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Java / React - Software Engineer - Portfolio Management Platform - Asset Management - VP

London, United Kingdom
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Closing date
Jan 4, 2022

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
JP 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.


JPMorgan Asset Management Technology Award Winning team (GRT - FinTech team of the year) is seeking a well-rounded hands-on developer that is experienced in building systems that support full Investment Management investment cycle with the main focus on AM Portfolio Management (AM PM) - a flagship Portfolio Management platform from Portfolio Construction to Portfolio Implementation (orders/execution/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.

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 the product strategy and marketing teams to 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

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Strong core JAVA or React experience is required
  • Agile development experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment
  • Good understanding in data persistence (SQL or non-SQL) data paradigms
  • 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 fixed income markets is strongly desired
  • Experience working with market Data Feed

Other attributes:

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

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