Equity Derivatives Front Office DevOps Application Support Analyst/Associate

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • J.P. Morgan
  • 15 nov. 18

Equity Derivatives Front Office DevOps Application Support Analyst/Associate

JP Morgan is one of the world's leading banks as measured by client franchise, product breadth, geographic reach and revenues. The firm provides clients with a full range of investment banking and commercial banking products and services. It advises on corporate strategy and structure, raising and placing capital, making markets in financial instruments and offering sophisticated risk management tools and strategies.
JP Morgan Chase is a world leader in derivatives trading and product innovation, with structured derivative products being a particular specialty. That means we need world class technologists in what is a complex, ever-changing business domain, where speed-to-market of technology solutions is often the driver of technology spend and decision-making.
CIB Hong Kong Equity Technology provides end-to-end technology solutions for the structuring, sales, trading and processing of all Equity products traded in the Investment Bank in Asia. These solutions include ultra-low-latency execution platforms, client facing pricing tools, sophisticated trader risk management tools and models, trade management and settlement systems, and accounting engines.
The Role
This is a production management analyst/associate role responsible for 1st level and 2nd level Equity Derivative front office application support for Risk & Structuring applications in Asia. As Hong Kong is the regional headquarters of Equity Derivatives business in Asia, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience working in a highly dynamic trading environment supporting flow across many Asian markets.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is technically capable and has an interest in finance to join our team. Our team culture is dynamic with a DevOps mindset looking to continuously improve our production stability.
The selected candidate will receive mentorship and guidance from experienced members in the team. Primary goal is to understand the business flows, risk & pricing and provide support to the Delta1, Flow, Exotics and Cash PT Trading Desks.
Immediate Priorities:

  • Main business contact for day-to-day technology issues / requirements for the Equity Derivatives business.
  • Understanding the Equities Derivatives business flow and providing expert application consultation and support to the Front Office on Real Time Risk, Structuring and PnL systems.
  • A portion of the candidate's time will be spent working in a DevOps style on application automation, driving initiatives in EDG globally and actively contributing to regional & global innovation.
  • Developing key application expertise on the Global Strategic Equities Derivatives suite of applications, working with Global teams in London, New York, Mumbai and Buenos Aires.
  • Ensuring the operate stability of the application suite and making sure that system capacity is actively managed.
  • Understanding and adherence to local regulatory/compliance guidelines and best practices.
  • Understanding and adhering to Equities Change management & Problem management procedures.
  • Participating in Disaster Recovery, High Availability and Sustained resiliency events in support of applications and the business.
  • Ready to work in shifts starting as early as 7AM.
  • Being able to work effectively as a team and manages interpersonal relationships
Essential Experience, Skills & Knowledge
  • 18 months - 4 years of experience in Technology.

    Mandatory Technical Skills:
  • Strong technical skills (Python, SQL, UNIX).
  • Good understanding of Analytics/AI/ Machine Learning & Fintech.
  • Knowledge of financial products/ equity derivatives is a plus.
  • Experience of working in front office trading environment/ Rapid application development is highly preferable.

    Desired soft skills/personality:
  • Enthusiastic, Self driven individual who can work under pressure and is always looking for improvements
  • Passion in working with financial products & banking industry
  • Developed problem solving techniques and being innovation
  • Emphasis on communication skills and confidence in high pressure environment
  • Structured approach to decision making based on rational analysis.
  • Team player and able to support flexible working days/hours.

    Education:
  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering