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Business Analysis

Req #: 170080783
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
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.

About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank 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. Currencies Technology supports the business goals of the Global FX business for all technology delivery, having direct application development responsibility for key business systems and an overall end-to-end remit for systems implementation across the Currencies business. The team consists of people based in London, Bournemouth, Houston, New York, Mumbai, Bangalore, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney.
 
The Senior Business Analyst will be required to understand new business requirements, conduct business analysis and initiate QA testing. Successful candidate will have strong analytical and problem solving skills, and above-average presentation and communication skills. The Senior Business Analyst will work with application development teams and their interdependences and will demonstrate partnership skills by interacting with other technology teams within the company to understand, document and interpret complex requirements.
The candidate will be responsible for gathering the client servicing requirements for an entire line of business, and therefore must have a thorough understanding of at least one of the following businesses:  Prime Brokerage, Futures & Options, OTC Clearing, Custody and Fund Services, or Global Markets Operations.
She/he will have responsibility for gathering and analyzing requirements, writing functional and/or technical specifications, and working closely with senior business users to validate prior to application development. In addition, the role will require involvement in an iterative software development model, requiring agility and flexibility on the part of the business analyst to handle requirements changes.
Client management is an integral part of the role, and as such the successful candidate will be responsible for project governance, including managing user groups and communicating status to senior technology and business sponsors. Excellent verbal and written communication will be essential for effectiveness in this role.
  • Minimum 10 years experience as a business analyst in the financial services industry.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with ability to demonstrate analytical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Able to forge productive working relationships with senior business users and business managers.
  • Ability to analyze complex cross functional business processes and defines integrated requirements.
  • Ability to facilitate the design of integrated solutions (process, technical & organizational).
  • Can ensure the end to end solution will deliver the required business results.
  • Drives adoption of the designed processes and solution use with stakeholders.
  • Communicates with business SMEs to ensure expectations are kept in line with project status.
  • Drives the definition, testing, training, and implementation of functional requirements. Upon implementation, drives knowledge transfer to Production Support.
  • Creates/revises/executes the following deliverables using industry standard techniques as necessary, including but not limited to: process maps, data flow diagrams, requirements specifications, functional specifications, use case scenarios, acceptance testing.
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