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JavaScript Developer Lead - Client Side - Digital

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
Chase is undertaking an aggressive digital transformation agenda, which builds on the success of the current mobile and online service offerings. Chase is investing in innovative ways to deepen customer engagement and profitability through the use of digital channels. The ambition is to position Chase as the undisputed leader in digital financial services and payments and to enable Chase to deliver the highly personalized, real time experiences that customers increasingly expect.
The online and mobile channels for Chase currently support more than 32 million active customers; 9 million customers interact with us daily, making Chase the most visited banking portal in the US.   Within Consumer and Community Banking, the Digital IT team is responsible for setting and executing strategies that align with business objectives and drive innovation across Chase Online and Mobile, helping to establish the best Digital banking customer experience in the industry.
Responsibilities include:  
  • Providing technical leadership and architectural guidance for design and implementation of software system enhancements
  • Overseeing onshore junior team members (no direct management)
  • Developing features and functionality for JPMorgan Chase websites
  • Reviewing detailed designs and participating in code reviews
  • Troubleshooting technical issues and resolving defects
  • Providing input (scope, level of difficulty, etc.) into estimates for features and enhancements
  • Identifying ways to improve design and development processes   
  • Ability to communicate effectively and consistently share thoughts and opinions about work in production
  • Working knowledge of web standards from ECMA Inter, W3C, and WhatWG  
  • An understanding of the most common programming design patterns
  • Ability to write well-abstracted, reusable JavaScript
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks and experience with usage and implementation
  • Ability to create interfaces that are fast, consistent across browsers, and demonstrate an intimate knowledge of browser quirks and best practices
  • Extremely detail-oriented implementation
  • Experience crafting efficient, optimized, and speed-minded code
  • Experienced with prototypal inheritance and mixings
  • Experienced with object-oriented principles
  • Understanding of logical abstractions
  • Understanding of one or more server side programming languages
  • Understanding of asynchronous, reactive, and event driven programming
  • Understanding of test driven design patterns
  • Solid understanding of architectural software principles
  • Minimum 6+ years of applications development work experience throughout the entire development lifecycle
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience 
  • Three years of experience in complex business domain with transaction processing 
  • Demonstrated experience providing technical leadership and architectural guidance for design and implementation of software system enhancements 
  • Experience overseeing onshore junior team members (no direct management) 
  • Take ownership and responsibility for key deliverables
  • Should be able to work independently in multiple projects and juggle many priorities 
  • Knowledge of version control practices and procedures 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrated experience working with, and across, multiple teams in a global organization
  • Expert level experience required with the following:
    • Client side JavaScript 
    • Knowledge and application of Design Patterns 
    • Experience with one or more JavaScript frameworks 
    • Understanding of logical abstractions 
    • Understanding of one or more server side programming languages 
    • Understanding of asynchronous, reactive, and event driven programming 
    • Understanding of test driven design patterns
Req #: 160017810
Location: Columbus, OH US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

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