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  • Bournemouth
  • 17 Jun 2019
              About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.         
   
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the worlds most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands.  Information about J.P. Morgan is available atwww.jpmorganchase.com  
   
About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank  
   
J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  
   
Role Description:  
   
The CIB Technology Incident Management team is a highly skilled, specialist global team empowered to make critical decisions during technology incidents to recover services for our clients.  The team is at the heart of reducing variability in recovery times and is key in protecting the revenues and client franchise for the firm.   
J.P.Morgan is looking for an experienced application support manager to manage the major incidents impacting the Commercial and Investment Bank (CIB). The ideal candidate is likely a senior application support team technologist or a manager of an application support team. You should be an excellent problem solver and be able to take command and partner with a set of different technology teams and direct them to quickly diagnose and resolve the underlying issue with minimal to no impact to our clients.   
   
As the Incident Owner is a very visible and integral role within this high performing team, you will be empowered to orchestrate incident resolution with minimal business impact and subsequently to ensure all learning from the incident feeds into a continuous improvement discipline.  
The key responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:     Determine and ensure execution of appropriate actions      to recover business services as quickly as possible  Run the technical bridge to  drive all diagnostic      and resolution activities  Identify all resources needed to resolve the incident,      including resources from JPMC partners, external vendors, JPMC lines of      business  Ensure all incident team members are aligned to the      outcomes required and operate within the agreed best practice operating      procedures for the incident  Participate in process improvement to ensure improved future      performance of the team  Actively design and manage personal improvement plan to      set and meet team and individual performance goals  Participate in post-incident reviews and problem      management activities  Proactively contribute to improvement activities during      incident downtime  Review the CIB environment to proactively identify      events or lower severity incidents that could have major business impact      if not resolved swiftly   

       Qualifications - External     Ideally 5 years’ experience in Technology;       Production support experience preferred; Application Development      experience a plus  Ability to perform under pressure  Prior experience of running the incident bridge for      application and/or technology issues.  In-depth knowledge and understanding of Incident      Management practices, skills and tools  Broad understanding of technology frameworks across      mainframe, midrange and distributed  General understanding of Financial Services and key      drivers of business performance  Influential and ability to exercise judgment and sound      decision-making under pressure  Excellent communication skills, able to communicate      with senior Technology and Business management  Ability to influence others across all contributing      teams and disciplines  Strong team player, ability to foster relationships      from both a business and technical point of view  ITIL training and certification preferred  Committed to process improvement, LEAN and/or Six Sigma      training a plus   

Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits.  CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.
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. 

@2019 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

  • London, England
  • £550 - £650 per annum + Market Rate
    • Contract
  • 17 Jun 2019

I'm looking for a Big Data engineer with the following experience:

- Banking

- Java

- Spark

- Cloud

- Big Data technologies

- Knowledge on Software Development Life Cycle

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  • London
  • 17 Jun 2019

JPMorgan Asset Management Technology is seeking a well-rounded hands-on Java Software Engineer that is experienced in building systems that support full Investment Management investment cycle with the main focus on Equities products—from portfolio research and construction.  The candidate will be part of the front-office technology team working with Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts.  Should have good business knowledge and communication skills to work with the stakeholders and develop functional specification.  Should be a full stack developer with front-end and back-end experience.


Successful Candidate:

  • Will be part of the high-caliber development team that works closely with the Front Office users on end-to-end solutions

  • Must be curious, hardworking and detail-oriented, motivated by complex analytical problems

  • Has to demonstrate interest in financial markets, and have ability to communicate directly with the business users. Should have good financial background preferred, CFA, FRM, MBA in Finance and/or Financial Engineering degree and/or risk management knowledge is a major plus

  • Should be able to work individually or as part of a global team to achieve project goals

  • Will interact closely with the Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts.

  • Will be responsible for full lifecycle: Coding, Compiling, Unit testing, integration, packaging and deployment of application software and support of the application.

