Senior Lead Security Engineer - Cryptography

    • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Plano, TX
  • Posted 47 days ago | Updated 7 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Problem solving
Incident management
Risk assessment
Software architecture
Software engineering
Programming languages
Software development
Application development
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)
Investment banking
Corporate banking
Asset management
Health care
Cyber security
Software deployment
Cloud computing
Windows PowerShell
Computer networking
Lean methodology

Job Details

Join a team where you can play a crucial role in shaping the future of a world-renowned company and make a direct and meaningful impact in a space designed for top performers.

As a Senior Lead Security Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the Cybersecurity and Technology Controls organization, you are an integral part of an agile team that works to deliver software solutions that satisfy pre-defined functional and user requirements with the added dimension of preventing misuse, circumvention, and malicious behavior. Drive significant business impact through your capabilities and contributions and apply deep technical expertise and problem-solving methodologies to tackle a diverse array of cybersecurity challenges that span multiple technology domains.

As an experienced professional in our cybersecurity organization, you won't just be watching over our data - you'll be finding innovative new ways to protect it in the future. To do that, you'll help lead a highly motivated team focused on analyzing, designing, developing, and delivering solutions built to stop adversaries and strengthen our operations. You'll use your leadership skills to give guidance, advise on best practices and support our business and technology groups. By taking the lead on incident response, risk reviews, vulnerability assessments and identifying threats, you'll help us deliver cost-effective solutions that put our clients first. You'll deploy best practices, new policies and emerging trends to strengthen our strategic roadmap. By presenting your findings to senior leaders, you'll sharpen your communication and presentation skills. As part of our global team of technologists and innovators, your work will have a critical impact on our company, as well as our clients and our business partners around the world.

Job responsibilities
  • Performs Architecture, deployment, administration, configuration, testing, and integration tasks related to cloud platforms.
  • Responsible for triaging based on risk assessments of various threats and managing resources to cover impact of disruptive events
  • Ensures the reliability, availability, and performance of the cloud infrastructure and platform.
  • Diagnose and repair issues using critical knowledge of cloud platform, systems, and application architecture.
  • Helps to develop new cloud engineering strategies and implementations for the firm
  • Automate repeated manual tasks, develop tools and automation to improve the efficiency of the platform and infrastructure.
  • Develop monitoring and dashboards for observability and proactive alerting.
  • Author and improve the quality of technical engineering documentation
  • Helps to develop new cloud engineering strategies and implementations for the firm
  • Participates in SRE on-call rotations and escalation workflows.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills
  • Formal training or certification on software engineering* concepts and 5+ years applied experience
  • Strong understanding of cryptographic key management strategies.
  • Experience working with PKWare, Thales, Vormetric, Gemalto KeySecure or Luna devices and management platforms
  • Skilled in planning, designing, and implementing enterprise-level security solutions
  • Advanced in one or more programming languages: Python, Java, PERL, or PowerShell
  • Proven experience in: Unix/Linux environments, cryptography, log collection and aggregation - SIEM, database, networking, traffic analysis, security software development.
  • Advanced knowledge of software application development and technical processes with considerable in-depth knowledge in one or more technical disciplines (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile, etc.)
  • Understanding or have experience with agile and lean philosophies
  • The ability and mindset to fully own the production environment; to identify production issues, design and develop enhanced monitoring solutions and automate fixes for those issues.
  • Ability to tackle design and functionality problems independently with little to no oversight
  • Practical cloud native experience

About Us
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 offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, we offer discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of firm performance and 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.

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. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.

JPMorgan Chase is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Veterans
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