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Front Office Software Engineer – Rates Trading

Req #: 180029892
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

As a member of our Software Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products. You’ll be tasked with keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of what’s being developed. Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks-is key. And best of all, you’ll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world.


This role is for a Software/Applications Developer to join the team supporting the Rates trading desks in London.


The candidate will need to work closely with the business and technology stakeholders to complete and own tasks from inception through to delivery, as well as oversee and coordinate the product and project delivery as an individual developer and as part of his/her wider team.  Tasks will include building out new functionality and extending existing features as well as providing support to users, from both front office (Trading, Structuring, Sales) and middle office (Trade Support, Finance). This will also involve participation in a production support rota to cover key business processes.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

  • Understanding of architecture and design across all systems 

  • Working proficiency in developmental toolsets

  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals

  • Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement

  • Degree: Bachelors in Financial Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field

  • Experience developing commercial application software, during which time they will have gained experience of Object Oriented software practices and languages (eg: Java, Python, C++, C#, JavaScript etc.)

  • Good understanding or interest of risk management measures and process for interest rate derivatives.

  • Experience of working in a large global development team, using agile techniques and Object Oriented development and scripting languages, is preferred.

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

  • Confident nature, willingness & capability to work on trading floor type of seating layout

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

  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work under pressure within agreed timelines and multi-task

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


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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