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Application Support Lead- Equities Trading

Req #: 170121282
Location: Houston, TX, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)
The Low-latency Trading technology group is looking for an experienced Application Support Lead with experience in systems integration and automation to join our Delivery team. The Delivery team is responsible for project deliveries, which entails client onboarding, business analysis, project management and release management. In addition to the deliveries, the role will be focused on streamlining end-to-end deliveries through automation of manual tasks and process improvement.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and self-directed, and thrive in a fast-paced and high-visibility work environment.  In this role, you will partner in the planning, design and execution of specifications, in order to meet the business requirements for the applications supported by your team.  In this fast-paced, dynamic environment, you will have the opportunity to interact with all project stakeholders throughout the SDLC.  Ideal candidate with have experience in equities, trading technologies and expertise in Financial Information eXchange (FIX), UNIX and Python or Perl scripting language.



  • You will participate in cross-functional requirements and implementation discussions to review the impact of application changes
  • Work with business and product teams to prioritize and communicate status and progress toward daily and weekly deliverables
  • Participate in estimating the effort and timelines for delivery
  • Implement end-to-end setup for clients in the low-latency setup including rollout to production, and post-release checks
  • Ensure comprehensive integration testing coverage exists by understanding the test scope and approach
  • Spear-head automation and streamlining of deliveries working with Application Development and Business Analyst teams
  • Partner with Application Development and Business Analyst teams to participate in solution design and ensure testability of functions and application
  • Present and/or escalate project and technical needs
  • Ensure quality delivery and stability


  • Experience in delivery management: implementing production releases, running checks, ensuring environment stability etc.
  • Experience leading teams preferred.
  • Experience maintaining test environments.
  • Client on-boarding experience preferred.
  • Applications development or quality assurance testing experience preferred
  • Experience with Financial Information eXchange (FIX) protocol
  • Python/Perl scripting skills required.
  • Unix/Shell scripting skills required.
  • Trading technology experience required.


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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