Senior Quant Developer - Java - Asset Management

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • J.P.Morgan
  • 17 Nov 18

Senior Quant Developer - Java - Asset Management

J.P.Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is aglobal leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients includeinstitutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every majormarket throughout the world. The division offers investment management acrossall major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives,multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business alsoprovides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking servicesincluding trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.

TheAM GRT (Global Research Technology) Beta team is looking for a senior hands-onlead developer to join their team. GRT platform supports the InvestmentManagement investment cycle with the main focus on portfolio management andresearch functions.

Thesuccessful 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 team to achieve project goals
  • Will interact closely with the product strategy and marketing teams to deliver a brand new customer-centric platform
  • 7+ years of strong programming experience with Java & J2EE technologies, staying on top of latest trends and technologies
  • Scripting experience using Python, Microsoft PowerShell, or Unix shell
  • Strong Relational DB experience (MS-SQL will be a plus). Proven record of data modeling, including historical/time series data, building ETL and data quality tools
  • Experience of working in financial services, ideally in a front-office environment
  • Understanding of equity or fixed income markets and portfolio management
  • Experience with Java rules engines (ILog JRules, Drools, etc)
  • Knowledge of Natural Language Processing or Generation
  • Experience working with market Data Feeds
  • CFA, FRM, and/or Financial Engineering degree and/or risk management knowledge is a major plus