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Senior Software Engineer, Credit Trading Technology, Associate / VP

Req #: 180002881
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HK
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 40000 Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and i world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With nearly $20 trillion of assets under custody, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.   
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) 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.
Credit Technology is focused on delivering best in class IT solutions to the Credit Trading business where JP Morgan is a market leader. We are a team of around 125 people with the core of our development effort based in the financial hubs of London, New York and Hong Kong where we partner closely with the quant research group and face off directly to the trading desks. Our core strength is providing the technical expertise and software development skills that directly affect the ability of our business to generate revenue and remain the dominant player in the market. We are committed to hiring the brightest and best technical experts and in return can offer roles with direct trading and quant research interaction on projects from electronic and algorithmic trading to grid based computation of real-time risk metrics.
We are looking to hire a Senior Software Engineer (VP) as part of the Credit Technology front office development team in Hong Kong. The role will combine elements of design, architecture and development along with team of experienced and junior technologists. It requires an expertise in creating and maintaining of high quality and reusable components in a service-based architecture that will be leveraged by a variety of teams across Credit Technology. The role will involve working with global credit team to provide solutions for the local trading desk, direct interaction with the trading desk for technical support, troubleshoot and analysis of issues and provide stable and resilient trading platform.
Technical Skills:
  • Strong knowledge and hands on with object oriented programming languages and concepts – (Python, Java/C#)
  • Working experience with middleware systems - TIBCO RV, JMS, IBM MQ or similar products.
  • Working experience with relational databases – Sybase or Oracle preferred.
  • XML, FIX, JSON, protobuf message handling experience and knowledge of related tools and libraries
  • Web technologies – HTML5, JavaScript, SOAP, REST services would be advantage.
  • Familiarity with Time series databases e.g. OneTick, KDB
  • Hands on experience working on Low latency, multithreading front office trading applications.
  • Strong analytical development skills, Object-Oriented design, distributed computing
  • Have experience on using multiple programming languages/platforms
  • Fast learner, adaptability to work on different technical platforms for troubleshooting
  • Experience working on a strong software development process (build, test, deploy etc)
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Understanding of trade life cycle and experience with booking and settlement systems
  • Knowledge of Credit products / Credit business is desirable
  • Understanding and experience with OTC markets BBG, MarketAxess, TradeWeb desirable
Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with the development team in Hong Kong to provide local expertise for solutions for desk requests.
  • Partner with production support and infrastructure support teams to provide second level of support and work on improving stability of the systems.
  • Partner closely and strong collaboration with the global technology team to identify opportunities to build common components, delivering a more service-based architecture and greater degree of reuse across teams globally
Key Relationships:
  • Global Credit trading business
  • Global Credit Technology development team
  • Global Production Support & Infrastructure teams
Development Value:
  • Opportunity to work closely with the best-in-class trading business on projects that directly impact revenue
  • Direct Exposure to a strategic firm-wide technology platform that spans multiple functions and asset classes
  • Fast paced, dynamic environment with significant opportunities for career growth
BRG statement
J.P. Morgan is a place for talented people from all backgrounds and perspectives because our clients come from all backgrounds and perspectives. We encourage a culture of inclusion, where everyone's opinion counts and all employees have the freedom to deliver their absolute best. This is why we work hard and invest in attracting and developing a diverse workforce. Learn more about our Business Resource Groups in how they help our employees build successful careers and reach their greatest potential.
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