Software Development Life Cycle & Architecture Governance - Vice President

Last updated 3 days ago
Location:Dorset
Job Type:Full Time

Working in the Architecture Governance team, your passion for technology and thirst for innovation will help shape the future of global digital commerce, now and for years to come. Every day, you’ll bring critical day-to-day leadership and thinking to the table, working with architects across CIB to drive optimization of our software development life cycle, open source governance, technology architecture, improve architecture governance and control and define and communicate CIB policy and guidance relating to technology architecture.

You’ll collaborate with internal teams and business leaders alike, both within CIB and the wider firm, to create an environment that fosters the generation of strategically sound and secure technology architecture. You will have a major say in setting priorities and fostering a client-centric environment where everyone learns and grows. At the end of the day, your work will have tremendous and positive impact, whether it’s in-house, in collaboration with technologists across JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s global technology community or in partnership with some of the most important tech firms in the world.

About the role:

This responsibilities of this role include:

    Ensuring technology architecture governance and control for 2,200 active applications in CIB

      Improving tools and procedures relating to our Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and open source governance.

        Defining and communicating CIB policy and guidance relating to technology architecture and the SDLC

          Running a small portfolio of projects and associated working groups to improve processes and tools relating to technology architecture and the SDLC in CIB

            Helping to run the CIB Architecture Governance Design Authority Group (DAG) and CIB Architecture Governance Forum

              Representing CIB’s interests in meetings and forums run by Corporate program teams in the areas of technology architecture and the SDLC

                Coordinating the review, approval and guidance of:

                ouse-cases for new commercial software products in CIB

                ouse-cases for open source downloads and contributions

                oexception cases for the usage of divest rated or prohibited software products ensuring low risk, cost effective migration plans

                onew application requests and the on-going governance around applications as they proceed through the application lifecycle

                  Developing, updating and publicizing guidance for the technology population in CIB, in a continuously evolving environment

                    Responding to requests for help from the CIB technology community.

                    About the individual - this role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

                      Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and open source governance

                        Experience in process optimization, simplification and automation

                          Understanding and experience of an application’s evolution from the initial planning and design phase, through build into operate and finally retirement and decommissioning

                            Strong communication skills and the ability to explain complex ideas, processes and recommendations effectively at all levels including senior management

                              Experience in chairing and coordinating meetings and large forums involving senior stakeholders

                                Good negotiating and influencing skills

                                  Understanding of methods and tools used by the technology community throughout the SDLC

                                    Strategic thinking and passion for business strategy and business processes

                                      Proven ability to work independently, across multiple teams and operate effectively in a global organization.

                                        Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals.

                                        Desirable Skills

                                          Project management skills ideally with a technology background

                                            Experience in risk and risk control compliance

                                              Experience with third party commercial oversight for Software or SaaS

                                                Knowledge of open source licensing, membership agreements and other collaboration methods

                                                  Experience of application architectural standards.

                                                  As one of the main JP Morgan Technology HUBS, Bournemouth is at the forefront of innovation within the financial services industry and is pioneering the use of cutting edge technologies.

                                                  This role is in the Corporate Investment Bank (CIB) Architecture Governance team, which operates as part of the wider Enterprise Architecture function within CIB.