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GUI Quant Software Engineer - HTML5 / WPF

Req #: 170088056
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 $2.5 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 www.jpmorganchase.com.
 
J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.

 

GRT (Global Research Technology) is a high performance, award winning team who build applications that support the Investment Management investment cycle with the main focus on research, portfolio management, and investment directly related to trading model implications.You will be part of the development team that partners with the Front Office users and Technology vendors and develops end-to-end solutions to assist portfolio managers on their day-to-day portfolio construction and risk management needs, help traders to improve trade executions and work with researchers to back-test and run their alpha strategies.

 

This role is a hands-on technical role working on research, analytics and quantitative technology, spanning all aspects of Asset Management investment functions.  Previous financial training would be a significant plus.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with portfolio managers to develop portfolio construction/optimization application.
  • Working closely with researchers to implement alpha model, risk models.
  • Designing and implementing the next generation of portfolio construction and portfolio analytics visualization tool.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Extensive experience and recognized expert in C# with an emphasis on WPF
  • Solid experience with SQL server, data modeling, and performance tuning
  • Strong architecture experience, familiar with backend service oriented architecture

 Business Knowledge and others:

  • Experience of working in financial services, in a front-office environment
  • Very pro-active, delivery focus, strong experience on Agile programming
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving skills
  • Deep understanding of cross assess classes markets and institutional investment process.
  • Experience with market data feed/tools 
  • Statistical background is a plus
  • CFA, FRM, CQF, MBA or a Financial Engineering degree is a major plus
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