  • Ensure overall quality of deliverables is consistent with defined standards and Agile development practice

Required Experience and Skills:


Experience in a financial service environment with a focus in Equity front-office applications


             Full stack developer - Both Server-side and UI (HRML5/React)

             Strong JAVA programming experience is required

             Good understanding in data persistence (SQL or noSQL) data paradigms

             Solid financial engineering background is desirable

             Prior experience developing middleware (MQ, data caching) and core java is required

             Experience in front-office capital markets/investment management applications desired

             Understanding of Equities markets is strongly desired

             Experience working with market Data Feeds

             Agile development experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment


The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working.  This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

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. 


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. 


© 2018 JPMorgan Chase & Co.  JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.


All internal moves will normally take place on the same grade and same salary. Salaries are reviewed annually in February. Exceptions to the rule regarding transfer on current salary may include a move between geographic locations.

 

JPMorgan Asset Management Technology is seeking a well-rounded hands-on Java Software Engineer that is experienced in building systems that support full Investment Management investment cycle with the main focus on Equities products—from portfolio research and construction.  The candidate will be part of the front-office technology team working with Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts.  Should have good business knowledge and communication skills to work with the stakeholders and develop functional specification.  Should be a full stack developer with front-end and back-end experience.


Successful Candidate:

  • Will be part of the high-caliber development team that works closely with the Front Office users on end-to-end solutions

  • Must be curious, hardworking and detail-oriented, motivated by complex analytical problems

  • Has to demonstrate interest in financial markets, and have ability to communicate directly with the business users. Should have good financial background preferred, CFA, FRM, MBA in Finance and/or Financial Engineering degree and/or risk management knowledge is a major plus

  • Should be able to work individually or as part of a global team to achieve project goals

  • Will interact closely with the Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts.

  • Will be responsible for full lifecycle: Coding, Compiling, Unit testing, integration, packaging and deployment of application software and support of the application.

  • Ensure overall quality of deliverables is consistent with defined standards and Agile development practice

Required Experience and Skills:


Experience in a financial service environment with a focus in Equity front-office applications


             Full stack developer - Both Server-side and UI (HRML5/React)

             Strong JAVA programming experience is required

             Good understanding in data persistence (SQL or noSQL) data paradigms

             Solid financial engineering background is desirable

             Prior experience developing middleware (MQ, data caching) and core java is required

             Experience in front-office capital markets/investment management applications desired

             Understanding of Equities markets is strongly desired

             Experience working with market Data Feeds

             Agile development experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment


The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working.  This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

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. 


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. 


© 2018 JPMorgan Chase & Co.  JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.


 

  • London
  • 17 Jun 2019

Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits.  CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.


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.


Successful candidates will be an experienced programmer with strong knowledge on Microsoft development tools and technologies.


Additionally, successful candidates will be interested in constant and direct engagement with other stakeholders in the business, and will be willing to learn both the practical as well as the mathematical aspects of the business.


Experience in high-touch or algorithmic trading, including market impact modelling, venue analysis algo selection, micro structure or central risk books preferred.

  • Good communication skills especially when describing problems and explaining solutions
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Great problem solving skills for problems with a mathematical/technological background
  • Disciplined approach to code management, testing and deployment practices and high quality delivery
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and passion for spreading a culture of change towards data drive decision making
  • Ability to manipulate and analyse complex, large scale, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • Disciplined approach to code management, testing and deployment practices and high quality delivery
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and passion for spreading a culture of change towards data drive decision making
  • Ability to manipulate and analyse complex, large scale, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • Strong programming skills in Python

The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working.  This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.


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. 


© 2018 JPMorgan Chase & Co.  JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

  • London
  • 17 Jun 2019

Our Global Technology Infrastructure group is a team rewarded with innovators who love technology as much as you do. Together, you’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 stable, resilient and secure operating environment where you—and the products you deliver—will thrive.


As a member of our Infrastructure Development team, you will dive right into creating innovative solutions that advance GTI . You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to develop and deploy large scale infrastructure solutions that supports JPMC’s diverse and critical businesses.  You will be using the latest technologies, data management and security practices in all aspects of software development. Critical thinking, clear communication and collaboration are key to successful product delivery.

 

 

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages: Python, Java, C, C++, Go

  • Experience working with two or more from the following: web application development,  database, unix/linux environments, distributed and parallel systems, information retrieval, networking, large scale software development, security software development

  • Understanding or have experience with agile and lean philosophies

  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills with clear communication

  • Ability to collaborate with different roles to achieve common goals

  • Understanding of state machines and event driven architectures

  • Understanding of components such as VMWare ESX providers and module.

