Trade Surveillance Senior Development Manager
JPMorgan Chase - Jersey City, NJ


Job Description

Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.

The Corporate Compliance Technology (CCT) organization supports regulatory and compliance requirements of the Compliance line of business with applications that monitor and report on suspected anti-money laundering activities along with screening activities of individuals and companies. The CCT application portfolio is experiencing significant growth as existing applications are being expanded to include global capabilities. CCT is responsible for partnering with our clients on evolving business capabilities, improving end user experience with our solutions and services, and ensuring that we continue to provide continuous improvement on the systems that are relied upon across the firm.

The role sought is for

Sr. Application Developer/Tech Lead

based in North America (Jersey City office) as part of the Compliance Technology – Trade Surveillance team.

Compliance Technology organization (CCT) provides technology solutions for the global compliance teams across all JP Morgan Chase lines of business. The CCT application portfolio is experiencing significant growth as the firmwide focus on regulatory management and reporting has increased.

CT is responsible for partnering with our clients to evolve business capabilities and improve end user experience with our solutions and services.

The Trade Surveillance program pertains to a global, cross-asset class set of surveillances that support our trading businesses. Specifically, Surveillance is the independent review of activity but traders and customers. The program includes:

Information Barrier & Restricted List/ Over the Wall monitoring

Employee/Personal Trading monitoring

Market Manipulation (majority of exchange based monitoring done in SMARTS)

Internal Surveillance (e.g. internal consistency/behavior patterns)

Regulatory driven (e.g. Unidentified Large Trader / Rule 13-H)Client Review (Suitability): Monitoring of Private Bank accounts and Sales Managers Review Compliance


Tech Lead

with strong business understanding and technical skills to join the Compliance Technology to play an important role in the implementation of the Trade Surveillance target architecture. As a Senior Developer a candidate will carry the following responsibilities:

  • take lead role in application design, development, and code reviews,
  • incorporate security requirements into design,
  • provide input to information/data flow,
  • comply with project life cycle methodology and adhere to IT control policies and guidelines,
  • incorporate corporate architectural standards into application design specifications,
  • identify applicable system platform, components, and dependencies,
  • document application specifications,
  • provide uniform integration into legacy systems (where needed).
Person would be responsible for implementation of multiple project work streams. The role requires a strong understanding of

system interfaces, distributed services

, experience with large scale

system integration

projects on the latest technologies, preferably with project implementation experience in financial organization. Person would play a senior role on the application development team. The individual will need to be very flexible and be able to react quickly to changing business needs.

The role offers an excellent opportunity to participate in a transformational initiative which will have a measurable impact on the critical firm’s Compliance Technology workstream. Furthermore, the role will allow the candidate to build a detailed understanding of the workings of the Trade Surveillance organization, to build strong relationships with senior Compliance individuals, to shape the target state business processes and to design a solution which implements them efficiently and reliably.

The candidate must be comfortable communicating with both business and technologists of varying levels. Strong analytical skills, business knowledge and attention to detail will be required for this position. The candidate must be able to work independently, enjoy a fast-paced environment, handle multiple simultaneous projects, have exceptionally good verbal and written communication skills, and be comfortable dealing with all levels of management.


Must have 5+ years experience as a Sr. Application Developer in financial industry with strong knowledge of Compliance and Capital Markets and Trade Surveillance.

Good understanding of trading, investment banking, and financial instruments

Experience working with business community, must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Strong experience/understanding of business process reengineering and business modeling concepts

Proven experience with application development; strong SDLC knowledge

  • Ability to develop strong client and working relationships with the team is a must
  • Ability to be flexible, organize and prioritize work, strong time management and multi-tasking skills and an ability to work well under tight deadlines and changing priorities, with attention to detail
  • High level ownership and responsibility. Self starter: must be productive with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership and mentorship
  • Team player with strong listening, consultative, influencing, negotiating, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with global teams in different time zones, business and technology
JPMorgan Chase is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran


Applications Development

Primary Location

US-NJ-Jersey City-NOC 5 - 575 Washington / 02969





Job Type



Day Job

Employee Status


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