Lead Java Software Engineer

Location:Glasgow City
Job Type:Full Time

Lead Java Software Engineer (VP)

As a senior member of our Software Engineering Group you be technical lead for an existing team of Java developers. The team own a set of reference data tools.


You’ll join an existing team of aspiring and curious technologists dedicated to improving the design, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products. The team will benefit from your leadership and experience and will look to you to help them improve the robustness of their approach following best practices and help guide them through pitfalls. You will have your own project deliverables to work on to improve our product feature set offering.


Our team delivers for a wider strategic roadmap, providing foundational data services which are used in several applications. The scale of impact of change can be wide and the changes can become complex, therefore your analytical approach will help us understand and communicate this complexity and then help us manage the change appropriately.

Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development is key. You’ll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including but not limited to:

  • Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

  • Ability to understand architecture and design across distributed systems

  • Skilled at test driven development using frameworks such as Junit and Fitnesse or Cucumber

  • Familiar with using Code Quality tools such as SonarQube and FindBugs

  • Experienced with Continual Integration
  • Using Maven for build configuration and dependency management

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

  • Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement

  • Experience with Database modelling and design

  • Experience with data wrangling and conforming datasets

  • Experience in building reusable services
  • Good understanding of data structures, algorithms & multi-threaded programming

  • An understanding of data warehousing, dimensional models


The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working. This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

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.

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.

@2019 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.