JPMorgan Chase Software Engineer-Risk Metrics in Brooklyn, New York

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 .

The Corporate Technology (CT) organization develops applications and provides technology support for corporate functions across JPMorgan Chase, including Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and all functions within the Corporate Administrative Office (CAO).

CT teams are aligned with corporate partners’ evolving technology needs and the firm’s ever expanding technology controls agenda.

A top CT priority is building scalable corporate systems. Teams focus on:

  • 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

We are seeking an experienced Java Applications Developer to join the Limits Management team in Credit Risk Technology. This role offers an exciting opportunity to become a key part of a team that calculates exposure/utilization for various risk metrics. This is a critical space as we determine if a trade puts a client over their limit and therefore control whether or not a trade is allowed to be executed/cleared. Performance, particularly around minimizing latency while supporting high volumes, is especially important.

The successful candidate must have the ability and desire to work in a fast paced and challenging environment. They will be responsible for the design and implementation of core Java applications as well as multi-tiered applications. The candidate will create technical designs, will code and test these designs, and will be involved in all phases of the software development lifecycle. They should be fluent in technologies including Core Java, Spring, ORM tools, and associated Java development tools.

  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on Java application development work experience in a client server environment that demonstrates exceptional design, coding, testing and debugging skills.

  • Strong proficiency in design and implementation using distributed computing techniques geared towards a service oriented, high performance, and multi-threaded architecture.

  • Able to demonstrate in-depth understanding of OO principles and design patterns (usage and pitfalls).

  • Quality driven attitude; strong desire to perform thorough and exhaustive unit, integration and system testing.

  • Working knowledge of open source frameworks, tools and technologies such as Spring and REST.

  • Strong Middleware technology experience.

  • Knowledge of Java performance monitoring/tuning tools and techniques

  • Strong experience with Oracle, PL/SQL, and Unix shell scripting.

  • Experience with development, deployment, and support of large-scale distributed applications in a mission-critical production environment.

  • Exposure and strong understanding of the difference between synchronous and asynchronous processing.

  • Ability to multitask and quickly respond to critical issues and changes in requirements.

  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and a dynamic environment.

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills; expert interpersonal skills; confidence to participate in planning sessions that outline IT solutions that reach business goals.

  • Aptitude to learn business knowledge and new technologies.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with JMS and Messaging Products (preferably WebSphere MQ).

  • Experience in developing real time systems using distributed caching technologies (GemFire)

  • Exposure to distributed Java applications in a service based architecture.

  • Experience with cloud computing

  • Credit Risk experience within an Investment Bank.

  • Experience calculating risk metrics.

  • Knowledge of trading and clearing flows in the Bilateral, Intermediation, and Clearing spaces (including SEFs) across listed and OTC products (including but not limited to CDS, IRS, F&O, and FX).

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.