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Business Analyst

Req #: 170108570
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 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 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.
Responsibilities in this role include:
  • Shared responsibility for driving requirements from a conceptual model through implementation and post – verification
  • Assist teams to ensure requirements are translated to specification by example, acceptance criteria and test plans
  • Translate business requirements into IT application and business process impacts
  • Develop and update functional use cases
  • Conduct business process modeling to explain business requirements to developers, quality assurance and cross-team members
  • Create artifacts such as user and system journeys, activity and sequence diagrams to help broaden the team’s understanding of functionality
  • Perform shadow sessions and interviews to gain a better understanding of business users day-to-day activities
  • Host and facilitate knowledge transfer sessions across Agile team
  • Drive solution delivery using Agile methodology
  • Embrace T-shaped employee model with a focus on analytical depth
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems or related field of study or equivalent relevant experience in software development
  • 7 - 10 years of work experience or major in Information Technology
  • Experience in systems development life cycle as well as experience in a fast paced agile environment
  • Experience extracting business requirements via JAD sessions, interviews and specification by example
  • Experience creating Functional Specifications, Process Flows, Use Cases and other analysis deliverables
  • Experience creating and executing test scenarios and conditions.
  • Self-starting team player with excellent analytical, communication (both written and verbal) and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of lean and agile modeling techniques (use case diagrams, domain models, story mapping, etc.)
  • Experienced with user centered design concepts
  • Familiar with specification by example
  • Knowledge of acceptance test driven development
  • Experienced with product backlog refinement techniques
  • Proficient at developing a shared understanding across technology teams and business partners
  • 1-3 years, experience in Java, JavaScript and SQL technologies
  • Enterprise application development and design experience
  • Analysis and design document creation experience
  • Extensive experience conducting business requirement sessions and translating business requirements into technical specifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Knowledge of Agile tenants and techniques
  • Manages day to day individual workload, monitors milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of schedule and identify / mitigate risk
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