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Performance and Automation Engineer

Req #: 170100665
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

As a member of our Performance Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions, making decisions of a global, strategic nature that impact our customers, clients, and businesses around the globe. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products.   You’ll be tasked with building innovative, automated testing solutions, training teams on performance engineering tools and practices, and providing in-depth, hand’s on technical issue diagnostic support. Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks-is key.  While you will be part of a tight-knit team that shares your passion for technology, you’ll also gain access the best minds in the business—both as part of the JPMorgan Chase & Co. global technology community, and through our partnerships with some of the most important tech firms in the world.

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

  • Advanced knowledge in the following key areas: Hardware Architecture (performance testing, monitoring, operations), Hardware Benchmarking (Agile, program managements, network management), Design (compliance, security), Network Engineering (planning, provision)
  • Prior experience in capacity planning, systems performance analysis and optimization
  • 5+ years experience with multiple technologies / platforms, including UNIX, Windows Server / Windows, Java, Oracle, ITSM/ITPAM, MQ/QPID, EMC/SAN, Firewalls, Load Balancers, Network Infrastructure, etc.
  • Must exhibit strong working knowledge and expertise in Java application runtime behavior and optimization (JVM tuning, diagnostics, issue resolution, etc.)
  • Understanding of the Agile software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Development and customization of performance scripts
  • Development and customization of Splunk/Elasticsearch/Kibana queries, apps, reporting, and, dashboards
  • Rest API scripting, data aggregation, and reporting utilizing Python or equivalent
  • Experience with the following:
    • Jmeter/HP Load Runner
    • AppDynamics / Dynatrace / Introscope
    • DB performance tools
    • Splunk / Elasticsearch / Logstash / Kibana
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following programming languages:
    • Java
    • Javascript
    • Python
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, launch and deliver multiple IT projects on time and within budget
  • Ability to articulate to more experienced management a technical strategy in clear, concise, understandable terms
  • Ability to blend strategic thinking & tactical delivery of solutions
  • Ability to work under pressure of multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to interpret and apply required policies and procedures
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision (self-starter)
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field is preferred 
  • Must have excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Self-driven with a deep interest in technology and self-learning
  • Comfortable working in fast paced environment with limited direction
  • Ability to merge prior experience with new technical knowledge to create innovative, practical solutions to problems

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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