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Corporate Technology - Architect

Job Description

The Corporate Technology (CT) organization develops applications and provides technology support for corporate functions across JPMorgan Chase, including Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and all functions within the Corporate Administrative Office (CAO). CT teams are aligned with corporate partners’ evolving technology needs and the firm’s ever expanding technology controls agenda. A top CT priority is building scalable corporate systems. Teams focus on:
  • Responding to the evolving regulatory environment and helping to meet the firm’s regulatory commitments by addressing internal and external commitments
  • Advancing the firm’s Roadmap programs -- Single Sourcing of data, Architecture Convergence, and Rationalization of Platforms
  • Adopting industry leading technologies to support best-in-class business capabilities for high performance computing and data storage solutions
  • Driving innovation across the firm’s corporate technology portfolio, increasing efficiencies through process automation, and Agile application development, with an emphasis on user experience and shorter development cycles
  • Investing in security & controls for cyber, access/entitlements uplift, data protection and application resiliency
Our team
The architecture team supports applications and functionality across Global Supplier Services, Corporate Financial and Tax, Audit, Global Security & Investigations and Global Real Estate.  Overall, our goal is to advance modern engineering and architecture disciplines across CT in order to
  • Achieve the GT Vision of Optimizing Infrastructure, Rationalizing Applications, Accelerating Development, Adopting the Cloud and Advancing IT employees
  • Sustained product and service innovation
  • Champion rapidly evolving innovative technologies
  • Participate in the firm-wide forums on Data Management, Big Data & Analytics, Machine Learning, Robotics and Micro-Services
  • Support Agile and product centric delivery models
Role Description
The successful candidate will deliver high quality technology solutions that address business needs by developing the Architecture Solution for the various software applications and platforms. The candidate will have experience architecting and designing large scale platforms in a financial institution, working with geographically diverse teams. They have a proven track record of strong communication and people skills as well as have experience working in a structured and agile software development lifecycle. The candidate will also have experience with analytics, reporting, selecting and integrating third-party software products, information architecture and data management/data engineering/data governance.
The candidate must be able to partner effectively across the organization, in particular with our Architecture, Applications development, Production Support, Risk & Control, Chief Administration Office, and Business Management partners. Experience working with a sizeable technology organization with complex programs is required, in particular in banking / finance with exposure to corporate functions at an enterprise-wide and global level.
Key Responsibilities include:
  • Create the Solution Architecture that provides the blueprint for the development teams based on the business concept, goals & objectives and high-level requirements
  • Develop, refine and roll-out a Concept Design process to be used to by development teams for the architecturally significant efforts across our area
  • Engage and participate in Architecture reviews of the various designs and solutions developed by the team
  • Provide overall technical direction and help to ensure quality delivery
  • Build deep & trusted relationships with the Application Development teams, their business partners and our peers across CT Architecture
  • Be involved with a structured and agile software development lifecycle
  • Contribute to and ensure that the team delivers towards key milestones to support our overall CT Architecture roadmap
  • Cultivate an open, honest and transparent environment that encourages proper collaboration between business & Technology teams
  • Partner with Business, Tech Peers and Product teams to effectively communicate a technology vision & implementation strategy
  • Proactive adoption of innovative technologies that enable rapid delivery
  • Generate innovative ideas to deliver business value, improve efficiency and reduce cost
  • Provide best practices are utilized in delivering Reporting/Analytics, Data Management and Integration Solutions.
  • Ensure architecture design decisions can be actioned by the development team.
  • Leveraging new and emerging practices for Enterprise Integration, Reporting/Analytics and Data Architecture.
  • Engage in enterprise-level systems component architecture and design.
Qualifications & Required Skills:
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent
  • 8+ years of Information Technology experience
  • 3+ years of Architecture related experience or equivalent
  • Strong data architecture and business intelligence background
  • Understanding of relevant information system technologies and development life cycles – such as open messaging platforms, various database platforms like Oracle, DB2, NoSQL and Big Data technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of Business Intelligence platforms such as IBM Cognos, Tableau & Qlikview
  • Experience in developing solutions with 3rd-party solutions, both internally and externally hosted applications.
  • Technical depth and ability to rapidly understand and communicate the impact of solutions and technology
  • Experience collaborating with business representatives to understand requirements, value, prioritization and business intelligence needs
  • Strong communication skills, be able to communicate effectively and work closely together with business clients, other technology teams, support partners and stakeholders to deliver business aligned solutions
  • Strong desire to learn new technology.
  • Ability to work independently as a self-starter, and within a team environment. Comfortable in a fast dynamic environment with an ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Our Corporate Technology team relies on smart, driven people like you to architect solutions and seamlessly integrate applications to provide a comprehensive platform solution for all the corporate functions across our environment. Your efforts will touch lives all over the financial spectrum and across all our divisions: Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and within the Corporate Administrative Office. You’ll be part of a team specifically built to meet and exceed our evolving technology needs and architect the solutions that get us there.
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 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ 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 $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change 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. 


Req #: 170125106
Location: Wilmington, DE US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

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