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Athena Trade & Risk Services (ATRS) is a global team responsible for building common business components on J.P. Morgan's strategic trade and risk management platform, Athena. Our components are used across multiple businesses and products for trade booking and trade management, price calculation, risk management, and P&L reporting. The ATRS team in Glasgow is focussed on building best-in-class trade booking and management solutions and are looking for more software engineers to join our team. No prior experience of finance required. You can learn the domain by doing, with the support of our internal training programs and experience of your colleagues.
What is required?
You are strongly motivated to learn and do engineering right - to find the simplest solutions to complex problems, to build resilient, scalable components that meet client needs and are robust in busy trading environments, and to collaborate effectively with others across the world. Writing tests, object modelling and refactoring are core parts of your engineering practice.
What do we offer?
Fully automated, mature, true continuous deployment, where developers can push code to production in seconds from Visual Studio. Rich domain models, DAO-free object databases, the concise, expressive joy of Python, plus the cutting edge of reactive python. And of course competitive salary and benefits.
No prior experience of Python required. We’ve found that strong C++, Java, C#, Smalltalk developers take to Python quickly. You’ll join 2000 other active Python committers around the world working on the same internal platform.
Get in touch to find out more.
Athena is J.P. Morgan's cross-market risk management and trading system that provides functionality for traders, salespeople and operations staff globally. It is used in our foreign exchange, fixed income & credit 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. The code is a combination of Python and C++: C++ for speed, and Python for flexibility and rapid but controlled releases. Athena is designed to provide a continuous deployment environment, and pull developers close to the business to help increase revenues, while improving operational processes and controls to reduce costs.
About J.P. Morgan
J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.
We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.