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Software Engineer - Country Risk Technology

Req #: 170068937
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.



Risk & Forecasting Solutions (RFS)

RFS is responsible for the technology platform and integration with JPM Morgan's risk systems to provide JP Morgan's risk managers with capability to assess impact of various market scenarios at a firm wide level. The team has a large book of work comprising of many strategic and tactical projects to enhance the system capabilities and continue with integration efforts with the firm's risk systems along with the reduction of offline manual processes. RFS is responsible for producing large scale risk calculation systems, including Country Risk, VaR, Counterparty Risk, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Asset Management Risk, Prime Brokerage Risk as well as Stress test calculation.


Job Description

Country Risk Technology is looking for a candidate that will work towards successful delivery of a number of high profile, complex, technical milestones that are core to the success of the Country Risk Technology program. 


  • Work with business users, project manager, business analysts and other team members to understand and analyze business requirements
  • Propose and implement design solutions to the business problems
  • Participate in design and code review sessions and provide alternate solutions and recommendations
  • Implement enhancements to the system and maintain quality standards
  • Constantly improve SDLC process and actively participate in adopting industry standards for automation and continuous build and deployment
  • Partner with Business, Technology Leads, Operate and other stakeholders and own end-to-end functional deliveries
  • Ensure quality of deliveries, set development standards in areas of code quality, test coverage, monitoring, logging, exception management and documentation

  • 7+ years of experience with Java/J2EE
  • 3+ years of experience with RDBMS systems
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in a big data environment specific to application development for a large production environment
  • 2+ years of experience with at least one of these technologies:
    • Map/Reduce
    • Spark
    • Hive
    • HBase
    • Impala
    • Kafka
    • Flume
    • Sentry
  • Experience with Agile development methodology, SDLC and continuous delivery
  • Strong understanding of Spring Framework
  • Strong fundamental understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills are must
  • Experience with Micro services is a plus
  • Experience with UI technologies (HTML, CSS, ExtJS, JQuery, AngularJS) is a plus
  • Experience with data visualization tools (such as Tableau) is a plus
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