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IAAS Application Architect Lead, Global Technology Infrastructure

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
Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) is the technology infrastructure organization for the firm, delivering a wide range of products and services, and partnering with all lines of business to provide high quality service delivery, exceptional project execution and financially disciplined approaches and processes in the most cost effective manner. The objective of GTI is to balance both business alignment and the centralized delivery of core products and services. The team’s mission is to provide a scalable, efficient design that meets the demand to leverage economies of scale across the firm. 
The IAAS Application Architect Lead focuses on working with a team of engineers develop automation solutions.  Must be able to create end to end systems models, ensure technology interoperability and flexible integration with other systems through application programming interfaces.  Documentation is a must for existing and proposed solutions, as well as the ability to provide complex troubleshooting/support when all other options have been exhausted.   
In the role of Senior Architect, you will be responsible for:
  • Analysis of the organization's business needs
  • Recommending solutions to meet the business needs including build vs. buy analysis
  • Design and development of placement and provisioning solutions that are fault tolerant and scalable
  • Defining best practices and measures within the existing solution set
Develop Solution Leadership & Strategy:
  • Analyze emerging technologies in the automation space including OpenStack, translating implications of the technologies into an effective IT vision and strategy
  • Keep up-to-date on industry trends and the latest technology innovations to forecast solutions, and anticipate emerging business changes
  • Lead and influence the design and development of standards, API payloads, and interfaces
  • Lead and influence decisions regarding changes to systems and applications
  • Collaborate with other technologists across Global Technology to assess the current state, develop an end state vision and a road map to implement it
Strong Business Partnership:
  • Articulates the business value and impact of advanced technical and non-technical information with ease and knows when to seek management assistance
  • Documents medium-to-large scale projects and delivers presentations to a wide variety of audiences with minimal supervision 
  • Actively provides  feedback and strategic recommendations
  • Collaborates interactively with interface partners to ensure that API solutions are complete, resilient, robust and easy to troubleshoot 
  • Affects change within sphere of influence and leads development of innovative improvements
  • 5+ years' of strong experience in Java and Java Script
  • Strong experience in C and/or C++
  • Strong experience in defining and developing APIs
  • Strong experience in deploying and operating Linux, UNIX and/or Windows at the SA level with a strong bias towards automated deployment and operations experiences
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Degree in CS, MIS, Engineering or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Python, PERL, Shell Scripting and macros
  • 10+ years IT work experience (financial industry preferred)
  • 5+ years of application development experience (core Java)
  • Software architecture and development in a time critical environment
Desired Skills/Product Skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to acquire technical knowledge and skills quickly
  • Ability to deliver high-quality results under tight deadlines
  • Familiarity with Cloud and DevOps strategies and technologies
  • 2+ years experience with Cirba     
  • 2+ years experience with VMWare Virtual Orchestration Center (vCO)
  • 2+ years experience with VMWare Virtual Cloud Automation Center (vCAC)
Req #: 160047073
Location: Jersey City, NJ US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

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