JPMorgan Chase Software Architect Lead - (Commercial Card Technology) in Chicago, Illinois

As an experienced Architect, your mission is to design innovative solutions that improve how commercial card business evolves. Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, and software engineering will help the team elevate expertise, meet firm wide standards, as well as satisfy both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will be leveraged to set strategic direction and solve complex and mission critical problems. Your quest to embrace leading-edge technologies and methodologies should inspire the team. And best of all, you’ll be able to harness brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.

You will work closely with other architects, developers, tech leads, customer experience, operations support and business leads and your ability to collaborate and reach consensus will be a significant and required asset. The position will also require you to identify issues in a collaborative environment and drive those issues to closure. You will be challenged to understand real business needs and balance the business needs with existing technical constraints and operational impacts in order to develop implementable solutions.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • Innovative thinking and attitude to challenge status quo

  • Advanced knowledge of software architecture, large scale system design and business processes

  • Expertise in application, data and infrastructure disciplines

  • Ability to partner closely with technology and business leaders and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals

  • Lead the delivery of end-to-end project architecture decisions and deliverables

  • Strong understanding of lean architecture concepts and experience with agile delivery

  • Create early-phase concept assessments and oversee project estimations that help leaders organize business cases for investment decisions

  • Enthusiasm for solving problems, digging into issues and owning solutions to completion

  • Provide expert knowledge of solution architecture and serve as Subject Matter Expert to Senior Technology managers, Business, Operations and Technology teams

  • Experience in financial/banking/card services domains

  • Design solutions for capabilities like customer self-service, client facing channels (online and mobile), credit card transaction processing, authentication, enrollment, onboarding and business-to-business interaction models

  • Ability to develop, maintain and improve the technical reference architecture, architecture roadmap and domain definitions for the capability

  • Experience in and leverage one or more common solution patterns:

  • Cloud (private and hybrid cloud platforms)

  • Web & Mobile applications

  • Microservice and event driven architecture

  • Initial scope, project request evaluations, sizing and feedback

  • Epic and Story elaboration

  • Modern UI, Data and Application Development (e.g. Java, Spring, ReactJS) frameworks/patterns

  • Workflow, Rules Engines and Decision systems

  • Service definition and consumption including API, brokers, RESTful APIs

  • Solution Availability, Extensibility, and Resiliency

  • Web responsive design applications

  • Reference Architecture

  • Big Data technologies

  • Experience using architecture methodologies, standards and tools (TOGAF, domain driven design, UML, etc.)

  • Experience demonstrating effective communications, including presenting to senior IT and business leaders, architecture peers and technical audiences with the effect of influencing the decision

Skill Set: Business/Solution/Technical/functional architecture, Domain Driven design, Architectural patterns, lean agile, Micro service/Cloud/event driven architecture, Data Integration, Large scale software development, Online and Mobile solutions, Experienced architect, Translate business problems to technology solutions

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.

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 50,000+ 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 $1.5B+ 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.

So if you're ready to put your passion for technology to work in a way that makes a real difference, apply today

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.