Application Developer (Backend, Python, Django, Celery) – Infrastructure Automation

  • Competitive
  • Jersey City, NJ, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • JPMorgan.
  • 25 Sep 16

Application Developer (Backend, Python, Django, Celery) – Infrastructure Automation

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 a worldwide organization charged with delivering technology infrastructure - end user, compute, data, transport, instrumentation and facilities - to all lines of business in all regions of the world in JPMorgan Chase.

The Global Compute Services (GCS) Automation Team is a brand new team being built out to help GTI in its journey to modernizing compute services management, and is responsible for driving the automation strategy and execution for GCS. The team partners with each GCS domain (Network, Compute, Storage, PaaS, etc) to deliver a data-driven, software-defined, straight-through provisioned environment which expands and contracts at the s peed of the business need.

As Full Stack Infrastructure Developer working in GCS's Automation Team, you will be acting as the enabler of automation of GCS services by integrating systems, defining interfaces and developing services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interface with engineering, operations teams, and vendors to identify the technologies required for integrations
  • Develop modules to communicate with various systems such as network devices, storage farms and servers
  • Integrate all components to build a straight through automated system
  • Develop operational tools and automated test suites

  • 5+ years' strong development skills in a Dynamic Programming Language (Python, Perl etc)
  • Strong IT Infrastructure background in systems or network administration
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Knowledge of networking protocols such as HTTP, DNS and TCP/IP
  • Strong understanding of the web services industry, highly scalable web servers and caching servers, REST and SOAP, etc.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Focus on customers, ownership, operations and the ability to deliver results
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise in Python or interest in learning it is essential
  • Experience with Django, Flask, Celery is preferred
  • High level of proficiency debugging and analyzing complex software systems, including a willingness to deep-dive into all layers of the technology stack
  • Networking, internet, and operating system security fundamentals
  • Experience in ITIL and IT Change Management
  • Knowledge of system performance and monitoring