JP Morgan Chase

FX Services Passive Currency Overlay Business Analyst, Associate

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
21 Jan 2022
19 Feb 2022
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Job role
Business analyst, CFO
As a member of our Business Analysis team, you'll play a crucial role in identifying, improving, and developing technology solutions that drive our strategic goals. This is a tremendous opportunity to learn about high-priority initiatives and collaborate with colleagues throughout the firm. Working at the intersection of business and technology, you'll sharpen your understanding of business processes and data analysis, while continuing to develop your leadership, management and communication skills. No matter where your career ultimately takes you, you'll make a meaningful impact and lasting connections with outstanding colleagues and mentors.

About FX Services

JPMorgan's FX Services business offers automated foreign exchange (FX) services across a number of use cases, such as corporate or retail clients making international payments, custodians funding international securities trades or eCommerce merchants wanting to price their products in multiple currencies.

The business is supported by global the FX Services technology team with contributors in Houston, New York, Bournemouth, London, Mumbai, Bangalore and Singapore. The team is organized into Agile development teams supported by QA and Product Delivery Teams.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be involved in the business analysis and management of software development processes for FX Services trading/sales software. Specifically you will:
  • Business Analysis: Interact with external clients, internal stakeholders and regulators to gather and document requirements.
  • Analyze, design and implement new efficient processes for our current businesses.
  • Analyze, design and implement solutions for clients.
  • Product Delivery and Management: Manage projects against aggressive client commitments and deadlines. Ensure ordered and well documented product backlogs. Remove blockers to development progress. Manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Produce high quality documentation for internal users and external clients.
  • Expectation management for various stake holders with competing interests, for limited resources.
  • QA test definition, oversight and review of automated acceptance and integration tests. Challenge development teams to ensure technical solutions are sound.
  • Be commercial aware and mindful of costs vs benefits in everything we do.

Desirable Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience of technology landscape involved in Foreign Exchange products
  • End to End Foreign Exchange business and product knowledge - including pricing, trading, settlement, accounting, payments
  • Experience of the Passive Currency Overlay products within the markets environment
  • Understand concepts around currency hedging and risk exposure mitigation
  • Significant experience with the agile software development framework, with a substantial experience in high pressure, time critical environments.
  • Excellent communication, documentation and organizational skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills - to present to a range of stakeholders from senior internal managers, external clients, regulators and development teams.
  • Agile Testing: automating testing, non-functional test design
  • Structured Business Analysis: UML, Spec By Example, modelling business scenarios.
  • Agile Scrum Process: Product backlog management, ensuring continuous improvement, ability to extract meaningful stats and metrics from the development process.
  • Ability to work independently, own issues to resolution and be self-motivated to achieve the best results for clients.

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

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.

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