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JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Information Architect

Job Description

Our Corporate & Investment Bank relies on innovators like you to build and maintain the technology that helps us safely service the world’s important corporations, governments and institutions. You’ll develop solutions for a bank entrusted with holding $18 trillion of assets and $393 billion in deposits.  The Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk, and extends liquidity in markets spanning over 100 countries around the world. 


Working as an Architect, your passion for technology and thirst for innovation will help shape the future of global digital commerce, now and for years to come. Every day, you’ll bring critical day-to-day leadership and thinking to the table, working with teams of architects, aligning cross-functional projects, ensuring that they’re within reason, fiscally and technically. You’ll collaborate with internal teams and business leaders alike, creating strategically sound Target State Architectures. You will have a major say in budgeting, hiring, mentoring, setting priorities and fostering a client-centric environment where everyone learns and grows. At the end of the day, your work will have tremendous and positive impact, whether it’s in-house, in collaboration with technologists across JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s global technology community or in partnership with some of the most important tech firms in the world.   


The Senior Information Architect will be part of a federated team responsible for developing and maintaining the data models underpinning the platforms that are being built out as part of a strategic reengineering effort supporting the Custody and Fund Services businesses within the JPMorgan Chase Corporate Investment Bank


The Strategic Reengineering effort is a high profile, mission critical program with many concurrent streams of work with aggressive timelines. The Senior Information Architect will work within several streams at the same time and will be expected to help accelerate development and improve the overall quality of the deliverable


Superior Information Architecture and Data Management are essential to a successful business delivery and are also expected to help reduce operating costs, mitigate risk and improve the performance profile of the business solution.


  • Ownership of and collaboration in the production and maintenance of quality SDLC governed Data Models possessing lineage and implementation traceability metadata. These Data Models will be comprised of Business Data Entity Models, Business Event Models, Constituent State Models, utilized Controlled Vocabularies, Communication Models and Consumer Driven Contracts with traceability to/from Logical and Physical schemas.
  • Engaging with Business Operations, Product Management and Technology groups the IA ensures that business requirements are translated into fit-for-purpose data requirements and that accurate traceability and lineage is both defined and documented. The IA will work with Business, Application and Technology Architects to review (and where necessary contribute to) business drivers, needs and strategies whilst assessing the implications and impact to the Data and Information Architecture. 
  • Full conformance with firm-wide, CIB and sub-LOBs Data Policy and Standards (such as the System of Record and Authoritative Data Sourcing registration and JPMC Business Data Taxonomy) and Information Architecture tooling and technology
  • Work to realize continuous improvement on data quality and data usage (Reference Data, Data Science, Finance, Risk and Regulatory)
  • Extremely strong communication skills to work across different areas of the company evangelizing the benefits and importance of Information Architecture and Data Management




This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience

  • Expertise in application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

  • Fluency in architecture and design across all systems 

  • Knowledge in at least one area of technical architecture

  • Strategic thinking and passion for business strategy and business processes

  • Experience in risk and risk control compliance

  • 5+ years of hands-on Object Oriented software development in enterprise-sized applications utilizing languages such as Java, Python, C++; data formats like XML and JSON; Database Management Technology Standards, such as SQL, DBMS Partitioning, Index Creation, Physical Data Models, RDF, SPARQL

  • 3+ years of hands on Information Architecture in enterprise-sized applications with a strong working knowledge of Data Modelling and Meta-modelling (preferably with UML) or the use of alternative Data Modelling tools such as ERwin, Power Designer and Magic Draw

  • Very strong knowledge of the Financial Services Domain with an emphasis on Institutional Businesses that include Trading Middle Office, Prime Brokerage, Custody and Fund Accounting; across Securities and Derivatives Products

  • Knowledge of  various Data Architecture options including ODS, Data Lake, Data Warehousing, OLTP, Data Vault and OLAP

  • Strong knowledge of Data Management technologies including Oracle, Hadoop, Cassandra, Informatica, Pentaho, SOLR/Lucene

  • Knowledge of core Information Architecture capabilities, including Master and Reference Data Management, Data Quality (DQ), Metadata Management, Data Taxonomy, Data Integration, Data Migration and Data Modelling

  • Familiarity with forward engineering approaches to Information Architecture and Data Management and Schema-less Messaging i.e. Java serialization / deserialization to/from a range of data transfer formats e.g. JSON, XML using @Annotations, XMI

  • Ability to collaborate with business teams in order to understand, translate, review and playback requirements into Logical Data Models, Interface Specifications, Taxonomies and Controlled Vocabularies

  • Experience working within a lean/agile development framework, continuous integration, continuous delivery

  • Effective communication and facilitation with Business & Technology stakeholders to translate requirements into software  that represent progress towards a target state of best engineering practice, simplification and standardization

  • Ability to unambiguously communicate through multiple channels such as Presentations, Word Documents , Workshops and Agile Development Meeting


When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech organizations. In our global technology centers, our team of 50,000 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 $11B annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that are transforming the financial services industry.  


At JPMorgan Chase & Co. 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 all around the world, we want to meet you.  

© 2020 JPMorgan Chase & Co.  JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.





























Req #: 200022856
Location: Brooklyn, NY US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

Keyword: consumer%20banking


Posted: 2020-05-12 Expires: 2020-06-11

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