JPMorgan Chase Cloud/Java Software Architect in Houston, Texas

As an experienced Software Engineer/Architect, your mission is to help lead our team of innovators and technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming will help your team raise their game, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will be counted on to set strategic direction and solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally. Your quest to embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies inspires your team to follow suit. And best of all, you’ll be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.

The candidate selected will be part of Corporate Technology Application & Technical Architecture engineering team to get involved in researching emerging technologies, developing framework solutions and supporting application teams. The preferred candidate will be able to work independently to solve complex problems and work with geographically spread teams. The preferred candidate should have several years of application development experience in multiple platforms and can complete assigned duties with minimal direction from management.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop & execute proof of concepts with minimal direction.

  • Learn new technologies in short time and experiment.

  • Ability to approach in systematic way to solve complex problems.

  • Development of frameworks – Routing, CT Logging, Monitoring, Authentication, Error handling, Standards checker etc.

  • Working closely with application development teams and provide code guidance.

  • Sharp debugging skills using standards IDE, remote debuggers, CLI based tools.

  • Play SME role for application development teams to help Cloud, API and Microservices.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5+ years development experience

  • Minimum 2+ years application architecture framework development/Engg experience

  • Core Tech - Spring Stack(MVC, Core, AOP), Spring boot, Java, JDBC, JPA/ORM, PL/SQL (Any one of DATABASE Oracle/MySQL/SQL Server), Web Services (SOAP/ReST)

  • Development Stack – IDEs (IntelliJ /Eclipse), Unit Testing tools (JMockit, others if any), Performance Testing tools (Jmeter/ Blaze/ loadrunner), Build tools (Maven/Gradle), CI/CD tools(Jenkins), Logging - Splunk

  • UI– Angular/React (either one is must)


  • Container – Docker basic development

  • Cloud – Spring Cloud Services, Microservices & Cloud design principles, Cloud foundry basic development experience

  • Messaging – JMS, Kafka

  • Script – Unix shell, JavaScript

  • OS - Linux/Unix, Windows

  • Willing to learn new technologies and can-do attitude

  • Experience defining software development practices across teams of individuals

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Agile development experience

Preferred skills:

  • Java –Advanced skills like heap dump analysis, multi thread programming, JVM Tuning

  • Scripts - Node.js/Python

  • API – Apigee Edge, Swagger

  • Cloud – Cloud Foundry advanced, AWS Services ( Exposure)

  • Containers – Docker advanced development, Kubernates

Our Corporate Technology team relies on smart, driven people like you to develop applications and provide tech support for all our corporate functions across our network. Your efforts will touch lives all over the financial spectrum and across all our divisions: Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and within the Corporate Administrative Office. You’ll be part of a team specifically built to meet and exceed our evolving technology needs, as well as our technology controls agenda.

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 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 we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re 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.

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