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Data Management, Product Owner, Associate

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC168365895
Company Name
JPMorgan Chase
Physical Address

Newark, DE 19725
Job Description

Our mission is to improve the quality of reference data used across the firm’s global businesses and functions. We are driving a culture of quality and continuous improvement toward the best outcome for client experience, our colleagues and JPMorgan Chase. We do the right thing, even when it’s not the easy thing.

The Firm wide Data Management Office – Party Reference Data team manages and maintains reference data to ensure that our customers, employees, and lines of business are in adherence with firm standards and required regulations.

The Internal Party Reference Data team supports the compliance, and management and maintenance reference data to ensure that our customers, employees, and lines of business are in adherence with firm standards and required regulations.

GEMS is JPMC’s strategic solution for legal entity (LE) maintenance and reporting. It will also provide support for various LE-based attestations: financial, legal, and regulatory. It will support external disclosure through the FR-Y9 and other regulatory reports generated by the Office of the Secretary. It will support the legal entity rationalization (LER) and Recovery and Resolution (R&R) programs at JPMC.

The GEMS and Request Management System (RMS) project team is responsible for managing projects and initiatives, in the capacity of providing expert oversight as Subject matter experts in each delivery. The team is responsible for ensuring that all project changes are understood, tested and communicated to the impacted teams.

Job Description:

As a Product Owner of the Agile team, you will be supporting the implementation of GEMS and RMS projects related to Product Enhancements, Production Fixes, Operational Releases, Data Integrity, Platform conversions and Regulatory reporting. This role will primarily focus on capturing requirements from stakeholders, creation of JIRA stories, planning and prioritizing stories in sprints and managing testing. The role will also requires additional Project Management activities like tracking, monitoring, leadership, management and/or participation of the full agile project life cycle (Requirements, SIT/UAT and Implementation) for each project, providing updates to the project teams on the status of the testing activities, as well as writing and executing test scripts. The role will include working the subject matter experts to confirm requirements and to provide feedback on potential impacts as well as the coordination of training & communications between the project and operations teams.

Collaborative partnership with the impacted technology, finance, legal and operations teams will be essential to ensure the success of each project, ensuring completeness of business requirements, clear understanding of operational impacts and resolution of operational issues related to the requirements raised.

Responsibilities Include:

+ Function as an Independent ‘Product Owner’ who owns deliverables from the BOW (Book of Work) to analyze Requirements, raise clarifications with Stakeholders and create Atomic JIRAs for technology to deliver.

+ Function as a Stakeholder-facing PO who can synthesize the requirements, drive the analysis with appropriate questions supported by workflow documents, scenario analysis and wireframes (as needed).

+ Prioritize stories based on epics, manage them in backlog and ensure development focuses on JIRAs with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy

+ Assess the value of JIRAs per Sprint and develop Use-Cases Documents, Wireframes and provide Sample data sheets on JIRAs on case by case basis.

+ Partner with other Product Owners across different teams and LOBs to ensure project is delivered on schedule, within budget and within scope.

+ Proactively lead and deliver on each Sprint throughout the agile lifecycle of a project.

+ Growing into an SME who can provide clear direction and vision to the Technology partners, Testing Teams and Stakeholders throughout the Agile Development Lifecycle.

+ Track defects, perform root cause analysis and identify the means to resolving them.

+ Plan and prioritize Product JIRA backlog and define product vision, road-map and synergies.

+ Assist in the planning of Implementation Plan per Agile release and identify the set of activities/task that need to perform on the Release date.

+ Conduct significant data mining and data analysis to support recommendations on necessary action items.

+ Diagnose and facilitate resolution of key issues and risks within the project, ensure operational and business change readiness.

+ Support end to end User Acceptance Testing process and conduct overall project evaluations/quality control.

+ Support management of projects on an ongoing basis, evaluating progress and quality, managing the issue resolutions process and taking corrective action or escalating the issue when appropriate.

+ Develop, track, analyze, and publish project reports, project summaries, scorecards and program/project performance trends.

+ Combine knowledge of what the business wants with knowledge of how the systems are built and create a business proposition across cross functional areas.

+ Assist clients with GEMS and RMS process and content, develop and execute test plans / test scripts, assist in managing the overall project governance.

+ Support project management reporting deliverables; OPTIC, governance decks.

Required Skills and Qualifications :

+ Demonstrated strong business Product Owner experience

+ Independently lead and drive initiatives to completion and manage risks/issues

+ Hands-on end-to-end Agile experience for a minimum of one year

+ 3 to 5 years of experience within a financial services organization, exposure to any Regulatory or compliance product is a plus

+ Must have experience writing business requirements and grooming user stories with technology partners

+ Prior Project Managements and test management experience is a plus

+ Working knowledge of ALM, Quality Center, MS Excel (Pivot tables, v-lookups) and PowerPoint, MS Visio and Microsoft Access and Microsoft Project required.

+ Bachelor’s degree is required

+ Knowledge of database systems (e.g. MS SQL Server 2000, Oracle, Toad) and database concepts (Optional)

Key Qualities:

+ Strong communication and presentation skills, leadership skills, ability to drive the stakeholders to determine the Requirements.

+ Independently lead and drive initiatives to completion and manage risks/issues

+ Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, sharp analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Attention to detail and ability to work independently

+ Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

+ Demonstrate problem solving and decision making skills

+ Ability to perform in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines

+ A team player and adaptable to changing environment

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender,


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