JPMorgan Chase Solutions Architect in Chicago, Illinois

JP Morgan is a global leader in asset and wealth management services. We serve four distinct client groups through three businesses: institutions and retail clients through J.P. Morgan Asset Management; ultra-high net worth clients through the Private Bank; and high net worth clients through Private Wealth Management. With assets under supervision of $1.5 trillion and assets under management of $1.1 trillion, we are one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world. We are looking for a highly talented individual to contribute to the development of large scale applications, delivered globally.

In this role you will function as a hands-on Solutions Architect and Development Manager for a portfolio of applications supporting Brokerage Trading, working across a number of development teams to provide solutions for business sponsors across multiple product lines.

Key Responsibilities:

•Responsible for system architecture and design governance processes across multiple development teams.

•Responsible for designing and implementing a cloud-first architecture that aligns with our firm's overall infrastructure strategy.

•Owner and author of a technical roadmap that aligns with our business delivery, incrementally eliminates technical debt, and advances us toward a strategic target state.

•Responsible for promoting a culture of developer quality as it applies to software design, documentation, automated testing, and adherences to best practices.

•Strengthen the software delivery process based on the Agile principles. This includes: Scrum, Business Driven Development (BDD), Automated Testing, Continuous Integration and Deployment.

•Delivery focused with the ability to track, mitigate, and escalate issues that arise throughout the Software Development Lifecycle.

•Solid People Management skills and the ability to participate as a leader within a global development team. Experience mentoring and grooming future talent.

•Ability to manage relationships with Business stakeholders. Organize and prioritize within complex delivery programs.

•Collaborate with other technical and operational groups (Technology Operations, Infrastructure, Middle Office) across multiple regions (APAC, EMEA, USA).


•Bachelor's Degree (Masters preferred) in an engineering field with 8+ years' experience in Architecture and Software Development of applications.

•Prior experience working at a large tier global financial institution.

•Knowledge of Trading systems and Financial Services, with an emphasis on the buy side.

•Demonstrated analytical techniques and ability to make recommendations to technical and program leadership to improve the product, process or technology and present ideas clearly and concisely.

•Excellent analytical and communication skills with the ability to communicate complex issues in an easy to understand manner.

•Creative problem solver and solution developer when presented with conflicting requirements, business demands and technical risks/issues.

Technical Knowledge:

•Experience developing in ReactJS, Redux, AngularJS, ExtJS, JQuery, NodeJS, or other Web frameworks

•Strong HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON skills & solid programming background in other web technologies

•Solid understanding of REST API design and WebSockets

•Experience with development of Web Services and Middleware using Java and Spring Boot or Cloud Frameworks.

•Experience with JDBC/JPBA frameworks such as Hibernate or MyBatis.

•Experience with SQL databases such as Sybase and Oracle, experience with NoSQL databases such as HBase, Cassandra, and tools such as Apache Spark.

•Experience with distributed caches such as GemFire, ehCache, Redis.

•Experience with messaging and integration frameworks like JMS, AMQP, MQ, Kafka

•Experience developing with testing frameworks such as JUnit, Mockito, Karma, Protractor, Jasmine, Mocha, Selenium, and Cucumber.

•Working Knowledge of SCM, packaging, and build tools – GIT, Subversion, Jenkins, NPM, and Maven.

Preferred skills:

•Experience with building and supporting internet based client facing financial platforms at a large financial institution

•Understanding of the Private Banking business

•Understanding of Equities, Fixed Income, Mutual Funds, Derivatives, and FX, and Alternative Investment products

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.