Java Job: Head of AWM Tech Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires - Argentina

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Who We Are

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of more than $2.7 trillion, over 240,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. It operates across four business segments including Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate and Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Consumer and Community Banking.

J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.

Our Asset & Wealth Management Technology group is a team of innovators who love technology as much as you do. Together, we'll use a disciplined, innovative and a business focused approach to develop a wide variety of high-quality products and solutions. You'll work in a modern, stable, resilient, and secure operating environment where you and the products you deliver will thrive.

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you are not just working at a global financial institution. You are 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.

Job Description

We are looking to grow our Asset & Wealth Management Technology capabilities in Buenos Aires, adding to 1,000+ JP Morgan technologists already in the location. We are looking for an Executive Director to lead our build out in Buenos Aires, and assume on-going responsibility for Asset & Wealth Management Technology resources in the location. The individual will be a dynamic leader, focused on strategic vision, cross functional coordination, growing talent, coordinating with cross functional peers and able to lead across extreme complex and challenging environments.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work in partnership with our Asset & Wealth Management Technology leadership along with our Buenos Aires Corporate Center Technology leadership, to establish a strong local presence and direction as part of our vision for Asset & Wealth Management Technology.
  • Implement our overarching technology strategy, developing and managing a strong team of modern skilled technology resources capable of agile delivery, full stack development, DevOps and SRE, cloud native development, and machine learning deliveries.
  • Take ownership of driving strategic initiatives which align and support our organizations' goals. Examples include AWS migrations for on-premise applications, and modernizing our data platform.
  • Function as a strong contributor to the Asset & Wealth Management Technology leadershuip team, supporting, reinforcing and defending the mission, values, philospophy and culture of the organization.
  • Mentor, guide and coach team leads and and other direct reports, supporting matrixed functional reporting lines across the Asset & Wealth Management Technology organization.
  • Continually assess current capabilities of the Asset & Wealth Management Technology organization in Buenos Aires, and ensure that training, coaching and mentoring programs are developed, implemented and effective for all levels of stafff.

Required Skills:
  • A strong track record as a technology leader managing large teams in a global organisation, with financial services experience a strong advantage.
  • Ability and willingness to make decisions, take accountability, and hold others accountable for results.
  • Ability to handle complexity and ambiguity, deal with competing priorities and tight deadlines, and work collaboratively with strong influencing and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to think strategically, develop innovative solutions and challenge the status quo. Demonstrated abilities at a senior level in designing, leading and executing technology strategies and large scale transformation initiatives across a global organization.
  • A strong hands on technology background, including hands on experience with some or all of:
    • Full stack development in Java (preferred), Python or other object oriented languages.
    • Agile methodologies - Scrum, Kanban, XP etc.
    • Cloud deliveries (AWS preferred).
    • DevOps and SRE.
    • Machine learning.

El empleador sólo podrá solicitarle la información estrictamente necesaria para el desempeño en el trabajo que se ofrece. Ley Nº 6471 CABA

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

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.