Senior Quantitative Java Engineer - Asset Management

Employer
J.P.Morgan
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 17, 2019
Closes
Apr 17, 2019
Ref
5779453
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
J.P. Morgan is a global leader in asset and wealth management services. The Asset Management line of business servesinstitutional, ultra high net worth, high net worth and retail clients through its Global Investment Management andGlobal Wealth Management businesses. With client assets of $2.4 trillion and AUM of $1.7 trillion, we are one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management (Investment Management) is a leading investment manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide. With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of coreand alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match.

JPMorgan Asset Management Technology is seeking a well-rounded hands-on Quant Developer that is experienced in building Portfolio Construction system using Optimizer to support full Investment Management investment cycle supporting various Asset classes such as Equities, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset solutions. The candidate will be part of the front-office technology team working with Quant Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts. Should have good business knowledge and communication skills to work with the stakeholders and develop functional specification. Should have strong Back-end development experience.

Successful candidate:

•Will be part of the high-caliber development team that works closely with the Front Office users on end-to-end solutions
•Must be curious, hardworking and detail-oriented, motivated by complex analytical problems
•Has to demonstrate interest in financial markets, and have ability to communicate directly with the business users. Should have good financial background preferred, CFA, FRM, MBA in Finance and/or Financial Engineering degree and/or risk management knowledge is a major plus
•Should be able to work individually or as part of a global team to achieve project goals
•Will interact closely with the Quant Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts.
•Will be responsible for full lifecycle: Coding, Compiling, Unit testing, integration, packaging and deployment of application software and support of the application.
•Ensure overall quality of deliverables is consistent with defined standards and Agile development practice

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Experience in a financial service environment with a focus in front-office applications.
  • Strong JAVA, Python/R/Matlab programming experience is required
  • Good understanding in data persistence (SQL or noSQL) data paradigms
  • Solid financial engineering background is desirable
  • Prior experience developing middleware (MQ, data caching) and core java is required
  • Experience in front-office capital markets/investment management applications desired
  • Agile development experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment
  • Experience in building Portfolio Construction platform usingoptimizers such as - Barra/ITG/Gurobi/CPLEX optimizers
The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working. This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co.,you're not just working at a global financial institution. You're an integralpart of one of the world's biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubsworldwide, 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 the world.

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the uniqueskills of every employee, and we're building a technology organization thatthrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and careerdevelopment, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you'relooking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling bigchallenges 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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