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Senior Software Engineer - Python



Software Engineering
London, UK · London, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Job Description

Credit Technology is focussed on delivering best in class IT solutions to the Credit Trading business where JP Morgan is a market leader. You are ready to gain the skills and experience needed to grow within your role and advance your career — and we have the perfect software engineering opportunity for you.

As a VP Python Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase, you are part of an agile team that works to enhance, design, and deliver the software components of the firm’s state-of-the-art technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. As an emerging member of a software engineering team, you execute software solutions through the design, development, and technical troubleshooting of multiple components within a technical product, application, or system, while gaining the skills and experience needed to grow within your role.

Job responsibilities

  • Develop robust, performant pricing, trading and risk systems including building new applications & enriching existing applications using the most suitable technology choices. Align development with the overall Credit trading strategy.
  • Work across entire software development lifecycle – requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, deployment, handover to operate teams.
  • Work closely with the Quant team to develop pricing and analytic components in Python/Athena
  • Enhance the team by demonstrating best practice throughout the software development lifecycle: testing, code review, accurate status reporting, focus on application resilience and “silent running”.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Strong analytical development skills, solid understanding of computer science fundamentals and experience in real-time, resilient, high performance and/or risk and pricing and/or eTrading areas.
  • Experience of developing in Python
  • Writing tests, object modelling and refactoring
  • Creative, quick-thinking, pragmatic, with an aptitude for solving problems with technology and an ability to quickly translate requirements into a sound technical design and implementation.
  • Proven organisational skills, decisive priority management, strong teamwork ethic, excellent verbal & written communication skills.

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • The ideal candidate will likely be qualified to degree level in Computer Science, Maths or related engineering discipline.
  • Strong technology generalist – experience building highly performant and resilient enterprise applications used within a high performance/realtime environment
  • Experience working in a team with a strong software development process (build, test, deploy etc)
  • Experience of developing in Java and experience of Relational Database systems is preferred, but not necessary
  • A desire to learn more about the Credit Business