Software Engineer - Python at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Glasgow, UK)
Location: Glasgow, UK
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-10-12 05:00:59
Our Athena department are expanding their teams and looking to speak with a number of developers with the following skills.
* You have been developing in Java, C++, C#, Smalltalk, Ruby or Python and looking for a new challenge. You want to spend less time writing boiler plate code and anaemic domain models, getting bogged down in ORMs, DAOs, build scripts and release packaging and more time understanding the business and delivering great solutions. You enjoy working with other talented people and want the career opportunities a top tier global company offers.
o Good at problem solving and getting things done
o Effective at working in a globally distributed team
o Excellent coding, automated unit testing, refactoring, OO design
Athena is J.P. Morgan's cross-market risk management and trading system. It is used in our foreign exchange, fixed income and commodities businesses. Athena includes a globally replicated object-oriented database, a powerful dependency graph and a fully integrated stack across pricing, risk and trading tools. Python is used for flexibility and rapid but controlled releases. Athena is designed to pull developers close to the business to help increase revenues while improving operational processes and controls to reduce costs.
The Rates Athena team is extending the firm's strategic Athena platform for Fixed Income businesses globally - from New York, London and Tokyo to Sydney and Lima - to provide intraday real time risk & position management, transaction management, and back office integration. The team follows agile practices, adapted to intra-day Continuous Deployment, and supported by regular retrospectives.
The components built by this team range from front end trading GUIs to server side components written in reactive programming paradigm, with responsibilities include pricing, trade capture, sales workflows, position & risk management, profit and loss calculation, trade lifecycle management and integration with internal systems responsible for settlement, financing, risk aggregation and regulatory reporting.
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.