The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working.  This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.


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. 



  • London
  • 17 Jun 2019

Our Global Technology Infrastructure group is a team of innovators who love technology as much as you do. Together, you’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 stable, resilient and secure operating environment where you—and the products you deliver—will thrive. With an annual tech budget of $9.5B+, JPMorgan Chase & Co is significantly investing in building the next generation core infrastructure, data and AI technology.

 

Data Science teams at JPMorgan combine cutting edge artificial intelligence techniques with the company’s unique data assets to optimize the business decisions we make.  In this role, you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions of multi-faceted programs to optimize performance across the firm and guide the organization into a data-driven culture. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists from all over the world dedicated to developing  high quality data science products, challenging each other, and growing together in their careers

 

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • BS/BA degree in STEM/IT related field or equivalent experience
  • Advanced understanding of statics and linear algebra – including experience with exploratory analysis, machine learning, and algorithmic design
  • Working proficiency in developmental toolsets and agile methodologies
  • Strong development skills in programming languages such as python, spark, and SQL
  • Self-motivated and life time learner looking to research, explore, and develop new skills and knowledge
  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
  • Ability to combine a deep understanding of business strategies with the quantitative methods and drive business decisions
  • Experience with Spark, deep learning, and NLP a plus
  • Higher education in STEM related field a plus

 

The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working. This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.


When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial, 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.  

 

So if you're ready to put your passion for data and technology to work in a way that makes a real difference, apply today.

 

@2019 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran

  • London
  • 17 Jun 2019

Infrastructure Support Engineer

 As a member of our Infrastructure Support team, your endless curiosity about technology will help you propel innovation and your career. Working in a team of highly motivated people like you, you’ll work with customers and be accountable for production incidents, problems, change management, internal and external communications, lifecycle management and product evolution. You’ll help develop functional goals and priorities that align with our overall strategy.  You’ll collaborate with our talented and dedicated problem-solving technologists across the JPMorgan Chase & Co. global network.

The Infrastructure Support Engineer will provide primary support and resolution to IT network and application architectural support for the Neovest application.  They will work hand in hand with Account Management in supporting our customers and resolving issues as they arise. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions

  • Interact with customers and sales representatives to gain firsthand familiarity of customer needs plus product applications

  • Review customer’s requirements are completely supported by current services

  • Evaluate customer support issues as well as maintain top level positive perception by customers pertinent to organization support structure

  • Provide necessary suggestions on proactive basis to steadily assist positive interpretation

  • Prepare technical samples, designs along with presentations to provide supportive technical data retort to customer requests

  • Provide clients with status of entire open requests

  • Develop liaison for clients during network outages as well as events affecting services being delivered

  • Contribute to sustainability requirements for network design

  • Become an expert in the operations and support needs of the Neovest application

  • Improve operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures

  • Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

  • Be a persistent, creative problem ­solver

  • Remain cool and effective in a crisis

  • Understand business needs and know how to create the tools to manage them

The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working.  This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

Qualifications:

  • Experience as a software engineer
  • Experience with IT network and system support
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams and management to drive to root cause and resolution of issues
  • Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems
  • Networking and Protocol Development Experience

 

 

Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits. 


CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.


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. 



© 2018 JPMorgan Chase & Co.  JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

 

 

  • London
  • 17 Jun 2019

Technical Project Manager
Location: Shoreditch



We are looking for a Technical Project Manager to become an integral part of our Professional Services team, project managing new and existing technical client projects to deliver an exceptional Ometrian experience.



Who are we?


Ometria was created with the mission to help retailers create marketing experiences their customers will love. Our core technology is a customer marketing platform that enables retailers to send personalised marketing messages throughout the customer journey, increasing customer loyalty and lifetime value. We were just named 9th fastest growing UK tech company by Deloitte and are approaching our Series B fundraising round, so it’s a really exciting time to join the business.



On this journey to providing a product that really stands out we have grown a team of driven, self-reflective and dedicated Ometrians. We’re committed to finding candidates who can grow and flourish here, adding to the team culture.



