Derivatives VP Software Engineer - Python

Employer
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Feb 21, 2019
Closes
Mar 06, 2019
Hours
Full Time
JP Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. The Asset Management (AM) division, with over $1.8 trillion in Assets Under Management (AUM), offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. Its clients include institutions and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. JPMorgan Asset Management is embarking on a major multi-year, ground up initiative to dramatically enhance our derivatives capabilities end-to-end. We will be leveraging the firm's Athena platform to handle rapidly increasing trade volumes, shorter time to market, and portfolio management requirements. This effort is of the highest strategic importance to the firm. Athena is JP Morgan's cross-market risk management and trading system. It is currently used across the Corporate Investment Bank businesses, and is being rolled out more broadly in Asset Management. Athena is designed to pull developers close to the business to help increase revenues while improving operational processes and controls to reduce costs. Derivatives VP Software Engineer - Python-190003131 Job Description JP Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. The Asset Management (AM) division, with over $1.8 trillion in Assets Under Management (AUM), offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. Its clients include institutions and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. JPMorgan Asset Management is embarking on a major multi-year, ground up initiative to dramatically enhance our derivatives capabilities end-to-end. We will be leveraging the firm's Athena platform to handle rapidly increasing trade volumes, shorter time to market, and portfolio management requirements. This effort is of the highest strategic importance to the firm. Athena is JP Morgan's cross-market risk management and trading system. It is currently used across the Corporate Investment Bank businesses, and is being rolled out more broadly in Asset Management. Athena is designed to pull developers close to the business to help increase revenues while improving operational processes and controls to reduce costs. Responsibilities include: . Hands-on design and development of solutions ranging from implementation of quantitative models & analytics, to the build out of trade entry capabilities for front-office Portfolio Managers . Integration of newly built software with existing internal platforms . Participation in the full Software Delivery Lifecycle including coding, code reviews, testing, deployment, and support, in a DevOps environment . Working directly with end users to understand requirements, roll out functionality, and collect feedback . Coordinating, collaborating with, and influencing the activities of other teams contributing to the derivatives effort . Participate in the user acceptance testing and training of new implementations (including the supervision and preparation of user documentation) 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, out team of 40,000 + technologist design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic 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 organizations 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 tacking big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran Qualifications Technical Skills: . 7-10+ years of professional software development experience . Object Oriented analysis and development . Automated Unit Testing Desirable Skills (in order of priority): * Python * JavaScript ( preferably with React ) * Java, C++ * Familiarity with NoSQL/OO Databases * Excel VBA Desirable Business Knowledge: * Fixed Income Derivatives * Equity Derivatives * Trade Lifecycle General: * Attention to detail, high level of accuracy * Good Communication skills * Strong Analytical skills * Problem solving * Judgment/Initiative * Team player and leadership skills JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran. Job Technology Primary Location US-NJ-Jersey City-NOC 5 - 575 Washington / 02969 Organization ASSET & WEALTH MANAGEMENT Schedule Full-time Job Type Standard Shift Day Job Corporate Brand JPMorgan Chase & Co. How to Navigate on This Page Use the Job links above to navigate from one job description to the next. Use the 'Back to prior page' link to return to your search result page. Do not use the back button in your browser. Technical Skills: . 7-10+ years of professional software development experience . Object Oriented analysis and development . Automated Unit Testing Desirable Skills (in order of priority): * Python * JavaScript ( preferably with React ) * Java, C++ * Familiarity with NoSQL/OO Databases * Excel VBA, * Attention to detail, high level of accuracy * Good Communication skills * Strong Analytical skills * Problem solving * Judgment/Initiative * Team player and leadership skills At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we're building a technology organizations 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 tacking big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.

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