JPMorgan Chase Operational Readiness & Planning Improvements Lead in Plano, Texas

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Company , 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 & Company 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 around the world, we want to meet you.

Our Consumer & Community Banking Group depends on innovators like you to serve nearly 66 million consumers and over 4 million small businesses, municipalities and non-profits. You’ll support the customer experience of award winning tools and services that deliver cutting edged mobile applications, digital experiences and next generation banking technology solutions to better serve our clients and customers.

The Digital & Emerging Payments Operational Readiness & Planning Improvements Lead is focused on driving the delivery of an “Always On” customer experience, specifically addressing facets that could lead to a production outage.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Driving strategic solutions across organizational boundaries to prevent customer impacting incidents caused by hygiene

  • Driving down the use of privileged access id’s and ensuring they are properly controlled

  • Implement strategic solutions for accurate Inventory and Asset management

  • Remediating hygiene breaks and prevent reoccurrence

  • Drive PLM Auto Patch Auto Reboot (APAR) compliance

  • Partner with GTI, AD and production management to meet organizational objectives for hygiene compliance.

  • Drive down uptime, patch related, tool/Scan, TVM and other system breaks.

  • Drive compliance of privileged access id’s managed through EPV

  • Ensure all id’s in EPV are managed appropriately by the correct owners.

  • Ensure all certificates are proactively managed prior to expiration.

Hands-on experience in strategic transformation, problem solving, process re-engineering and analytical initiatives are critical to the role. Strong technical background – application support experience is preferred. Ability to establish strong partnership and influence across lines of business with the business, application teams, production support teams and external vendors (where applicable) is key.


  • Requires a combination of technical background and business acumen.

  • Minimum 3 years of Application Development and/or Production Management work experience.

  • Experience with maintenance tools including PLM, Brews, RDMS, Venafi and the associated processes and procedures.

  • Understands Production Management roles, responsibilities, nomenclature around general maintenance, incident, problem and change management.

  • Highly collaborative – Strong experience collaborating with and influencing cross functional teams on processes, procedures, culture, tools, etc. Strong partnership skills, builds relationships, understands how to find common ground to deliver on objectives

  • Change Agent (willing to challenge the status quo); strong drive for continuous improvement

  • Professional courage - takes on issues and challenges, calls it like s/he sees it

  • Deals well with ambiguity, can shape and define the future, take an idea and make it reality

  • Focus and judgment - can separate mission critical from "nice to haves"

  • Strong metrics analysis skills, with ability to draw conclusions based on data

  • Execution / Delivery oriented; Creative Problem Solver

  • Strong written and verbal communication, and presentation skills

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