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J.P. Morgan is a leading liquidity provider in global Rates markets. Weoffer a full spectrum of products and services - including FX forwards andswaps. The Automated Trading Strategies (ATS) group runs systematic tradingwithin this space and are responsible for algorithmic pricing, automated riskmanagement and hedging, and intelligent order execution strategies. ATS worksclosely with other internal parties (other trading desks, sales, IT, research)to ensure clients are taking advantage of the firm's broad array ofmarket-leading electronic services. Job summary
The trading strategist will work as part of the ATS front-office team onthe Rates floor in London with primary focus on the FX forward/swap markets.The individual must be responsible, independent and able to work in smoothcoordination with the larger team. The group is globally distributed so sometravelling to New York and possibly Asia should be expected. The environment isfast-paced and challenging.
ATS is accountable to trading revenue. Members of the team are alsoexpected to cover a wide range of responsibilities as ATS staff cross overbetween trading, quantitative analysis and technology. These include designingtrading and execution strategies; researching micro-patterns and trends;building, maintaining and upgrading applications & tools; supportingday-to-day trading. Some on call time will be expected.
Analysis of client and trade data to identify revenue opportunities
Formulation, analysis and backtesting of pricing, execution, risk management strategies and signals
Performing ad hoc data mining tasks and requests as needed
Building tools for automation and for the benefit of our own group and others, resolving day to day issues
Work in close collaboration with IB technology to drive the automated trading technology agenda and in many cases work jointly on implementation
Interest in market microstructures and quantitative trading in FX forwards and swaps
Excellent quantitative, modelling, and analytical skills
Attention to detail, adaptable and hungry to learn
Strong communication skills
Design and programming skills, with primary focus on Java and Python
Interest in applying agile development practices in a front-office trading environment
FX and Rates markets experience and general trading concepts and terminology
Experience in manipulating large amounts of data including e-commerce, historical and financial data
Experience of working with ECNs
Knowledge of UNIX scripting, KDB, SQL
Direct experience of agile software methodologies
Minimum B.Sc in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or equivalent
This role encompasses the performance of UK regulated activity. The successful candidate will therefore be subject to meeting UK regulatory requirements in the assessment of fitness, propriety, knowledge and competence (as assessed by the Firm) and (where appropriate) approval by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and/or the Prudential Regulation Authority to carry out such activities.
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.