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Scrum Master / Project Manager

Req #: 170102059
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 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. 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.

The Corporate Technology (CT) organization develops applications and provides technology support for corporate functions across JPMorgan Chase, including Global Finance, Corporate Treasury, Risk Management, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, and all functions within the Corporate Administrative Office (CAO).  CT teams are aligned with corporate partners’ evolving technology needs and the firm’s ever expanding technology controls agenda.  A top CT priority is building scalable corporate systems.


Our Teams focus on:

  • Responding to the evolving regulatory environment and helping to meet the firm’s regulatory commitments by addressing internal and external commitments
  • Advancing the firm’s Roadmap programs -- Single Sourcing of data, Architecture Convergence, and Rationalization of Platforms
  • Adopting industry leading technologies to support best-in-class business capabilities for high performance computing and data storage solutions
  • Driving innovation across the firm's corporate technology portfolio, increasing efficiencies through process automation and Agile application development, with an emphasis on user experience and shorter development cycles
  • Investing in security and controls for cyber, access/entitlements uplift, data protection and application resiliency.

As part of Corporate Technology’s Compliance & Legal Technology organization, Legal Technology (LT) delivers technology solutions to support Legal as they advise the business on applicable laws, regulations and rules that govern our business globally, and assess and measure compliance and related risks, and monitor and test the adequacy of the firm's compliance control environment.  Legal Technology is the steward for the design, build and management for the firm’s Legal Technology portfolio across all Lines of Business and global regions.  Legal Technology is responsible for partnering with our clients on evolving business capabilities, improving end user experience with our solutions and services, and ensuring that we continue to provide continuous improvement on the systems that are relied upon across the firm.  Legal Technology supports legal functions covering Matter & Spend Management, eDiscovery Platform Services, Knowledge Management and Lifecycle Management.


We are currently seeking a Scrum Master/ Project Manager to join the team responsible for delivering solutions that meet the requirements of our key clients – JPMC Legal. The portfolio is experiencing significant change and growth and includes building out strategic unifying Legal l platforms, reporting and automating legal-centric workflows. The various legal projects will ensure applications provide a simple and intuitive way for all JPMC Legal staff, in all locations, to navigate and manage their legal information. The projects include cloud-minded design, Agile practices, tool standardization and automated delivery in modernizing Legal technology.

The Scrum Master/Project Manager will work directly with both technology teams and Legal stakeholders to set priorities, articulate technical solutions and manage the budget and implementation of multiple projects.  In the role, you will have influencing responsibilities with the business users and will work as part of a collaborative team of software professionals. You will be responsible across the full project and software development life cycle (SDLC) for the analysis, design, development, testing and implementation to satisfy business requirements.  You will be working directly with business analysts, other project managers and development team members developing innovative technology solutions including user interfaces, middle-tier and server-side components, and will need to ensure adherence to architecture standards, risk management and security & control policies.
You will be responsible to identify, assess, and document business and functional requirements, recommending business priorities, and advising business on options, risks, and costs.  

  • 5-7 years’ experience as a Scrum Master and/or Project Manager.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 5-7 years’ experience as a Business Analyst.
  • 3-4 years of experience in data analytics or related field
  • Ability to interact with technical and non-technical members of the organization including senior management 
  • Experience managing a global matrix team including onshore and offshore resources
  • Experience managing vendors and their solutions
  • Understanding of business process reengineering and business modeling concepts, business systems development and analysis
  • Solid analytical & problem solving skills - capable of objectively reviewing and understanding issues and tenacious in seeking quick, creative solutions and removing impediments
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities while multitasking effectively
  • Proficient with Microsoft products-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project Office
  • Experience in Agile methodology
  • Experience in managing software application releases
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