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Chief Architect - Markets Execution Tech

Req #: 170100734
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

Chief Architect - Markets Execution Technology 

JP Morgan is an industry leader in delivering trading platforms to its clients in the FX and commodities markets.  We are looking for a senior technical architect to join the CIB Markets Execution technology group to design and guide the delivery of our future product. The ideal candidate will have experience of working on client trading platforms including both user interface and API.  

 

As a senior leader in Software Engineering, you will combine your years of proven expertise with a never-ending quest to create innovative technology. You’ll lead a highly inspired and inquisitive team of technologists who are already developing and deploying applications to the highest standards. With your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming, your team will raise their game even more, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your experience in one or more technology domains will help solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally. As a constant learner and early adopter, you’re already embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies; your example encourages others to follow suit. In addition to creating solutions with your in-house team, you’ll also work alongside our team of technologists from around the world who are just as dedicated as you are.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on challenging technology problems and deliver a class leading product in partnership with product, sales, and trading.

 

The responsibilities of the role will include owning the overall technology design for our execution applications, and working closely with the electronic trading technology groups and line of business architects to define the front to back architecture.

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

·         Mastery of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

·         Command of architecture, design and business processes

·         Keen understanding of financial control and budget management

·         Expertise in working in partnership with colleagues throughout the firm, and in leading collaborative teams to achieve common goals

·         Experience in working on a web delivered UI for trading or a similar ecommerce platform.

·         Expertise in designing and delivering resilient architectures.

·         Solid hands-on technical background with the ability to get deep into design and code.

·         Have the ability to influence others with good technical reasoning and clear communication.

·         Bring energy and enthusiasm to work every day.

·         And especially, a desire to be a part of building a great technology team building an industry leading product.


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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