Senior Java Software Engineer - Global Research Technology - Asset Management

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • J.P.Morgan
  • 22 Jan 19

Senior Java Software Engineer - Global Research Technology - Asset Management

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.

JPMorgan Asset Management Technology is seeking awell-rounded hands-on Quant Developer that is experienced in building systemsthat support full Investment Management investment cycle with the main focus onEquities products-from portfolio research and construction. The candidate will be part of thefront-office technology team working with Portfolio Managers and ResearchAnalysts. Should have good businessknowledge and communication skills to work with the stakeholders and developfunctional specification. Should be afull 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:



10 years plus of experience in a financial service environment with a focus in Equity front-office applications

• Fullstack developer - Both Server-side and UI (HRML5/React)
• StrongJAVA programming experience is required
• Goodunderstanding in data persistence (SQL or noSQL) data paradigms
• Solidfinancial engineering background is desirable
• Priorexperience developing middleware (MQ, data caching) and core java is required
• Experiencein front-office capital markets/investment management applications desired
• Understandingof Equities markets is strongly desired
• Experienceworking with market Data Feeds
• Agiledevelopment experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment

All internal moves will normally take place on the same grade and same salary. Salaries are reviewed annually in February. Exceptions to the rule regarding transfer on current salary may include a move between geographic locations.