Firmwide Data Management - Data Network Architecture - FDM Discovery Analytics Business Analyst - VP

Job Type:Full Time

About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank

J.P. Morgan chase 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. 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 Chief Data Office has a mandate set and actively supported at the board level to transform data management towards demonstrable shareholder value. The FDM Discovery Analytics team have a firm wide remit to deliver a broad set of data capabilities including the functional and technical vision for data discovery and partnering with business line to improve the commercial offering of data through the adoption ML and AI techniques.

Department Description

The FDM group is accountable for transforming approach and policies for managing data to create an industry-leading data environment in terms of control, cost, and efficiency. The program scope continues to evolve and encompasses cultural, behavioral, procedural and systemic transformation across the full range of data domains.

Role Background

Artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping how we work, interact and share information and content. AI and Machine Learning (ML) technologies are being incorporated into our data activities.

These are helping to influence and re-shape our risk assessment processes, dataflow analysis, portfolio and catalog quality scoring, the identification of regulatory data, and operational and application-level interactions. The role will require working with senior stakeholders across J.P. Morgan Chase, looking to leverage best practice across the AI and ML industry and other J.P. Morgan business units, to enhance our Data Governance and commercial offering.

The successful candidates will join a team focused on data management within the Firm and be responsible for supporting the strategy and execution of the Chief Data Officer’s initiatives for data management. Paramount to this will be FDM Data Governance, Vision and Strategy which will strengthen J. P. Morgan Chase’s ability to serve clients/customers, manage risk effectively, ensure regulatory compliance, achieve operational and technology efficiencies, and make informed strategic, financial, commercial and operational decisions.

Key roles and responsibilities:

The Business Analysts will be an “agent of change,” who identifies and executes new opportunities for the businesses to capitalize on technology. The successful Business Analysts possess strong foundational data science skills, as well as an ability to develop strategic business and project plans, identify key performance indicators, create use-case scenarios, and engage and communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization. They must be able to take a holistic view of a business problem or challenge, and work with various individuals to get the information necessary to drive changes through.

Responsible for identifying important business questions, applying the appropriate statistical techniques to harness structured and unstructured data, and performing complex data analysis to extract useful information and develop conclusions.

Responsible for protecting an organization’s data and ensuring that all data repositories produce consistent and reusable data.

  • Engage with technical and business users, build project plans and track progress towards delivery understanding status, dependencies, risks and issues
  • Succinctly articulate the status of the change activities in progress, areas of concern and items requiring escalation

  • Identify areas to increase efficiency and automation of processes

  • Drive the design for automated data processes for data discovery

  • Identify, evaluate and implement services and tools to support data validation and cleansing

  • Manipulate, analyse and interpret complex data sets relating to business flows

  • Mine and analyse large datasets, draw valid inferences and present to senior management

  • Provide quality metrics for benchmarking of data points

  • Produce and track key performance indicators which aligned to Line of Business Sponsorship

  • Liaise with internal clients to fully understand data content and commercial usage / Business opportunity

  • Gather, understand and document detailed business requirements using appropriate tools and techniques

  • Create data dashboards, graphs and visualizations to aid commercial opportunity

Skills & Experience Required

  • Business analysis experience
  • Knowledge of specialized analysis techniques and tools to determine how businesses can use data to make more informed decisions
  • Experience of Data Governance or Data Management principles beneficial
  • Excellent Business Intelligence reporting skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills using AI or ML techniques beneficial
  • Excellent communication, presentation (both oral and written) and influencing skills to MD level
  • Confidence in communicating internally at all levels; candidate will be dealing with stakeholders of varying degrees of seniority (up to Managing Director level) across Corporate/Firm-wide, Finance, Risk, Compliance, Operations and Technology teams.
  • Effective change management skills. Ability to support and adapt within a changing environment
  • Self-starter, able to work autonomously, with strong time management skills; efficient at multi-tasking and able to work under pressure to deliver multiple business demands on time, to a high standard
  • Capacity to think laterally and convey an understanding of the big picture

This role is a an outstanding opportunity within J.P. Morgan, and will offer the candidate the opportunity to join a high profile team and take a partnership role within the Firm Data Management group, to support one the most significant change programs at J.P. Morgan Chase.

  • Degree in computer science / information science (or similarly technical discipline) ideal

    Our professionals in our Corporate Functions cover a diverse range of areas from finance and risk to human resources and marketing. Our corporate teams are an essential part of our company, ensuring that we’re setting our businesses, clients, customers and employees up for success

    JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the UK Government’s Disability Confident Scheme.