JPMorgan Chase Asset Management, Applications Development Team Lead, Vice President, Singapore in Singapore, Singapore

Asset Management, Applications Development Team Lead, Vice President, Singapore


JPMorgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of over $1.1 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in Investment Banking, Financial Services for consumers and businesses, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity. Under the JPMorgan and Chase brands, the firm serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.

Asset Management

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is a leading asset manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide. With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match.

Clear focus on managing client assets and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns

More than 650 investment professionals providing over 200 different strategies spanning the full spectrum of asset classes, including equity, fixed income, cash liquidity, currency, real estate, hedge funds and private equity

Leadership positions in America, U.K., Continental Europe, Asia, and Japan

About the Role and project

The candidate will function as an Applications Development Lead within the Wealth Management Investment Solutions group with a focus on OTC Derivatives Trading Technology. The team has global responsibility over the platform, transformational projects and regulations touching the derivatives business which impacts all asset classes (FX, Equity, Fixed Income/Rates, Commodities) across the entire business value chain – product structuring, front office trading systems, integration with liquidity providers/execution platforms, position keeping, mid-life product management, accounting, trade reporting, clearing, margin management amongst others.

The role will involve architecture, design and development of a suite of applications using Java/J2EE technologies. As a senior member of the team, the candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance to team members. This candidate will be expected to possess both a technical and financial domain skills and should also have strong communication and analytical skills


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a Scrum team to deliver technology solutions in an Agile fashion including, but not limited to, sprint planning, complexity analysis, standup calls, and sprint retrospectives.

  • Design, analyze, develop, code, debug and document programming to satisfy business requirements for large, complex projects.

  • Adhere to firm-wide architecture standards, risk management and security policies.

  • Deliver on J2EE and RDBMS based technologies for the Operations business

  • Design the technical architecture for new applications and changes to existing applications including class diagrams/object modeling, data modeling, and system interfaces.

  • Translate functional specifications into technical specifications and runbooks in support of application builds.

  • Perform application development build tasks and perform application coding in J2EE and RDBMS technologies along with select vendor applications.

  • Communicate timely build status on development items to management team, as well as raise/work to resolve issues impacting development.

  • Assist in third level support of applications once delivered into Production.

  • Overall Team Management, Interviewing/Recruiting, Performance Management of team members

  • Navigate the wider technology organization; build relationships to help manage the team’s agenda with our critical technology partners

  • Participate in strategic planning, design and delivery of projects

  • Participate in quality assurance, peer reviews and code reviews


  • Minimum 10 years of hands-on experience with Java, J2EE and related technologies and software development life cycle (SDLC)

  • A minimum of 4 or more years of experience managing a development team, in an agile environment

  • Proven ability to work with a project team to develop a strategy, technical solution, and ultimately to implement high quality technical solutions

  • Strong Java/J2EE design and programming skills

  • Strong experience with messaging (e.g. MQ)

  • Working knowledge of Tomcat/Apache application servers

  • Hands-on experience with Spring and Hibernate frameworks

  • Knowledge of standard build and deployment tools such as Eclipse, Maven, Git/Stash, Ant, and Jira

  • Experience with database development and design including experience with Oracle and/or Sybase

  • Demonstrated experience with OO design patterns/frameworks, including application integration frameworks

  • Ability to multi-task and engage productively on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to balance application development and application support needs

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate complex issues to technical and non-technical audiences that include peers, partners, and senior IT and Business management

  • Development Experience with XML and RESTful web services desirable

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • AngularJS and JavaScript experience a plus

Desirable (but not essential):

  • Financial Services Domain knowledge – OTC Derivatives Product Knowledge

  • Experience in Spring Boot, Spring Cloud or any other Cloud technologies

  • User interface design experience developing user-facing software

  • Strong understanding and experience with secure web protocols HTTPS/SSL/TLS

  • Distributed caching experience with technologies such a Gemfire

  • Experience with large complex projects with distributed development teams

  • Murex MX.3 and MxML software package

  • Working knowledge of FpML protocol

Person Specification:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate to all project members and stakeholders

  • Must be a team player who works well with technical and non-technical resources

  • Must have team leadership skills in delegating and coordinating work in all aspects of the SDLC

  • Ability to deal with and navigate difficult situations through strong teamwork and a focus on resolution

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Job Applications Development

Primary Location SG-01-Singapore-1 Changi / 33171


Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: 170025505