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Lead - Release Engineer/Java Developer/.NET Developer

Job Description

Corporate Technology & Risk (CTR) delivers streamlined and consistent solutions supporting JPMorgan Chase’s Controls, Compliance, Legal, HR and IT Risk agendas, with a focus on stability, delivery, efficiencies and people. The goal of CTR’s drive to standardization, consistency and simplicity is a JPMorgan Chase architecture that fosters long-term

productivity, quality and innovation across the entire enterprise. The disciplines within this organization are Compliance Technology, Oversight & Controls Technology, Legal & e-Discovery, Identity & Access Management, IT Risk & Controls, and HR Real Estate & Global Services Technology.


Technology Operations & Controls (TOC) within CTR includes the following functions: Application Operate, Program Delivery Services, Production Services, Testing & Release Services, Controls Services, Enterprise Access Administration, and Identity & Access Governance. The Testing & Release Services function within TOC is building out the Application

Packaging function, providing application delivery as a service to applications across CTR. The overall objective of the Application Packaging Service is to provide a consistent, standardized, best practice approach to application delivery across CTR, driving efficiency, standardization and production stability of CTR applications.


As an Offshore Application Development Lead, you will be expected to lead Application Development team members in the end-to-end delivery of a critical suite of capabilities to support the application delivery Build & Deploy functions (Application Packaging Service).  In this role you will manage deliverables, timelines, issues, risk, and dependencies of multiple projects.  In addition, you will interface with the business clients in Corporate Technology & Risk to prioritize business demand (Book of Work), provide leadership and strategic thinking, and partake in developing and supporting the technology strategy in support of the business client. The role will  require coordination of resources and be responsible for regular reporting on the status of the initiatives and senior management presentations.  


The CTR Application Packaging Developer Lead will have a deep understanding of application release processes and tools and strong Java and .NET skills.  Python knowledge is a plus.  Develop enhancements to the Build and Deploy framework and onboard new clients.


Lead Responsibilities include:

·         Define project scope and influence priorities

·         Oversee development and management of detailed plans and schedules that define resources, milestones, tasks, time-frames, and costs needed to meet project objectives

·         Identify risks and changes to project scope 

·         Report on project status; Identify and track project progress against defined milestones and expenses

·         Escalate issues, frame options & impacts and present recommendations

·         Organize and facilitate project level meetings

·         Identify metrics and measure project success

·         Adhere to the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodology

·         Adhere to Global Technology (GT Drive) mandates and manage key metrics

·         Maintain effective relationships with sponsors, stakeholders, and key partners

·         Maintain Clarity (Project reporting tool)


Additional responsibilities include:

·        Assist in the deployment of applications through the various test environments and production; including coordination with other developers in the use of common components/frameworks.

·        Strong knowledge on Build & Deployment tools and methodologies

·        Work with other Developers to create knowledge repository, setup and maintenance of development environments, etc.

·        Participate in the software deployment life cycle process including, application configuration requirements, coding, application packaging, unit testing and deployment

·        Work collaboratively with software professionals & infrastructure teams

·        Work with clients on requirements gathering

·        Ensure adherence to architecture standards, risk management and security policies.

·        Recommend, schedule, and perform software maintenance, improvements and upgrades

·        Provide production support and issue resolution for production systems 

·        Estimate and document development requests

·        Demonstrate ability to "know your customer" including knowledge of the customer's business

·        Assist the AD Manager with setting client expectations and project timelines.

·        Facilitate & document team status meetings

·        Establish and maintain client relationships. Understand client needs and key issues & partner with AD Manager to resolve them.

·        Display flexibility in supporting changing business demands.

·        Proactively look for ways to improve processes & procedures and identify/recommend new ideas for process improvement

·        Ensure all existing protocols are correctly followed for deployments.

·        Proactively keep manager and team members informed of status, issues, and risks including key dependencies and timeline / schedule impacts.

·        Design technical solutions which optimize end user experience.

·        Continue to look for opportunities to deliver beyond client expectations.

·        Deliver development tasks on time/on budget/and based on original scope.

·        Accountable for the delivery of project development items, as well as design across multiple technologies


·         A college degree or equivalent experience

·         10 + years of experience in IT Program /Project Management within a large complex environment

·         10 + years of experience with managing multiple concurrent application development projects

·         Extensive experience with effectively leading the strategic direction of application portfolios

·         Experience working in complex matrix management environment

·         Highly motivated team player with excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills. 

·         Ability to translate vision and strategy into clear actionable goals, establish priorities and achieve measurable results

·         Able to effectively manage technology team in an offshore environment.

·         Demonstrated organizational, management and leadership skills. 

·         Track record of establishing and maintaining collaborative cross-organizational partnerships to achieve results

·         Skilled in use of the Microsoft Suite of tools       

·        Strong experience with application release & delivery processes and tools

·        10+ years of experience with Java SE, Python and Open Source Frameworks

·        10+ years of experience in .NET Technologies including Windows scripting (if not Java)

·        5 years of experience with build tools such as ANT & MAVEN

·        5 years of experience with testing frameworks such as Junit

·        5 years of experience with debugging, profiling and performance tuning web applications

·        5 years of experience in tier 2 or 3 production and operational support

·        5 years of experience with JSON, XML and Jython

·        Development experience on build & deployment process of SDLC

·        Ability to develop in presentation, business, and database tiers

·        Development experience with OO design and design patterns

·        Extensive knowledge and experience with the industry standard J2EE application servers (i.e. Tomcat)

·        Experience on WebSphere and WebLogic

·        Agile Methodology knowledge will be a plus


Req #: 160009120
Location: Hyderabad, AP IN
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 50000 Indian Rupee (INR)

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