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Python Software Engineer (Athena)

Req #: 170113198
Location: Glasgow, SCT, UK
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)
Python Software Engineer (Athena) Associate
Glasgow Technology Centre
As a member of our Software Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. Youll 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. Youll be tasked with keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of whats 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, youll 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 Experience with python / Athena / Quartz development
  • Object oriented design and programming as well being at least familiar with design patterns with a pre-requisite.
  • Proficient at Linux.  UNIX Shell and Perl. Scripting.
  • Good understanding of full software life cycle development processes including Agile processes
  • Identifies, assesses, and records tactical and strategic technology needs and advises project managers and stakeholders on technology options, risks, and costs versus benefits
  • Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement
  • Identifies, assesses, and records tactical and strategic technology needs and advises project managers and stakeholders on technology options, risks, and costs versus benefits
  • 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
  • Establishes strong working relationships with team members; all functions within CIB Technology; and across the business as appropriate.
  • Consults with businesses to effectively drive business strategies forward through the optimal use of technology.
  • Partnering with colleagues in many different geographical locations will be a key focal point of the role.
  • Expected to partner with the production Support team(s) to ensure critical business requirements are developed in a timely and efficient manner.
Must Have
  • Athena / Quartz / SecDB Development and understanding of Core architecture/design
  • Python Programming and/or strong experience of Java Application Development
  • Knowledge of DBMS, relational database and SQL (Oracle/Sybase)
  • Knowledge of version and revision control practices and procedures
  • Prior experience with team-based development following a structured lifecycle
  • Solid Object Oriented design and programming skills
  • Bond Analytics Knowledge (e.g. Risk & Pl. Calculations)
  • Experience developing applications using Flex
  • Experience of Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, TDD)
  • Prior experience developing with middleware API's (IBM MQ,JMS, QPID)
  • Prior experience developing with Web application server (preferably Tomcat)
  • Fixed Income business knowledge
Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the worlds important corporations, governments and institutions. Youll 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., youre not just working at a global financial institution. Youre an integral part of one of the worlds 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 & C. we value the unique skills of every employee, and were building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If youre 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.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an equal opportunity employer.
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