Future Lab For Applied Research And Engineering - VP or Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


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JP Morgan Chase’s technology strategy and direction are strongly oriented towards investigation and research of emerging technologies, such as Quantum Computing, Human Machine Interfaces, Computer Vision, and IoT. Our firm is seeking a passionate technologist and researcher to perform applied research and development of novel solutions in these fields. As a key member of the research technical team, you will work closely with internal project teams and external communities alike to advance these research focus areas in a way that is beneficial to the technical teams in the company. You will cultivate investigations into these areas, produce research solutions in collaboration with the internal project teams, and contribute to the firm’s intellectual property.

The Purpose of Your Role:

  • To provide novel research solutions to problems faced by internal project teams
  • To advance the field of quantum computing in the areas of novel quantum algorithms and applications, such as Artificial Intelligence, Optimization, Cryptography and Finance
  • To augment existing Virtual and Augmented Reality solution with novel research components, particularly in the area of Computer Vision
  • To participate in technical partnerships with external organizations, such as academic institutions, government agencies, and leading technology firms
  • To contribute to JPMC’s IP by pursuing necessary protections of generated IP
  • Contribute to establishing JPMC’s reputation in the scientific field via publication of select results in prestigious venues

The Expertise We Are Looking for:

  • Industrial research experience within a technology R&D organization, innovation lab, or equivalent
  • Experience developing partnerships with diverse stakeholders, ranging from academia to private sector
  • Experience in technical writing in a scientific or technical field, as well as grant applications or research proposals
  • Working knowledge of common research evaluation frameworks and techniques
  • Strong passion, awareness and familiarity with emerging technology paradigms (e.g. brain computer interfaces)
  • Excellent written and visual presentation skills
  • Ability to represent the firm externally at academic and industry conferences as well as speaking engagements
  • Ability to work through ambiguity and multiple priorities
  • Hands-on experience in the industry
  • Prior hands on experience as a researcher in a lab is preferred
  • Familiarity and or experience in financial services is preferred
  • A college degree in Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science is preferred

Travel Requirements

  • Up to 35% of travel across strategic hubs, external partner sites, as well as industrial and academic forums
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