Executive Director - Big Data Platform SRE

Employer
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Dec 07, 2018
Closes
Dec 10, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Executive Director - Big Data Platform SRE-180116819 Job Description The Chief Technology Office for JPMorgan Chase oversees enabling components inclusive of the top quality engineering and architecture tools and practices required to make us a leading technology company. We will drive firmwide efforts in such critical areas as Cloud Enablement & Adoption, Technology Portfolio Management and Rationalization, Platform and API Strategy, Development Tooling and Practices, Big Data and Machine Learning services, Data Architecture, Reference Architecture, and Technology Data Management. Summary: JPMC are looking to develop a core set of set of data management capabilities to drive consistency across each line of business. This data platform will be deployed on premise and longer term in the public cloud. The initial focus is on sourcing, storing, enriching and making available information to supporting internal management reporting, external regulatory reporting, as well as machine learning and other data analysis applications. We are seeking an experienced lead of our Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team supporting our Big Data platform. The SRE team runs, maintains and improves the Big Data Platform against established Service Level Objectives by applying software engineering practices. It is responsible for the availability, performance, change management, monitoring, and capacity management of their services, with special emphasis being placed on the automation of the processes/workload in support of the above. The SRE team is also responsible for the operational support of the Big Data infrastructure, with emphasis being placed on the ability to submit outage/issue/incident data into a design and SDLC feedback loop to ensure maximum automation and outage avoidance. We are seeking an SRE to lead this effort - key responsibilities would include: * Design, develop, test and deliver the software to automate manual operational work * Troubleshoot priority incidents, conduct blameless post-mortems and ensure permanent closure of the incidents * Engage with development team throughout the life cycle to help develop software for reliability * Apply analytics on the past data like incidents and usage patterns for predicting issues and takes proactive actions * Drive adoption of self-healing and resiliency patterns such as circuit breaker, bulkhead etc. * Design and conduct the performance tests, identifies the bottlenecks, opportunities for optimization and the capacity demand * Define and drive adoption of a best in class monitoring frameworks to accomplish end to end flow monitoring and noiseless alerting * Deploy the software and product upgrades * Add value to team delivery and works with team to complete tasks to high quality and actively learns new skills * Manage the effort split between manual operational work and engineering work * Be part of the 24x7 support coverage as needed * Coach other team members and manages teams as needed Qualifications Key qualifications include: This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including: * Significant experience in both Systems Engineering and Software development * Significant experience in automation of routine tasks * Experience in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large scale distributed systems * Experience using large scale software development, preferably in one of these languages: Java, Python, scripting languages * Experience with new and emerging technologies such as cloud and virtualization * Ability to develop technical solutions that allow teams to embrace change while managing risk * Familiarity with Agile Methodologies * Partner in driving a multi-year strategic initiative that delivers technical solutions which creates a global warehouse that would consume, model and store finance data. * Expertise and experience building out and maintaining data management platforms/workbenches either in house or as part of a commercial offering * Expert level knowledge of implementations of the capabilities above on the public cloud (AWS preferred) * Ability to solve complex business problems and present recommendations to senior management effectively * Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present solutions to stakeholders JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran. 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This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including: * Significant experience in both Systems Engineering and Software development * Significant experience in automation of routine tasks * Experience in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large scale distributed systems * Experience using large scale software development, preferably in one of these languages: Java, Python, scripting languages * Experience with new and emerging technologies such as cloud and virtualization * Ability to develop technical solutions that allow teams to embrace change while managing risk * Familiarity with Agile Methodologies * Partner in driving a multi-year strategic initiative that delivers technical solutions which creates a global warehouse that would consume, model and store finance data. * Expertise and experience building out and maintaining data management platforms/workbenches either in house or as part of a commercial offering * Expert level knowledge of implementations of the capabilities above on the public cloud (AWS preferred) * Ability to solve complex business problems and present recommendations to senior management effectively * Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present solutions to stakeholders

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