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Platform Engineering Lead, Commercial Banking Technology

Req #: 170103524
Location: Jersey City, NJ, 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 $2.6 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


Commercial Banking serves more than 30,000 clients, including corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and not-for-profit entities with annual revenues generally ranging from $20 million to $2 billion. Our Commercial Bankers serve these clients by operating in 14 of the 15 top U.S. major markets. Our professionals' industry knowledge and experience combined with our dedicated service model, comprehensive solutions, and local expertise to make us the #1 commercial bank in our retail branch footprint.

One important transformation agenda at CB is to deliver exceptional value and experiences to our clients and broader capabilities to our employees, including:

  • Digital: Deliver delightful client experiences via digital channels
  • Onboarding: Make it simple and easy for new and existing clients to add products and services
  • Credit Delivery: Streamline the speed, efficiency and accuracy of the credit delivery model
  • CRM: Provide intuitive tools to enable a growing front-line with sales management and client acquisition process
  • Data and Analytics: Build foundational data capabilities and deeper insights to deliver inside-out transformation

We expect to significantly advance capabilities for our clients and employees over the next several years as these initiatives transform our business process and introduce technology enhancements. The CB Navigator Platform Lead is a critical role to deliver these capabilities.

Candidates for this role must demonstrate a proven history of establishing platform architecture and govern standards in a large and complex organization. This individual must possess excellent analytical and communication skills with the ability to reach senior business management as well as technical audiences. Maximize leverage by identifying shared services, overlapping capabilities and convergence to standards in order to improve efficiency and quality, and reduce time to value. The preferred candidate will have detail orientation, a broad background in application development and architecture, be able to work independently to solve complex problems, and still be technical yet possess the soft skills work with a variety of partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and communicate Commercial Bank business drivers
  • Understand and communicate firm wide platform strategy and roadmap to all Commercial Bank technologies both at the executive and engineer level
  • Provide hands-on platform engineering leadership to all main areas of deliverables including;
    • Cloud-native micro-services based architecture
    • Scalable technology frameworks
    • Leverage best-in-class industry solutions
    • Solution accelerators for faster development for all functional feature teams
    • Integrated end to end testing and quality management framework and environment
    • Integrated deployment environment and governance
  • Collaborate with Chief Information Architect, Chief Development Officer, Chief Application Architect, and Chief Security Architect to develop platform architecture design pattern and technology standards
  • Provide technical guidance for application teams building systems to implement established platform standards
  • Ensure alignment between Risk and Control functions to address corporate and LOB policies and standards
  • Minimum 10+ years technology experience
  • Minimum 10+ years security architecture experience
  • Experience with SDLC methodologies like Agile, Scrum, Kaban, etc
  • Experience in end to end security tools and architecture including authentication, single sign on, directory services, access control and entitlement, encryption, and auditing
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and tight deadline
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, subordinates, and team member
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a global team
  • Ability to influence senior executive stakeholders to take action / facilitate buy-in of recommendations
  • Ability to work with a team of SMEs to assess needs, understand requirements, and syndicate solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with clients, senior executives, team members and peers
  • Experience in financial services industry preferred
  • Experience with TOGAF is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; MBA or advanced degree preferred
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