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Python Application Developer

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.


J.P. Morgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm.  The firm is a leader in investment banking; financial services for consumers and businesses, transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity.  Under the JPMC brand, the firm services millions of customers in the United States and abroad.  This includes many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.


About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank

J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.



Athena is J.P. Morgan's cross-market risk management and trading system. It is used in our foreign exchange, fixed income and commodities businesses. Athena includes a globally replicated object-oriented database, a powerful dependency graph and a fully integrated stack across pricing, risk and trading tools. The code is a combination of Python and C++: C++ for speed, and Python for flexibility and rapid but controlled releases. Athena is designed to pull developers close to the business to help increase revenues while improving operational processes and controls to reduce costs

The Rates Athena team is extending the Athena platform for Fixed Income businesses globally - from New York, London and Tokyo to Sydney and Lima - to provide intraday real time risk & position management, transaction management, and back office integration.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Become proficient in Python, and the Athena platform’s NoSql OO database, graph-oriented development model and developer toolset.
  • Model, design, develop, code, test, debug, document and push components to production.
  • Work closely with customers and analysts to identify and specify complex business requirements and processes, research, evaluate & recommend alternative solutions.
  • Conduct design & code reviews in a Continuous Deployment environment.
  • Write supporting documentation and executable specifications.
  • Plan delivery of work, including creating story plans, and being an active member of team stand-ups, retrospectives and sprint planning.
  • Support system testing, user testing and production implementation.
  • Ensure compliance across the team with project methodology and Information Risk policies.
  • Incorporate team and firm-wide architectural standards into design.
  • Care as much about code quality, test coverage and domain modelling as we do.

 


  • Developers proud of their code and ability to get things done needed to build global risk & transaction management system for fixed income securities on a Python with a NoSql database platform using a fully automatic test and continuous deployment tool-chain. If you want to put your Python skills to great use, or move on from Java/C++/C#/Perl/Ruby, then this could be the role for you.

    Essential Skills
    • Object oriented analysis and development
    • Automated unit testing, refactoring
    • Interpersonal skills for effective working in a globally distributed team

    Desirable Skills
    • Python
    • Continuous Integration
    • TDD
    • NoSql databases, e.g. Cassandra, BigTable
    • SQL and relational databases, preferably PostgreSQL
    • XML and related technologies ( XML Schema, XPath )
    • Message oriented middleware ( e.g. MQSeries )
    • Socket programming
    • Automated Acceptance Testing / Specification By Example / BDD
    • Graph-oriented programming
    • Memory and CPU profiling
    • Reactive Programming / Complex Event Processing

    Desirable Business Knowledge:
    • Product knowledge of Fixed Income Securities ( bonds, options, futures )
    • Electronic trading markets and protocols ( e.g. FIX )Pricing and Risk analytics, PnL calculation




Req #: 150097232
Location: New York, NY US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

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