Software Engineer - Python & JavaScript

Location:Glasgow City
Job Type:Full Time
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Software Engineer - Python/JavaScript

As a member of our Software Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products. You’ll be tasked with keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of what’s being developed. Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks-is key. And best of all, you’ll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world.

About the job:

Prime Finance Technology are looking to hire an Analytics Technology Software Engineer to help the Business drive profit and cost saving opportunities through the intelligent use of data analytics. The successful candidate will work closely with the Prime Finance Quantitative Research team and the Equity Finance & Delta One Trading Desks to develop applications within our risk, pricing and trading platform (Athena). The solutions will provide valuable business insights for internal users and external clients, in addition to automating several key trading desk processes.

This is a hands on role requiring the design and development of applications. The successful candidate will write code (predominately Python/JavaScript) to enrich and apply statistical analysis to data sets to produce output that will help drive the business forward. A strong mathematical background and keen interest in statistical analysis and AI would be advantageous.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • Advanced

knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

  • Understanding of

architecture and design across all systems

  • Working

proficiency in developmental toolsets

  • Ability to

collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm

to accomplish common goals

  • Proficiency in

one or more general purpose programming languages Java; Spring; Cloud;

Rational Databases; Hibernate

  • Understanding of

software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and

software improvement

  • A strong data and analytics


  • Proficient in either

Python/JavaScript (or similar languages)

  • Demonstrable track record of

developing impactful applications.

  • Knowledge of Big Data

platforms (e.g. HBase, Spark, Cassandra, KDB)

  • A degree (Preferably in

Mathematics, Computer Science or an Engineering discipline)

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.

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.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an equal opportunity employer.