Infrastructure Architect

  • Competitive
  • Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • J.P.Morgan
  • 17 Oct 18

Infrastructure Architect

As a senior leader in Enterprise Management and Monitoring Services (EMMS) organization, you'll be the visionary responsible for developing the roadmap and architecture for the core functions the team provides for all services globally. Your expertise in infrastructure technology, architecture design, monitoring and performance monitoring, will be essential in being successful in this role.

This is a highly technical role and will help design and engineer a series of solutions for the EMMS team inside Global Technology. The ideal candidate is a hands-on-technologist with significant experience in architecture and engineering modern infrastructure platforms and services. We are looking for someone who understands the end to end stack of what it takes to run and monitor applications and services both on premises as well as in external cloud platforms.

The qualified candidate will have overall responsibility for determining and driving the strategy and architectural approaches for Infrastructure Monitoring, Scheduling, Application Performance Monitoring and Capacity Management across JPMC globally. Key responsibilities include:

  • Drive the evolution of GTI monitoring services from a historical, Infrastructure Focused approach to a best in class, Service and Application focused approach based upon observability.
  • Understand the roadmaps of our internal customers and ensure that the EMMS strategy aligns with their goals.
  • Develop an Architecture that can support increasingly ephemeral devices across a truly hybrid environment.
  • Define and drive Architectural best-practices across EMMS - ownership of Architectural governance.
  • Champion and drive "Everything as code" - ie all services must be programmatically configurable and ready to plug into customers Continuous Integration pipelines.
  • Own the Development approach for EMMS, ensuring consistency with the direction of JPMC Chief Development Office.
  • Drive maturity of EMMS Continuous Integration (CI) approach.
  • Accountability for Architectural Resiliency of all EMMS services - owner of program to enhance EMMS Services resiliency in conjunction with JPMC resiliency program.
  • Hands-on experience with strong understanding of infrastructure (operating systems, web, middleware, and networking)
  • Proven delivery of both infrastructure Architecture and Engineering/ implementation of the desired state architecture
  • Strong knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Significant experience in both Systems Engineering and Software development
  • Experience using system and software security and entitlements such as SSO, windows, Kerberos, LDAP, Windows AD
  • Experience with new and emerging technologies such as cloud and virtualization, and knowledge of Cloud providers such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform services etc.
  • Bachelors or higher level degree in Computer science or related disciplines
  • Experience with the implementation / integration of tools like Data dog/Splunk/Nifi/Kafka and experience of distributed / large scale systems and designing for scalability.
  • Experience in working with Restful API design and development, JSON, and software design patterns.
  • Experience with working in a Dev Ops team.
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies TDD (Test Driven Development) and CI/CD (Continuous integration & deployment), Sprint Planning/Grooming, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Familiar with CICD tools such as Jenkins, Jira, Git/BitBucket, etc.
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, 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 & Co. 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 all around the world, we want to meet you.

About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co:

J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its JPMorgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.

J.P. Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. J.P. Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer