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Technology Project Execution / Project Manager

Req #: 170125094
Location: Columbus, OH, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

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. 


Our Asset and Wealth Management division is driven by innovators like you who are driven to create technology solutions that make us work more efficiently and help our businesses grow. It’s our mission to efficiently take care of our clients’ wealth, helping them get, and remain properly invested.  Across 27 cities, our team of 4,600 agile technologists thrive in a cloud-native environment that values continuous learning using a data-centric approach in developing innovative technology solutions.


The Chase Wealth Management (CWM) Technology group within Asset and Wealth Management is looking to hire a Project Execution / Project Manager.  This individual will help the team drive forward initiatives and advance their roadmap while modernizing technology delivery through a multi-skilled workforce.  They will also help respond to and address evolving business and operations priorities from a technology perspective across Wealth Management.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead technology projects and deliverables to achieve an overall business goal or objective.
  • Clearly defining and adhering to goals, objectives, scope, and all roles and responsibilities across all deliverables.
  • Facilitate fact based decision making.
  • Establish plans, priorities, deadlines, and structure.
  • Ensures project is completed in accordance with all Risk, Architecture and other relevant firm wide guidelines. 
  • Establishing and maintaining JIRA boards and dashboards - leadership throughout the planning and development process including leading daily meetings and grooming sessions.
  • Identification, communication and escalation of risks and issues as needed.
  • Keeping all parties aware of overall project status, issues, risks, roadblocks, and success.
  • Support the product owner to produce and prioritize the backlog for development and estimation while motivating the team.
  • Efficient and effective verbal and written communication both within the Technology team and across key stakeholders.
  • Build and reinforce relationships with stakeholders.
  • Partner with the business to understand the product pipeline for Discretionary Investments and  communicate the impact to their technology colleagues.
  • Strong ability to manage changes to scope, roadmap, and backlog
  • Flexibility in approach to analysis based on the complexity and scope of the change requested.
  • Be aware of cross impacts and ongoing efforts across the broader Asset Management organization to ensure efficiencies.
  • Be able to deliver solutions with an equal focus on the operational/business models as well as the technology solution.
  • Ensure quality in written documentation for requirements, user stories and technical designs across teams.
  • End to End testing oversight and management of key issues with business and operations partners.
  • Presentation of analysis findings to stakeholders for review and approval.
  • 5+ years of professional experience.
  • 3+ years of Wealth Management related project management / scrum master experience.
  • Solid understanding of the Wealth Management business / financial industry.
  • Relevant hands-on technical background, including experience in Agile methodology and Jira.
  • Ability to tailor communications (i.e., high level vs detailed level) based on the audience it pertains to.  
  • Excellent communication skills. Crisp & Clear verbal communication with the ability to be assertive when speaking to a diverse audience.
  • Excellent facilitation skills. Ability to command/lead facilitation meetings with clear & specific agenda. Keep the audience attentive and active in participation of the meetings.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to multi-task and manage priorities.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
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