Equity Derivatives Technology – C#/ Java Developer, Assoc/VP

JPMC Candidate Experience page (Hong Kong, Hong Kong) 27 days ago

As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.

The Team

Pyramid Evolution is a strategic platform for processing and risk managing derivatives in the Investment Bank. It is used by Equity Derivatives business globally. The platform suite is responsible for low-touch quoting, trade capture, event & position management, and feeds to downstream systems such as accounting and legal documentation. Products range from high volume listed products to highly complex over-the-counter structured derivatives.

The platform uses a range of technologies including React, Java Script, Java, C#/WPF, Python, and Cassandra on Windows and Linux platforms. This is an opportunity to join an award winning technology team with excellent business sponsorship to deliver revenue enhancing technology and industry wide transformation.

The Role

Very strong, hands on C#/java expert to contribute to the reengineering of the platform : Java services (to interact with the pricing library, to process events, to STP the products and documents, WPF desktop app used by Sales for low-touch workflow, Object backstore replacing the legacy relational database

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with subject matter experts to develop solutions that meet business the business requirements.

  • Develop WPF front-end and java services integrated in the end to end processing of the derivative products.

  • Build a stable, efficient, scalable cloud based solution which will be deployed globally.

  • Design and code a significant amount of a robust, secure and efficient API to persist / retrieve data and implement the business logic

  • Participation in code reviews and sharing of knowledge with other members of the team.


We are looking for a highly talented and driven technologist who has a track record of delivering high-quality solutions in an investment bank or other fast-paced industry where first class solutions with 5 9’s uptime are the norm.

Essential skills

  • Solid hands-on experience on WPF and/or Java

  • Self-starter , delivery focused , strong experience on Agile programming

  • Experience in C#, WPF, Reactive paradigm in .NET

  • Familiar with Microservices architecture and cloud-based technology

  • Sound knowledge of one or several scripting languages (Python, JavaScript, Ruby .etc.). Open to new/different technologies.

  • Strong OO design skills with good knowledge of object modelling and design patterns.

  • Keen to understand and solve business related problems.

  • Computer science background with an intellectual rigour

  • Experience of messaging e.g. AMQ, Tibco .etc.

  • Ability to solve complex problems and a track record of high performance and delivery.

  • Understanding of derivatives products.

  • Strong communication and team-working skills

Desirable skills

  • Experience of working in financial services, in a front or middle-office environment.

  • Exposure to NoSQL systems (Cassandra, MongoDB .etc.)

  • Agile development techniques

Equity Derivatives Technology – C#/ Java Developer, Assoc/VP

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