What will you be doing?


Joining a growing Professional Services department, you will be our 5th TPM coordinating the technical onboarding of our platform, as well as managing existing client projects.



Our projects team is very hands-on and you will get involved with the technical side of integration projects, including debugging data flows and API integrations, so this is a great opportunity for you to build on your technical knowledge.



Day to day you will prepare and present detailed project and integration plans with timelines and deliverables to clients, and ensure that internal teams are aligned on the plan. You will be the main point of contact at Ometria, guiding them through their responsibilities in the process as well as coordinating internal teams; liaising with Support, Customer Success, Sales and Engineering.



What kind of people do well in this role?


  • Experienced
    You have experience managing multiple technical projects

  • Excellent communicator
    You have exceptional writing skills and can communicate technical information in a clear, concise way to a variety of stakeholders – from CMOs to Developers. You know how to make clients happy and go out of your way to do so.

  • Incredibly organised
    You are able to juggle multiple tasks at the same time, and can both prepare and execute very detailed project plans.

  • Data-driven
    You’re comfortable working with Big Data sets and are able to manipulate these to pull interesting insights using tools such as Excel/Google Sheets


Why join Ometria?


One of our values is “It’s awesome to be here”, here are some of the reasons we love working here:


  • Team of amazing people
    We are committed to hiring the right people and maintaining our culture as we grow

  • Making sure you’ll have an impact
    We’re solving interesting challenges and you’ll have a say in how we solve them

  • Supporting learning and development
    We’re in this together and want you to become the best and feel supported as you do so. We want all Ometrians to be able to continually learn and grow in their roles, with our development fund we make sure the team has the tools they need to excel.

  • Going above and beyond to help each other.
    We’re all part of the bigger picture. We love helping each other to thrive and celebrate success together.
  • London, England
  • £90000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
    • Permanent
  • 17 Jun 2019

Senior Software Developer / Java Developer (Data Privacy Data SQL Hadoop Java 8). Help solve one of society's most urgent issues around personal data privacy and protection, working alongside extremely talented Java software and Data Science professionals.

Joining a collaborative Agile team, as a Senior Software Developer you'll combine state of the art technologies with leading-edge algorithms to understand and effectively tackle hard data security and data anonymisation problems. You'll be joining a team of first class software engineers that care deeply about the quality and maintainability of code, working on complex and interesting problems in an environment that encourages knowledge sharing and continual improvement. You'll be encouraged to innovate and keep up to date with emerging technologies; utilising Big Data technologies such as Spark, Hadoop and GraphLab.

You'll be based in cool, start-up offices with a modern and spacious environment and a friendly team atmosphere.

Requirements:
*Strong Java development experience including multi-threading and concurrent programming
*Full lifecycle development experience of a software product
*Good knowledge of test automation
*Familiar with SQL and RDBMS technology
*Enjoy statistics and maths, intrigued by topics such as privacy-preserving data mining, differential privacy and homomorphic encryption
*Collaborative team player who enjoys mentoring as well as learning
*Degree educated, Computer Science preferred
*Highly desirable: Spark, Hadoop, GraphLab, AWS or other cloud platform, Python, distributed algorithm design

As a Senior Software Developer / Java Developer you will earn a highly competitive salary (to £120k) plus benefits.

Apply now or call for a confidential discussion about this Senior Software Developer / Java Developer opportunity.

REF: BB/13619/F/KS/170619_1560785456

  • 17 Jun 2019

Job description

We need a User Experience (UX) Designer to join EMBL-EBI in our core mission of creating scientific web services that are useful, usable, and empower scientists worldwide to solve the biggest challenges in biology.  

We are seeking an enthusiastic UX Designer to join our Web Development team at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), located on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK.

This is an exciting role offering direct contact with teams in EMBL-EBI that are responsible for a wide range of established and cutting-edge scientific web services as well as the bioinformaticians and life scientists who use these services. The post holder will report to Jonathan Hickford, Head of the Web Development Team, and will liaise with other teams within EMBL-EBI to guide the UX design of their services.

