JPMorgan Chase Product Manager in Plano, Texas
Short Description for Internal Candidates
As a Product Management professional, you will be responsible for coordinating and driving critical Large Scale Scrum transformation initiatives managing multiple Product Area teams across Corporate Technology.
Description for Internal Candidates
As an experienced professional in Product Management, you thrive at managing complex technology programs within the product that have far-reaching implications for clients, employees, and stakeholders throughout the firm. This role requires a strong grasp of the big-picture - namely, how can technology help achieve business goals - as well as a keen ability to establish priorities, manage resources and budgets, and build and incentivize high-performing teams. You'll work closely with colleagues across the firm to identify opportunities to develop projects and programs that are broadly applicable. Once you and your team establish a roadmap, you'll play an integral role in ensuring that the project is running on time, within budget, and in accordance with firm-wide guidelines, including risk and architecture. Just as importantly, you'll work with your team to set goals, foster collaboration, and promote the values, culture, and brand of JPMorgan Chase & Co. This project execution role will be responsible for the following functions -
Collaborate with Product Owners to create and maintain Product Backlog
Build and monitor Product Backlog roadmap
Manage Product Financials
Managing product area scrums of scrums, development managers and architects, to develop overall product roadmap, driving programs to delivery milestones, resolving escalated issues, and ensuring programs are executing according to department standards
Building and maintaining the release calendar across the portfolio
Contributing to and helping to ensure that the Agile product is in line with the business transformation objectives.
Face-off to senior stakeholders for steering and governance, ensuring appropriate transparency and messaging Ensuring alignment of teams to Agile practices and creating a flagship Agile large scale product development program.
Providing governance for ensuring program compliance with SDLC and program execution auditability requirements, and manages senior leadership engagement in sign-offs
Ensuring program compliance with department-wide transparency standards on progress of investment initiatives, as well as participation in budget planning, forecasts, headcount plans, capacity vs. demand analysis
Ensuring audit readiness for programs
This role requires a wide range of strengths and capabilities, including:
BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
Proven track record of successfully executing delivery management fundamentals for technology implementation efforts (meeting / JAD facilitation, work plans, status reports, RAID logs, metrics reporting, budget reporting, etc.).
Capable of handling ambiguity and helping to shape a program that organizes the ambiguity.
Ability to go beyond the mechanics of program management; must be able to do more than document a plan and track to it, must also be able to manage deviation from plan, propose resolutions, and lead to resolution.
Analytical thinker with strong analysis skills, strong problem solving and critical thinking skills enabling candidate to anticipate problems and connect dots on their own.
Reasonable working knowledge of technology architectures and risk management business functions to the extent necessary to establish credibility with technology and business stakeholders.
Experience with DevOps principles and testing automation
\"Can do\" attitude; \"go-getter\" that pursues responsibilities without constant prompting.
Experience and aptitude with technology development roles outside of project management specialization (e.g., process design, business analysis, test scripting, etc.).
Solid knowledge and understanding of technology and technical solutions.
Self-starter and quick learner who can take initiative and work both independently and with a team.
Experience with release planning and forecasting, aligning delivery expectations with all stakeholders
Ability to synthesize complex and/or diverse information to "tell a story" in a digestible manner that brings attention to the key details
Ensure critical decisions are identified, framed, made at the right time and at the right level of the organization.
Flexible, with ability to multi-task and effectively manage priorities for self while working in a frequently changing environment.
Assertive with strong interpersonal skills and solid written and verbal business communication skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft office Suite (Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint, and SharePoint), with aptitude for learning proprietary software and databases
Experience using agile management software such as Jira is a plus.
Familiarity with practical implementations of Agile scrum methodology, particularly as it relates to establishing project planning and tracking protocols in practice with that
Experience working with high-performing teams in complex program execution
Strong understanding of Waterfall and Agile methods; stakeholder management; budget management, risk management and operations
Ability to create and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders throughout the firm
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the "WELL Health-Safety Rating" for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.
As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. These requirements may include sharing information in the firm's vaccine record tool, vaccination or regular testing, mask wearing, social distancing and daily health checks. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests.
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