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Business Analyst

Req #: 180017577
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

J.P. Morgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm.  The firm is a leader in investment banking; financial services for consumers and businesses, transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity.  Under the JPMC brand, the firm services millions of customers in the United States and abroad.  This includes many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.

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.

We currently have an immediate need for a Business Analyst in our Chicago office.  Responsibilities include:

  • Translate business requirements into IT application impacts and business process impacts.
  • Develop and update functional use cases and conduct business process modeling to explain business requirements to development and QA teams.
  • Assist teams to ensure requirements are translated to test plans and implement new functionalities by running training sessions, demos and documentation development.
  • Provide shared support for customer onboarding and product fulfillment  applications.
  • Analyze, design, develop, test and deliver quality software products in a complex environment. 
  • Supports the application's BAU and DEV/OPS processes and activities.
  • Identify areas for improvement and drive change through to completion.
  • Actively participate in a self-organized Scrum team where team members work together to determine who does what. 
  • Through negotiation, team members resolve their challenges to deliver on their commitments.
  • Build less software - Learn and understand when to use services available from other teams.
  • 5-7 years of experience in systems development life-cycle.
  • 1-3 years, experience in Java, JavaScript and SQL techniques.   
  • Strong problem solving and conflict- negotiation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • JIRA, Selenium, Fitnesse, Cucumber, Junit experience is a plus.
  • “T-Shaped”/Broad skilled business systems analyst with deep skills in eliciting business requirements through JAD sessions, shadowing sessions, client interviews and business processes. 
  • Ability to drive an idea or concept through a successful implementation. 
  • Translate business requirements into IT application impacts and business process impacts.
  • Experience with Agile techniques such as specification by example, story map creation, activity diagramming, process flows, use cases, user story creation and functional specifications.
  • Collaborate with business partners and architects to find innovative technology solutions. 
  • Experience in project management and testing such as creating and executing test scenarios and conditions.
  • Leadership - everyone is a leader mentality. 
  • Self-starter and naturally curious, able to work in fast paced agile development environment.
  • Communication (written and verbal) skills to collaborate effectively across development teams.
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or similar discipline.
  • Understanding of Financial and Banking applications or related business experience a plus. 
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