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Python Software Engineer - Rates Athena Risk Strats

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


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Business Area Description

Rates technology team is responsible for the development and support of JPMorgan's new strategic trading and risk management platform, Athena for Interest Rates Trading businesses - Transaction Workflows, Position Management, Risk, PnL and Analytics.

Strats Role Description

This is a role within the Rates Athena Risk Strats team - a global team of experienced Strats and Financial Engineering Developers who work in the specialized area of Risk & PnL for Interest Rates Trading businesses in Athena - Athena is the cross-asset trading and risk management platform being developed at JP Morgan in python. It delivers innovative and efficient applications to a wide range of the firm's businesses, including sales, trading, operations, risk and research. Athena combines the best of open source technologies with innovative components developed internally.

In this role, you will be working at the heart of the project that's responsible for developing / scaling up the next generation Risk & PnL (Profit and Loss) technology tools to provide best in class risk analytics to Rates Trading businesses. So, we are looking for a keen problem-solver who is confident at context-switching in a fast paced environment, is able to innovate swiftly and is able to re-prioritize tasks when needed. You'll also get to work on onboarding the technology stack to AWS (Amazon) cloud for elastic compute of Risk & PnL. You will have the opportunity to learn API, Database and UI development practices using a wide range of Athena technologies. You will be faced with challenges such as optimizing distributed compute where you will get to apply Machine Learning techniques to identify optimal compute paths.

We are looking for a Developer who is deeply interested in Logic, Mathematics, Finance and Technology. You will need to be a self-starter and possess strong analytical abilities to be able to breakdown complex business problems or programming challenges into smaller chunks that can be easily assimilated.J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.