Athena Risk Developer at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Jersey City, NJ)
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-10-15 05:00:55
Risk Analysis - Athena Front Office Developer
Our team develops and supports real time pricing, market making, trade capture and risk and P&L management applications for the Interest Rate Derivatives trading desks under CIB. The team works with these businesses directly and interfaces with the traders, marketers, Middle Office, Market Risk and QR to gather requirements and build robust solutions in our in-house end to end trading system (Athena), developed in Python. This is a critical area of revenue generation and competitive advantage where accuracy, performance and reliability are key elements.
We are seeing an experienced Front Office developer to work directly with quants, partner technology teams and Front Office users to build out risk reporting and pricing infrastructure for the Rates Nonlinear business in Athena. The successful candidate will join a small team responsible for all aspects of intraday and closing risk generation including migration to strategic platforms, implementation of new exposure calculations, display and analysis tools for users, error reporting and recovery, and optimization across varied derivatives products.
Key Responsibilities * Take responsibility for full lifecycle of development tasks - analyze, design and code business-related solutions, as well as core architectural changes, using an Agile programming approach resulting in software delivered to tight deadlines; * Make modifications to existing software applications and modules in accordance with high-level specifications, department design patterns and best practices, and industry standards; * Participate in global code review, testing, QA, Level 3 support and training of new implementations; * Actively communicate with users (both FO and MO), QR and peer Technology / Operate teams; * Assume ownership of particular tasks, work to understand business context and impact, and prioritize effectively.
Degree and Key Experience Requirements
Degree: Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field.
Experience: Candidates will typically have 3+ years' programming experience in a major Object Oriented language such as Java, C/C++ or Python (preferred).
Qualifications * Strong current experience and a proven track record in Object Oriented development, with thorough understanding of data structures; * Professional experience using and optimizing SQL for large data sets; * Professional experience implementing large distributed calculations; * Experience or familiarity with pricing financial products, especially fixed income securities including options, and trading/risk management processes; * Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to communicate accurately, concisely and effectively in a global organization; * Experience of a project life-cycle, including breaking requirements down into technical deliverables and estimating the work required; * Confident nature; willing and able to work on a trading floor; * Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with demanding sponsors and stakeholders; * Strong analytical/problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure to solve time-critical problems; * Successful time management skills to complete assigned tasks within agreed timelines and to support multiple tasks in parallel; * Self-starter with proven ability to produce end results with minimal assistance; * Control oriented; * Attention to detail with high level of accuracy.
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.
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