JPMorgan Chase Rates Technology Project Manager / Product Owner in LND, United Kingdom

Rates Technology Project Manager / Product Owner

Description

Application Overview

Kapital is the Derivatives Risk Management system used by the Global Rates Business, and the Global Currencies and Emerging Markets Business. Kapital supports a wide range of products, from Interest Rate Swaps to complex Exotics and Hybrids Structures. Kapital manages the full lifecycle of the trade, from trade booking to feeding to Confirmation and Settlement systems. Kapital produces risk used by the Trading desk to manage their position and calculates Official P&L for the trading desk every day. Kapital also produces Market and Credit Risk and many regulatory reports and reconciliations.

Kapital is written in Smalltalk uses an object database (GemStone).The application has continuous build and integration processes with a single global codebase combined with automated regression tests. The customised IDE is integrated within the application and enables high developer productivity and full code management and debugging capabilities.

Team Overview:

Approximately 90 Kapital developers are located across New York, London, Glasgow, Bangalore, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong and Tokyo. The team is split in to infrastructure, financial development – which is further split into Desk Aligned and Core Projects - and test & release functions.

Role:

This role is for a Project manager/ Product Owner to work with the Rates AD team’s in Kapital delivering software for Strategic and Regulatory initiatives within the Bank and formultiple businesses which have trading desks across the globe encompassing not only different currencies and products but also varied regulatory environments.

Working as part of a distributed team, the candidate will need to work closely with the business and technology stakeholders to own software projects from inception through to delivery. The role requires partnering with- Quantitative Research, Operations, Finance, Firmwide Risk, Front Office, Finance, Technology. This role involves a high level of interaction with the business and involves an element of production support for key business processes.The role is in a dynamic environment and the candidate must be able to adapt quickly to evolving requirements in an agile development environment.Kapital and Athena are large scale system so economies of scale and global efficiency and extendibility are a constant consideration in software solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Agreeing project objectives and requirements ensure that these are met by AD deliverables.

  • Working with members of the AD team to agree and track a project plan.

  • Managing stakeholder expectations across multiple projects and programmed, matching available capacity to prioritized deliveries.

  • Acting as a Product Owner for Agile teams, working with the business to define requirements, and the AD team to determine the best solution.

  • Using systems to track the progress of deliveries, communicating status in an accurate and timely fashion to project stakeholders, managing risks, issues and dependencies and escalating as necessary.

  • The role requires partnering with- Quantitative Research, Operations, Finance, Firm wide Risk, Front Office, Finance, Product control and Technology.This role involves a high level of business interaction has elements of production support for key business processes.

Application OverviewKapital is the Derivatives Risk Management system used by the Global Rates Business, and the Global Currencies and Emerging Markets Business. Kapital supports a wide range of products, from Interest Rate Swaps to complex Exotics and Hybrids Structures. Kapital manages the full lifecycle of the trade, from trade booking to feeding to Confirmation and Settlement systems. Kapital produces risk used by the Trading desk to manage their position and calculates Official P&L for the trading desk every day. Kapital also produces Market and Credit Risk and many regulatory reports and reconciliations.Kapital is written in Smalltalk uses an object database (GemStone).The application has continuous build and integration processes with a single global codebase combined with automated regression tests. The customised IDE is integrated within the application and enables high developer productivity and full code management and debugging capabilities.Team Overview:Approximately 90 Kapital developers are located across New York, London, Glasgow, Bangalore, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong and Tokyo. The team is split in to infrastructure, financial development – which is further split into Desk Aligned and Core Projects - and test & release functions.Role:This role is for a Project manager/ Product Owner to work with the Rates AD team’s in Kapital delivering software for Strategic and Regulatory initiatives within the Bank and formultiple businesses which have trading desks across the globe encompassing not only different currencies and products but also varied regulatory environments.Working as part of a distributed team, the candidate will need to work closely with the business and technology stakeholders to own software projects from inception through to delivery. The role requires partnering with- Quantitative Research, Operations, Finance, Firmwide Risk, Front Office, Finance, Technology. This role involves a high level of interaction with the business and involves an element of production support for key business processes.The role is in a dynamic environment and the candidate must be able to adapt quickly to evolving requirements in an agile development environment.Kapital and Athena are large scale system so economies of scale and global efficiency and extendibility are a constant consideration in software solutions.Responsibilities:Agreeing project objectives and requirements ensure that these are met by AD deliverables.Working with members of the AD team to agree and track a project plan.Managing stakeholder expectations across multiple projects and programmed, matching available capacity to prioritized deliveries.Acting as a Product Owner for Agile teams, working with the business to define requirements, and the AD team to determine the best solution.Using systems to track the progress of deliveries, communicating status in an accurate and timely fashion to project stakeholders, managing risks, issues and dependencies and escalating as necessary.The role requires partnering with- Quantitative Research, Operations, Finance, Firm wide Risk, Front Office, Finance, Product control and Technology.This role involves a high level of business interaction has elements of production support for key business processes.

Qualifications

Attributes required:

Previous experience of Financial Services, preferably in Investment Banking.

Good communication and organizational skills, build good client relationships and takes ownership of issues.

Self motivated to learn and ask questions to produce the best technology solutions.

Key Attributes required:

  • Investment Banking experience in Operations or Technology projects

  • Good communication and organizational skills

  • Builds good client relationships and takes ownership of issues and programs.

  • Self motivated to learn and ask questions to produce the best technology solutions.

JPMorgan Chase & Co offers an exceptional benefits programme and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Applications Development

Primary Location GB-ENG-LND-25 Bank Street / 32173

Organization CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANK

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: 170022020