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Python Software Engineer - Risk Central - Senior Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


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Risk Central is a big data platform that consolidates Risk, PnL, VaR, and Stress for consumers in Trading, Finance Control, Product Control, Market Risk, and other areas across the Investment Bank. Lines of Business that are served by Risk Central include Commodities, Foreign Exchange, Rates, Credit, Strategic Products, Fixed Income Financing, Equities, Public Finance, and others.

The Market Risk & Finance Risk Central team is concerned with onboarding LOBs, enhancing reporting capabilities, and building user interfaces within the Risk Central and Athena systems. Technologies used include Python.

As a member of the team, there is opportunity to work in one or more of three major functional areas:

  • Designing, Implementation and Maintenance of Risk Central's Adjustment component which allows business users to interact with the data in reporting system.
  • Onboarding - Responsible for working directly with stakeholders to publish data into Risk Central and handle BAU activity
  • Reporting - Responsible for generating aggregations of Risk Central data as well as data from other systems to feed UIs

Across all functional areas, you will:

  • Communicate directly with the users of our applications. We believe the best products are created when engineers and users collaborate directly.
  • Participate in a rapid-release environment and fast-moving team (daily scrum, kanban, etc.) located across London, NYC, Houston, Buenos Aires and Mumbai.
  • Work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment - one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions.
  • Apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning.

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

  • BSc/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Knowledge of industry-wide technology trends and best practices
  • Ability to work in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals
  • Proficiency in Python programming language and design patterns.
  • Knowledge of Pandas or d3.js is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of AWS Cloud is good to have.