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Global Equities - Electronic Client Solutions - Vice President/ Executive Director

J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan

Customer Service
Worcester, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Job Description

The team, based in Hong Kong, is currently seeking to hire a versatile individual with data analytics skills and experience in cash equities trading including familiarity with algorithmic execution & smart order routing solutions, Asia Pacific markets & microstructure.

As a Vice President/ Executive Director in the Asia Pacific Equities product team, you are responsible for cash equities electronic trading product development and execution consulting. You will work closely with internal & external clients to deliver advanced trading analysis and solutions and drive the implementation of a commercially & regulatory effective product strategy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Execution & microstructure analysis – run independent analysis to drive performance optimisation and product enhancement.
  • Execution advisory – collaborate with cash equities desks and external clients to optimise and improve execution performance using transaction cost analysis.
  • Product development – working closely with several teams across the bank (technology, quant research, business management, compliance, control functions) to deliver a high-quality product to commercial effect.
  • Product management – ensure the product remains compliant with latest market developments, rules and regulations and has appropriate trading controls and capacity.
  • Product governance – communicate to stakeholders on project opportunities, progress & risks. Provide regular updates on business metrics and contribute updates to E-trading control and Best Execution forums.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of relevant experience in Electronic Trading, ideally Equities.
  • Demonstrable knowledge about common execution algorithms (VWAP, IS, CLOSE, etc.) and Smart Order Routing strategies.
  • Strong analytical skills, able to work with large datasets and ability to present findings in a clear and concise manner. Ideally experience with KDB or equivalents.
  • Experience in performing pre and post trade Transaction Cost Analysis.
  • Knowledge of Asia Equities markets and microstructure.
  • Ability to interact comfortably with business, clients and management and develop and maintain relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Entrepreneurial drive, demonstrating creativity in providing solutions to problems, and looking for alternative approaches versus the norm.
  • Calm under pressure and ability to thrive on the challenge of competitive pressures and remain focused on client needs.
  • Open and honest communications. Escalates issues, risks and concerns promptly.
  • Organised and structured approach to managing workload.
  • Self-directed, highly motivated, and able to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Technical / Quantitative background – ability to articulate requirements and contribute to discussion with Technology and Quantitative Research teams.
  • Experience leading complex product development initiatives across electronic trading product lifecycle.
  • Understand the different types of risk and approaches to managing these risks / controls.