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CIB – Global Equities – Equity Derivatives Group – Delta 1 Trading – HFT – VP

Req #: 180012890
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Sales/Trading/Research
Job Description:
About J.P. Morgan
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
Global Equities is part of the IB and offers solutions, which include trade execution, program and special equity trading services; equity-linked services and structuring for new equity-linked issuances; marketing, structuring and trading services on equity-based or fund-based derivatives products; and a wide range of research, sales, execution, clearing, financing and reporting services.
The delta one desk is part of EDG and focuses on non-volatility products. Among other instruments we transact on behalf of customers and JPM account Swaps, ETFs, and futures. Our universe covers indices in EMEA but also globally and we offer short to long maturities on OTC trades.
We are looking for a senior Quant Trader to join our Systematic Trading (High Frequency) team within the EMEA Delta One desk based in London. The team, which consist of 3 traders, is mandated to:
  • Develop new trading strategies by undertaking statistical analysis and modelling of signals.
  • Expand our electronic market making offering in delta one products.
  • Drive the Tech and Quant agenda that is necessary for this activity.
  • Build and maintain tools to improve our research and trading capabilities.
Skills & qualifications
  • Demonstrable experience in Delta 1 Trading
  • Deep understanding of statistics and equity markets
  • Strong equity market-making background
  • Proven track record in systematic trading
  • The ability to refine and enhance our execution platform
  • Good computing skills (R, Python, Java or C#)
  • Background in engineering, mathematics/statistics or economics is preferable
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.
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank:
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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