Java Software Engineer - Rates and Emerging Markets - Associate
May 18, 2018
London, United Kingdom
As a member of our Software Engineering Groupyou will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advancebusinesses and careers. You'll join an inspiring and curious team oftechnologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development,coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating highquality software and new products. You'll be tasked with keeping the team andkey stakeholders up to speed on the progress of what's being developed. Comingin with experience of end-to-end software development-such as Agileframeworks-is key. And best of all, you'll be working with and sharing ideas,information and innovation with our team of technologists from all over theworld.
Orion is the risk andP&L aggregation platform used across JP Morgan's Global Rates and GlobalEmerging Markets businesses. Traders, middle office and financial controllersuse Orion to understand their positions to inform their trading decisions andto view, analyse and sign off their end of day P&L and Risk. Orion therebyplays a critical role in supporting one of the most significant franchises ofJP Morgan. In abroader context, t he Orion team are a key part of a multi-yearconsolidation program of the EOD risk/P&L tools across Markets Technology(spanning Rates, Emerging Markets, Currencies, Commodities, Credit/Spread andEquities).
Our codebase is predominately Java, with an OracleCoherence compute engine, various supporting web services, a C# WPF front endand an Oracle database. The right candidate will be able to demonstrate thatthey are suitably experienced in the Java ecosystem, with working knowledge ofSQL, and Oracle in particular.
We are the application development team thatsupports Orion throughout the full software development lifecycle, with a current focus onperformance and stability . We make changes to the core platform to enablescaling and support new features; make changes to the business configuration toon-board new trading desks and financial measures; deliver changes toproduction environments; and support end users: traders, controllers, middleoffice and other groups. Most of our team are end-to-end developers with strongJava and C# skills, a good understanding of risk and P&L structure acrossRates products and the ability to work with and build strong relationships withour business users. The rolehas a strong user-facing component: the successful candidate will be deliveringsolutions directly to Finance (Product Control), Middle Office and Front Office(Trading), in a high-pressure environment with expectations for fast turnaroundtime but without sacrificing quality. The team also provides front-line supporton a rotational basis. As such, the ideal candidate will have the followingcompetencies
Excellentbusiness stakeholder communication and a desire to work directly with clients
Experience gatheringrequirements and translating them into working solutions in production
Strong analysis, problemsolving and numerical skills. In particular, ability to use Excel or equivalentanalytical tool to understand and solve numerical problems
Evidence of developmentexperience in an enterprise environment, preferably Java
Advanced knowledge ofapplication, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines and an understandingof architecture and design across all systems
Ability to collaborate withhigh-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish commongoals Working proficiency indevelopmental toolsets, Agile software development, Test driven development andwriting testing tools Experience in multithreadedsystems, Unix scripting and knowledge of financial products are a plus Our Corporate &Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain thetechnology that helps us safely service the world's important corporations,governments and institutions. You'll develop solutions for a bank entrustedwith holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits. CIB provides strategic advice, raisescapital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100countries around the world.
When you work at JPMorganChase & 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 technologyhubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deployeverything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobilesolutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity,machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment intechnology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that willnot only transform the financial services industry, but also change theworld.
At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of everyemployee, and we're building a technology organization that thrives ondiversity. We encourage professionalgrowth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you're looking to build your career aspart of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the livesof people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.