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Software Engineer - Application Developer

Req #: 170114751
Location: Bangalore East, KA, IN
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

JPMorgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of over $1.1 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in Investment Banking, Financial Services for consumers and businesses, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity. Under the JPMorgan and Chase brands, the firm serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the worlds’ most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.


Asset Management:

 J.P. Morgan Asset Management is a leading asset manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide. With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match.

Clear focus on managing client assets and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns. More than 650 investment professionals providing over 200 different strategies spanning the full spectrum of asset classes, including equity, fixed income, cash liquidity, currency, real estate, hedge funds and private equity. Leadership positions in America, U.K., Continental Europe, Asia, and Japan.


Position Summary:

The Suitability program delivers a technology solution to support many regulatory directives and requirements globally. The solution covers many different aspects of the client and trade lifecycle:

  • Capturing data from clients, from multiple channels (online and paper)

  • Algorithmically determining, from the captured data, the clients’ appetite for risk and their understanding of different investment products

  • Calculating the risk the different products clients may invest in

  • Pre-trade checks to ensure all trades made for a client are suitable

  • Post-trade checks to evaluate various aspects of each client’s overall portfolio

  • MIS, enabling reporting to internal compliance and external regulatory bodies

  • This role is for a hands-on developer working on the client profile management platform, which includes data capture and client risk scoring.

  • The group follows an agile development methodology based on the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).


  • Design and implement complex and robust Suitability Platform solutions using enterprise technologies based on Java and related platforms

  • Analysis of requirements in collaboration with analysts and users

  • Creating detailed design documents where appropriate

  • Coding using modern technologies like Java, Spring, ArangoDB, Angular 4 and cloud platforms such as Pivotal Cloud Foundry

  • Perform Unit testing – there is a strong focus on automated testing and continuous delivery pipelines

  • Participating in peer code reviews and involvement in integration testing.

  • Providing support to the development team in resolving the issues encountered in Dev, integration, UAT, production environment.

  • Collaborate with technical groups (development, unit testing, integration testing) and operational groups (Operate, Infrastructure, Release Management) across regions (APAC, EMEA, USA).


Technical Skills:

  • Very strong core Java and OO programming skills

  • Knowledge of  Web Technologies : Java 8/9, Spring, REST services, Angular 4

  • Good database skills, experience in any modern relational platform

  • Experience of Jira and Confluence and modern defect tracking practices

  • Knowledge of continuous build and deployment tools such as maven and Jenkins

  • Experience with Cucumber, Fitnesse or other BDD toolsets


Additional Skills:

  • NoSQL platforms such as ArangoDB which are replacing relational in the system we are building

  • Microservices architectures

  • Cloud platforms such as Pivotal Cloud Foundry

  • Container platforms such as Kubernetes

  • Drools

  • Experience of Agile development lifecycle

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills, having positive approach and team player.

  • Challenge and suggest requirements, enhancements to the platform

  • Good prioritization and time management in a fast paced environment.

  • A proactive approach to problem solving and decision making.

  • Ability to provide solutions to a tight deadline and customer focus mind-set.

  • Passion for learning new product domain, tools and techniques.

  • Ability to work as part of a self-organising team in which you determine your tasks on a daily basis in co-ordination with co-workers.

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