Java Software Engineer - Asset Management

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Feb 16, 2021
Mar 18, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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.

JPMorgan Asset Management Technology is seeking a well rounded hands-on developer that is experienced in building systems that support full Investment Management investment cycle - from portfolio construction to portfolio execution and trading. The candidate will be part of the front-office technology team and have good business knowledge and communication skills to work with the stakeholders and develop functional specification.

The 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 be able to work individually or as part of a global team to achieve project goals
  • Will interact closely with key stakeholders including portfolio managers, operation teams, business management and technology partners deliver a brand new customer-centric platform.
  • Will be responsible for full lifecycle: Coding, Compiling, Unit testing, integration, packaging and deployment of application software
  • Ensure overall quality of deliverables is consistent with defined standards and Agile development practice
  • Provide top notch and timely production support
This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
  • At least 3-7 years of experience in a financial service environment with a focus in finance front-office applications.
  • Strong core JAVA experience is required
  • Agile development experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment
  • Good understanding in data persistence (SQL or non-SQL) data paradigms
  • React.js experience is desirable
  • Solid financial engineering background is desirable
  • Quantitative experience in the field of optimization, regression and portfolio analytics is desirable
  • Prior experience developing middleware (MQ, data caching) is desirable
  • Experience in front-office capital markets/investment management applications desired
  • Understanding of equity and fixed income markets is strongly desired
  • Experience working with market Data Feeds
Other attributes:

CFA, FRM, and/or Financial Engineering degree and/or risk management knowledge is a major plus

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