Java Software Engineering Lead - Credit Risk - Exec Director

  • Competitive
  • Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • J.P.Morgan
  • 21 Mar 19

Java Software Engineering Lead - Credit Risk - Exec Director

We are seeking an experienced lead with a Computer Science background to build the Glasgow-based team for Credit Risk Technology. This role offers an exciting opportunity to build and lead several initiatives across Credit Risk Technology, including a team that is developing a real-time Credit Risk limits monitoring and enforcement platform which ensures that clients do not exceed their limits. Performance, particularly around minimizing latency while supporting high volumes, is especially important to avoid adding delays to our client order and execution flows.

The successful candidate must have the ability and desire to work in a fast paced and challenging environment and will be responsible for the design and implementation of core Java applications as well as multi-tiered applications. The candidate will lead a team of developers, be involved in all phases of the software development lifecycle, and should be fluent in Core Java, Spring, Big Data, and associated development tools.
Required Skills:

  • Minimum 10 years of hands-on Java application development work experience in a client server environment that demonstrates exceptional design, coding, testing and debugging skills
  • Experience leading a team of 20+ developers
  • Experience with Big Data technologies
  • Experience developing software in an Agile manner
  • Strong understanding and experience with multi-threaded applications
  • Strong proficiency in design and implementation of service-oriented architectures
  • Able to demonstrate in-depth understanding of OO principles and design patterns (usage and pitfalls)
  • Quality driven attitude; strong desire to perform thorough and exhaustive unit, integration and system testing
  • Strong experience with Oracle, PL/SQL, and Unix shell scripting
  • Experience with development, deployment, and support of large-scale distributed applications in a mission-critical production environment
  • Exposure and strong understanding of the difference between synchronous and asynchronous processing
  • Ability to multitask and quickly respond to critical issues and changes in requirements
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and a dynamic environment
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills; expert interpersonal skills; confidence to participate in planning sessions that outline IT solutions that reach business goals
  • Aptitude to learn business knowledge and new technologies
  • A "can do" attitude
Preferred Skills:
  • Credit Risk experience within an Investment Bank
  • Experience with J2EE
  • Experience with JMS and Messaging Products (preferably WebSphere MQ)
  • Experience with Kafka
  • Experience in developing real time systems using distributed caching technologies (GemFire, Coherence)
  • Experience with Git/BitBucket
  • Exposure to distributed Java applications in a service-based architecture
  • Experience calculating risk exposures
  • Knowledge of trading and clearing flows in the Bilateral, Intermediation, and Clearing spaces (including SEFs) across listed and OTC products (including but not limited to CDS, IRS, F&O, and FX)
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, 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.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an equal opportunity employer