Posted on 2021-10-11

Algo Execution Service Tech Lead, Equities Technology

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You'll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment-one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.

As tech lead of Algo Execution Service in JPMorgan Equity Electronic Trading Technology, you will work with developer team, SRE team, BA/PM team and business counterparts to design, develop, support and maintain a growing algo execution platform trading APAC cash equities markets. You should have experience with designing and building large scale E-trading plants and deal with different counterparts from technology, business and compliance. You also should understand the principles of SRE and create scalable, robust trading platform with high availability and resiliency, for running various environments - back test and production.

The successful candidate will:

  • Lead the upgrade, maintenance and architecture design of the execution platform
  • Design and guarantee quality of JP Morgan's algo exeuctions service
  • Drive stability and resiliency agenda of JP Morgan's algo execution service plants
  • Coordinate technology developments with regards to trading infrastructure
  • Have the ability to drive and design project of big scale end-to-end
  • Strengthen relationships with our tech counterparts and vendor
  • Project management for strategic business initiatives as well as exchange and regulatory mandates.

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

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Proven experienced in building Algo execution service in APAC
  • Hands on designing and developing execution platform
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of equities trading, post trade services and SDLC processes
  • Adequate knowledge of Linux/Unix Operating systems, underlying storage systems and network tuning.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in FIX, Analytics and OMS. Knowledge in equities trading in Asian markets specific.
  • Proficient in either C++ or core Java development, Python, shell scripts in Linux/Unix environment.
  • Self-motivated, multi-tasking, with string analytical and problem solving skills, solution oriented with proven results while independently driving projects.
  • Clear and confident communication skills - both verbal and written in English.
  • Good tech leader and team player.


We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree