Mortgage Front Office Technology - Executive Director

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • JPMorgan.
  • 20 May 19

Mortgage Front Office Technology - Executive Director

Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world's important corporations, governments and institutions. You'll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits. CIB provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world.

The Spread Markets Technology organization is currently seeking an Executive Director to lead the technology teams supporting the Mortgage Front Office business.

  • Establish relationships with senior business stakeholders, interact with them on a regular basis to gather requirements and priorities. Drive technology implementations of new business initiatives.
  • Establish strong project/program management capabilities, ensure both business and technical stakeholders have transparency around priorities, allocations and planned deliveries
  • Document business requirements, identify dependencies for the technical deliveries, and coordinate across technology groups to ensure successful delivery. Ensure technical deliveries meet business expectations. Engage users during User Acceptance Testing.
  • Analyze and manage project risks, issues, costs, and benefits and make relevant recommendations to the business and technology leadership team.
  • We are a global development team. Significant part of the job is to enable these teams to be highly productive by clearly articulating the business needs and expected deliveries. Provide coaching and guidance.
  • Coordinate technology responses to internal and external audits. Follow-up on action plans to ensure these are closed in a timely manner
  • Proactively work with other Project Managers to identify and resolve issues that would present a risk to on-time implementation of programs or projects

  • In-depth knowledge of Mortgage Backed Securities and/or RMBS loan origination and secondary trading. Familiarity with pricing, analytics, PnL and Risk functions.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience. 5 years of experience working directly with Mortgage business stakeholders. Preferably with Mortgage Front office.
  • Strong organization and project management skills. Demonstrable expertise with functional requirements specification, complex project scoping, and project management. SCRUM/Agile certification is a plus
  • Experience working in a matrix organization. Proven ability to influence and drive change at senior levels.
  • Has technology background. Able to participate and contribute in high level technical discussions. Prior working knowledge of Python, Java and/or databases is preferred. Hands on experience with project management tools such as JIRA, Confluence, MS Project, etc
  • Flexible, process-oriented, organized, with excellent analytical & troubleshooting skills
  • Any prior mortgage trading or market risk experience is a plus.

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.

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