JPMorgan Chase CIB - Equities Trading - VP in New York, New York

CIB - Equity Trading – VP

About J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, working in collaboration across the globe to deliver the best solutions and advice to meet our clients’ needs, anywhere in the world. We operate in 150 countries, and hold leadership positions across our businesses. We have an exceptional team of employees who work hard to do the right thing for our clients and the firm, every day. This is why we are the most respected financial institution in the world – and why we can offer you an outstanding career.

Our Business

The Equities business at J.P. Morgan provides a full complement of equity and equity-linked solutions to institutional investor clients — from ideas and insights from top-ranked analysts, to high-touch sales and trading services, to world-class algorithmic and electronic trading capabilities. Our sales and trading professionals work in coordination with our capital markets professionals to help issuers access the equity markets as a top-tier equity underwriter.


  • Workclosely with the existing Equities Risk trading team and its partners -Cash Trading, Program Trading, Linear Quant Research, Equities Technology- to manage incoming client equity trade flow in a systematic andefficient way.

  • Conductresearch with the goal of (a) refining the existing trading process; (b)creating new trading strategies, and (c) building new clientproducts. Run rigorous strategy back-tests, and work closely withthe Quant team on modelling and development.

  • Workwith large structured or unstructured data sets to analyze tradingbehavior and trends to improve portfolio performance.

  • Applystatistical methods to studies on events and order execution.

  • Buildimprovements in the back-testing environment to enable more efficientstudies.

  • Run alarge long-short equity portfolio with a high level of control andtransparency. Work with analytics team to refine the metricsdistributed to senior management and other stakeholders.

  • Identifyareas of process improvement and work with Equities Technology to bringsolutions into production; effectively project manage the trading side ofnew technology initiatives.


  • 5+years in either buy or sell side trading experience.

  • Experience in riskarbitrage strategies is a plus.

  • An academicbackground with sell-side trading experience is desired.

  • Expertise withtechnical aspects of trading systems; ability to work closely with JPMTechnology teams to leverage existing trading technology and expand theplatform

  • Statistical modelling,time series, or other data modelling experience.

  • Very self-motivated, willing to be part of a very dynamicand competitive team.

  • Strong communicationskills – must be able to effectively engage with a diverse set of partners anddependents to the Equities Central Risk trading effort.

  • Strong codingskills in Python, Java, or C++. Competency in R also a plus.

  • Knowledge of kdb/qis a plus.

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.