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Software Engineering

Req #: 180023711
Location: Mumbai, MH, IN
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

About Us: 

J.P. Morgan is a leading global financial services firm, established over 200 years ago:

·         We are the leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management.

·         We have assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide

·         We operate in more than 100 markets.

·         We have more than 243,000 employees globally.


Our wholesale businesses include J.P. Morgan’s Asset Management, Commercial Banking and the Corporate & Investment Bank which provide products and services to corporations, governments, municipalities, non-profits, institutions, financial intermediaries and high-net worth individuals and families. Our corporate functions support the entire organization and include the following functions: Accounting, Audit, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, and Technology.


J.P. Morgan in India provides a comprehensive range of Corporate & Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Asset & Wealth Management, and Corporate functions services and solutions to our clients, executing some of the most important financial transactions and providing essential strategic advice to our clients such as the government, large domestic and multi-national corporations, non-government organizations and financial institutions and investors. India is a key market for JPMorgan Chase globally and our employees in India are a critical part of how we do business globally and are integrated within our businesses. Our Global Service Centers (GSCs) are strategically positioned in Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad to support the firm’s operations regionally and globally. The centers provide comprehensive strategic support across technology and business operations processing to all lines of business and the corporate functions.


The Technology team at our GSCs service all Lines of Business and Enterprise Technology in helping build and operate innovative industry leading solutions. The breadth of capabilities within the Technology team at the GSC enables it to support the firm in leading edge areas such as Digital, Big data analytics, Robotics & Machine Learning


Job Description
Business Overview:
The team builds software for the firm's trading desks & marketing and risk and middle office around the world dealing in fixed income derivatives, such as Interest Rate Swaps, Bond Options, Bond Futures, Interest Rate Futures and Options on Futures.

Team Overview:
Athena is J.P. Morgan's cross-market trading and risk management system. Athena includes a globally replicated object-oriented database, a powerful dependency graph and a fully integrated stack across pricing, risk and trading tools. The code is a combination of Python, C++, and Java: C++ and Java for speed, and Python for flexibility and rapid but controlled releases. Athena is designed to pull developers close to the business to help increase revenues while improving operational processes and controls to reduce costs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work with various stakeholders globally.
  • Become proficient in Python, and the Athena platform's NoSql OO database, graph-oriented development model and developer toolset.
  • Model, design, develop, code, test, debug, document and push components to production.
  • Include NPRs, code quality, test coverage and domain modelling as a part of application development.
  • Work closely with customers and analysts to identify and specify complex business requirements and processes, research, evaluate & recommend alternative solutions.
  • Perform design & code reviews in a Continuous Delivery environment.
  • Write supporting documentation and executable specifications.
  • Support system testing, user testing and production implementation.
  • Ensure compliance across the team with project methodology and Information Risk policies.
  • Incorporate team and firm-wide architectural standards into design.


·         Object oriented analysis and development

·         Interpersonal skills for effective working in a globally distributed team

·         Automated unit testing



·         Small Talk, Python

·         NoSql databases, e.g. Cassandra, BigTable

·         Relational databases, preferably PostgreSQL

·         Socket programming

·         TDD

·         Automated Acceptance Testing / Specification By Example

·         Graph-oriented programming

·         Memory and CPU profiling

·         Complex Event Processing

·         Desirable Business Knowledge:

·         Fixed Income products (Derivatives/Securities)

·         Workflow

·         PnL, Risk calculation


Candidate Profile

·         Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with demanding sponsors and stakeholders

·         Excellent problem-solving skills

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to communicate accurately, concisely and effectively in a global organization.

·         The ability to work under pressure within agreed timelines and to support multiple tasks in parallel

·         Self-starter with proven ability to produce end results with minimal assistance

·         Experience of working in Global teams.


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