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Project Execution-Scheduler

Req #: 170105269
Location: Hyderabad, AP, IN
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 50000 Indian Rupee (INR)
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
Our Global Technology Infrastructure Group is filled with innovators who love technology as much as you do. Together, you’ll use a disciplined, innovative and cost-effective approach to deliver a wide variety of high-quality products and services. You’ll work in a stable, resilient and secure operating environment where you—and the products you deliver—will thrive.
As a member of our Software Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products. You’ll be tasked with keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of what’s being developed. Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks-is key. And best of all, you’ll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world.
This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
Understanding of architecture and design across all systems 
Working proficiency in developmental toolsets
Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
Proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages
Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement
Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with Program Managers to develop and maintain detailed resource loaded schedules of projects using MS Project 2007/2010, general Governance of Projects.
  • Develop and maintain summary level schedule reports Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, and other program management tools used to support critical path analysis, near-term tasks work authorizations, priority based resource allocations, performance variances, and to support cost/schedule integration
  • Supports the portfolio management team in the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting of projects/programs, including dashboard maintenance
  • Develop schedule version control processes, policies, and procedures and ensures that they are followed on product development schedules
  • Work in collaboration with Project/Program Management team to drive consistency of the project scheduling approach to facilitate accuracy in project execution and reporting
  • Schedule estimating through elicitation of stakeholders to capture estimations of new work, updated actuals and remaining work
  • Identify major milestones, decision points, project life-cycle and other project events
  • Troubleshoot and monitor potential scheduling problems
  • Maintain accurate records/paperwork and both facilitate and participate in weekly schedule reviews
  • Establish the function as a Centre of Excellence for Process Improvement & Optimization within the PMO enabling other service areas to benefit from the experience and approaches adopted
  • Ensure Optimization extends beyond individual processes, improving support, administration and compliance surrounding all activities such as portfolio governance reporting & reviews
  • Create ad-hoc reports to support management update through use of key performance indicators or analytics to underpin reporting
  • Develops and maintains process and procedure documentation for engaging resource managers & LOB Technology Teams
  • Portfolio Governance - weekly checks of all projects against key compliance measures & metrics
  • Portfolio Forecasting - weekly reviews on project manager & engineer assignments & availability
  • Portfolio Financials - weekly reviews on project budgets & variance analysis
  • Portfolio Documentation - weekly reviews on project documentation incl. project plans
  • Portfolio Reporting - weekly reviews on project & milestone reportin
Work Experience
  • Preferably 5-10 years’ experience working within an IT project environment with at least three years’ experience in Program Management Office
  • Subject matter expertise using MS Project to manage Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and the supporting detailed schedules
  • Solid knowledge and experience of industry standard project management tools for financial and project reporting. (i.e. Clarity, Beeline, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of JPMC's Technology project management and reporting tools e.g. Clarity, WRM, Business Case is advantageous
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse teams and with geographically distributed teams
  • Proven record of ownership, accountability and evidence of driving the successful high quality delivery of complex requests & activities in a timely manner  
  • Expertise using project management software such as Clarity, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Server & proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Visio
  • Superior interpersonal and demonstrated facilitation skills, including the ability to motivate and influence others, build effective interpersonal relationships, and be able to foster and contribute to a positive and productive team environment
  • Demonstrated experience managing a schedule for an engineering program involving hardware and software development and multiple sub-components using MS Project
  • Creative and innovative, demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in work style to better respond to multiple requests/tasks and handle sudden changes in priorities. Able to embrace and participate in change initiatives
  • Strong organizational, analytical, verbal & writing skills, to include solid experience in writing functional and technical specifications.
  • Able to demonstrate team leadership skills with an proven ability to communicate effectively with clients, vendors, management and project staff at all levels
  • Ability to listen, analyze, influence, negotiate and use judgment to solve complex issues in order to accomplish project goals
  • Bachelor's degree (BS/BA in Business Administration, Engineering or other relevant major) or equivalent professional experience preferably in the financial services industry
  • PMP, PMP, PMI-SP, CAPM, Six Sigma certification, or other formal project management discipline advantageous; familiarity with SDLC and Agile delivery practices beneficial
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills across functions and teams, up and down the chain of command
  • Experience with Project Task Estimation, Resource Scheduling, Risk Management, and Issue Management
  • Maintains effective relationships with core and extended program team members, peers, senior stakeholders and business managers
  • Able to demonstrate team leadership skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively with clients, vendors, management and project staff at all levels
  • Ability to listen, analyze, influence, negotiate and use judgment to solve complex issues in order to accomplish project goals
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