JPMorgan Chase Core Java / J2EE Software Engineering Lead in Plano, Texas

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.

Newton is an in-house developed Workflow Management Tool that defines, creates and executes complex workflows best suited to a repeatable process-driven environment. It helps orchestrate process flows and hand-offs across operation staff and processing systems, through a powerful dynamic workflow engine. It is used primarily as part of fund services business, within Investor Services.

As a VP on Newton, candidate will be responsible primarily for Application development on complex functionality, requiring detailed design and architecting skills. Candidate will be responsible for designing solutions to complex business problems, and handle them end-to-end, all the way upto production rollout. As a Sr. Developer, candidate will be expected to lead the project initiatives on the project, working closely with business partners, and global stakeholders directly. Maintaining direct contacts with end-users, understanding their pain points, and partnering with product teams to translate them to business requirements will be part of the job. Role will also eventually evolve into leading the team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Understand complex business requirements, partnering with global stakeholders and product teams, and offering solutions, all the way from design to implementation, and rollout.

  • Code, test and implement high quality Java programs for a highly complex enterprise application system, running complex workflow engine and rich GUI, working as part of global Agile team.

  • Need to propose/follow right design for code /programs, working closely with business and service delivery team to ensure delivered code is in line with business requirements

  • Co-ordinate across multiple stakeholders including tech, Ops, business, BA partners, QA

  • Ensure that design and implementation works against high-volume data sources

  • Establish/follow standards, guidelines, and best practices around reference data, master data, metadata and operational data management including modeling

  • Provide technology leadership by helping team on complex issues around design, development, and production incidents


  • Strong architecting and design skills

  • Core Java / J2EE

  • Spring, Hibernate or similar ORM framework

  • HTML/JavaScript preferably with exposure to some JavaScript framework such as Angular JS

  • Strong Database skills preferably with Oracle; Past experience in tuning database queries, processing large amount of data will be great addition;

  • Knowledge of JMS and related middleware products such as IBM MQ Series will be plus

  • Knowledge of workflow management tool like jBPM will be a big plus

  • Experience on message service bus (such as Mule) and ETL framework such as Pentaho will be nice to have

  • Unix scripting, Maven will be desired

  • Good communication skills

  • Past experience in having led the team will be plus

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