Business Analyst

JP Morgan Chase - Jersey City, NJ (30+ days ago)


The Role:
Technology Strategy and Execution - Business Analyst
Delivering high-quality and timely solutions on the front to back platform requires strong business analysis, product knowledge, technical and problem solving skills. The ideal candidate will have solid experience in financial markets, subject matter expertise in securities processing and/or custody, and a proven track record in working on complex technology projects.

This specific role will be within an aggressive delivery team tasked with building an in-house Securities Processing technology platform globally, encompassing a Trade Booking layer, Settlement Engine capable of supporting all global markets, an Asset/Stock Record, an Asset Servicing solution & a strategic Data-Warehouse to support downstream requirements for reporting and analytics.
The successful candidate will work within the Securities Processing E2E team as a hands-on business analyst who will leverage their knowledge to drive the strategic securities processing strategy for the custody business. They will have strong analysis skills and be able to drive large-scale technical solutions across the full application stack.

The ability to bridge the gap between business and technology is paramount in this role, to drive the business forward in their objectives.

Key Responsibilities
Initial responsibility will be as a business analyst/technology lead for the delivery of the integrated trade booking, settlement, and Asset Record flow for International Custody
Project management & oversight of the deliverables & resources distributed across many different technology teams across the front to back application stack.
Defines the cross-application functional architecture / system flow to meet the business needs and partners with multiple Product, Operations & Technology leads globally to deliver an E2E solution
Understands business requirements, performs detailed analysis, and produces associated functional specifications across multiple functions and applications.
Conducts test driven analysis to investigate differences between new vs existing system processing
Assesses ability to meet process SLAs across AD teams
Defines and tracks the end-to-end build, testing, and implementation timeline across all applications
Participation in large-scale “highly-visible” SIT/UAT testing cycles managing technology and business stakeholders
Trains relevant teams prior to go-live of new business processes/products, functionality or applications
Produces implementation approach, timelines, and go-live strategy.
Go-live support, investigation of issues.
Provide regular updates to senior management in Technology, Operations, or Custody Product organizations

Qualifications:
Essential skills
Strong background of understanding end to end trade processing lifecycle (including: instruction capture, settlements, books and records, legal entity flows, accounting and regulatory requirements is desirable
Ability to clearly define and articulate business requirements.
Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills
Confidence in communicating internally at all levels; candidate will be dealing with the Custody Product, Operations and Technology teams on a daily basis who are both business and technically sophisticated
Ability to coherently construct and present business requirements and solutions based on input from various sources
Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills
Good judgement, risk assessment, and escalation skills
Strong project management skills; experience of full project life-cycle, including breaking requirements down into technical deliverables, estimating the work required, and building detailed project plans
Proactive, self-motivated and flexible with a positive attitude
Excellent teamwork
Strong time management; efficient at multi-tasking and able to work under pressure to deliver multiple business demands on-time, to a high-level standard
Experience in working with technology development teams during build and implementation phases
Experience in writing UAT Test Plans and/or Test Scripts, together with managing the user testing phase of projects

Desirable skills
Experience and/or willing to be involved in the technical detail of projects and systems both in terms of analysis, modelling and problem solving
Experience in Custody products

Education
Degree level education or equivalent
5+ years experience within similar industry area

Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits. CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity. We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you.