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CIB - Commodities - Associate/ VP - Mumbai

Req #: 180032659
Location: Mumbai, MH, IN
Job Category: Sales/Trading/Research
Job Description:
Quant Research
J.P. Morgan’s Global Quants Group in Mumbai was set up in 2013 as an extension of the Firm’s global quants teams around the world. It is a fast growing team covering multiple asset classes across geographies. It provides in-depth knowledge that is behind our Investment Banking, Structuring, Sales & Trading and Research businesses around the globe. Deeply integrated with our Investment Banking business, the team facilitates deals and transactions by providing vital research and insight.
This position is a Quant profile to support the activities of the Quantitative Research Group Commodities and cross asset algorithm indices globally sitting out in Mumbai. The QR team in Mumbai plays a critical role in providing effective, timely and independent assessments of the Firm’s booking models of exotic structures and also help in developing new models for structures as and when necessary.
The primary responsibilities for this role will include:
  • Enhance and develop our framework to evaluate complex strategies
  • Implement the booking of complex strategies, working closely with structuring and trading
  • Develop further our pricing and risk management library, including model risk monitoring
  • Liaise with trading and front office to capture requirements and help driving development of the library and tools
  • Rapid prototyping & deployment of tools for use by Front-office
Overall, the candidate will need to work closely with teams in Asia-Pacific and/or London and/or New York and will need to be proactive to improve desk efficiencies, access and learn J. P. Morgan’s highly sophisticated solutions.


Essential Skills:
  • Very strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Thorough understanding of Computer Science with a high level of programming skill in Python or C++
  • Excellent communication and team skills in a multi-location set up
  • Close attention to details and the ability to work to very high standards
  • Product knowledge: Good understanding of Derivatives and Options will be an advantage.
  • Relevant experience in similar roles in Quant Research and Model Development / Validation will be an advantage
Ideal candidate’s roles would be Graduates/Post-Graduates with good academic record from top Colleges like IITs (Computer Science/Engineering/Stats/Math/Economics/Physics/Chemistry).
J.P. Morgan’s Global Quants Group provides a challenging work environment and excellent opportunities to learn and grow both at the Quants Group and in the Firm’s global network.
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