The Web Development team currently includes three full time UX Designers acting as internal UX consultants and coaches to teams that do not have embedded UX expertise. You too will be serving as an internal UX consultant to these teams in projects ranging from a few weeks to several months. You will also be contributing to our UX training efforts through which we familiarise members of EMBL-EBI teams with fundamental UX practices and empower them to apply them to their own service under our supervision.

There are several other UX Designers working for particular services at EMBL-EBI and the neighbouring Sanger Institute as well as a wider community of developers, curators, data scientists and team leads who are interested in UX design in our campus. We are also contributing to the UX in Life Sciences (UXLS) initiative. As a member of the Web Development team, you will be expected to engage with this thriving community and contribute to efforts aiming at raising awareness about our UX activities. Your role: Your responsibilities will include working with the service teams and UX colleagues in any or all of the following (depending on the project): User Research
  • Organising and leading user research sessions (primarily user interviews and observations) to identify user needs of particular EMBL-EBI services.
  • Working with the service team to articulate the outcomes of user research (e.g. by developing problem statements, personas, jobs to be done, scenarios, use cases, etc).
  • Combining insights from user research with other information (such as analytics, surveys, existing user feedback, etc).
Design:
  • Organising and leading collaborative design sessions with members of the service team and representative users (e.g. running a design studio or a card sorting workshop).
  • Fleshing out the information architecture, interaction design and particular user interface elements of the service through sketches, wireframes, mockups and interactive prototypes of appropriate fidelity.
  • Incorporating and extending our pattern library and visual framework in these designs.
  • Organising and leading design reviews with various stakeholders (including members of the service team, UX colleagues and senior leadership).  
User feedback:
  • Conducting heuristic evaluations and sharing best practices on the design and evaluation of the service.
  • Organising and leading usability studies in close collaboration with the service team.
  • Working with the service team to summarise the findings of the usability studies and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Contributing to the development of other metrics for measuring the impact of UX design and the value of the services that you support (e.g. via analytics and surveys).
Teamwork:
  • Working closely with the service team and their stakeholders throughout the design process while remaining able to carry out particular tasks individually when needed.
  • Collaborating with UX colleagues in the preparation and execution of activities, contributing to our UX training efforts and adding to our shared knowledge of UX best practices.
  • Engaging with the wider UX community in campus and beyond and representing EMBL-EBI in relevant conferences and events.
You have:
  • At least 3 years of experience as a UX designer or a similar role for web applications in a professional environment.
  • Strong facilitation, conceptualization and visual communication abilities, attention to detail and exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in information architecture, interaction design and visual design (each of which will strengthen our current set of skills).
You might also have:
  • A degree or other qualification in UX Design or a relevant field.
  • Experience with User Centered Design (UCD) and/or Lean and Agile UX design methodologies.
  • An understanding of Agile software development practices.
  • An interest in life sciences and enjoying working in a stimulating and international culture.
Why join us: At EMBL-EBI, we help scientists realise the potential of ‘Big Data’ in biology by enabling them to exploit complex information to make discoveries that benefit mankind. 

Working for EMBL-EBI gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and energy for the greater good. 

As part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by 22 member states and two associate member states. 

We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK, and our 600 staff are engineers, technicians, scientists and other professionals from all over the world.

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme and health insurance, educational and other family related benefits where applicable, as well as financial support for relocation and installation. For more information about pay and benefits please visit our website.

We have an informal culture, international working environment and excellent professional development opportunities but one of the really amazing things about us is the concentration of technical and scientific expertise – something you probably won’t find anywhere else.

If you’ve ever visited the campus you’ll have experienced first-hand our friendly, collegial and supportive atmosphere, set in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. Our staff also enjoy excellent sports facilities including a gym, a free shuttle bus, an on-site nursery, cafés and restaurant and a library. What else you need to know: To view a copy of the full job description please visit our website. 

To apply please submit a covering letter and CV through our online system. 

Applications are welcome from all nationalities and this will continue after Brexit. For more information please see our website. Visa information will be discussed in more depth with applicants selected for interview. 

EMBL-EBI is committed to achieving gender balance and strongly encourages applications from women, who are currently under-represented at all levels. Appointment will be based on merit alone. 

Applications will close on 29 July 2019 at 23:00 GMT.