Java/Python - Software Engineer - Equity Derivatives - J.P. Morgan - City of London - Wizbii

Java/Python - Software Engineer - Equity Derivatives

  • By J.P. Morgan
  • City of London (United Kingdom)
  • Software development

Job description

As a member of our Software Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products. You’ll be tasked with keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of what’s being developed. Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks-is key. And best of all, you’ll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world.


The Equities Front Office Tools and Analytics Team develops applications for the Equity Derivatives trading and sales desks. This ranges from applications covering a wide scope of areas such as trade management, risk and position management, pricing as well as various other analytics.


We’re looking for a new member of the team 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 HTML 5.


The role offers the following interesting opportunities:

1.Partnership with Front Office while developing new applications

2.Taking part in a new strategy to automate Front Office processes and functions using technology solutions

3.An agile and delivery focused team working with global and local counterparts leveraging best in class technologies to solve business problems

4.Close collaboration with a number of teams including Trading, Sales, Quantitative Research, as well as other technology teams

5.Various business transformation projects across market/trade/client analytics, marking/publishing

6.Opportunity to propose and explore new solutions that can give the firm an edge against competition

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:


•      Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

•      Understanding of architecture and design across all systems 

•      Working proficiency in developmental toolsets

•      Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals

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

•      Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement

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

•      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


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.

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change 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 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. 


©2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.
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