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Software Engineer - Python Lead

Req #: 170051526
Location: Brooklyn, NY, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

As an experienced Software Engineer, your mission is to help lead our team of innovators and technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming will help your team raise their game, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will be counted on to set strategic direction and solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally. Your quest to embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies inspires your team to follow suit. And best of all, you’ll be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.

 

Gauss is the firm's Counterparty Credit Risk calculator for our entire OTC derivatives portfolio. Gauss is a full revaluation, Monte Carlo simulation engine and it computes the credit exposure if the counterparty defaults. Gauss uses latest cutting edge technology such as Python, high performance grid computing and performs over 3 trillion MTM calculations in its daily calculation run.
 

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

Expertise in application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
Advanced knowledge of architecture, design and business processes
Keen understanding of financial control and budget management
Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals
  • Work closely with business analysts, quantitative research team, and business users to interpret the requirements and evaluate alternative solutions
  • Create technical design recommendations for developing and integrating programs per written specifications
  • Perform unit testing and system integration testing of the newly developed functionality
  • Examine applications to ensure adherence to Application Engineering guidelines, processes, and procedures
  • Implement and test modifications to existing application modules in accordance with application support and industry standard
  • Evaluate service level issues and suggested enhancements escalated by Service Delivery Team to diagnose and address underlying system problems and inefficiencies
  • Responding to the evolving regulatory environment and helping to meet the firm’s regulatory commitments by addressing internal and external commitments.
  • Advancing the firm’s Roadmap programs -- Single Sourcing of data, Architecture Convergence, and Rationalization of Platforms.
  • Adopting industry leading technologies to support best-in-class business capabilities for high performance computing and data storage solutions.
  • Driving innovation across the firm’s corporate technology portfolio, increasing efficiencies through process automation, and Agile application development, with an emphasis on user experience and shorter development cycles.
  • Investing in security & controls for cyber, access/entitlements uplift, data protection and application resiliency.

  • College degree in related technical or business area, specialized training and/or equivalent work experience
  • Solid application design, development, and testing work experience
  • Ability to translate business requirements into functional technology requirements
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Strong teamwork skills and ability to work independently
  • 5+ years of overall software development management experience.
  • Solid experience in Java; Python experience preferred. 
  • 5+ years of experience with Oracle, SQL
  • Knowledge of version and revision control practices and procedures
  • Credit Risk/Product (Derivatives, F&O, Securities) business knowledge is a plus

Our Corporate Technology team relies on smart, driven people like you to develop applications and provide tech support for all our corporate functions across our network. Your efforts will touch lives all over the financial spectrum and across all our divisions: Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and within the Corporate Administrative Office. You’ll be part of a team specifically built to meet and exceed our evolving technology needs, as well as our technology controls agenda.


When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Company, 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 & Company, 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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