Global Equities - CRB Trader, EMEA - Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at

Our Business

The Equities business at J.P. Morgan provides a full complement of equity and equity-linked solutions to institutional investor clients — from ideas and insights from top-ranked analysts, to high-touch sales and trading services, to world-class algorithmic and electronic trading capabilities. Our sales and trading professionals work in coordination with our capital markets professionals to help issuers access the equity markets as a top-tier equity underwriter.

Key responsibilities

  • Work in the CRB trading team alongside our partners - Cash Trading, Linear Quant Research, Equities Technology - to manage incoming client equity trade flow in a systematic and efficient way.
  • Use existing markets & trading expertise to maintain & improve CRB economic performance
  • Risk manage the systematic trading portfolios, calibrating the system and intervening manually if and when required
  • Research, backtest & implement automated trading and systematic liquidity provision strategies
  • Constant interaction with the cash equity, derivatives & delta-1 trading and sales trading desks in the context of daily trades and the broader trading relationship

Essential requirements

  • Undergraduate or Advanced quantitative degree; an academic background with sell-side experience is desired.
  • Experience risk managing portfolios, understanding of factor risk modelling.
  • Exposure to statistical modelling, time series or other data modelling experience.
  • Very self-motivated, willing to be part of a very dynamic and ambitious team.
  • Confident communication skills – must be able to effectively engage with a diverse set of partners and dependents to the Equities Central Risk trading effort.
  • Coding ability & experience; Python is a plus.
  • Knowledge of kdb/q is highly advantageous.

This role encompasses the performance of UK regulated activity. The successful candidate will therefore be subject to meeting UK regulatory requirements in the assessment of fitness, propriety, knowledge and competence (as assessed by the Firm) and (where appropriate) approval by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and/or the Prudential Regulation Authority to carry out such activities.

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