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CIB – Markets Execution – API Product Manager – Associate

Req #: 170094015
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
CIB - Markets Execution – API Product Manager - Associate
 
About J.P. Morgan
 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 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 the Application:
 
J.P. Morgan Markets is an application hosting and delivery solution for both internal and external clients of the Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB). It hosts applications across the entire lifecycle – Pre-Trade, Trading and Post-Trade.
 
The vision of the CIB Markets Execution API Program is to provide discovery and commercialization of API and data services amongst internal and external client developers, through cross-business self-service on-boarding tools and a data distribution infrastructure
 
The incumbent will play a key role in driving, managing and leading key aspects of the API platform strategy. The position requires strong analytical and communication skills, a technical approach to problem solving, and the ability to work with different teams in a constantly changing environment.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Own and evolve the API Strategy to realize the vision of creating a scalable, cutting-edge, service-oriented, and protocol agnostic platform offering.
  • Remain relevant in the market and adapt to latest tech trends and firm-wide agendas, such as: integration with public and private cloud infrastructure, adoption of vendor platforms, self-service authentication/on-boarding standards, etc. Partner with Product Incubation, Technology, Security, Compliance and Platform Control teams to analyze and deliver such innovative technological solutions
  • Collaborate with API Product, Technology and Business to create a developer ecosystem for both internal and external customers
  • Influence decisions on platform strategy, client engagement and adoption by partnering with Business leads, Sales, Markets Execution, Client Services and Technology. Ensure tighter integration with clients across asset classes and business functions. Look for opportunities beyond the Investment Banking Markets scope
  • Establish relationships with Sales, Trading, Business and Clients to ensure that customer feedback helps inform the product strategy
  • Identify opportunities for vendor partnerships and drive the agenda of defining the commercialization roadmap for APIs by engaging with business leads
  • Analyze usage statistics and metrics in order to drive the product evolution. Provide regular updates/reports to key stakeholders communicating progress and define key metrics and success criteria
  • Establish a standard API Operations Model by streamlining client on-boarding, defining best practices, guaranteeing quality of service and providing  an integrated development environment in partnership with Product and Technology
Key Skills
  • Excellent communication skills (Oral and Written) with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent problem solving skills and ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Self-starter, able to work proactively to achieve results
  • Technical mind-set with experience in at least one object oriented programming language and ability to conduct/contribute to tech-oriented discussions with developers, architects, etc.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and independently, while maintaining a high degree of communication and escalation at appropriate junctures
  • Highly developed communication and partnership skills – attention to detail in written format and articulation in verbal format
  • Ability to articulate and present ideas/proposals to senior business managers, technical leads, etc.
  • Structured and analytical approach
Desired Skills
  • Experience in the financial markets
  • Commercially-focused and entrepreneurial
  • Prior Project management, business analysis or product management experience
Qualifications:
 
The successful candidate should also possess the following attributes:
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering,  Finance, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong work ethic, self-starter who is creative with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and independently, while maintaining a high degree of communication and escalation
  • Team player, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Organization skills, be able to prioritize task based on priority level
  • Expertise in trade-order lifecycle and trade management/operations for several product-areas
Experience Required
  • Relevant experience in a similar role
  • Experience in a client-facing role
About J.P. Morgan’s 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.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.com.
 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Closing Date- 5 February 2018
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