Software Engineering - Python - Athena
Location: Greater London
Job Type: Full time
Cloud computing allows the Athena platform to modernize the infrastructure, pursue next-generation innovation and reduce the compute footprint. To continue on this transformation, we are seeking an experienced software engineer with expertise in the strategy, design, development and implementation of large-scale distributed systems.
Athena is a cross-asset platform transforming technology at JP Morgan. It delivers innovative and efficient applications to a wide range of the firm’s businesses, including sales, trading, operations, risk and research.
Athena combined the best of open source technologies with innovative components developed internally, which gives you the ability to contribute to a wide range of exciting projects. Our developers enjoy working with front office, quants and other technology teams.
The people who thrive in Athena are hands-on developers who enjoy solving challenging technical problems. You’re someone who has strong computer science foundations and is comfortable working across different platforms and languages. You’re inspired by working in a collaborative, fast-changing environment with a high degree of code sharing and reuse.
If this sounds like you , then Athena could be the perfect place to grow your career.
Our modernization strategy for Athena is to re-engineer parts of the runtime, infrastructure and applications platform to take advantage of elastic compute and “as a service” offerings from internal and external cloud providers. To continue on this transformation, we are seeking an experienced software engineer with expertise in the strategy, design, development and implementation of large-scale distributed systems.
More important are expertize in some, or all of the following:
- Large / complex ‘mission critical’ systems.
- Distributed systems/cloud based services
- Database technologies
- Real-time / low-latency systems.
- Functional/Reactive/OO programming