UI Development Team Lead

Location:Glasgow City
Job Type:Full Time

UI Development Team Lead

As a member of our Software Engineering Group we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation & engineering practices. You will be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.

We are searching for highly motivated front-end JavaScript engineers with track record of success to join our expanding team. In this role you will be a hands-on developer responsible for a team building and supporting client-side functionality for JPMorgan’s eXecute platform. You will contribute features, enhancements and bug fixes and ensure the codebase is clean, well-structured and testable. The team will work alongside our BA and UX colleagues to perform technical analysis of client requirements, participate in estimation, planning and architecture design sessions. You will be responsible for smooth development process, driving high quality output and timely issue resolution.

You will have the opportunity to use the latest tools, languages and frameworks while working with a large and friendly team who have a wealth of experience. You will be able to learn about financial markets from colleagues and extensive training resources. As a UI Dev Lead you will influence application architecture, development process and contribute to internal frameworks and libraries and have the opportunity to see direct impact of your contributions on the trading floor and in client feedback from around the globe.

J.P. Morgan Markets eXecute is our award-winning Single Dealer Platform for pricing, execution, and post trade management of forex, options, emerging markets, commodities, and rates products. We have a global development team focused on providing thousands of our users with innovative, reliable and high-performance electronic trading capabilities. The team partners closely with the global Markets Execution, Sales and Trading businesses in order to maintain and extend #1 industry leadership and provide best-in-class cross-asset client platform and operational capabilities.

See more at: https://www.jpmorgan.com/global/cib/markets-investor-services/execute-ap


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

  • Experience working with JavaScript and Typescript, React, Redux, RxJS, Yarn, Node.js

  • Experience in building high-performance desktop/web applications

  • Experience leveraging modern frameworks, libraries, tools and languages

  • Experience working with numerous globally distributed engineers

  • Experience in test driven development using modern source control and continuous integration

  • Experience working with Electron/OpenFin, web workers and multi-process architecture

  • Experience in functional and non-functional test automation

  • In-depth understanding of JavaScript and its idiosyncrasies

  • Understanding of OO and functional programming paradigms

  • Understanding of full software development lifecycle and agile approach

  • Understanding of messaging technologies and back-end services

  • Strong Computer Science foundations

  • Familiarity with Investment Banking, FinTech, or Financial Markets

CIB (Corporate & Investment Bank)


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 20 technology centers 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 $10B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will are transforming the financial services industry.

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.