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Core Java Software Engineer - Front Office Equities Risk

Req #: 180012302
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
As an experienced Software Engineer, your mission is to help lead our team of innovators and technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming will help your team raise their game, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will be counted on to set strategic direction and solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally. Your quest to embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies inspires your team to follow suit. And best of all, you’ll be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Expertise in application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Advanced knowledge of architecture, design and business processes
  • Keen understanding of financial control and budget management
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals
  • Provide high quality technology solutions as part of a dynamic development team that works closely with Product Management and Front Office users
  • Demonstrate excellent understanding of Object Oriented and component based software development and experience using design patterns
  • Be strongly involved in analysis and design of components and services in Risk Management Technology and drive ideas on best practice software design principles like Agile development, TDD, continuous integration testing, etc.
  • Ensure technology solutions are implemented according to requirements, are robust, scalable and supportable
  • Define development plans and milestones and ensure on-time delivery in line with the defined plans
  • Work closely with the project managers, business analysts and the business, as well as with other technology teams to solve business problems and articulate and communicate new technology requirements ensuring understanding by all stakeholders
  • Adhere to standard release procedures, follow risk and controls recommendations
  • Should be able to work individually or as a part of the global team
  • Excellent communication and written skills are a must

Required Skills:
  • 5+ years of professional experience using Java 6 or higher (preferably experience with Java 8)
  • Experience in Java Performance Tuning and Memory Utilization
  • Experience in Java Concurrency and Collection frameworks
  • Experience in developing high-performance, high-throughput, low-latency distributed systems
  • Working experience in frameworks like Spring, Hibernate, Ibatis, Maven, Jenkins
  • Working experience with real time messaging concepts and technologies: JMS, MQ, Chronicle Queuing
  • Working experience with Test Driven development practices: unit testing, mocking frameworks (EasyMock, Mockito, PowerMock)
  • Experience with Agile software development lifecycle and best practice like Scrum
  • Experience in Financial Industry, preferably Market Risk or other front office environment
  • Exposure to Pre/Post-trade processing
  • Knowledge of FIX is useful
  • XML is a plus
  • Flexible with morning shifts, as/when required

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.
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