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Core Java Software Engineer at JP Morgan Chase (Houston, TX)

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Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the worlds important corporations, governments and institutions. Youll 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. Youll 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. Youll be tasked with keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of whats 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, youll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world. Key Deliverables: Full System Development Lifecycle using Agile. Design and development of new components for Global Portfolio Swap application. Enhancement and maintenance of existing applications, especially to handle anticipated significant volume increase. Support of new and existing applications. Supervision and mentoring for team members to ensure delivery. Responsible and accountable for projects, including representing the team in front of stakeholders and senior management. Candidates should note that this list is not exhaustive and duties are liable to change from time to time in line with the needs of the department.   This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including: BS/BA degree or equivalent experience Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines Understanding of architecture and design across all systems  Working proficiency in developmental toolsets Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals Must be result oriented and self-starter. 8-10 years of experience working in financial markets with knowledge in some or all Prime Brokerage supported products especially Equity Swaps or other Equity Derivatives. Computer Science or equivalent degree. Solid design, coding, testing and debugging skills. Object oriented design and programming as well as being familiar with design patterns with a prerequisite. Knowledge of version and revision control practices and procedures (GitHub, SVN). Exposure to Agile Development is a plus. Demonstrates good understanding of full software life cycle development process and successful IT project delivery. Experience leading a small team of developers is a plus. Front Office / Middle Office exposure is highly desirable. Strong Oral/Written communication skills. Should have the ability to interact with business users to solve problems. It is expected that the successful candidate will have worked on at least one major technically challenging global project. Experience working in financial markets with knowledge of equity swaps / synthetic prime brokerage will be advantageous. The following technical skills are mandatory: Strong Core Java skills. Strong knowledge of J2EE and Open Source technologies (Spring). Proficient at *nix scripting languages. Good knowledge of Oracle and ANSI SQL , SQL queries and Stored Procedures. Knowledge of Cloud Computing frameworks a plus.   When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., youre not just working at a global financial institution. Youre an integral part of one of the worlds 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 were building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If youre 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.  @2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran