Senior Python Engineer / Team Lead - Portfolio Trading and ETF technology - Vice President (VP) Senior Python Engineer / Team Lead - Portfolio  …

J.P.Morgan
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Nov 20
Competitive
J.P.Morgan
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Nov 20
Competitive
Role Credit Technology is focussed on delivering best in class IT solutions to the Credit Trading business where JP Morgan is a market leader. We are a team of around 300 people globally that partner closely with the quant research group and face off directly

Role

Credit Technology is focussed on delivering best in class IT solutions to the Credit Trading business where JP Morgan is a market leader. We are a team of around 300 people globally that partner closely with the quant research group and face off directly to the trading desks. Our core strength is providing technical expertise and software development skills that directly affect the ability of our business to generate revenue and remain the dominant player in the market. We are committed to hiring the brightest and best technical experts and in return can offer roles with direct trading and quant interaction on projects from electronic and algorithmic trading to grid based computation of real-time risk metrics

We are looking to hire a VP level software engineer in London to lead our Portfolio Trading and ETF technology team in EMEA. The Portfolio and ETF trading business is a quickly growing and potentially highly profitable area, where technology can play a major role it is success. The candidate should be strongly motivated individual willing to continue promoting the existing collaborative team culture we have, are passionate about learning and want to do engineering right - to be able to tackle complex problems, to build resilient, scalable components that meet client needs, and to partner effectively with others across the world

What do we offer? 

·         A diverse, inclusive and flexible environment.

·         Close partnership with the Credit Business including the possibility of co-locating on the trading floor sat with the business.

·         Fast paced, dynamic environment with significant opportunities for career growth

·         Cutting edge reactive programming paradigm that allows us to write asynchronous applications with greatly improved parallelism and concurrency.

·         Close collaboration with colleagues in the business and UX to deliver usable functionality directly to traders through modern front end applications using HTML5 and JavaScript.

·         Fully automated, mature, true continuous deployment - where developers can push code in seconds from within the development environment.

Skills profile

·         High quality project management discipline

•       Creative, quick-thinking, pragmatic, with an aptitude for solving problems and an ability to quickly translate demands into sound technical requirements.

•       Proven organisational skills, decisive priority management, strong teamwork ethic, excellent verbal & written communication skills.

 

Knowledge/Experience

•       The ideal candidate will likely be qualified to degree level in Computer Science, Maths or related science discipline

•       Experience managing programs requiring collaboration across various teams and stakeholders

•       Curiosity to learn the Credit business and products

•       Strong engineering skills and experience in at least one OO programming language (preferably Python)



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