Python Software Engineer for Risk Management at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Houston, TX)

Python Software Engineer for Risk Management at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Houston, TX)

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Location: Houston, TX
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-12-20 05:00:48

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As a Software Engineer in the Global Equity Derivatives Risk Management team you will help deliver a best in class platform that provides intra-day and overnight pricing, risk computation, and scenario-driven analysis for a wide range of complex financial products.

The individual selected for this role will combine a unique mix of strong hands-on development skill, involvement in technical design and architecture decisions, and ability to draw on deep experience to provide technical leadership and mentoring to growing team of technologists.

You will drive the full delivery lifecycle, from requirements gathering, helping take the strategy through to design, development, testing, deployment and support. The successful candidate must be passionate about working in a fast-moving environment, collaborating across a global team of multiple disciplines and agile development process. The ideal candidate will thrive in a continuously evolving landscape, working with new technologies, and learning and expanding their skillset. You must have the drive and enthusiasm to deliver performant and scalable solutions in a high volume, high throughput environment, taking the initiative to research, identify and utilize the best combination of frameworks and technologies

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including: * Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent knowledge and experience. * Excellent understanding of Core Python concepts, including modules, dynamic data types, object-oriented design, memory management, and new language features up to Python 3. * Well versed with Enterprise Integration patterns - Messaging, IPC, Service Bus, Micro service-based designs. * Working knowledge of private/public cloud deployment and frameworks - AWS/Azure; and containerization, Docker/Kubernetes etc. * Creative mindset to think out of the box and find alternative ways to solve complex computing problems. * Familiarity with cutting edge technologies/trends, open source software and drive to actively learn new skills. * Strong understanding of techniques such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Test Driven Development, resiliency, & application security. * Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm to work on a globally distributed team.

Other nice-to-have skills that will give you an advantage in this role include: * Experience with other languages and platforms including Javascript/REACT, Java, or C#. Demonstrated ability to switch between different technologies effectively. * Python performance analysis & tuning - profiling tools, runtime configurations, etc. * Experience with Databases - relational as well as No-SQL - Sybase / Cassandra / Mongo DB / ElasticSearch * Experience with tick store databases, such as KDB * Experience with Messaging Middleware - Kafka / Qpid / Sonic / MQ / Tibco * Experience supporting production environments, responding to user concerns, and taking ownership of production issues. * Experience working in financial services / understanding of equity derivative products and risk management.

We are on an exciting journey to evolve and modernize our risk management platform. We are focused on improving software engineering efficiency through more streamlined build and deployment environments. We are redesigning our platforms with scalability and resiliency as a first principle, and we aim to engineer solutions that are ready for private/public cloud deployment.

Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world's important corporations, governments and institutions. You'll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits. CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we're building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and we offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you're looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

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.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the "WELL Health-Safety Rating" for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. These requirements may include sharing information in the firm's vaccine record tool, vaccination or regular testing, mask wearing, social distancing and daily health checks. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans