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Software Engineering

Req #: 180023715
Location: Mumbai, MH, IN
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 35000 Indian Rupee (INR)
As a member of our Software Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products. You’ll be tasked with keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of what’s being developed. Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks-is key. And best of all, you’ll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world.
This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
  • Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Understanding of architecture and design across all systems 
  • Working proficiency in developmental toolsets
  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
  • Proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement


Job Description
Business Overview:
The team builds software for the firm's trading desks & marketing and risk and middle office around the world dealing in fixed income derivatives, such as Interest Rate Swaps, Bond Options, Bond Futures, Interest Rate Futures and Options on Futures.

Team Overview:
Athena is J.P. Morgan's cross-market trading and risk management system. Athena includes a globally replicated object-oriented database, a powerful dependency graph and a fully integrated stack across pricing, risk and trading tools. The code is a combination of Python, C++, and Java: C++ and Java for speed, and Python for flexibility and rapid but controlled releases. Athena is designed to pull developers close to the business to help increase revenues while improving operational processes and controls to reduce costs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work with various stakeholders globally.
  • Become proficient in Python, and the Athena platform's NoSql OO database, graph-oriented development model and developer toolset.
  • Model, design, develop, code, test, debug, document and push components to production.
  • Include NPRs, code quality, test coverage and domain modelling as a part of application development.
  • Work closely with customers and analysts to identify and specify complex business requirements and processes, research, evaluate & recommend alternative solutions.
  • Perform design & code reviews in a Continuous Delivery environment.
  • Write supporting documentation and executable specifications.
  • Support system testing, user testing and production implementation.
  • Ensure compliance across the team with project methodology and Information Risk policies.
  • Incorporate team and firm-wide architectural standards into design.


·         Object oriented analysis and development

·         Interpersonal skills for effective working in a globally distributed team

·         Automated unit testing



·         Small Talk, Python

·         NoSql databases, e.g. Cassandra, BigTable

·         Relational databases, preferably PostgreSQL

·         Socket programming

·         TDD

·         Automated Acceptance Testing / Specification By Example

·         Graph-oriented programming

·         Memory and CPU profiling

·         Complex Event Processing

·         Desirable Business Knowledge:

·         Fixed Income products (Derivatives/Securities)

·         Workflow

·         PnL, Risk calculation


Candidate Profile

·         Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with demanding sponsors and stakeholders

·         Excellent problem-solving skills

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to communicate accurately, concisely and effectively in a global organization.

·         The ability to work under pressure within agreed timelines and to support multiple tasks in parallel

·         Self-starter with proven ability to produce end results with minimal assistance

·         Experience of working in Global teams.


Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits.  CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.
When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.
At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.
©2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.  


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