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Python Software Engineer - Equities Athena

Job Description

About the role
As a member of the Finance Technology team supporting the risk/pnl platform, you will be responsible for the development and expansion of the Fixed Income Repo Technology Stack on Athena. The program includes Risk, PnL, Transaction Management, Position Management, and Analytics.  You will be in regular contact with the business and involved with all aspects of SDLC.

Identifies, assesses, and records tactical and strategic technology needs and advises project managers and stakeholders on technology options, risks, and costs versus benefits
Researches to determine if solutions to business needs currently exist within or outside the technology platform, and if not, whether new solutions are amenable to the technology available.
Understand business processes, products and operations to design develop and implement solutions fit for requirement
Responsible for guiding and advising users with feedback on approach so as to make the fully informed decisions
Deep understanding of business and technologies, with specific expertise in the business area of this LOB
Educates the team on new development and best practices
Provide third line production support

Establishes strong working relationships with team members; all functions within CIB Technology; and across the business as appropriate.
Consults with businesses to effectively drive business strategies forward through the optimal use of technology.
Partnering with colleagues in many different geographical locations will be a key focal point of the role.
Expected to partner with the production Support team(s) to ensure critical business requirements are developed in a timely and efficient manner.

Continuous Improvement:
Contributes to continuous improvement and promotes leverage of successful products and processes from across IB Technology
Proactively supports knowledge sharing within the team and across CIB Technology, for example, regularly holds information sharing sessions  

Monitor milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of schedule and identify / mitigate risk
Self-starter with proven ability to produce end results with minimal assistance.
Ability to deliver under pressure and work to aggressive timescales.
Experience of working in Global teams

Skills Required:
Athena / Quartz / SecDB Development and understanding of Core architecture/design
Python (preferred) or Java Programming
Strong experience of Java Application Development
Knowledge of DBMS, relational database and SQL, preferably Sybase
Knowledge of version and revision control practices and procedures
Prior experience with team-based development following a structured lifecycle
Solid Object Oriented design and programming skills

Skills Desired:
Bond Analytics Knowledge (e.g. Risk & PnL Calculations)
Experience developing applications using Flex
Experience of Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, TDD)
Prior experience developing with middleware API's (IBM MQ,JMS, QPID)
Prior experience developing with Web application server (preferably Tomcat)
Fixed Income business knowledge (preferably Repo)



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

Req #: 180025272
Location: London, ENG GB
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)

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