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Corporate Risk - Wholesale Credit Risk (WCR) - Metadata Management - Associate

Req #: 180000317
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Job Description:
JPMorgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries.  The firm is a leader in investment banking, commercial banking, financial services for small business and consumers, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity.

The Wholesale Credit Risk (WCR) Data Management team is responsible for developing a best-in-class data management function across various critical business initiatives (CCAR, Basel, etc.) within the Wholesale Credit Risk organization. Through partnerships with Firmwide Data Management (FDM), the Chief Data Office (CDO), Business, Operations, and Technology stakeholders, the team is responsible for defining and executing on the overall data governance and data management strategy across WCR.


The team is looking for an enthusiastic individual join the group as an Associate. This position will focus on the following Data Management practice areas:

  1. Metadata Management – data stewardship activities. Contribute to the WCR Data Dictionary build-out – work with partners through working groups to finalize data element definitions and maintain all information in the FDM tool. Research and document data ownership and data lineage. Be the subject matter expert on respective data elements and source systems.
  2. Data Management – Support the Data Management agenda across WCR. Work in close partnership with LOB, Operations, and Chief Data Office partners.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Data Stewardship for the WCR domain
  • Perform data lineage analyses to map source data to its various use cases and to identify upstream and downstream dependencies
  • Support the management of data demand across various WCR functions
  • Represent WCR in various data governance forums and data related strategic initiatives
  • Assist with the documentation of a WCR data dictionary
  • Participate and contribute to WCR Data Governance forums
  • Work closely with Technology, various businesses, CDO, Operations and Reporting on various aspects of Data Management processes
  • Help with defining and driving operational improvements around WCR Data Management and Data Governance

The role requires experience/expertise in the following areas:

  • Business and data analysis, 3-6 years of business experience with numerous stakeholder teams
  • Metadata management and overall data management
  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills; analyzing data with respect to corresponding business and technology processes; comfortable working with large quantities of data
  • Understanding of concepts and hands-on experience working with relational databases, SQL, and BI tools
  • Project management
  • Financial products experience, preferably Wholesale Credit products, in particular Traditional Credit Products (TCP)
  • Critical thinking, ability to understand the problem, analyze root cause and cross-dependencies, come up with the solution/options, document and to present to various audiences
  • Strong analytical skills (willing to learn quickly)
  • Motivated and strong delivery focus
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication abilities, both written and oral
  • Good interpersonal skills needed for effective collaboration across departments
  • Experience working with SharePoint. Strong skills in using Excel, PowerPoint


The following qualifications are a plus:

  • Experience in running various forums, such as Data Management meetings
  • Credit Risk management experience is a plus



Bachelors or higher degree.


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