Applications Support - Macro e-Trading (FX, Commodities, Rates)

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Last updated

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

JP Morgan’s Macro production management division is looking for an E-trading Technology Production Engineer to further strengthen our technical operations. The successful candidate will be working very closely with our trading, quantitative, business, and software engineering teams. If you are excited about trading environments and their relationship with and usage of cutting-edge technology, aspire to be an integral part of the world-leading Macro ( FX, Commodities and Rates) business, and work closely with quantitative researchers and traders, this position could be a fit for you. You will provide technical expertise to support and enhance core trading applications

Our team works in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. You will see the immediate results of your work. We all enjoy taking initiative and are self-starters with a demonstrable ability to analyze complex business/technical problems and make sound technical decisions.


  • Improve uptime, capacity, and performance of trading systems
  • Diagnose and resolve critical production issues, managing incident tracking, analysis and reporting
  • Build automation and processes that reduce the impact of mistakes and eliminate recurring incidents
  • Manage critical and direct communication lines with traders, business managers, and development leads on all aspects of projects


  • Significant experience in UNIX/Linux, Networking, Databases such as Oracle, KDB
  • Experience of high-level scripting or programming language such as Python or Perl
  • An understanding of building and managing large-scale systems and application architectures
  • Proven experience in application support and administration
  • Exposure to monitoring and capacity management tools (Geneos, Splunk, Corvil)
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of trading systems and applications
  • Prior trade desk experience

About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB)

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 nearly $20 trillion of assets under custody, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world

Working as a Technologist in JPMorgan Chase & Co

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at world’s largest global financial institution - you’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest technology companies. In 15 technology centres worldwide, our team of 50,000 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 $11B annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that are transforming the financial services industry.

J.P. Morgan is a place for talented people from all backgrounds and perspectives because our clients come from all backgrounds and perspectives. We encourage a culture of inclusion, where everyone's opinion counts and all employees have the freedom to deliver their absolute best. This is why we work hard and invest in attracting and developing a diverse workforce. Learn more about our Business Resource Groups in how they help our employees build successful careers and reach their greatest potential

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