Global Rates - Automated Trading Strategies - Fixed Income Financing - Associate

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
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Here's an unique opportunity to join the ATS team in London, where your main focus will be on the dynamic world of Repo markets.

Job summary

As an Associate in Automated Trading Strategies, you will be primarily focusing on Fixed Income Financing (Repo) markets. The Automated Trading Strategies (ATS) group is responsible for systematic trading across FX, Rates, Commodities, and Credit markets, designing and implementing automated pricing, risk management and hedging, and order execution strategies. ATS works closely with other internal parties (voice trading desks, sales, product, and technology) to understand the needs of clients and advance JPMorgan’s market-leading electronic services.

You must be responsible, independent, driven, and able to work in smooth collaboration with the wider team. The environment is fast-paced and challenging. The group is globally distributed so clear written and verbal communication is required. Members of the team are also expected to cover a wide range of responsibilities - spanning trading, quantitative research, and technology—and some on call time will be expected.

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyze of data to identify patterns and revenue opportunities
  • Conduct back testing and assessing pricing, risk management and execution strategies
  • Expand the group’s library of modelling, analytics, and automation tools
  • Review trading performance and making data driven decisions
  • Maintain and improve trading software systems and tools
  • Resolve day-to-day trading issues

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • You have degree in computer science, math, physics, engineering, or other quantitative fields
  • You have relevant full-time experience
  • You demonstrate strong programming skills in C++/Java or other object-oriented languages
  • You demonstrate good knowledge of statistics and machine learning
  • You have attention to detail, adaptable, driven and collaborative
  • You demonstrate interest in markets and systematic trading

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Ability to understand and map data flows across applications and data sources
  • Prior experience in Rates markets (cash or swaps)
  • Knowledge of order types, L2 market data, and central limit order books
  • Experience with KDB+/q

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.