JPMorgan Chase Lead Design Authority- Alternative InvestmentsTechnology - Executive Director in Jersey City, New Jersey

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 on the development of large scale applications delivered globally.

In this role you will function as a Lead Design Authority for Asset Management Alternative Investments Technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Helping define and drive deliveries towards the strategic direction for the organization. Guiding and mentoring the development teams to grow their technical skills and promote consistency in the space.

  • Providing ongoing technical guidance and direction for the development teams. Assisting with Proof on Concepts, being a catalyst for the team to adopt new standards and practices, continuously looking at legacy platforms for modernization opportunities.

  • Active participation in an Agile development process, including working closely with the business/product owners.

  • Work closely with development teams to deliver on a cloud roadmap for internal and external facing applications by leveraging private and public cloud offerings.

  • Identifying and managing the non-functional requirements (NFR) for the organization including risk, cyber security, code complexity, & automated functional testing

  • Ensuring the architecture addresses each of the NFRs, as it evolves throughout the lifecycle of the project

  • Understanding and promoting the overall data model for the suite of applications in the area, and for interfacing areas

  • Aligning with the security standards and guidelines set by the firm to ensure systems are secure and protected against threats.

  • Managing risk for all technical decisions and any platform dependencies

  • Responsibility for project delivery by maintaining technical consistencies and meeting firmwide SDLC standards.

  • Continuous improvement of the team’s tooling and processes to enable us to deliver more value

  • Providing regular feedback to senior management and key stakeholders

  • Close engagement with architects and Lead Design Authorities across other areas of Asset & Wealth Management – collaborating to define consistent approaches and solutions

  • Bachelor's Degree with 10+ year’s experience in software development of complex enterprise applications.

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

  • Strong technical leadership experience working with global teams

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

  • Creative problem solver and solution developer

  • Eager to learn, adopt and turn into strong value proposition

Technical Knowledge:

  • Extensive experience with

  • Java (Core & EE, Spring, JUnit)

  • Microsoft technologies (.NET, SSRS, SSIS, SharePoint)

  • Build tools (Maven, Ant, Jenkins)

  • SCM tools (GIT/BitBucket)

  • Scripting languages (Bash, Perl, PowerShell, etc.)

  • Web Technologies (JavaScript, HTML 5, JSON, REST, SOAP, NodeJS, Apache Tomcat)

  • Testing tools (Cucumber, QTP, Selenium, Mockito, DbUnit)

  • Agile project management (JIRA)

  • SQL and RDBMS systems (MS SQL Server, Sybase & Oracle)

  • NOSQL and BigData (Cassandra, GreenPlum, Hadoop, Spark)

  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture, integration patterns and messaging technologies (e.g. JMS, MQ Series, Mule)

  • Experience with caching solutions such as Gemfire and EHCache and other in-memory databases.

  • Experience with Cloud development & deployment using Pivotal Cloud Foundry, AWS.

  • Experience in designing and developing microserices based applications.

  • Exposure to Machine Learning and AI ecosystem including Python or other languages.

Our Corporate Technology team relies on smart, driven people like you to develop applications and provide tech support for all our corporate functions across our network. Your efforts will touch lives all over the financial spectrum and across all our divisions: Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and within the Corporate Administrative Office. You’ll be part of a team specifically built to meet and exceed our evolving technology needs, as well as our technology controls agenda.

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, out team of 40,000 + technologist design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic 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 organizations 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 tacking big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.

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