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CORE - Chronos Team Lead - New York

Job Description

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.



Risk & Finance Technology

Risk & Finance Technology is responsible for the technology platform and integration with JPM Morgan's risk systems to provide JP Morgan's risk managers with capability to assess impact of various market scenarios at a firm wide level. The team has a large book of work comprising of many strategic and tactical projects to enhance the system capabilities and continue with integration efforts with the firm's risk systems along with the reduction of offline manual processes. 


Within the Risk & Finance Technology Organization, CAMPS (Country Risk, CPG, Asset Management, Market Risk, Prime Brokerage, Principal Risk & Stress) is responsible for producing large scale risk calculation systems, including VaR, Counterparty Risk, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Country Risk, Asset Management Risk, Prime Brokerage Risk as well as Stress test calculation.


Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to join the Core Chronos Team, established to help achieve integration of Risk & Finance Technology landscape with the strategic JP Morgan risk system – Athena.  The team is responsible for performing several key functions such as developing key pieces of the platform, improving technical consistency, SDLC and testing practices.  The Chronos Team is a global team spread across New York, Glasgow, and Bangalore.


As an Application Development Lead, you will be responsible for overseeing the entire application development process, including planning, designing, testing and implementation of maintenance enhancements, support, remediating of control breaks, infrastructure gaps and various planned and unplanned business requests. 


Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing technical leadership to development team
  • Driving innovation and identifying opportunities for change and improvement within the existing application(s) to increase stability and simplify the platform
  • Establishing working relationships with all the application teams and key team members and across the technology organization
  • Adhering to IT Control Policies throughout design, development and testing and incorporating Corporate Architectural Standards into application design specifications
  • Leading planning sessions with project managers, business analysts and team members to analyze business requirements and outline proposed IT solutions
  • Creating technical design recommendations for developing and integrating programs per written specifications
  • Implementing and testing modifications to existing application modules in accordance with application support and industry standard
  • Ensuring that all production changes are processed according to Change Management policies and procedures


  • Masters or Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering with 10+ years of work IT experience (financial industry preferred but will consider a strong candidate from other industries)
  • 15+ years of overall software development experience.  Solid object oriented programming experience, Python preferred
  • Previous experience in a technical leadership position, strong leadership skills, including the ability to mange change and quickly adapt to new processes
  • Familiarity with time series
  • Must be passionate about delivering robust software that meets quality, product and project requirements
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work successfully in a cross-functional environment
  • Highly analytical and strong problem solving - the ability to think out of the box to provide creative solutions to technology challenges

In addition to the requirements above, the ideal candidate will also have:

  • Experience with big data
  • VaR, Stress tests and other risk calculation knowledge
  • Experience using Agile methodologies
  • Experience building frameworks




JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Req #: 160038030
Location: New York, NY US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

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