JPMorgan Chase Business Analyst Lead in Chicago, Illinois

As an IT Business Analyst supporting Loan IQ initiatives, you will be working for the Wholesale Loan Technology team at JPMorgan. You will be working on the Loan IQ platform, which is the firm’s Strategic loan platform. This role is specifically related to working as an analyst on new releases within the Loan IQ space. The analyst participates in and provides support throughout all phases including testing and post implementation. These activities and partnerships include large enterprise multi-department events as well as small intra department projects. Within the department you will assume joint responsibility for developing and maintaining departmental documentation and assist with SharePoint administration. You will work directly with technicians, assisting with installation planning including opening requests and engaging change management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Primary BA for Loan IQ Application; gain and provide subject matter expertise

  • Within the Agile framework work closely with Product Owner and team members to meet the business requirements

  • Provide support to application users and to the Firm’s other teams that interface, support, or provide oversightLiaison between the business units, Finance, and the technology team, facilitate meetings and report status

  • Work closely with business partners to identify requirements

  • Understand and summarize business requirements

  • Identify and engage key upstream Business and Operations partners

  • Identify and engage key downstream IT partners

  • Identify cross impact to other systems

  • Understand how and when to use SDLC processes

  • Plan and Coordinate testing phases, SIT, IST and UAT;

  • Document and administer project defects on tools used by team

  • Monitor milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of schedule and identify / mitigate risk

  • Ensure defect resolution is completed

  • Active participation in implementation and post implementation processes

  • Contribute to continuous improvement and proactively support knowledge sharing within the team

  • College degree in related technical/business area, and/or equivalent work experience

  • Knowledge of Loan IQ application and core understanding of table structure

  • Strong Finance background related to Commercial Lending

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an IT Business Analyst within a technology organization

  • Strong experience and understanding of business systems analysis functions

  • High skill level with Agile framework and working as part of an Agile team

  • Expertise in the translation of business requirements

  • Advanced writing skills, to include solid experience

  • Expertise in testing including test plan and script creation, and the use of testing tools

  • Understanding of Information risk requirements for annual certifications and SOX

  • Experience supporting applications using distributed system technologies (Unix, Oracle, JAVA) desired )

  • SQL skills to create basic queries against the Loan IQ database

  • Advanced knowledge of business analysis methods and practices

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft tools - Word, Excel, Visio ,Project and PowerPoint

  • Experience using SQL for queries and basic updates

  • Experience using testing tools and automated test script applications

  • Experience submitting and managing EURC, ITSM, and WRM requests

  • Experience with production support tools such as Alacrity

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at http://www.jpmorganchase.com/ .

Commercial Banking serves more than 30,000 clients, including corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and not-for-profit entities with annual revenues generally ranging from $20 million to $2 billion. Our Commercial Bankers serve these clients by operating in 14 of the 15 top U.S. major markets. Our professionals' industry knowledge and experience combined with our dedicated service model, comprehensive solutions, and local expertise to make us the #1 commercial bank in our retail branch footprint. Wholesale Loans Technology supports Commercial Lending activities (Bi-Lateral or Multi-Lateral Loans) for multiple lines of businesses of JP Morgan Chase.

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.