Gaia Database Sofware Lead - Executive Director

Location:Dorset
Job Type:Full Time

Our Global Technology Infrastructure group is a team of innovators rewarded with innovators who love technology as much as you do. Together, you’ll use a disciplined, innovative and a business focused approach to develop a wide variety of high-quality products and solutions. You’ll work in a stable, resilient and secure operating environment where you—and the products you deliver—will thrive.

As a leader of a Software Engineering team, you will dive right into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to develop and deploy large scale infrastructure solutions that supports JPMC’s diverse and critical businesses. You will be using the latest technologies, data management and security practices in all aspect of software development. Critical thinking, clear communication and collaboration are key to success product delivery.


The role will oversee the software development of key software components used across a number of Private Cloud database products. A direct feature team made up of both dedicated and seconded engineers will develop shared features. This role must make the reuse of software across Private Cloud database products a success, including maintaining the level of software quality being written. Specifically you will drive the approaches to re-use across that portfolio and high quality of artifacts developed with deep engineering discipline and software architectural rigour. You will run the teams in an Agile manner with continuous delivery.

You will oversee a number of Database wide topics, tools and features and in each case look to structure a cloud native solution for the future. You will strive to make as many products as possible achieve our 2025 technology vision and beyond.

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

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Mastery of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Command of architecture, design and business processes
  • Knowledge of industry wide technology strategies and best practices
  • Keen understanding of financial control and budget management
  • Expertise in working in in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals, and passionate about building an innovative culture
  • Must be a career software engineer, not having learnt development in the last few years
  • Test driven development, source management, merging branches should all be second nature
  • Agile methodology
  • Micro-Services Architecture for software
  • API first mentality
  • OAuth
  • Experience of using and developing against Database technology
  • Experienced in modern programming languages

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.


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