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Equity Derivatives Risk & PnL - Business Analyst/Project Manager (VP)

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Equities Risk & PnL Technology Team looks after Equities Front Office Risk Management Systems globally, providing the business capabilities to manage intraday risk, overnight risk & pnl for positions.

Equities Technology is undergoing a big transformation to migrate their current stack to Athena inorder to support business expansion & create a cross market platform.
We are building a new Equities Risk & PnL platform - Synergy, leaveraging our previous expierence of building best on the street platform. Extensive analysis of challenging business problems, efficient & transparent project management of a complex technical eco-system are vital to the success of overall Strategy.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a Equity Derivatives Expert with experience in Risk Management.
Someone who is passionate about getting involved in building capabilities in the new strategic platform.
Someone who can help guide and co-ordinate various stream of work associated with building of new risk platform.

Why join?
Work on a greenfield project to help build Equity derivatives products from front to back in the new system from booking, lifecycling, risk management, pnl for those products.
Risk & pnl is an integration space, so you will get to learn things from front to back and understands how best in class platforms are built.
Interact & work with high performing teams involved in building the next generation platform.

What will you do?

  • Working with Equity Derivatives trading to prioritize and understand the business asks.
  • The ability to build consensus amongst a wide range of partners including business owners, technology, operations, and product control
  • Producing highly detailed functional specification documentation, aligned with the system functional architecture
  • Ensuring consistent product functionality across the system architecture and regions.
  • On-boarding new products to the system, adding feature enhancements, integrating with other systems to provide front-to-back solution.
  • Prioritizes the features Backlog with Product Owners, Trading & Middle Office Leads.
  • Collaborate with multiple streams to ensure the requirements are clear and well understood, track the dependencies.
  • Identify & communicate risk and impacts and propose risk mitigation options, considering business implications of the technology to the current business environment
  • Working with development teams to ensure the requirements & priorities are clear.
  • Defines all steps and dependencies for the next product increment and iteration.
  • Inspects and evaluates progress of the functional delivery at each increment and iteration.
  • Insulates the team from distraction, such as new scope, during the current product increment and iteration.
  • Runs regular PWG with stakeholders and key partners to provide regular updates on the progress of the projects.
  • Working closely with developers and testers who are located in multiple geographic locations
  • Testing and validating the features before pushing out to Production.
    What is required?
  • Extensive experience in Business Analysis & dealing with trader’s requests.
  • Strong derivatives product knowledge with experience in risk management.
  • Experience in working with multiple streams across organizational boundaries.
  • Well organized, a strong communicator and familiar with delivering in an agile environment.
  • Proven project management skills with ability to plan, priortise and deliver technology solutions.
  • Effective at managing senior business and technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to lead and influence across key stakeholders and partners.
  • Strategic thinker and visionary with strong problem-solving skills
  • Be able to work in high pressure environment.