Java Software Engineer

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Location:Dorset
Job Type:Full Time

This is a great opportunity to join a new Feature team, to deliver new Micro Service to interact with the JPM COIN Blockchain and our Account Services Franchized Account Services Technology (FAST). As a member of our Software Engineering team 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.

The FAST team sits within the Wholesale Payments Technology Account Services team, which is part of the Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB). This is a Strategic multi-year investment working on multiple use cases at the cutting edge. Hence we are looking for passionate full-stack Software Engineers in order to build our new capabilities and extend our existing capabilites. In return, the candidate will be able to gain experience of full-stack development using a modern technology stack, and in the process gain experience of working within one of the most mature Agile teams within Banking Technology.

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

  • A desire to work on a mature Agile project, with a focus on applying Lean techniques to maximize time spent delivering benefit.
  • A willingness to actively particulate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle, including but not limited to: refinement of requirements, estimation & planning, platform design & implementation, test & deployment automation, and platform resiliency & support.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to tailor communications for different audiences, ranging from senior business to junior technology staff.
  • A practical & pragmatic approach to working on technical re-engineering, while continuing to deliver business benefit in parallel.
  • Knowledge, interest, and application of design patterns and development best practices.
  • Experience of working collaboratively within a globally diverse team.
  • An aspiration to become a t-shaped, full-stack developer.

Technical expertise includes:

  • A strong background in Java and developing Spring Boot applications is essential.
  • Experience of Spring JDBC and SQL is required, together with a working knowledge of relational database systems, of which both Oracle & SQL Server are advantageous.
  • Experience of implementing ETL use cases using either Pentaho (for rapid delivery) or Spring Batch for high volume or more complex requirements is advantageous.
  • Experience of the design and implementation of REST interfaces is desired.
  • Experience of Continuous Integration technologies, such as: Jules, Maven, Ant, Selenium, Cucumber, Mocks, JMeter, JUnit, etc. is expected.
  • Proficiency in working with the Linux OS and scripts is require.
  • An interest in underlying physical infrastructure is advantageous.