Functional Architecture/Senior Business Analyst, Lead – Post Trade at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Jersey City, NJ)


Working alongside our data modelers and business and technology partners, define across the range of Corporate and Investment Bank products:

Aligned key business functions across various lines of business to singular platform solutions

Gather functional and business requirements, analyze complex and nuanced current and target state data flows, operating models and platforms

Define the entities and attributes necessary to provide a business definition of each product

How a trade will be represented at each stage in its lifecycle including initial capture and booking, settlement, valuation, all the way through to ledger posting.

Ensure that the same concept is modelled in the same way across the Corporate and Investment Bank and prevent unnecessary divergence

Facilitate input from Operations and other line of business teams to ensure the output is grounded in the reality of business products and how they are processed


Requirements gathering for modelling of new products / business functions, and enhancements to existing products / business functions

Lead workshops engaging modelers, the business, and technology peers to agree modelling per product / business function

Synthesize functions / business requirements and working alongside Technology teams to translate those requirements into high-level data and Technology platform selection choices

Lead review sessions that ensure consistency of modelling across the Corporate and Investment Bank

The individual will not be directly authoring data models, but will need to engage with their detail – ensuring specific entities and attributes are defined and used consistently and appropriately

Perform sampling and analysis of data and usage across critical applications

Model evaluation with primary users and user groups

Build out a business function inventory with available associated platforms available, and identification of any gaps
What we are looking for:

1. Business knowledge of a broad range of Derivatives and/or Securities products and their lifecycles (e.g. order management and execution, risk management, trade capture, settlements, confirmations, position-keeping, accounting, regulatory reporting, etc.)

2. Knowledge of industry standard models such as FpML

Detailed analytical approach; logical, precise thinker; clear and concise communications

Understanding of relational data concepts and ability to read and interpret class/relational models (preferably using MagicDraw or Erwin)

Knowledge of processes of other industry players/applications such as clearing houses, confirmation platforms, market data providers etc.

Confidence in communicating internally at all levels; candidate will be dealing with Operations, Finance and Technology teams on a daily basis who are both business and technically sophisticated

Strong time management skills; efficient at multi-tasking and able to work under pressure to deliver multiple business demands on-time, to a high-level standard

Experience with Business Process Models, or UML Behavioral Diagrams, or other formalized documentation of functional behavior would be ideal 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans


Jersey City, NJ