JPMorgan Chase Software Engineer - Data Protection in Seattle, Washington

Working in Cybersecurity takes pure passion for technology, speed, a constant desire to learn, and above all, vigilance in keeping every last asset safe and sound. You’ll be on the front lines of innovation, working with a highly-motivated team laser-focused on analyzing, designing, developing and delivering solutions built to stop adversaries and strengthen our operations. Your research and work will ensure stability, capacity and resiliency of our products and emerging industry trends. Working in tandem with your internal team, as well as technologists and innovators across our global network, your ability to identify threats, provide intelligent analysis and positive actions will stop adversaries and strengthen our data.


The Data Protection Technology, Document Protection and Classification will design, develop, test and implement JPMorgan Chase & Co technology in support of the data protection program. The successful candidate will work within the Data Protection Technology team, in partnership with the firm’s Data Protection Product Management, End User Services and Lines of businesses, in a hands-on environment; working with numerous and varied applications. The successful candidate will have a strong combination of practical networking, development, engineering, administration, cryptography, rights management, and security skills.

Specific responsibilities will include :

  • Help develop new data protection technology strategies which ensure data protection is an inherent part of the technology fabric of the firm.

  • Developing robust, scalable, resilient, instrumented enterprise systems driven by strong requirements based design

  • Support the Firm’s goals in data protection, including Get to Moderate.

  • Perform development functions associated with the development of the Document Data Classification and Document Protection features.

  • Performs deployment, administration, management, configuration, testing, and integration tasks related to the data protection technology platform

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ Years’ experience in developing, or engineering software.

  • Understanding of identity, access and key management concepts

  • Programming Skills (.NET, C, C++, C#)

  • Experience in Agile development concepts

  • Strong expertise in designing resilient, instrumented distributed and real-time systems

  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity organization practices, operations, risk management processes, principles, architectural requirements, engineering and threats and vulnerabilities, including incident response methodologies

  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals

  • Proficiency in the use of skills tools, staying current with skills, participating in multiple forums

  • Experience with Agile and can work with at least one of the common frameworks is highly desired.

  • Ability to analyze vulnerabilities, threats, designs, procedures and architectural design, producing reports and sharing intelligence

Preferred Experience/Skill:

  • Dev tools experience (Github, Terraform, Jenkins, etc.)

  • Digital rights management experience

  • Understanding of tokenization, data masking, data dispersion techniques

  • Strong Understanding of cryptography and data encryption products (such as Vormetric, Ionic, Voltage, etc…)

  • Experience developing plugins for Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Apple Safari on desktop, mobile and table platforms.

  • Understanding of rights management, tagging and classification technologies such as Secure Islands/Microsoft AIP, Titus, Boldon James.

  • Understanding of Data Loss Prevention (DLP) concepts and products (such as Symantec DLP, Digital Guardian, RSA or McAfee DLP, etc…)

  • Keen understanding of national and international laws, regulations, policies and ethics related to financial industry cybersecurity (NYDFS, FINRA, MAS, GDPR, etc..)

  • Cybersecurity certifications (such as CISSP and CISM)

  • Experience in authentication and authorization standards (AD, AAD, LDAP, SAML, OAuth, XACM

CTC (Cybersecurity & Technology Controls)

The Cybersecurity & Technology Controls group at JPMorgan Chase aligns the firm’s cybersecurity, access management, controls and resiliency teams. The group proactively and strategically partners with all lines of business and functions to enable them to design, adopt and integrate appropriate controls; deliver processes and solutions efficiently and consistently; and drive automation of controls. The group’s number one priority is to enable the business by keeping the firm safe, stable and resilient.

We are looking for multi-disciplined forward-looking technologists like you with diverse backgrounds and experiences including in areas such as cybersecurity, big data, machine learning risk management and controls, compliance and oversight, cloud security.

Tech at JPMC

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.

Ready to use your expertise and experience to drive change? Apply today.

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