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DevOps QA Automation

Req #: 170112093
Location: Bangalore East, KA, IN
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
Role
 
Credit Technology is focussed on delivering best in class IT solutions to the Credit Trading business where JP Morgan is a market leader. We are a team of around 125 people with the core of our development effort based in the financial hubs of London, New York and Hong Kong where we partner closely with the quant research group and face off directly to the trading desks. Our core strength is providing technical expertise and software development skills that directly affect the ability of our business to generate revenue and remain the dominant player in the market. We are committed to hiring the brightest and best technical experts and in return can offer roles with direct trading and quant interaction on projects from electronic and algorithmic trading to grid based computation of real-time risk metrics.
 
We are looking to hire a software engineer to work in our Credit Tech DevOps team of which is closely aligned to our Credit Technology QA team, a highly-skilled, business-aligned team of technologists responsible for testing all of the electronic trading platforms used by the Credit Trading business globally. The team is responsible for the ensuring consistent quality of all electronic trading contribution and execution builds received from multiple different development teams.  Products include corporate bonds, single name and index CDS. We are looking for an experienced engineer with extensive knowledge in building out automation frameworks and utilizing existing tools to work alongside the QA team and drive the strategic vision of automated processes and continuous deployment.
 
The role will combine all aspects of software development from design and build to deployment, working within a team of experienced technologists. It requires an expertise in creating high quality and reusable components in a service-oriented architecture that will be leveraged by a variety of teams across Credit Technology as well as for direct deliveries to the desk. The successful candidate must be comfortable working as a front-office developer in a high pressure, challenging role with a focus on solving business problems via technology in a fast changing environment: time to market is critical, but without compromising on quality or performance.
 
 
Key Responsibilities
 
  • Analyse existing QA cycles and processes and develop solutions and tools for automating all manual processes and improving existing automation strategies.  
     
  • As part of the Credit tech DevOps team this role will also involve developing new applications & enriching existing applications using the most suitable technology choices. Align development with the overall Credit trading strategy
 
  • Work across entire software development lifecycle – requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, deployment, handover to operate teams.
 
  • Enhance the team by demonstrating best practice throughout the software development lifecycle: testing, code review, accurate status reporting, focus on application resilience and “operatability”.
 
 
Key Relationships
 
  • Global Credit Trading QA team
 
  • Global Production Support & Infrastructure teams
 
  • All Credit Technology development teams
 
 
Development Value
 
  • Opportunity to work closely with a best-in-class trading business on projects that directly impact revenue
 
  • Direct Exposure to a strategic firm-wide technology platform that spans multiple functions and asset classes
 
  • Fast paced, dynamic environment with significant opportunities for career growth
 
Technical Skills
  • Strong analytical development skills, solid understanding of computer science fundamentals and experience in real-time, high performance and/or eTrading areas.
 
  • Strong grasp of object oriented design and programming, multi-threaded programming and middleware technologies (e.g. RMDS, Informatica UM, Streambase, Tibco).
     
  • Strong expertise in automation tools
 
  • Strong Java programming expertise with some exposure to web development (HTML, Javascript, Angular JS, Node JS, Spring MVC)
     
  • Creative, analytical, quick-thinking, pragmatic, with an aptitude for solving problems with technology
 
  • Experience with SCM tools: Spring, Maven, Git.
     
  • Unix/Linux command line and shell scripting, basic scripting in Python
     
  • Proven organisational skills, decisive priority management, strong teamwork ethic, excellent verbal & written communication skills.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
  • The ideal candidate will likely be qualified to degree level in Computer Science, Maths or related engineering discipline
 
  • Strong technology generalist – experience building and supporting highly performant and resilient enterprise applications used within a high performance/realtime environment
 
  • Experience working in a team with a strong software development process (build, test, deploy etc)    
     
 
Role
 
Credit Technology is focussed on delivering best in class IT solutions to the Credit Trading business where JP Morgan is a market leader. We are a team of around 125 people with the core of our development effort based in the financial hubs of London, New York and Hong Kong where we partner closely with the quant research group and face off directly to the trading desks. Our core strength is providing technical expertise and software development skills that directly affect the ability of our business to generate revenue and remain the dominant player in the market. We are committed to hiring the brightest and best technical experts and in return can offer roles with direct trading and quant interaction on projects from electronic and algorithmic trading to grid based computation of real-time risk metrics.
 
We are looking to hire a software engineer to work in our Credit Tech DevOps team of which is closely aligned to our Credit Technology QA team, a highly-skilled, business-aligned team of technologists responsible for testing all of the electronic trading platforms used by the Credit Trading business globally. The team is responsible for the ensuring consistent quality of all electronic trading contribution and execution builds received from multiple different development teams.  Products include corporate bonds, single name and index CDS. We are looking for an experienced engineer with extensive knowledge in building out automation frameworks and utilizing existing tools to work alongside the QA team and drive the strategic vision of automated processes and continuous deployment.
 
The role will combine all aspects of software development from design and build to deployment, working within a team of experienced technologists. It requires an expertise in creating high quality and reusable components in a service-oriented architecture that will be leveraged by a variety of teams across Credit Technology as well as for direct deliveries to the desk. The successful candidate must be comfortable working as a front-office developer in a high pressure, challenging role with a focus on solving business problems via technology in a fast changing environment: time to market is critical, but without compromising on quality or performance.
 
 
Key Responsibilities
 
  • Analyse existing QA cycles and processes and develop solutions and tools for automating all manual processes and improving existing automation strategies.  
     
  • As part of the Credit tech DevOps team this role will also involve developing new applications & enriching existing applications using the most suitable technology choices. Align development with the overall Credit trading strategy
 
  • Work across entire software development lifecycle – requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, deployment, handover to operate teams.
 
  • Enhance the team by demonstrating best practice throughout the software development lifecycle: testing, code review, accurate status reporting, focus on application resilience and “operatability”.
 
 
Key Relationships
 
  • Global Credit Trading QA team
 
  • Global Production Support & Infrastructure teams
 
  • All Credit Technology development teams
 
 
Development Value
 
  • Opportunity to work closely with a best-in-class trading business on projects that directly impact revenue
 
  • Direct Exposure to a strategic firm-wide technology platform that spans multiple functions and asset classes
 
  • Fast paced, dynamic environment with significant opportunities for career growth
 
Technical Skills
  • Strong analytical development skills, solid understanding of computer science fundamentals and experience in real-time, high performance and/or eTrading areas.
 
  • Strong grasp of object oriented design and programming, multi-threaded programming and middleware technologies (e.g. RMDS, Informatica UM, Streambase, Tibco).
     
  • Strong expertise in automation tools
 
  • Strong Java programming expertise with some exposure to web development (HTML, Javascript, Angular JS, Node JS, Spring MVC)
     
  • Creative, analytical, quick-thinking, pragmatic, with an aptitude for solving problems with technology
 
  • Experience with SCM tools: Spring, Maven, Git.
     
  • Unix/Linux command line and shell scripting, basic scripting in Python
     
  • Proven organisational skills, decisive priority management, strong teamwork ethic, excellent verbal & written communication skills.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
  • The ideal candidate will likely be qualified to degree level in Computer Science, Maths or related engineering discipline
 
  • Strong technology generalist – experience building and supporting highly performant and resilient enterprise applications used within a high performance/realtime environment
 
  • Experience working in a team with a strong software development process (build, test, deploy etc)    
     
 
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