Java Software Engineer Java Software Engineer …

in Houston, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Houston, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Java Software Engineer
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.

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.

What we do

Our team develops and maintains the Investment Bank's strategic deal and document management system which serves over 7000 users around the globe. We are challenged with complex requirements coming from our global business users and we are looking for team members who can respond to the needs of the user community and translate requirements into application functionality using the latest technologies. Primarily a web application, this system also has desktop and mobile components which we provide services for, and we also provide many deal-related services to other applications which integrate with us. Our focus encompasses the full stack of application ownership, including enterprise infrastructure, application design, cyber security controls, and high availability / resiliency. We use and explore a wide range of leading edge technologies including Java, Spring, Documentum, ActiveMQ, Camel, SOLR, Elastic Search, React, and many others.

What you'll do

Central to this role are architecting, designing and developing responsive, scalable applications and services. You will be working directly on a flagship application of JPMorgan's Global Investment Bank on a diverse team of highly qualified engineers that have extensive Investment Banking Technology experience. You'll be a significant contributor at the code level, developing backend logic as well as frontend presentation, but you'll also be developing and consuming services, participating in schema design updates , making commits, reviewing pull requests, and participating in our agile (Scrum) software development process. You'll have the opportunity to influence this key application's technical design, as well as the design of the application from a UI/UX perspective. You'll also have the chance to guide our strategy as you design and implement the interfaces that are used to expose data and services to other applications, helping to streamline how we deliver solutions to the business.


Ideal candidates will have a strong working knowledge of:

  • Enterprise scale web development expertise (Java, Python, or similar.)
  • Core Java and the Servlet API
  • Relational database expertise (Oracle, SQL Server, etc.)
  • Web UI development expertise (Vaadin, ReactJS, etc.)
  • Web development fundamentals Messaging, caching, search, or other skills related to building, deploying, and maintaining complex distributed systems Web services (SOAP and REST)
  • Threading
  • Experience mentoring junior developers, managing priorities, influencing technical direction
Additionally, an understanding of at least some of these technologies and practices is beneficial:

  • Spring/Spring MVC/Spring Boot
  • Agile/Scrum
  • ORM tools such as Hibernate
  • Vaadin/GWT
  • Apache Tomcat
  • Oracle Database
  • Maven/Ant
  • Git/Subversion
  • Continuous Integration/DevOps
  • Test Driven Development
  • JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks and libraries, such as jQuery, ReactJS or Kendo

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.