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Executive Director - Software Engineering

Lewisville, TX 75057
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Executive Director - Software Engineering

Req #: 190017254
Location: Lewisville, TX, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, J.P. Morgan 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 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is available at http://www.jpmorganchase.com/


Cybersecurity Technology Controls (CTC) delivers streamlined and consistent solutions supporting JPMorgan Chase’s Controls, Access Management and IT Risk agendas, with a focus on stability, delivery, efficiencies and people. The goal of TC is to drive standardization, consistency and simplicity in a JPMorgan Chase architecture that fosters long-term productivity, quality and innovation across the entire enterprise. The disciplines within this organization are Oversight & Controls Technology, Identity & Access Management, IT Risk & Controls, and Third Party Risk Management. 


The Global Identity and Access Management (GIAM) organization within CTC provides access control governance and Identity Services for all lines of business (LOBs) globally, providing the right access to the right people at the right time for all technology platforms and applications supported by TC, and provides a comprehensive set of applications, tools, and staff to globally implement, monitor and manage technology risk solutions.

The Privileged Access Management team (PAM) provides solutions used to secure and manage privileged users and accounts.
The successful candidate will work in the PAM group as a hands-on leader. Candidate will be focused on leading the development and engineering group to achieve the strategic privileged access management agenda. The candidate will be responsible for working with multiple business lines and multiple technical teams in order to implement and refine GIAM’s strategic technical roadmap.  The candidate have a proven track record of application development with skills in Cloud, Java and .Net, distributed cache technology and building scalable robust systems.  In addition, he/she should have excellent communications skills and be able to build strong relationships with senior MDs within Technology and the business.
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Hands-on leadership of a global development team(s)
  • Working with multiple global teams to implement strategic PAM technical roadmap
  • Working with other like-minded technical leaders in the department to move our technical plan forward
  • Recruitment of top talent
  • Conducting performance reviews, appraisals and personal development planning with each team member.
  • Digesting Business Requirements and designing new modules/functionality in partnership with SMEs
  • Ability to understand business processes and map them to strategic solutions
  • Implement Business Management process including resource and financial management
  • Transitional from traditional development model to Agile, DevOps model
  • Align all programs to key metric and support reporting/commentary to senior leaderships, key stakeholders and clients
  • Coordinate with line of business and firmwide community in support of governance and standards eliminating variability across PAM platforms
  • Through Business Intelligence identify improvement opportunities including:  Automation, process re-engineering and workforce management.
  • Develop and maintain Knowledge Management process that supports self-service and improved user experience
  • 10+ years of Senior Management Experience leading global application development teams
  • History of strategic thinking / delivery
  • History of working with senior business and technical leaders
  • History of leading teams of developers and engineers
  • Leadership by example, coaching and creating an environment for continuous improvement
  • History of working in an agile development environment
  • Identity and Access Management experience
  • Experience working on high throughput mission critical platforms which have low error rates.
Desirable (but not essential):
  • Cloud foundry or Amazon AWS experience
  • Experience with Micro Services, Service Orientated Architectures
  • Track record delivering in Investment Bank Environment
  • Technology Risk and Controls, RCSA or other auditing methodologies
  • The successful candidate will have a good understanding of technical architecture and enterprise architecture. Understanding of ITIL and Identity & Access Management concepts is advantageous. Equally experience of Agile and Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery is also highly desirable.
Person Specification:
  • Disciplined and well organized
  • Passionate about technology and doing the right thing
  • Ability to work well with other leaders across the department to advance the broader strategy
  • Demonstrates continual Improvement in terms of individual performance and team performance
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a high pressure, mission critical environment


This position is anticipated to require the use of one or more High Security Access (HSA) systems. Users of these systems are subject to enhanced screening which includes both criminal and credit background checks, and/or other enhanced screening at the time of accepting the position and on an annual basis thereafter. The enhanced screening will need to be successfully completed prior to commencing employment or assignment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent
  • 10+ years of technology experience, including 4 years of technical product delivery and management
  • Experience with leading projects through all phases of a software development lifecycle.
  • Candidates must be self-motivated and confident in ambiguous circumstances.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including experience with executive level communication.
  • Ability to build strong internal (client) and external (vendor) relationships
  • Leadership by example, coaching and creating an environment for continuous improvement and technical excellence
  • Extensive knowledge and experience working in an Agile environment. (JIRA, Confluence, Git, etc)
  • Familiarity with modern software engineering methodologies - DevOps, TDD, CI/CD
  • Technologies
    • Proficient at one or more programming languages: Java a plus
    • APIs and Microservices
    • Proficient with the internals of distributed operating systems: Unix/Linux, Windows,
    • Experienced in one or more scripting languages: Python, PowerShell
  • Excellent understanding of compute infrastructures, computing services, operating systems, applications, databases, middleware, and management systems.
  • Familiarity with IT control processes around risk and compliance
  • Candidates with the following skills will have an added advantage
    • Security domain concepts related to Authentication, Authorization, SAML, OAuth, Kerberos, Digital Certificates
    • Experience with Privileged Access solutions such as CyberArk, BeyondTrust a plus
When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You're an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9. 5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.
Ready to use your expertise and experience to drive change? Apply today.

Keyword: consumer%20banking


Posted: 2019-07-29 Expires: 2019-08-28

For over 200 years, JPMorgan Chase & Co has provided innovative financial solutions for consumers, small businesses, corporations, governments and institutions around the world.

Today, we're a leading global financial services firm with operations servicing clients in more than 100 countries.

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