Posted on 2022-05-18

Senior Java Software Engineer - Equity Derivatives, Associate

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

As a 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.

The Equities Derivatives Front Office Flow Technology Team is developing the best in class pricing, quoting and market view application for use by our internal trading and sales, enabling them to respond to clients' requests for quotes as well as automate their end to end workflow. We're looking for a talented software engineer to join our team who will help drive the automation agenda further through integration of our workflow into new innovative AI/ML led autopricers.

The role offers a range of interesting opportunities:
  • Close collaboration with a number of teams including Trading, Quantitative Research, as well as other technology teams for building new capability into the system
  • Taking part in a new strategy to automate Front Office processes and functions using technology solutions
  • An agile and delivery focused team working with global and local counterparts leveraging best in class technologies to solve business problems
  • Opportunity to propose and explore new solutions that can give the firm an edge against competition
  • Various business transformation projects across market/trade/client analytics, marking/publishing

Essential skills:
  • Solid experience with JAVA.
  • Experience with development, deployment and maintenance of commercial service oriented application(s)
  • Disciplined approach to code management, testing and deployment practices and high quality delivery
  • Understanding of how to effectively utilize unit testing
  • Great problem solving skills for problems with a mathematical/technological background
  • Good communication skills especially when describing problems and explaining solutions
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team oriented environment
  • Ability to work effectively within a global team (spread across EMEA, APAC etc.) while influencing and contributing towards the development of the global platform
  • Experience of full project lifecycle, breaking requirements down into technical deliverables and effort estimation

Desirable (but not essential):
  • Knowledge in React/JavaScript, .NET/C#
  • Business knowledge of simple derivative products (vanilla futures, equity swaps, strategies involving vanillas): how these are used, how to evaluate risk
  • Unix or Linux knowledge
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration and deployment processes
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience with service oriented platforms, and a good understanding of current generation open source frameworks.

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.

Medical authorities agree that being vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself, loved ones, colleagues and communities from COVID-19. To protect the health and safety of our employees, in line with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Securities and Futures Commission guidance, only vaccinated employees are able to enter our offices. In light of this, in order for the successful candidate to be able to enter the office, they must be either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (as defined by the Hong Kong Department of Health at the time of commencing employment) or be certified by a medical practitioner as being medically ineligible to be fully vaccinated.

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