Java Software Engineer - Research Technology - Asset Management - VP

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

This Front Office role is within the Asset Management Research Technology group, working on the design, development and support of two applications that cover both qualitative and quantitative research spanning multiple asset classes (Long Term Capital Market Assumptions, and Risk and Factor Analysis). The team are co-located with the business in London and partner closely with quants, portfolio managers and strategists. We seek to use the most modern technologies, including cloud deployment and continuous integration. You will work in a collaborative, thought-provoking environment that encourages diversity of thought to implement creative solutions that are in the best interests of our users.

Responsibilities include:

  • Actively drive the design and implementation of new features
  • Work closely as a key partner with the business
  • Participate in the full Software Delivery Lifecycle including coding, testing, deployment, and support, in a DevOps environment
  • Optimize the existing code base to meet user expectations of response times and scalability

Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge in Java / Spring
  • SQL / Database experience
  • Experience working with cloud platforms (AWS preferred)
  • Knowledge of industry wide technology trends and best practices
  • Strong analytical, technical, and communication skills
  • Experience in financial services preferred, especially working with analytics
  • Python and React UI development knowledge a plus

The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working.

This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

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