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Technical Project Execution Manager – (Blockchain) Distributed Ledger Technology

Req #: 170091547
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 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 worlds 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. J.P. Morgan's focus on being the world's most successful financial services institution starts with Technology - the driving force that gives us our leading edge. Ongoing investment in the firm's technological future means that by joining. J.P. Morgan, you'll have a front-row seat to product innovation, and work on complex solutions to the most difficult financial problems.

The Blockchain Center of Excellence (BCOE) leads efforts for applications of distributed ledger technology (DLT) within J.P. Morgan. We are exploring Blockchain use cases and piloting solutions across business lines.  We are active in the Blockchain ecosystem: developing technology, investing in strategic partnerships, and participating in industry consortia.

CIB Technology is seeking a technology project execution manager to collaborate with engineering, product management and business partners in the delivery of Distributed Ledger technology (Blockchain) strategies for the CIB.
As a project execution manager, you will provide project support across the Blockchain engineering program and collaborate closely with the Blockchain Center of Excellence. The position requires expertise with program and project delivery, software delivery lifecycle, Scrum and familiarity with java based programming architecture concepts. Being able to stay highly organized across multiple projects, make good risk-based decisions with limited information, function calmly under pressure and communicate effectively is also required.
Additionally, the ideal candidate possesses a passion for emerging technology concepts, new product development and basic understanding of Blockchain/distributed ledger technology.  
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Project execution across the CIB Blockchain-focused engineering program
  • Demand management and mapping of project work to business value
  • Issue tracking, escalation, and impact quantification
  • Track and communicate project status to technology and business partners
  • Experienced self starter that can take ownership of programs and projects, set timelines, work with sponsors, understand and drive forward strategies for completing efforts
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience leading software delivery projects using both Waterfall and Agile delivery methodologies
  • 4+ years of experience managing multiple projects and communicating with senior business and IT leaders
  • 4+ years experience leading a diverse team in an IT organization with hands-on experience establishing program structure, governance, and strategy
  • Strong leadership & interpersonal skills, including the ability to lead cross-functional teams to a solution and adjust leadership style for the situation
  • Experience managing projects with geographically distributed and culturally diverse teams
  • Knowledge of outsourcing methodologies and operating models, and working with professional services firms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree, specialized training or equivalent work experience
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