Api Management Engineer

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.A. | Plano

Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time

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. GTI is designed to address the unique infrastructure needs of specific lines of business and the demand to leverage economies of scale across the firm.

API Management product engineers enable the vision to drive frictionless development, delivery and consumption of APIs across the firm for the developer in support of JPMC global technology vision for operational excellence, modern engineering practices, enabling speed and accelerated development for the business. We build, operate and support multiple API management plants in the firm that enable the firm wide API Strategy, and cater to the needs of multiple lines of business at a global scale.

As an Infrastructure Developer - Architecture and Solutions, you will be required to design, deliver and maintain, high performance, scaling and resiliency architectures for the API Management infrastructure products, as well as ensuring solutions and integrations to support variety of use case scenarios required by the business are operationally scalable, stable, and secure. You will bring in strong systems engineering skills to execute on comprehensive design/architecture asks, deliver influencing presentations to varied levels of audience - architects, developers, to senior managers, in context of product architecture in multi-cloud contexts, reliability, stability, benchmarking, re-architecture, to ensure zero downtime highly available product for our businesses. You will collaborate closely with the product owners, engineering, development and reliability leads in this role, coach junior engineers on the team, and drive architecture and solution agreements across dependencies to benefit the Line of business API development teams when using API Management product infrastructure. Additionally, you will research and evaluate emerging solutions, optimizations, enhancements, make recommendations and execute as part of the engineering team. The ideal candidate must be a forward thinker to anticipate the needs of the business in API management product and be technically savvy, resourceful and be able to handle defining and implementing on any engineering tasks / processes on a day to day basis to lead by example; and Must be Self-motivated to stay updated on the industry trends as well JPMC developer requirements.

Responsibilities for this position include:
* Work closely with product owner and Engineering team to ensure product architecture is continually evolved to improve stability, scalability, security, and meets developer need for speed, while managing costs to be competitive to any equivalent offering in public clouds.
* Provider engineering & operational support (level 4) for the Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) API Management infrastructure products
* Execute/Implement PoC's with internal customers of the service and provide information as well as be able to influence teams across the organizational boundaries. Good articulation, data visualization, and presentation skills, are a must have.
* Ability to define design guidance and share with application teams to ensure adherence to best practices, processes and procedures - with focus on Onboarding & delivery Speed, API performance optimizations, and efficient re-architecture or modernization of backend systems.
* Recommend, plan, coordinate, automate and implement regular software hygiene such as patching and upgrades for stability, availability, and reliability of the infrastructure
* Ensure stability and resiliency of the systems in the API Management infrastructure at all times with best of breed engineering solutions.

Required Skills:

• Minimum 10 years of overall professional experience in large high performance infrastructure and systems development roles; with 3 to 5 years of relevant architecture experience.

• Must demonstrate strong understanding of distributed and cloud architecture concepts

• Must understand resource oriented architecture, and Restful API design concepts.

• Good understanding of API Management platforms

• Must be hands on at least 50% of the time to design, and develop python, or java automation capabilities for the product.

• Strong presentation, product competitive analysis skills are a plus.

• Troubleshoot and fix, architecture, performance, and availability issues.

• Experience on Linux based systems, with Strong scripting ability (Bash, Python), Good Knowledge on Cron jobs and Shell scripting.

• Understanding of Public Key Infrastructure and certificates. Should be familiar with using certificates for message signing and mutual TLS - and how to manage the security aspects around architecture to drive performance improvements and stability

Additional Skills that will be a plus:

• Linux system administration skills

• API Testing - unit, functional, performance, capacity, and latency analysis.

• AppDynamics, Dynatrace, Splunk or ELK implementation experience (identifying KPIs to track, building dashboards, trending of data to improve performance or reliability)

• Agile development team experience Kanban/Scrum.

• Docker / Kubernetes experience is a plus but not required (resourceful fast learners are welcome)

• AWS, GCP, or Azure public cloud infrastructure and operations

• Understanding of networking concepts - Subnets, load balancing (local and global), and firewalls.

• Experience with Altassian product suite - JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence will be required

• Knowledge on LDAP, ADFS, CA siteminder. Ping Federate is a plusJPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

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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