JPMorgan Chase Software Engineer - Java/JEE Middleware in Plano, Texas

As a member of our Software Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. 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 keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of what’s being developed. Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks-is key. And best of all, you’ll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world.

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

  • Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

  • Understanding of architecture and design across all systems

  • Working proficiency in developmental toolsets

  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals

  • Proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages like Java

  • Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement

  • Become a valued member of our Agile Team.

  • Work closely with the Scrum Master and Application Development Lead to ensure team and organization standards are followed and the team is consistently focused on continuous improvements and sustained delivery.

  • Participate in Release and Iteration Planning meetings with the team and other key stakeholders.

  • Employ simple design and pragmatic implementation techniques to drive business value.

  • Pair program with team members to build high-quality solutions.

  • Adopt a quality first mindset with a high emphasis placed on unit testing and TDD.

  • Mentor junior team members to progress their technical and professional skills. Be open and actively seeking learning opportunities from more senior team members.

  • Lead mid-size application build efforts within the application development space.

  • 6+ years experience working as an Application Developer.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field or the foreign equivalent.


  • Java – Advanced-level implementation skills with Java and JEE.

  • Spring – Strong implementation skills with core Spring Framework and including other sub-projects like Spring JMS, Spring Security and Spring Data

  • Messaging – strong integration skills with messaging platforms like websphere MQ using JMS.

  • Services – strong implementation skills in consuming and building highly scalable services using SOAP and REST

  • Demonstrated experience with WSDL, XSD, WS-*, XSLT, Security, SOAP-UI

  • Database – Strong implementation skills with ORM frameworks like Hibernate/JPA or MyBatis.

  • SCM – Strong experience working with an SCM tool like Git.

  • Maven – Strong experience working with Maven as a build tool including a firm understanding of Maven standards and common practices.

  • Application Servers – Broad and deep understanding of multiple application server platforms like Apache Tomcat and IBM WebSphere.

  • General – Comfortable in more than one programming language with a strong understanding of fundamental web/internet technologies.

Engineering Practices

  • TDD – Must have practical experience with unit testing with preference given to those with an understanding of Mock Testing Frameworks like EasyMock or Mockito

  • Refactoring – Strong understanding of refactoring and how to apply these techniques to build and maintain high-quality solutions.

  • Pair Programming – Comfortable pairing with others on both simple and complex problems.

  • Experience with CI (using tools like Jenkins) and automated deployment using tools like rundeck

  • Excellent communication skills in English (both written and spoken forms)

Nice to Have

  • Training/self-learning/exposure to cloud technologies/platforms like AWS, PCF or, experience in building and deploying services in the cloud using platforms like PCF is a big plus

  • Experience with continuous delivery or continuous deployment is a plus

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Company, 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 & Company 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 around the world, we want to meet you.

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