Cloud Developer / Engineer – Senior Manager - Houston Office - Global Investment Bank

J Harlan Group, LLC - Houston, TX

Cloud Developer / Engineer – Senior Manager

Houston Office - Global Investment Bank

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Cloud Developer / Engineer at a Global Investment Bank based in their Houston Office. 

As a talented Object-Oriented Developer / Engineer you will be part of an agile, global development team. You’ll be working on a global cloud project which is changing the way their organization delivers software. As a member of the team, you'll develop and manage a highly critical cloud automation platform and help build and adopt new and cutting-edge cloud services.

An exciting opportunity to think outside of the box, problem solve and grasp abstract concepts and complex situations. You will be highly motivated and comfortable working within a dynamic, fast paced, enterprise agile environment.

You will join an experienced team, working independently and collaboratively within a global matrixed organization to deliver results whilst showing the tenacity, agility, and a proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment.

This fast growing and dynamic investment organization is experiencing exceptional growth and is looking for exceptional people to power its next phase of growth. The Cloud Developer/ Engineer will be a significant contributor in enabling their vision and helping the organization to grow and improve their business.

Principal Responsibilities:

In the role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop and manage a highly critical cloud automation platform
  • Help build and adopt new and cutting-edge cloud services.
  • Design, develop, and test new cloud capabilities and enhance existing ones
  • Work on cutting edge technologies
  • Innovate, simplify, and automate
  • Maintain and develop CI/CD pipelines
  • Provide support for AWS and our CI/CD pipeline in the AMERICAs region
  • Help architect applications migrating to the cloud
  • Write technical documentation and create demos
  • Support cloud security
  • Improving observability, monitoring, and alerting capabilities
  • Embrace DevOps culture
  • Develop new skills and your career
  • Help improve UI experience

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • 3+ Years of Object-Oriented Programming Experience (Java, Python, Ruby, C#, Scala, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Cloud Technologies, i.e., AWS, Google, Azure, etc. is a plus
  • A strong computer science and technical background
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, including a demonstrable ability in troubleshooting and root cause analysis
  • Experience with lively, organic, highly collaborative environments
  • Ability to craft creative and practical solutions to problems and express those solutions in code.
  • Must be an entrepreneurial, self-motivated, open-minded, conceptual, intelligent, bright individual who is intellectually honest & open to debate with excellent synthesis abilities.
  • Strong desire to contribute and build a business – not just solve novel problems.

 Required Education:

  • Strong academic record and a BA/BS degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related educational background

An individual with a passion for Object-Oriented and Cloud Technologies, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class software.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment banking firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial.

Everyone at the firm works in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

About the Client:

The firm is a major Global Investment Bank with expertise in banking, they operate in over 50 countries and employ over 18,000 people worldwide. They’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management. They provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing, and risk management needs.

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients.

Posted On: Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: – 212-792-0099 – 

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