Business Software Engineer

Location:Glasgow City
Job Type:Full Time

Business Software Engineer

Athena is J.P. Morgan's cross-market risk management and trading system. It is used in our foreign exchange, fixed income and commodities businesses. Athena includes a globally replicated object-oriented database, a powerful dependency graph and a fully integrated stack across pricing, risk and trading tools. Python is used for flexibility and rapid but controlled releases. Athena is designed to pull developers close to the business to help increase revenues while improving operational processes and controls to reduce costs.The Rates Athena team is extending the firm’s strategic Athena platform for Fixed Income businesses globally - from New York, London and Tokyo to Sydney and Lima - to provide intraday real time risk & position management, transaction management, and back office integration.


The team follows agile practices, adapted to intra-day Continuous Deployment, and supported by regular retrospectives.


Candidate will be expected to understand the Rates Business and work on flagship product Athena and its Ecosystem gaining expertise to various in-house Athena core frameworks. Candidates will have opportunity to contribute across the whole Tech Stack, Front to Back across Regulatory requirements, Global Middle Office requirements, and engineering driven improvements to the Athena Ecosystem for whole spectrum of Rates products.

  • Excellent coding, automated unit testing, refactoring, OO design.
  • Good object oriented design skills
  • Knowledge of Python preferred but not essential (convertors from C++, Java, C# welcome)
  • Exposure to Test driven development preferred.
  • Database : SQL and relational databases useful

The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working. This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

CIB (Corporate & Investment Bank)

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.

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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