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Lead Architect - Equities Risk and Structuring Tech

Req #: 180017581
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
The lead architect for qRisk is responsible for defining the end-to-end architecture of the new risk infrastructure for Equity Derivatives Group. The qRisk Architect Lead will:
  • Define the development model built on top of a Production Parallel instance, enabling continuous, safe, incremental changes that are constantly compared against production, leading to increased developer efficiency (reduce costs) and experience (increase talent)
  • Define the strategy for leveraging Disaster Recovery hardware for the Production Parallel environment in order to increase the reliability and availability of the DR environment and save on development and testing costs
  • Reduce operation and development costs
  • Leverage modern, scalable and resilient big data technologies (Cassandra, Kafka, Spark, Elastic Search) to reduce incidents and down time
  • Commercial experience of delivering platforms built using big data technologies (Cassandra, Kafka, Spark, Elastic Search)
  • Extensive Experience in building large and scalable server side applications in Java or Python
  • Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm to work on a globally distributed team
  • Disciplined approach to capturing functional and non-functional requirements and defining the technical  strategy required to deliver them
  • Experience with high performance & high throughput systems using parallelization and concurrency
  • Experience of the full software development lifecycle, breaking requirements down into technical deliverables and following through to delivery
  • Familiarity with data modeling, and query design in either relational databases or No-SQL solutions

    Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits.  CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.
    When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world. 

    At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you. 
    @2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran
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