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C++ Software Engineer - Exchange Connectivity - Vice President

Req #: 170120546
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)

Vice President – CIB – Software Engineering

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. The team is responsible for providing a global electronic trading service to JP Morgan Global and European clients.


The JP Morgan electronic trading suite of products is offered to clients via client connectivity technology which uses the Financial Information eXchange protocol (FIX). The service offered includes Equities Single Stock, Program Trading, Allocations, IOIs, Algorithmic Stock Trading, Direct Market Access and other asset classes.  


The electronic trading suite of products uses ultra-low latency exchange connectivity technology to interface to key European liquidity venues (Stock Exchanges, MTFs, and Dark Pools). Exchange connectivity applications are developed in C++ and also hardware accelerated platforms using a range of cutting edge technologies. The exchange connectivity gateways implement native exchange protocols for key venues, such as LSE, Euronext, Xetra, SWX, Chi-X, and BATS.

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

       Very strong C++

       Good knowledge of Boost & STL

       Good knowledge of low-level Linux system programming

       Good knowledge of algorithms and data structures

       Good knowledge of networking, TCP stacks

       Strong experience developing multi-threaded applications

       Scripting, e.g. Korn, Bash, Perl, Python, Ruby

       Be highly numerate with a grasp of complexity concepts, with a degree in a numerate subject (ideally Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or Mathematics), or equivalent industry experience


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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