Associate Java Software Engineer - Equities Risk Management

JP Morgan

Location: United Kingdom

Job Type: Full time

Last updated

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

As a Software Engineer in the Global Equity Derivatives Risk Management team you will help deliver a best in class platform that provides intra-day and overnight pricing, risk computation, and scenario-driven analysis for a wide range of complex financial products.

You will engage in the full delivery lifecycle, from requirements gathering, helping take the strategy through to design, development, testing, deployment and support. The successful candidate must be passionate about working in a fast moving environment, collaborating across a global team of multiple disciplines and agile development process. The ideal candidate will thrive in a continuously evolving landscape, working with new technologies, and learning and expanding their skillset. You must have the drive and enthusiasm to deliver performant and scalable solutions in a high volume, high throughput environment, taking the initiative to research, identify and utilize the best combination of frameworks and technologies.

We are on an exciting journey to evolve and modernize our risk management platform. We are focused on improving software engineering efficiency through more streamlined build and deployment environments. We are redesigning our platforms with scalability and resiliency as a first principle, and we aim to engineer solutions that are ready for private/public cloud deployment.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Excellent understanding of Core Java concepts, including object-oriented design, memory management, multi-threading, and new language features up to Java 8 or Java 11.
  • Well versed with Enterprise Integration patterns – Messaging, IPC, Service Bus, Micro service based designs.
  • Experience with Java Enterprise technologies and frameworks, including JMS, JAX-RS, REST based services, Spring/SpringBoot, Hibernate, etc.
  • Working knowledge of private/public cloud deployment and frameworks – AWS/Azure; and containerization, Docker/Kubernetes etc.
  • Creative mindset to think out of the box and find alternative ways to solve complex computing problems.
  • Familiarity with cutting edge technologies/trends, open source software and drive to actively learn new skills.
  • Strong understanding of techniques such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Test Driven Development, resiliency, & application security.
  • Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm to work on a globally distributed team.

Other nice-to-have skills that will give you an advantage in this role include:

  • Experience with other languages and platforms, including Python, Javascript/REACT, or C#. Demonstrated ability to switch between different technologies effectively.
  • Java performance analysis & tuning – profiling tools , garbage collection choices etc.
  • Experience with Databases – relational as well as No-SQL - Sybase / Cassandra / Mongo DB / ElasticSearch
  • Experience with Messaging Middleware - Kafka / Qpid / Sonic / MQ / Tibco
  • Experience supporting production environments, responding to user concerns, and taking ownership of production issues.
  • Experience working in financial services / understanding of equity derivative products and risk management.

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.

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.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

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