Lead Software Engineer - DevOps



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30th January






We know that people want great value combined with an excellent experience from a bank they can trust, so we launched our digital bank, Chase, to revolutionise mobile banking with seamless journeys that our customers love. We're already trusted by millions in the US and we're quickly catching up - but how we do things here is a little different. We're building the bank of the future from scratch, channelling our start-up mentality every step of the way - meaning you'll have the opportunity to make a real impact. 

As a Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the Nutmeg Digital Wealth Management, you will be responsible for looking after the heart of what makes Nutmeg the company it is. Operating within the Platform function alongside Security, Architecture and Developer Experience teams, you'll be heavily involved with all our technical infrastructure, from designing, through build and the ongoing operation of a platform running in Kubernetes on AWS.

Our Platform team is at the heart of this venture, focused on getting smart ideas into the hands of our customers. We're looking for people who have a curious mindset, thrive in collaborative squads, and are passionate about new technology. By their nature, our people are also solution-oriented, commercially savvy and have a head for fintech. We work in tribes and squads that focus on specific products and projects - and depending on your strengths and interests, you'll have the opportunity to move between them. 


Job responsibilities: 

  • Build and maintain a Kubernetes on AWS platform used by 150+ engineers
  • Advocate good practices and principals throughout the engineering function
  • Standardise deployment and usage of cloud resources to ease technology adoption and comply with security controls
  • Work with stakeholders, such as security, to understand the requirements of the platform


Required qualifications, capabilities and skills:

  • Proven track record of building and managing continual automation / deployment / delivery environments
  • Proficiency running infrastructure on cloud platforms, such as AWS and GCP, appreciation for their failure modes, and a good understanding of network concepts and fundamentals
  • Expertise in managing and maintaining Kubernetes clusters in production
  • Strong coding skills (Go/Python preferred)
  • Excellent knowledge on observability tooling and best practices
  • Experience working within or alongside engineering teams to deliver


Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Systems and database experience, with an understanding of the challenges involved in designing and building distributed/microservice environments
  • Knowledge or experience of scalable technologies such as Kafka
  • A passion for learning new things and experimenting with new technologies


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J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


The Cybersecurity & Technology Controls group at JPMorgan Chase aligns the firm's cybersecurity, access management, controls and resiliency teams. The group proactively and strategically partners with all lines of business and functions to enable them to design, adopt and integrate appropriate controls; deliver processes and solutions efficiently and consistently; and drive automation of controls. The group's number one priority is to enable the business by keeping the firm safe, stable and resilient.

High Risk Roles (HRR) are sensitive roles within the technology organization that require high assurance of the integrity of staff by virtue of 1) sensitive cybersecurity and technology functions they perform within systems or 2) information they receive regarding sensitive cybersecurity or technology matters. Users in these roles are subject to enhanced pre-hire screening which includes both criminal and credit background checks (as allowed by law). The enhanced screening will need to be successfully completed prior to commencing employment or assignment.

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Reference: TJ/10664/CX_1001

Job ID: 3304194

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