Asset Management, Global Research Technology, Full Stack Software Engineer, Vice President

Employer
J.P. Morgan
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 17, 2019
Closes
Jun 04, 2019
Ref
5878837
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 serves institutional, ultra high net worth, high net worth and retail clients through its Global Investment Management and Global 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 core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match.

Description
JPMorgan Asset Management Technology is seeking a well-rounded hands-on Quant Developer that is experienced in building systems that support full Investment Management investment cycle with the main focus on Equities products-from portfolio research and construction. The candidate will be part of the front-office technology team working with Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts. Should have good business knowledge and communication skills to work with the stakeholders and develop functional specification. Should be a full stack developer with front-end and back-end 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 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:
Around 5 years of experience in a financial service environment with a focus in Equity front-office applications.
• Full stack developer - Both Server-side and UI (HRML5/React)
• Strong JAVA 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
  • Understanding of Equities markets is strongly desired
• Experience working with market Data Feeds
• Agile development experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment

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