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Python Software Engineer - FX/Commodities Tech

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.
This role is with our FX/Commodities Tech downstream regulator feeds team and will work very closely with the Regulatory and Ops business, Desk aligned AD, Middle Office, QR(Quantitative Research) to build feeds and migration projects. This person is expected to be proficient in Java or Python and will be required to work closely with Desk aligned AD and production management teams and on the Athena Platform to deliver business aligned regulatory and non-regulatory reports and downstream feed. The role is located in Houston. In addition to responsibilities as the Commodities/FX tech software engineer, the role will also liaise with London and Asia based business and technology counterparts during the requirements as well as UAT/PROD/Post-Production phases of the projects.


Key Requirements of the Role:
  • Python or java or C++ skills, in addition to development using agile techniques, test-driven development, and Object Oriented programming concepts.
  • Follow appropriate design standards, methods and tools and ensure they are applied effectively.
  • As a strong communicator work as part of a global team
  •  Develop a good understanding of End to End business processes and the associated technical blocks.
  • Working with production support teams to ensure smooth transition of software developed.
  • Willingness to take ownership of tasks and the ability to work on their own initiative while being a strong team player.
  •  Understand the technical environment and look to continually promote increased knowledge in the team.
  •  Polyglot - proficient in one or more languages like Java, C++ or python. preferably Python/
  • Good understanding of Object Oriented programming concepts
  • Solid grounding in agile developments practices and test-driven development.
  • Experience in Object Oriented Databases and replication
  • Front-office/risk management business knowledge would be a definite plus
  • Good years in the industry preferably within Investment Banking
  • Knowledge of financial instrument features and trade processing
  • Full SDLC experience
  • Degree graduate, specialized training, and / or equivalent work experience.
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. 
Req #: 180041317
Location: Houston, TX US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

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