Java Engineer - Global Fixed Income - Asset Management - Vice President
Location: London, United Kingdom
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 10555680
???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.
JP Morgan Asset Management Technology is seeking a well-rounded hands-on Quant Developer that is experienced in building Portfolio Construction system using Optimizer to support full Investment Management investment cycle supporting various Asset classes such as Equities, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset solutions. The candidate will be part of the front-office technology team working with Quant Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts. Should have good business knowledge and communication skills to work with the stakeholders and develop functional specification. Should have strong Back-end development experience
Will be part of the high-caliber development team that works closely with the Front Office Quant Portfolio Managers and Research analysts 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 Quant 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:
Around 10 years of experience in a financial service environment with a focus in front-office applications.
Experience in building Portfolio Construction platform using optimizers such as ??? Barra/ITG/Gurobi/CPLEX optimizers
Good experience in portfolio optimizer related maths especially mixed integer programming (MIP), Quadratic programming concepts.
Strong JAVA/Python/R/Matlab programming experience is required
Good understanding in data persistence (SQL or noSQL) data paradigms
Solid financial engineering background is desirable
Prior experience developing middleware (MQ, data caching) and core java is required
Experience in front-office capital markets/investment management applications desired
Agile development experience or equivalent in fast-paced development environment
The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working.?? This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.