Applications Developer

Company Name: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Date Posted: 18th Nov, 2016

Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) Compute Backbone (CBB) is JP Morgan Chase’s high-performance grid computing infrastructure. It executes compute-intensive tasks in parallel across thousands of server shared between dozens of applications. The Applications Developer is responsible for development and maintenance of the JPMC's Compute Back Bone grid middleware software stack, focusing on workload scheduling and distribution, data management and caching, language bindings, shared services, deployment and diagnostic tools. Additional duties involve participation in the architectural analysis and feasibility studies for newly on-boarding applications, consulting customers on grid computing techniques and best practices. This is a highly technical role which requires very good distributed programming expertise with a strong emphasis on parallel programming and established vendor and open source distributed middleware. Ability to learn new technologies quickly in a self-driven manner is critical.

  • University bachelor degree or above with major in Compute Science, or equivalent experience.

  • Exceptional C++ development skills in a distributed environment.

  • Solid knowledge of Core Java.

  • Solid knowledge of Linux both operationally and as development environment.

  • Knowledge of scripting languages (shell scripting, Python).

  • 0-2 years of experience working experience in IT industry specifically in a development capacity.

  • Experience with production support of highly visible, mission-critical, and highly available financial applications.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with IBM Platform Symphony/EGO/LSF/Conductor.

  • Experience with Apache Spark.

  • Experience with ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash and Kibana).

  • Experience with public cloud APIs (AWS, OpenStack..).

  • Cross-platform development skills (Linux, Windows).

  • Hands-on experience building large-scale software systems.

  • Able to own and drive a project when necessary.

  • Experience with a major financial institution.

  • Knowledge of Jenkins, Scons.

  • Messaging Middleware.

  • In-memory distributed cache.

  • JVM fine-tuning.

  • GPU programming.