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Project Manager / Scrum Master

Req #: 170102976
Location: Wilmington, DE, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 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 www.jpmorganchase.com.
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. 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 & controls for cyber, access/entitlements uplift, data protection and application resiliency 
 
A Project Manager / Scrum Master in this group leads a cross organizational team focused on delivery of high visibility initiatives, and will be responsible for establishing and executing the delivery management practices necessary for success.  This role is not about implementing a pure conceptual Agile methodology for Agile methodology’s sake.  This role is about implementing practical delivery management that complements, enables and leverages Agile scrum methodology while simultaneously supporting the transparency and control required across project / program stakeholders.
 
The Project Manager / Scrum Master role will:
  • Be accountable for execution & tracking of program deliverables for Technology across Lines of Business, Functional Areas and cross-functional teams
  • Prepare & review program dashboard, performance metrics, scorecards including weekly & monthly program status updates, Executive Sponsor Updates, key business metrics, Issues & Risks and periodic program updates & communication decks
  • Manage and monitor backlog analysis and management, work stream planning and delivery of project plans &  end-to-end timelines
  • Interact with business product owners in understanding and helping to groom requirements backlog
Responsibilities for this role will also include:
  • Establishing strong partnership with the Agile team, work stream leads, business partners, and product owners
  • Preventing, minimizing, diagnosing and remedying delivery risks and issues
  • Collect, track, and report  program progress
  • Preparing ad hoc internal reports on program activity, timeline and plans for Senior level and Executive Management Team
  • Ensuring timely and accurate reporting & metrics
  • Completing status dashboard reports and scorecard updates
  • Assisting with communications and presentation materials
  • Designing and documenting execution processes where required
A successful candidate brings the following skills to the table:
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience
  • Proven track record of successfully executing delivery management fundamentals for technology implementation efforts (meeting / JAD facilitation, workplans, status reports, RAID logs, metrics reporting, budget reporting, etc.)
  • Analytical thinker with strong analysis skills, strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • "Can do" attitude
  • Experience and aptitude with technology development roles outside of project management specialization (e.g., process design, business analysis, test scripting, etc.)
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of technology and technical solutions
  • Self-starter and quick learner who can take initiative and work both independently and with a team
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with both technology and business stakeholders
  • Flexible, with ability to multi-task and effectively manage priorities for self while working in an frequently changing environment
  • Assertive with strong interpersonal skills and solid written and verbal business communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office Suite (Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint, and SharePoint), with aptitude for learning proprietary software and databases
  • Familiarity with practical implementations of Agile scrum methodology, particularly as it relates to establishing project planning and tracking protocols in practice with that methodology
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