As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You'll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment-one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.
Cloud computing allows the Athena platform to modernize the infrastructure, pursue next-generation innovation and reduce the compute footprint. To continue on this transformation, we are seeking an experienced software engineer with expertise in the strategy, design, development and implementation of large-scale distributed systems.
Athena is a cross-asset platform transforming technology at JP Morgan. It delivers innovative and efficient applications to a wide range of the firm's businesses, including sales, trading, operations, risk and research. Athena combined the best of open source technologies with innovative components developed internally, which gives you the ability to contribute to a wide range of exciting projects. Our developers enjoy working with front office, quants and other technology teams. Our modernization strategy for Athena is to re-engineer parts of the runtime, infrastructure and applications platform to take advantage of elastic compute and "as a service" offerings from internal and external cloud providers.
The people who thrive in Athena are hands-on developers who enjoy solving challenging technical problems. You're someone who has strong computer science foundations and is comfortable working across different platforms and languages. You're inspired by working in a collaborative, fast-changing environment with a high degree of code sharing and reuse.
If this sounds like you, then Athena could be the perfect place to grow your career.
This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
- BS/BA degree
- Minimum 5 years of experience
- Experience in distributed systems
- Proficiency in modern programming languages
- Experience in cloud based services, Database technologies, Functional/Reactive Programming
- Knowledge of industry-wide technology trends and best practices
- Ability to work in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals
- Passionate about building an innovative culture
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.