Senior API Architect - Payments Technology

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Tampa, FL, USA Remote

Full time



Aug 27

If you are excited about shaping the future of technology and driving significant business impact in financial services, we are looking for people just like you. Join our team and help us develop game-changing, high-quality solutions.

As a Senior Lead API Architect at JPMorgan Chase within the CIB Payments Technology Group, you are an integral part of a team that works to develop high-quality architecture solutions for various software applications and platforms products. You drive significant business impact and help shape the target state architecture through your capabilities in multiple architecture domains.

You will define architectural approaches for software applications through consideration of business and market requirements, system quality attributes, and overall technical direction. This role also drives analysis of new and emerging software technologies, partnering with appropriate teams to drive assessment and adoption. You must be capable of playing different roles within the team, from lead architect to high-skilled software engineer and technical team leader to consultant and technical evangelist, all with the purpose of driving the overall API strategy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product managers, technical leads, developers, and other architects to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new and existing APIs to ensure that all products adhere to standards to form a cohesive product line
  • Work across the product and engineering organizations to ensure changes are consistent with business objectives and customer requirements
  • Manage risk identification and risk mitigation strategies associated with the architectureRepresents a product family of technical governance bodies
  • Provides feedback and proposes improvements to architecture governance practices
  • Guides evaluation of current technology and leads evaluation of new technologies using existing standards and frameworks
  • Regularly provides technical guidance and direction to support the business and its technical teams, contractors, and vendors
  • Serves as a function-wide subject matter expert in one or more areas of focus
  • Influences peers and project decision-makers to consider the use and application of leading-edge technologies

Required Qualifications, Capabilities, And Skills

  • Experience in API Architecture, Messaging and Event Driven management platforms including development of client facing API's
  • Extensive background in architecture, implementation and delivery of largescale enterprise software systems in real-world situations
  • Sound technical background in system design, engineering with the ability to bridge the span of detailed technical through to high-level conceptual discussion.
  • High degree of proficiency in API first Design: requirements analysis, solution architecture and design, API Resource modeling, microservices architecture.
  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and 5+ years applied experience
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Advanced knowledge of software architecture, applications, and technical processes with considerable in-depth knowledge in one or more technical disciplines (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile, etc.)
  • Ability to tackle design and functionality problems independently with little to no oversight
  • Practical cloud native experience
  • Adds to team culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect

Preferred Qualifications, Capabilities, And Skills

  • A broad understanding and appreciation of Enterprise, Data and Technical Architecture.
  • Stakeholder management experience and awareness of stakeholder expectations.
  • Experience using OpenAPI parsers, code generators, style guides and other Open source API tooling.
  • Strong grasp of Devops and CI/CD tooling
  • Experience with gRPC, GraphQL, Websockets and Webhooks
  • Experience with Cloud Architecture Development e.g. AWS, Asure
  • Experience in diverse technology landscapes and process/technology integration challenges.
  • Experience working with enterprise scale data assets such as MDM, EDW and data lakes.

JPMorgan 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.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the "WELL Health-Safety Rating" for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.

As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm's current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements. Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm's vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.

We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

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