Marking and Analytics Lead Developer - Java / Python - Vice President at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (London, UK)

Marking and Analytics Lead Developer - Java / Python - Vice President at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (London, UK)

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Location: London, UK
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-10-15 05:00:17

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The Equities Front Office Marking and Analytics Team develops applications for the Equity Derivatives trading and sales desks. The scope covers a variety of areas such as marking, Robotrader/Trex, trade management, risk and position management, pricing as well as various other analytics.

We're looking for a new member in the Marking stream who will partner very closely with the trading desk(s), other technology teams and Quantitative Research (QR) to develop new applications and enhance existing applications which are critical to the business.

The team utilizes a wide variety of technologies including Python, Java and React/Redux.

The role offers a range of interesting opportunities: * Partnership with Front Office while developing new applications and maintaining the existing stack to ensure stability * Taking part in a new strategy to automate Front Office processes and functions using technology solutions * An agile and delivery focused team working with global and local counterparts leveraging best in class technologies to solve business problems * Close collaboration with a number of teams including Trading, Sales, Quantitative Research, as well as other technology teams * Various business transformation projects across market/trade/client analytics, marking/publishing * Opportunity to propose and explore new solutions that can give the firm an edge against competition

Essential skills:

Experience with development, deployment and maintenance of commercial service oriented application(s)

Disciplined approach to code management, testing and deployment practices and high quality delivery

Business knowledge of simple derivative products (vanilla options, variance swaps, strategies involving vanillas): how these are used, how to price them, how to evaluate risk exposure using Greeks

Experience with at least one modern programming language such as Python, Java, etc.

Knowledge of at least one relational database such as Sybase, SQL Server, Oracle, etc.

Understanding of how to effectively utilize unit testing

Experience of full project lifecycle, breaking requirements down into technical deliverables and effort estimation

Ability to work effectively within a global team (spread across NA, EMEA, APAC etc.) while influencing and contributing towards the development of the global platform

Great problem solving skills for problems with a mathematical/technological background

Ability to work in a fast paced team oriented environment

Good communication skills especially when describing problems and explaining solutions

Desirable (but not essential):

Equities business knowledge is an advantage but relevant experience in other business areas is welcomed

Unix or Linux knowledge

Working knowledge of continuous integration and deployment processes

Experience with project management

Experience with service oriented platforms, and a good understanding of current generation open source frameworks

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.

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.