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Technology Risk & Controls Project Manager

Req #: 170081385
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Job Category: Project Management
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at
J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank  (CIB) 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.
Who we are
The Production Delivery team is part of CIB’s Production and Control organization and is responsible for initiating, organizing, and orchestrating medium to large-scale projects and programs which change the way we build and support the software that powers our business.    Delivering programs at this scale requires our team to interact directly with colleagues across the CIB including senior leaders within our Application Development, Production Management, Risk and Control, and Global Infrastructure teams.  We are constantly searching for innovative processes and solutions that enable delivery of key programs and projects with minimal overhead and maximum impact.
Why join?
This is an exciting time for our industry and for CIB as we continue to evolve our Software Development and Production Management practices by embracing new technology and driving innovation.  As we move toward adopting industry trends such as Cloud, DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Automation,  we are looking for others to join and help ensure our rick and control processes meet audit and regulatory expectations.  You will:
  • Be accountable for leading and delivering critical programs designed to ensure the firm meets critical risk and control commitments and positions the firm for future growth
  • Partner with application development, production management, and infrastructure teams as you drive change across the organization
  • Develop strategies and set priorities that enable successful execution of your project/program
  • Proactively identify risks, address issues, and develop mitigation strategies to ensure they do not impede progress
  • Uphold and champion firm-wide and organizational policies, procedures and standards

We are looking for a hands-on Project/Program Manager with experience working in a fast paced, high pressured environment, ideally within financial services or large-scale technology firms.

  • You have track record of leading and delivering  complex projects and programs spanning multiple domains including software, infrastructure, and organizational change
  • You are a leader, bringing the energy and commitment needed to drive projects/programs forward to achieve success
  • You are equally proficient at explaining the progress and recommendations of our technologists to executive leadership as you are discussing the challenges in execution with the team on the ground.
  • You proactively seek training and knowledge related to the project domain, leveraging that knowledge to build credibility with key stakeholders
  • You contribute meaningfully to project deliverables
  • You can operate effectively in highly-matrixed and geographically distributed organizations
  • You can influence key stakeholders, decision makers and colleagues as required to ensure project goals are met
  • You provide structure to ambiguous project by establishing priorities and clear execution plans with measurable milestones
Other Qualifications
  • 5 or more years of project management or project leadership experience
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including executive management presentations
  • Technical experience/background in application development, infrastructure, or production management
  • Experience identifying, driving, and managing project scope
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced team environment while managing activities of more senior people (within work streams)
  • Experience operating within the full software delivery lifecycle and practical experience with multiple software delivery methodologies
  • Ability to learn new technologies or technology concepts quickly
  • A client-focused and team-oriented mindset
  • Experience working in the financial services industry
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