Front office Java developer /Software Engineer II

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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Who we are –

The FICC eTrading team partners with Global FICC businesses to provide solutions for electronic trading on client and dealer markets, we cover a wide range of financial products including Rates, FX, Commodities and Credit. We are based predominantly in London and NYC but also maintain a presence in Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Houston, Buenos Aires, Mumbai and Bangalore, and the businesses we support span the globe. We cover several functional domains including front-end tooling, pricing, low latency market making, algorithmic execution, automated hedging, low latency order and market data connectivity, risk-management and STP. As such, we are a diverse group of project managers, business analysts, and developers (front-end and back-end). Our systems facilitate the electronic trading of many products on the client markets, brokers, OTC venues and exchanges, the majority of which are securities and derivatives.

Whom are we looking for -

We are looking for a core developer to work on several exciting green field projects for the global FICC businesses. The projects cover both continuous business growth/expansion and transformation initiatives, touching everything end-2-end from pricing, execution to risk management. The developer will be working closely with the business end-user to develop the most strategic and revolutionary trading solution across the street. which is designed to be the flagship next-generation trading application for JPMC that runs on the most cutting-edge technology as well as support multiple platforms seamlessly (desktop, mobile, web).

The ideal candidate would have experience working in development in markets, either at an investment bank or somewhere similar. Other relevant development experience, however, will be considered. The candidate must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and be able to work with a geographically diverse team.


  • Understand requirements, solve technical problems, propose complete solutions

  • Design, develop and test software following standard SDLC

  • Support PMs, BAs and management as technical SME

  • Define and implement non-functional requirements

  • Help team identify improvements to make to our systems and processes

Qualities, Skills & Experience (not all required)

  • Understand Core Java, Spring, SQL, Unix, Design patterns, Unit Testing, Behavioural Testing, Threading and Messaging

  • Understand Modern Software Architecture and framework, interests in Cloud computing, Machine learning and Data Science Skills

  • Understand Multi-Threading, Realtime system implementation

  • Understand Low-Latency event-driven systems

  • Understand Design Patterns and Software Architectures

  • Understand Fundamental computer science principles including operation system, network, data structure and algorithm

  • Professional experience on Trading application in Fixed-Income, Macro, Equities, Credit

  • Professional experience working with Traders, Sales and Operation

  • Energetic, motivated, and determined