Applied AI / Machine Learning Senior Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


About the role

As a member of the CIB Applied AI/ML for Operations team, you will have the unique opportunity to be a critical player in our firm-wide efforts to shape the future of banking. Crucial to this is helping to transform Operations teams, where you will have a direct impact on the behind-the-scenes management and functioning of the bank's corporate and investment banking services.

You will be a key member of a cross-functional team of data scientists, operations experts, engineers, designers and product managers to design, develop and deploy scalable machine learning products. Our vision is to create products that transform how operations teams service our clients, deliver measurable impact and have the potential for commercialization.

Finance background is not a must-have. If you get as excited about machine learning theory as you get about Python development, we’d love to speak with you.

In this role, you will:

  • Interact with very large datasets in the financial domain currently not available anywhere else
  • Write production-ready code and work with tech teams to ensure your machine learning solution is deployable at scale across multiple lines of business
  • Develop products that can change how corporate and investment banking is done today


  • Research and develop innovative ML based solutions to some of Operations' hardest problems
  • Build robust Data Science capabilities which can be scaled across multiple business use cases
  • Collaborate with software engineering team to design and deploy Machine Learning services that can be integrated with strategic systems
  • Research and analyse data sets using a variety of statistical and machine learning techniques
  • Communicate AI capabilities and results to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Document approaches taken, techniques used and processes followed to comply with industry regulation

Required Technical Qualifications And Experience

  • Masters degree or PhD in a quantitative or computational discipline
  • Considerable commercial experience in line with a capable individual contributor; developing and deploying Data Science and ML capabilities in production at scale
  • Strong Python development and debugging skills
  • Ability to work both individually and in collaboration with others, and to mentor more junior team members
  • Ability to work in agile cross-functional teams and drive deliverable outcomes
  • Ability to work with non-specialists in a partnership model, conveying information clearly and creates a sense of trust with stakeholders

Nice to Have

  • Experience with deep learning frameworks (pytorch, tensorflow)
  • Experience with big-data technologies (Spark, Hadoop) or distributed computation frameworks (Dask, Modin)
  • Experience with Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Experience of creating and deploying microservices
  • Knowledge of MLOps concepts (CI/CD, versioning, reproducibility, observability) and development best practices
You’ve got this!