CIB - Quantitative Research – Securities Services – VP/ED

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.4 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking; financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. 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. http://www.jpmorganchase.com/.

The Role

JPMorgan Securities Services – Quantitative Research team is looking for a strong candidate to support the Fund Services business.

The ideal candidate will have proven exceptional expertise in their chosen field of study, demonstrated competency in a broad range of quantitative methodologies and a strong desire to understand the inner workings of the banking industry.

You will be a part of the team that is helping to transform business practices through quantitative models/data science where JP Morgan is a dominant player, handling trillions of dollars of client assets and transactions.

Responsibilities
  • Automation and optimization of trade representation for a large range of cross-asset derivatives;
  • Build data-driven models to detect trade outliers and identify root cause;

  • Mine large-scale proprietary datasets to derive new insights to make commercial impact;

  • Make real-world recommendations through effective presentations to various stakeholders;

  • Build models end-to-end, from prototype to full-scale production;

  • Document and test new/existing models in partnership with control groups;

  • Ongoing desk support.

Requirements

The role requires a combination of a structured approach to problem solving and a can-do mind set to work in a dynamic environment.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • A master’s or Ph.D. degree program in mathematics, statistics, machine learning or other quantitative fields

  • Strong fundamental understanding of financial mathematics, statistics and optimization

  • Mastery of software design principles and development skills using one of Python, C++, R, Java, Scala

  • Previous practical experience in solving mathematical/statistical/machine learning problems using open-source packages

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to present findings to a non-technical audience

About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank:

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank 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. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.com.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the UK Government’s Disability Confident Scheme.