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Java Developer

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at

J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.


This is an opportunity for a strong Java developer to contribute to the design and direction of the Investment Bank’s strategic deal and document management system with over 7000 users around the globe. The role involves architecting, designing and developing responsive, scalable, and elastic applications and microservices that are cloud-deployable. You will be working on a flagship application of JPMorgan's Global Investment Bank with a highly functioning team of top class technologists with extensive Investment Banking Technology domain experience.

We are always challenged with complex requirements coming from our global business users and we are looking for team members who can respond to the needs of the user community and translate requirements into application functionality using the latest technologies.


Our focus encompasses the full stack of application ownership, including enterprise infrastructure, application design, cyber security controls, and high availability / resiliency.  We use and explore a wide range of leading edge technologies including Vaadin, Smart GWT, Documentum, Mule, Camel, SOLR, Elastic, Lucene, No SQL, Mongo and other big data solutions.  Ideal candidates will have a basis in core technologies such as messaging (i.e., MQ Series), web services (SOAP and REST), multi-threading, Javascript, and app server internals.  Additionally, an understanding of fundamental technologies is beneficial: Spring, ORM tools (Hibernate/iBatis/Spring-ORM), Tomcat, SQL, Maven, Ant, Git, Continuous Integration, and Eclipse (or other IDE).  Evaluation of new technologies to determine fit for purpose is ongoing, including RESTful patterns, spring-boot components, and greater use of integration frameworks and modern javascript frameworks such as ReactJS.

  • Hands on experience in developing client facing applications.
  • Strong foundation in Object Oriented Programming and Design Principles (OOP / OOD)
  • Use object-oriented techniques and software engineering best practices including design review, code review, unit-testing, and re-factoring
  • Understanding and implementation of test-driven development
  • Prior knowledge/experience with Java Frameworks and technologies, including Spring, Hibernate.
  • Understanding of Web architecture and technologies.
  • Web service experience, including knowledge of SOAP, REST, XML, SOA, WSDL, WS-Security and XSD.
  • Previous experience working with UI Frameworks/languages/Web Development
  • Oracle 10g/11g based RDBMS development experience using SQL, PL/SQL, writing stored procedures and triggers and performing query plan analysis.
  • Candidate should have experience with REST API and JSON API.
  • Experience using version control systems (e.g. Subversion, Git)
  • Familiar with Linux/Unix environment, including working with shell, ssh and other command line tools

Desired Skills

  • Exposure to UX, improving interaction and UI visual designs
  • Experience writing and debugging multi-threaded Java applications
  • Practical experience with webservice frameworks such as CXF or Axis2 or equivalent modern framework
  • Experience with frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, Vaadin, GWT and JQuery
  • Understanding of security principles in software development
  • Understanding of development using SCRUM and Agile practices
  • Experience debugging and optimizing web apps
  • Knowledge of developing mobile based applications

Personal Skills

  • Proven ability to work well in a fast paced and challenging technical environment, with ability to multitask whilst delivering high quality solutions
  • Ability to quickly understand issues and think through solutions
  • Highly motivated with an ability to work independently
  • Ability to perform data analysis and troubleshoot data integrity issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have a passion for technology
Req #: 160005911
Location: Houston, TX US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

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