Senior Lead Software Engineer - Commodities E-Trading

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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Be an integral part of an agile team that's constantly pushing the envelope to enhance, build, and deliver top-notch technology products.

As a Senior Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the Commodities E-Trading team, you are an integral part of an agile team that works to enhance, build, and deliver trusted market-leading technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. Drive significant business impact through your capabilities and contributions, and apply deep technical expertise and problem-solving methodologies to tackle a diverse array of challenges that span multiple technologies and applications.

You will be working within a global team of developers, as well as working closely with front office and trading partners, to build real-time, low latency components underpinning key E-Trading workflows.

Job responsibilities

  • Develops secure and high-quality production code, and reviews and debugs code written by others
  • Drives decisions that influence the product design, application functionality, and technical operations and processes
  • Use low-level programming techniques to produce highly optimized, low-latency trading software
  • Analyse, identify, and debug technical issues occurring in globally deployed real-time systems
  • Collaborate across global business and technical teams to design and deliver solutions
  • Regularly provides technical guidance and direction to support the business and its technical teams, contractors, and vendors
  • Serves as a function-wide subject matter expert in one or more areas of focus
  • Adds to the team culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts with advanced knowledge and applied experience
  • Hands-on practical experience delivering system design, application development, testing, and operational stability
  • Advanced in one or more programming language(s)
  • Advanced knowledge of software applications and technical processes with considerable in-depth knowledge in one or more technical disciplines (e.g., cloud, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile, etc.)
  • Ability to tackle design and functionality problems independently with little to no oversight
  • Advanced professional Java experience
  • Capable of working independently as well as part of a team

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Relevant markets experience
  • Experience with scripting languages (eg Python)
  • Strong Linux/Unix, and knowledge of networking topologies, TCP + UDP
  • Low latency middleware