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Python Applications Developer

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at


Risk and Finance Technology (RFT) builds and supports the firm's financial infrastructure to ensure Finance professionals have access to the tools and information necessary to deliver drive success. In partnership with Global Finance Operations, Corporate Systems Infrastructure (CSi), and others, we deliver solutions that meet the requirements of our key clients. RFT provides technology support for general ledger, profitability, cost allocations, treasury, accounts payable, reference data, project accounting and fixed assets, and reporting tools and the Risk applications.


The role is as an Applications Developer within VCG (Valuation Control Group) Tech. The Application Developer will work very closely with the VCG business to implement solutions to business problems through the various technology solutions available.  Responsibilities will include design, development, code review, interfacing with VCG users and mentoring junior developers.


We are seeking a senior hands-on technologist with deep technical design and Object Oriented development skills to join the Capital Technology team. This individual will need to have hands-on ability in Python or Java or other OO language. They will be a part of a dynamic team of highly talented individuals and will be encouraged to contribute ideas, learn, design and implement.


The role is located in Brooklyn, NY and liases with VCG users in New York as well as other Brooklyn based developers to facilitate close in person interactions with VCG users and other developers.  In addition to responsibilities as an Application Developer, 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 project.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Follow appropriate design standards, methods and tools and ensure they are applied effectively
  • Ensures that appropriate standards (corporate, industry, national and international) are adhered to.
  • 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.
  • Understand the technical environment and look to continually promote increased knowledge in the team.
  • Be conscientious, reliable and inquisitive with a keen desire to learn, not just gain the knowledge necessary for the job but also the underlying reasons and drivers.
  • The candidate will be expected to continually look at improving the processes and procedures in the development life cycle and challenge areas that they see inefficient.
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics or Information Technology or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of development experience using Python and/or C++/Java.
  • Development experience using agile techniques, test-driven development, and Object Oriented programming concepts is required.
  • Experience working on a global team is highly desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to communicate accurately, concisely and with tact and diplomacy when appropriate.
  • The ability to work under pressure within agreed timelines and to support multiple tasks in parallel.
  • Willingness to take ownership of tasks and the ability to work on their own initiative while being a strong team player.
Req #: 160037982
Location: Brooklyn, NY US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

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