Blockchain Software Engineer - Vice President

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

About the job

Blockchain Launch leads and coordinates all blockchain and distributed ledger-related activities within the Corporate and Investment Bank, which have grown to include a dedicated technology team, key partnerships with leading blockchain technology providers, and active participation in industry forums. Additionally, we oversee both selection and execution of internal and external use cases to test and deploy distributed ledger technology. Blockchain Launch represents our commitment to exploring and deploying distributed ledger technology, and since its foundation we have positioned J.P. Morgan as a leader in this field.

As we scale our efforts and activities in this area, our mandate has grown to include:

  • Developing and executing a comprehensive distributed ledger technology strategy for the Corporate and Investment Bank
  • Developing the in-house view on potential applications and impact of distributed ledger technology across all of our businesses
  • Partnering with our businesses and their leadership teams to identify and develop high-potential use cases and technology applications, and oversee the development and execution of these use cases
  • Building an industry-leading, enterprise-ready distributed ledger technology stack working with highly talented engineers
  • Build strategic relationships with distributed ledger technology providers and maintain existing strategic relationships
  • Lead the industry's adoption of this technology by targeted and active participation in key industry forums (e.g., Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, Hyperledger Project), and building relationships with other industry participants (e.g., Dealers, Buy-Side firms, CCPs)
  • Work with industry regulators and organizations to ensure regulatory and legal considerations are considered and addressed when driving industry adoption

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge of application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Understanding of architecture and design across all systems
  • Working proficiency in developmental toolsets
  • Knowledge of industry-wide technology trends and best practices
  • Ability to work in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals
  • Passionate about building an innovative culture
  • Proficiency in one or more modern programming languages -React or Angular
  • Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance, and software improvement
  • Strong experience in Developer / Design of distributed computing environments
  • Experience with one or more front-development frameworks, such as React or Angular
  • Need to have thorough understanding of cryptographic protocols and blockchain implementations
  • Proven track record of delivering software development projects
  • Understanding of security procedures and practices
  • Familiarity with using Git or other version control software for source code management
  • Self-starter that requires minimal supervision
  • Experience with Linux and Ubuntu
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure services such as Amazon, Google, or Microsoft
  • Distributed computing experience such as Kafka and RabbitMQ
  • A working knowledge of Docker and of using the Vagrant environment
  • Flexible / adaptable - able to work with diverse groups of people including all levels of business management
  • Excellent collaboration and facilitation skills

The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working. This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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