancers, firewalls etc.
  • Experienced in various monitoring tools
  • Experienced in production support
  • Understanding of OWASP, SAML, OAuth, SSL and various other security tools, technologies and guidelines
  • Understanding of enterprise architectures and enterprise integration tools and methodologies
  • Capable of picking up new technologies and developing new solutions
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