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Identity Governance Administration - Application Development Manager

Req #: 170097811
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 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


Technology Controls (TC) delivers streamlined and consistent solutions supporting JPMorgan Chase’s Controls, Access Management and IT Risk agendas, with a focus on stability, delivery, efficiencies and people. The goal of TC is to drive standardization, consistency and simplicity in a JPMorgan Chase architecture that fosters long-term productivity, quality and innovation across the entire enterprise. The disciplines within this organization are Oversight & Controls Technology, Identity & Access Management, IT Risk & Controls, and Third Party Risk Management. 


The Global Identity and Access Management (GIAM) organization within TC provides access control governance and Identity Services for all lines of business (LOBs) globally, providing the right access to the right people at the right time for all technology platforms and applications supported by TC, and provides a comprehensive set of applications, tools, and staff to globally implement, monitor and manage technology risk solutions.


The Identify Governance and Administration team (IGA) within GIAM is the lifecycle management of the access security configuration (Identity & Account Management). The primary focus being on standardization of the ecosystem, providing automated provisioning, end-to-end reconciliation, and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) and Segregation of Duties (SOD) framework.


The successful candidate will work in the IGA group as a hands-on leader. Candidate will be focused on a number of projects aimed at building out the GIAM’s strategic agenda, integrating and enhancing the existing infrastructure with new SailPoint capabilities. This is a part of a major bank wide green-field build out involving global teams of talented developers and is rethinking the way JP Morgan implements IGA capabilities. The candidate will be responsible for working with multiple business lines and multiple technical teams in order to implement and refine GIAM’s strategic technical roadmap.  The candidate have a proven track record of application development with skills in Java and .Net, distributed cache technology and building scalable robust systems.  In addition, he/she should have excellent communications skills and be able to build strong relationships with senior MDs within Technology and the business.


Additional Responsibilities:


  • Hands-on leadership of a global development team(s)
  • Working with multiple global teams to implement strategic IGA technical roadmap
  • Working with other like-minded technical leaders in the department to move our technical plan forward
  • Recruitment of top talent
  • Conducting performance reviews, appraisals and personal development planning with each team member.
  • Digesting Business Requirements and designing new modules/functionality in partnership with SMEs
  • Ability to understand business processes and map them to strategic solutions
  • Implement Business Management process including resource and financial management
  • Transitional from traditional development model to Agile, DevOps model
  • Align all programs to key metric and support reporting/commentary to senior leaderships, key stakeholders and clients
  • Coordinate with line of business and firmwide community in support of governance and standards eliminating variability across IGA platforms
  • Through Business Intelligence identify improvement opportunities including:  Automation, process re-engineering and workforce management.
  • Develop and maintain Knowledge Management process that supports self-service and improved user experience
  • Lead Quality Assurance, and Business analysis team(s)



  • 15+ years of Senior Management Experience leading global application development teams
  • History of strategic thinking / delivery
  • History of working with senior business and technical leaders
  • History of leading teams of developers
  • Leadership by example, coaching and creating an environment for continuous improvement
  • History of working in an agile development environment
  • Excellent Core Java
  • Multi-threaded Programming and Transaction Handling  (JMS, Database)
  • Authorization and Authentication services
  • Experience working on high throughput mission critical platforms which have low error rates. 

Desirable (but not essential):

  • Cloud foundry or Amazon AWS experience
  • Experience with Micro Services, Service Orientated Architectures
  • Track record delivering in Investment Bank Environment
  • Technology Risk and Controls, RCSA or other auditing methodologies
  • The successful candidate will have a good understanding of technical architecture and enterprise architecture. Understanding of ITIL and Identity & Access Management concepts is advantageous. Equally experience of Agile and Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery is also highly desirable.
  • Experience with high performance databases – RBD, graph and NOSQL
  • Experience with ETL framework

Person Specification:


  • Disciplined and well organized
  • Passionate about technology and doing the right thing
  • Ability to work well with other leaders across the department to advance the broader strategy
  • Demonstrates continual Improvement in terms of individual performance and team performance
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a high pressure, mission critical environment
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