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Python Engineer - Quant Research Technology

Req #: 180025275
Location: Hong Kong, , HK
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 40000 Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
The JP Morgan Prime Services and Equity Finance Technology group is aligned within the Equities Technology organization, responsible for end-to-end technology solutions across Synthetics and Cash Prime Brokerage, Securities Lending, Agency Lending, and Fixed Income Repo businesses. This business area has experienced double-digit growth with the momentum expected to continue as the business continues to rapidly expand. Significant investment has been committed to expand our technology capabilities with a target to develop J.P. Morgan into an industry leader within the region. This is an opportunity to join a talented group of technologists in a high-octane environment focused on providing the best in class solutions to the business.
This group is looking to hire a highly skilled, motivated, and collaborative Python Developer in Hong Kong. You will be expected to work closely with the quantitative research team, products team and partner technology teams with a focus on analytics and optimization projects. Key responsibilities:
  • Identifies, assesses, and records tactical and strategic technology needs and advises project managers and stakeholders on technology options, risks, and costs versus benefits
  • Communicates work priorities to stakeholders, in order to improve integration of similar efforts and drive toward shared component model.
  • Researches to determine if solutions to business needs currently exist within or outside the technology platform, and if not, whether new solutions are amenable to the technology available.
  • Understand business processes, products and operations to design develop and implement solutions fit for requirement
  • Responsible for guiding and advising users with feedback on approach so as to make the fully informed decisions
  • Deep understanding of business and technologies, with specific expertise in the business area of this LOB
  • Educates the team on new development and best practices
  • Provide third line production support
Essential Skills:
  • Proficiency in Python (or one or more general purpose programming language, Java/C#)
  • Self-starter with the ability to quickly pick up new ideas, concepts and technologies
  • Experience of full project lifecycle, breaking requirements down into technical deliverables and effort estimation
  • Experience of stakeholder management with the ability to challenge the status quo and propose alternatives
  • Disciplined approach to code management, testing and deployment practices and high quality delivery
Desirable Skills:
  • Experience of working in a front office environment within financial services
  • Business knowledge in securities lending and Equity Finance.



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. 


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