Instrument, Pricing and Common Data – Business Analyst Job Description
Our mission is to improve the quality of reference data used across the organization and provide compliance operational support across the firm’s global businesses and functions. We are driving a culture of quality and continuous improvement toward the best outcome for client experience, our colleagues and JPMorgan Chase. We do the right thing, even when it’s not the easy thing.
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Description of Role, Functions and Activities
The Instrument, Pricing & Common (IPC) reference data change team is responsible for managing programs and projects spanning multiple lines of business to improve the sourcing, mastering, and distribution of data for the primary instrument and pricing systems of record (GIM for instrument, PUMA for pricing). These programs require technology development from both utility and subscriber(s).
The 2018 roadmap has several large programs, including one to enhance the processing of Index and Exchange Traded Funds products within the Global Instrument Master (GIM) application. This multi-year program is a key part of our firmwide reference data strategy and will require extensive analysis, requirements gathering and definition, testing, operational change, and coordination with multiple consumer applications. We are looking for an experienced Business Analyst to assist with the delivery of this strategic program.
The successful applicant will have related business/agile experience in a data intensive program and be a strong collaborator. The ideal applicant will have proven partnership experience across technology, operations and change teams and across global locations.
Generally, the candidate must be a change agent who can influence stakeholders to consider innovative solutions and provide analysis to support the decision making process. The candidate must be results oriented and able to clearly articulate any issues impeding progress along with proposed resolution and recommendations. Data analysis, requirements gathering, and operating model development skills are essential.
Key Responsibilities and Skills
Data analysis to understand and explain differences to various stakeholders during requirements gathering and execution phases
Deal with multiple Technology and Operations stakeholders to ensure that requirements are gathered, understood and translated into meaningful technical delivery
Ensure that all stakeholder requirements are incorporated into the redesign of the Operating Model required to support the changes in technical infrastructure
Provide frequent, clear & structured updates for consumption by the Chief Data Office PMO team, LOB stakeholders and senior steering committee
Partner with key stakeholders like operations and technology
Engage with project stakeholders across functional business areas, and manage stakeholder expectations
Identify, address and resolve risks and issues impacting the projects
Flexible team member, with a desire to succeed
Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
Help define process improvement opportunities
Bachelor’s degree and significant experience delivering enterprise-level technical and operational change
Strong leadership skills and ability to work in a highly dynamic environment with changing and multiple priorities
Strong project management & business analysis experience, preferably in a cross-LOB/function role
Strong data analysis and basic oracle SQL skills
Track record of execution against set milestones
Excellent relationship management and influencing skills
Ability to prioritize and manage expectations
Familiarity with Instrument reference data, end-to-end reference data flows. Index and ETFs Reference data domain-specific expertise is a plus
Very strong written and oral executive-level communication skills, including the ability to quickly adjust messages based on different audiences and agendas
Familiarity with application architecture and design
Familiarity with firmwide and industry trends, issues, practices, and new technologies
Ambition to succeed and continue to grow in a change management role
Proven organisation and prioritisation skills
About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co:
J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion. 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. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its JPMorgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.
J.P. Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. J.P. Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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