Director of Software Engineering - Data Engineer

JPMorgan Chase
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Job Description

If you are a software engineering leader ready to take the reins and drive impact, we’ve got an opportunity just for you.

As a Director of Software Engineering at JPMorgan Chase within the Corporate Technology, Regulatory Reporting Team, you will be at the helm of a technical area, influencing teams, technologies, and projects across various departments. Your profound understanding of software, applications, technical processes, and product management will be instrumental in steering multiple complex projects and initiatives. As the primary decision maker for your teams, you will be a catalyst for innovation and solution delivery.

Job responsibilities

  • Formal training or certification on Databricks concepts and expert applied experience. In addition, advanced experience leading technologists to manage, anticipate and solve complex technical items within your domain of expertise
  • Defining Data strategy, consumption pattern, data lineage and contracts. Working with senior business/tech stakeholders on consumption patterns and SLA's including Op model for different asset class dataset
  • Lead the initiatives to setup and leverage data models & entities in data lake environment (internal and public cloud like AWS), Build data pipelines that includes sourcing information, writing logic for ingestion, enrichment and business analytics and reporting 
  • Integrate data pipeline with analytical and reporting tools ( includes Tableau, Cognos, Alteryx and Java based applications), Customize GAIA and Public Cloud(AWS) based UI/UX applications (Add new reporting workflows or Enhance existing leveraging Core Java, Java scripting, Mongo DB etc)
  • Perform data analysis, performance tuning and issue investigations (on databases, Databricks, Big data and Cloud platforms.
  • Carries governance accountability for coding decisions, control obligations, and measures of success such as cost of ownership, maintainability, and portfolio operations
  • Create tools for automation, business logic generation, testing and data reconciliation. Participate in design discussion and code reviews
  • Delivers technical solutions that can be leveraged across multiple businesses and domains, executes creative software solutions, design, development, and technical troubleshooting with ability to think beyond routine or conventional approaches to build solutions or break down technical problems
  • Develops secure high-quality production code, and reviews and debugs code written by others. Leads evaluation sessions with external vendors, startups, and internal teams to drive outcomes-oriented probing of architectural designs, technical credentials, and applicability for use within existing systems and information architecture
  • Identifies opportunities to eliminate or automate remediation of recurring issues to improve overall operational stability of software applications and systems
  • Influences peer leaders and senior stakeholders across the business, product, and technology teams and leads communities of practice across Software Engineering to drive awareness and use of new and leading-edge technologies. Champions the firm’s culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering, SDLC concepts and expert applied experience. In addition, advanced experience leading technologists to manage, anticipate and solve complex technical items within your domain of expertise.
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Extensive hands-on development industry experience and in-depth knowledge of Databricks (including DLT), databases (Oracle or DB2 or Sybase), any Query Language like PL/SQL, Domain specific Language (DSL) and in data modeling  (This is most important skill requirement for this role) 
  • Proficiency in automation and continuous delivery methods with deep understanding/ practical know how on the importance of Regression Testing & Code Coverage etc.
  • Advanced understanding of agile methodologies such as CI/CD, Applicant Resiliency, and Security
  • Demonstrated proficiency in software applications and technical processes within a technical discipline (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile, etc.)
  • Practical cloud native experience.
  • Experience developing or leading cross-functional teams of technologists
  • Experience with hiring, developing, and recognizing talent
  • Experience leading a product as a Product Owner or Product Manager

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

Experience working at code level

  • Preference will be given to candidates with In-depth knowledge of the financial services industry and their IT systems ( Exposure to Regulatory reporting domain will be preferable)
  • Knowledge of Kafka, Spark and Scala , Kubernetes  will be preferred
  • You are an integral part of an agile team that works to enhance, build, and deliver trusted market-leading technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. As a core technical contributor, you are responsible for conducting critical technology solutions across multiple areas within various business functions in support of the firm’s objectives. You will be responsible to build & transform data strategy to ensure data is being consumed and leveraged within the ecosystem of the application suite appropriately. Data processing pipelines that includes setting, leveraging data models & entities in data lake environment (on-prem or AWS), data sourcing, ingestion, enrichment and business reporting, build or enhance data analytics and reporting solutions are using technologies like Databricks, Python, Java, various in-house applications & public cloud platforms(AWS) services & BI tools like Tableau, Cognos, Alteryx


JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

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.

Company Info.

JPMorgan Chase

For over 200 years, JPMorgan Chase & Co has provided innovative financial solutions for consumers, small businesses, corporations, governments and institutions around the world. Today, we're a leading global financial services firm with operations servicing clients in more than 100 countries. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company headquartered in New York City. JPMorgan Chase

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