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Web UI Software Engineer - JavaScript/ReactJS - Securities Lending

Req #: 180028678
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.

The Securities Lending core team is looking to hire software engineer to work in our Athena development team. Athena is the strategic risk, pricing, and trade management platform created at JP Morgan and is designed to enable rapid innovation. It is a Python based platform that offers Technologists, Quantitative Analysts and Risk Managers a cross-asset portfolio of models, frameworks and tools to use in building financial applications. Within SBL Technology, Athena is used extensively for pricing, optimization and portfolio risk and analytics.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop robust, performant pricing, trading and risk systems including building new applications & enriching existing applications using the most suitable technology choices.
  • Work closely with the Quant team to develop pricing and analytic components in Python, leveraging the Athena platform
  • Enhance the team by demonstrating best practice throughout the software development lifecycle: testing, code review, accurate status reporting, focus on application resilience and “operatability”

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

  • Hands on experience with common front end web technologies such as HTML5,  CSS, Advanced JavaScript, ReactJS/Redux, Websocket, OpenFin, JavaScript based debugging

  • Experience with test driven development

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

 

Plus

  • Athena / Quartz / SecDB Development and understanding of Core architecture/design

  • Python Programming and/or strong experience of Java Application Development

  • Developing visualizations for data driven UI’s

  • Knowledge of DBMS, Cassandra  or relational database and SQL (Oracle/Sybase)

  • Knowledge of version and revision control practices and procedures

  • Prior experience with team-based development following a structured lifecycle

  • Solid Object Oriented design and programming skills

  • Experience of Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, TDD)

 

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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