VP Python Engineering Manager (Securities Services) at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (London, UK)
Location: London, UK
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-11-10 05:00:50
As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You'll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment-one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.
Securities Services Department provides trade processing functions for external clients. Trade processing services include third party valuation, accounting, net asset value calculation; middle office services, such as settlement, confirmation, clearing and position management.
We are looking to extend our OTC Derivatives Athena development team with outstanding developers with skills and experience in Python software development and background in financial industry.
The successful candidate will be working as Python Software Engineer on the Complex Assets OTC Derivative trade processing system, supporting products across asset classes such as FX, Credit, Rates, Equities, Commodities and Repo. The role involves capturing business requirements, coming up with a technical architecture, implementing business logic, implementing test scenarios and providing training for our business users.
The candidate has to learn development in Athena, a Python-based proprietary platform which consists of a reactive graph, persistence framework with distributed in-memory NoSql object database, distributed computing for complex financial calculations, reactive deal booker, event driven downstream framework for integration with other systems and Typesafe scripting / ReactJS for cutting edge user interface.
You will work with a globally distributed development team and will have end-to-end ownership of the code you deliver, from analysis and design through implementation, testing and deployment to production.
Key Responsibilities * Implement instruments in Rates/Credit/Equity derivative asset classes * Implement trade / instrument lifecycle * Extend our trade processing system with new business functions * Integrate with underlying analytics library * Collaborate with quantitative research groups * Implement deal booking process * Implement market data feeds * Implement reference data objects and reference data database * Build intraday messaging for downstream integration * Build file based downstream integration * Implement the software using available frameworks or on-boarding best-in-class technologies * Implement unit and integration tests * Deliver easily maintainable, applications in the face of changing requirements * Provide Level 3 support
Required Skills * Strong Python knowledge * Understanding of software design principles * Understanding of data modelling using Relational, Object and NoSQL databases. * Test Driven Development experience * Understanding of Continuous Integration tools * SQL * Familiarity with build and SCM tools ( Maven, Jenkins, Git/SVN) * Unix/Linux * XML / Google ProtoBuf / Json * Experience with messaging (MQ) and web services
Useful Skills * Java * Typesafe / ReactJS * Financial product knowledge in Credit, Rates or Equity derivatives * Web development experience * Experience in Athena, Quartz or SecDB
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.