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Senior Python Developer

Req #: 180000252
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 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

The Finance Technology organization develops applications and provides technology support for corporate functions across JPMorgan Chase, including Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, and functions of the Chief Investment Office.
Our team is developing new features as part of the Risk and Finance Roadmap. These technologies provide Global Finance & Business Management and their partners with powerful applications to make timely and effective decisions. The products and features you work on transform JP Morgan Chase’s data assets into actionable insights and business value throughout the firm.
Role Description:
As a senior python developer, you will work closely with the business teams to design and build technology solutions. In this role, you will create logical designs, translate logical designs into systems artifacts, recognize alternatives and propose choices, develop high-quality software and mentor junior members of the team.
The team will:
  • Develop technologies for financial forecasting and reporting
  • Develop applications for financial forecasting
  • Develop technology solutions to replace Excel-based solutions
  • Adopt industry leading technologies to support best-in-class business capabilities for high performance computing
  • Drive innovation across the firm’s corporate technology portfolio, increasing efficiencies through process automation, and Agile application development –  with an emphasis on user experience and shorter development cycles
  • Serve as the technical subject matter expert on designing and developing high performance analytical models for balance sheet and P&L forecasting using Python
  • Develop scalable and flexible integration solutions with external modules/components provided by the LOB technology teams
  • Work closely with business analysts, quantitative research team, and business users to interpret the requirements and evaluate alternative solutions
  • Create technical design recommendations for developing and integrating programs per written specifications
  • Perform unit testing and system integration testing of the newly developed functionality
  • Help set development standards in areas of best practices, code quality, test coverage, monitoring, logging, exception management, and others
  • Conduct code reviews on components and applications to ensure adherence to the development standards and best practices
  • Collaborate and build relationships with other development teams, operate and operations partners, and business clients



Required Skills:
  • 10 + years of application development experience.
  • 4+ years of advanced Python skills (deep understanding of language internals, profiling, best practices)
  • Proficient in Python extensions for Scientific Computing (e.g. numpy, pandas, cython, numba, theano, f2py)
  • Strong skills in statistics, math, or similar quantitative field
  • Proven track record delivering high-quality object-oriented code.
  • Demonstrated application design, analysis, development and testing experience
  •  5+ years of experience with SQL, experience with ETL/DBMS, preferably Oracle, PL SQL
  • Knowledge of version control practices and procedures
  • Experience with Web Architecture
  • Must be passionate about delivering high-quality software that meets project requirements.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills- the ability to think out of the box to provide creative solutions to technology challenges
  • Strong grasp of modern software development processes and continuous everything
  • Understanding of security concerns online and off
  • Experience working with globally distributed teams
  • A self-starter with ability to work independently and work on projects with minimal direct supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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