Sr. Software Engineer for Credit Trading at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Jersey City, NJ)

Sr. Software Engineer for Credit Trading at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Jersey City, NJ)


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Location: Jersey City, NJ
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-11-07 05:00:34

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The Credit eTrading Technology team is focused on delivering best in class IT solutions to the Credit business where JP Morgan is a market leader. We are a team of around 50 people with the core of our development effort based in London, New York, Chicago and Hong Kong where we partner closely with the quant research group and face off directly to the trading desks. Our core strength is providing technical expertise and software development skills that directly affect the ability of our business to generate revenue and remain the dominant player in the market. We are committed to hiring the brightest and best technical experts and in return can offer roles with direct trading and quant interaction on projects related to electronic and algorithmic trading.

We are looking to hire an experienced front office facing electronic trading software engineer, to work in our New York team focused on continuing the build out of our automated trading functionality for the business that we support.

The successful candidate will focus on design, build and delivery of our strategic eTrading platform and partner closely with our business stakeholders, quantitative research partners and broader eTrading technology team of highly-skilled and business-aligned technologists. Products traded include corporate bonds, single name CDS, index CDS and index CDS options.

The role will combine all aspects of software development from design and build to deployment, working within a global team of experienced technologists. It requires expertise overseeing the buildout of high quality and reusable components in a service-oriented architecture. The successful candidate must be comfortable facing off directly to senior front office business stakeholders in a high pressure, challenging role with a focus on solving business problems via technology in a fast changing environment: time to market is critical, but without compromising on quality or performance.

Key Responsibilities * Partner with business leaders and quants on the design, build and delivery of our automated trading infrastructure. * Develop robust, performant trading systems using the most suitable technology choices. Align development with the overall Credit trading strategy. * Work across the entire software development lifecycle - requirements information gathering, design, implementation, testing, deployment, handover to operate teams. * Understand end-to-end contribution, execution and post-trade flows across the electronic trading platform. * Enhance the team by demonstrating best practice throughout the software development lifecycle: testing, code review, accurate status reporting, focus on application resilience and "operability".

Key Relationships * Global Credit Trading business and Quant Research team. * Global Production Support & Infrastructure teams. * Other Credit Technology teams and core infrastructure support teams.

Development Value * Opportunity to work closely with a best-in-class trading business on projects that directly impact revenue. * Direct Exposure to a strategic firm-wide technology platform that spans multiple functions and asset classes. * Fast paced, dynamic environment with significant opportunities for career growth.

Technical Skills * Strong analytical development skills, solid understanding of computer science fundamentals and experience in real-time, high performance and eTrading areas. * Strong grasp of object oriented design and programming, multi-threaded programming and middleware technologies (e.g. RMDS, Informatica UM, Chronicle, AMPS, Tibco, Kafka). * Creative, quick-thinking, pragmatic, with an aptitude for solving problems with technology and an ability to quickly translate requirements into a sound technical design and implementation. * Expertise in application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines * Advanced knowledge of architecture, design and business processes * Ability to work in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals, and passionate about building an innovative culture * 10+ years of development experience with primary focus in Java; Python, React, JavaScript and C++ experience desired * Ideal candidate has experience with design and development in a multi-tier messaging based architecture. Experience should include building low latency, high throughput, scalable, fault-tolerant systems. * An understanding of virtual machine architecture including memory management, garbage collection and hotspot compiler is a plus. * Strong database skills and experience with SQL, noSQL databases * Continuous deployment skills: Jenkins, Chef, Bamboo * Containerization with Docker and Kubernetes * Experience with SCM tools: Spring, Maven, Git. * Unix/Linux command line and shell scripting.

Knowledge/Experience * Prior experience working in electronic trading in a front office facing role is essential. * The ideal candidate will likely be qualified to degree level in Computer Science, Maths or related engineering discipline. * Strong technology generalist - experience building highly performant and resilient applications used within a high performance/real-time environment. * Experience working in a team with a strong software development process (build, test, deploy etc.) .

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 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.

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