CORPORATE FINANCE|FIRMWIDE DATA MGMT |REFERENCE DATA OPERATIONS | Product Owner | Associate or VP
JPMorgan Chase & Co
Bournemouth, ENG, UK
10d ago

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE : JPM)

Business Area Description :

Reference Data Operations is aligned to the Firmwide Data Management (FDM) Chief Data Office (CDO) which is responsible for improving the quality, integrity and reliability of the firm’s critical data.

The organization’s objectives are to explain the path that critical data follows, improve data quality, reduce ambiguity and inconsistent terminology, enhance transparency, rationalize the number of replicated data assets, and improve firmwide-

sharing of information and best practices. The FDM CDO serves as the governing body to create firmwide standards that drive consistent data management practices, develop technologies and processes to support data management processes, partner with lines of business and functional groups to embed data management best practices and capabilities, and ensure sustainability by refining, measuring, and improving the firm’s ability to manage data.

The Role

Reference Data Operations is seeking a Proxy Product Owner / Scrum Master who will report into the Firmwide Data Management Instrument, Pricing and Common Organization -

Instrument Functional Lead. The successful applicant will have previous experience in a SCRUM / AGILE Framework managing work with many complexities and cross dependencies.

They will be working with a hands on approach supporting a portion of our business and technology pipeline aligned to their reference data sub-

domains, working closely with members of the Product Owner, Reference Data Technology (RDT) team and Instrument Change Team as well as a wider group of stakeholders across the firm.

The Individual

To be successful in this role the candidate must be prepared to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment delivering a first class product which will exceed all client expectations.

You must enjoy creating and maintaining strong relationships with your key stakeholders. You will be responsible for managing a strong pipeline of business and technology demands which will help drive our business forward.

You’ll be someone who loves to make things happen, has excellent communication and engagement skills and a natural leader who is passionate about innovation and driving change.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the team in the early days of this year’s agenda

Key Requirements

Ability & enthusiasm to execute the vision, strategy and roadmap within the Firmwide Data Management (Instrument, Pricing and Common Team)

Work in conjunction with the Product Owner team, Operational Leads, Technology Leads & Feature Teams to deliver a first class service to our clients exceeding expectations.

Understand & deliver the agreed Return On Investment based business benefits for products within the backlog

Continuous engagement of stakeholders across functional business areas partnering all, avoiding conflict and ensuring we meet their needs

Understanding of Equity, Rates, Credit and Commodities products (including cash and derivatives), with a focus on Exchange Traded Derivatives and trade lifecycle is highly desirable

Exposure to a banking environment or financial industry is a requirement

Direct experience of Reference and / or Market data is desirable

Key Skills

A track record of managing stakeholders in a complex matrix environment and strong examples of clear and concise communication

A history of successfully delivering cross-functional projects and a strong understanding of both Agile and Waterfall project delivery methodologies

A commitment to delivering change and solving complex challenges

Highly analytical and methodical approach to problem solving

Experience as a Product Owner / Scrum Master for at least two years working with a development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency

Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns (example : Burndown techniques, velocity, forecasting committed vs. completed, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)

Act or learn to coach team(s) to support advanced product backlog health

Follow / support tool utilization best practices, JIRA, Boards, Metadata alignment. Coach team and product owners in creation and maintenance of the product backlog

Facilitate and guide Scrum events / ceremonies

Must be able to communicate well with teams, larger practitioner community

Ensure Agile / Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls

Attitude of Empowerment Must be able to lead teams to self-organization

Attitude of Transparency Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business / product / change team trust

About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co :

J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries.

J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE : JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion.

The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.

A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its JPMorgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co.

is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the UK Government’s Disability Confident Scheme.

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