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The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase Institute (Institute) is to help decision makers—policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders—appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, timely data, and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance prosperity. Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute seeks a Research Analyst in its Washington, D.C. office whwill bring the best of quantitative social sciences to lead and conduct research on consumer finance topics using propriety big data within JPMorgan Chase. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in economics and statistics; experience in quantitative social science and/or data science and computer programming; have an entrepreneurial and proactive mindset, and be a strong communicator.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct original data analysis using anonymized records of consumer banking transactions from all across JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Draft and edit papers, slide decks, and blog posts for internal and external audiences.
  • Work alongside other analysts, Research Directors, PhD fellows, academic advisors, and internal thought-leaders to create cutting-edge analyses, using Institute data alone or in combination with existing publicly-available data that add to both the public and academic discourse.
  • Identify promising potential topics for the Institute’s research agenda.
  • Assist with coordinating the work of outside academics and policy analysts.
  • Contribute to efforts to strengthen the Institute as an organization, including developing and refining protocols, establishing strategic partnerships, and building the team.

Candidate Qualifications

  • Strong background in statistics/economics/econometrics/public policy/data science, or other related fields;
  • Experience working with data sets to large to be reviewed one record at a time or edited by hand (e.g. greater than 100,000 observations) and big data techniques (e.g. machine learning);
  • Strong programming experience; preferred languages include (SQL, R, Python, Scala);
  • Experience with big data computing on a Hadoop platform (e.g. Spark, Hive) and working with big data collaboration tools (git, Jira) are a plus;
  • Prior experience working with financial services or other administrative data sets is a plus;
  • Strong sense of intellectual curiosity and a desire to learn new techniques, approaches, and tools;
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a high-performance professional environment, with quick turn-around and changing priorities;
  • Comfort with uncertainty and an entrepreneurial working context; flexibility to take on new roles and responsibilities as this initiative evolves;
  • Creativity, strict observance of compliance and data privacy controls, and a commitment to intellectual rigor;
  • Ability to absorb and synthesize large amounts of information and data quickly;
  • Capacity to be a team-player and be able to work in small, collaborative environment;
  • Bachelor’s required; Master’s candidates welcome.

Application Requirements

  1. Current resume, including most recent standardized test scores (e.g., GRE, GMAT, SAT)
  2. Cover letter
  3. Statistical coding sample (R, Python, SQL, Scala, Stata, or similar applications)

Optional

  • Writing sample (e.g., recent article, working paper, or class paper) that demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities
  • Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)

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

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) Institute is to help decision makers – policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders – appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, real-time data, and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity. Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute seeks a research associate to work with the Financial Markets team on housing finance research. The ideal candidate will have experience with empirical data analysis; a strong background in economics and social sciences; be knowledgeable about the current economic policy debate, and general economic trends; and have an entrepreneurial and proactive mindset.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct original research and literature reviews to support the Institute’s ongoing housing finance research agenda and articulate the value-add to topical debate
  • Work alongside other analysts/associates, Research Directors, academic advisors, and internal thought-leaders to develop and conduct analyses, using Institute data alone or in combination with existing publicly-available data, that add to both the public and academic discourse
  • Attend, participate, and present synthesized research findings at weekly problem solving sessions
  • Pull and analyze relevant third-party datasets to support ongoing research initiatives
  • Identify promising potential topics for the Institute’s research agenda
  • Explore and enhance data visualization tools to effectively convey research finding

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s required; Master’s candidates welcome; 1-2 years of work experience preferred
  • Strong programming experience; preferred languages include SQL, R, Python, Scala
  • Experience with big data computing on a Hadoop platform (e.g. Spark, Hive) and working with big data collaboration tools (git, Jira) are a plus
  • Strong background in statistics/economics/econometrics/public policy/data science, or other related fields
  • Experience conducting original applied empirical research
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Creativity, discretion, and a commitment tintellectual rigor
  • Initiative taker whcan efficiently explore promising research areas and absorb and synthesize large amounts of information and data quickly
  • Team-player able to work in a small, high performing, and collaborative environment, often at a fast pace and under time constraints; comfort with uncertainty and an entrepreneurial working context
  1. Current resume or CV
  2. Cover letter
  3. Coding sample
  4. Writing sample (e.g., recent article, working paper, or class paper) that demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities

Optional:

  • Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)

Please submit the above materials to institute@jpmchase.com with the subject line: Housing Finance Research Associate

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

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase Institute is to help decision makers – policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders – appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, real-time data and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity. Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

Position Overview:
The JPMorgan Chase Institute seeks a Research Associate in its Washington, D.C. office to lead and conduct research on small business financial outcomes and local economic development using proprietary big data within JPMorgan Chase. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in a quantitative social science, statistics, data science and/or computer programming, and an entrepreneurial and proactive mindset.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with fellow research team members to identify original insights about small businesses and local economies using anonymized records of small business and consumer financial activity—alone or in combination with external data
  • Lead the production of artifacts (e.g. slide decks, visualizations, drafts of results) used in the development of reports and other research outputs
  • Draft, edit and validate short- and long-form research outputs for external audiences
  • Identify promising potential topics for the Institute’s research agenda
  • Lead efforts that strengthen the Institute as an organization, including developing and refining protocols, generating analytic tools with Institute-wide application, establishing strategic partnerships, and building the team

Candidate Qualifications

  • Quantitative social science research experience, preferably paired with experience in Python, Scala, Java, R, Spark, Hive, and/or SQL;
  • Experience working with data sets to large to be reviewed one record at a time or edited by hand (e.g. greater than 100,000 observations);
  • Strong sense of intellectual curiosity and a desire to learn new techniques, approaches, and tools;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a high-performance professional environment, with quick turn-around and changing priorities;
  • Comfort with uncertainty and an entrepreneurial working context; flexibility to take on new roles and responsibilities as this initiative evolves;
  • Creativity, strict observance of compliance and data privacy controls, and a commitment to intellectual rigor;
  • Ability to absorb and synthesize large amounts of information and data quickly;
  • Capacity to be a team-player or player-coach and be able to work in small, collaborative environment;
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Application Requirements

    1. Current resume
    2. Cover letter
    3. Statistical coding sample (Python, Scala, Java, R, SAS, Matlab, Stata, or another language used for statistical computing)

    Optional:

    • Writing sample (e.g., recent article, working paper, or class paper) that demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities
    • Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)

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

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) Institute is to help decision makers – policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders – appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, real-time data, and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity. Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute seeks a Local Business and Commerce Research Intern to work closely with the Research team to draw conclusions from JPMorgan Chase data and conduct original research. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in quantitative social science and computer science; be interested in local economic development and knowledgeable about the current economic policy debate, and general economic trends; and have an entrepreneurial and proactive mindset.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct external research and literature reviews to support the Institute’s ongoing research agenda
  • Work alongside analysts, Research Directors, Research Fellows, and internal thought-leaders to develop and conduct analyses, using Institute data alone or in combination with existing publicly-available data, that add to both the public and academic discourse
  • Attend, participate, and present synthesized research findings at weekly problem solving sessions
  • Identify, acquire and analyze relevant third-party datasets to support ongoing research initiatives
  • Liaise with researchers and communications partners to make reports and press releases more digestible, contextualized, and impactful
  • Participate in all aspects of report production
  • Explore and enhance data visualization tools to improve and extend the impact of research findings

Candidate Qualifications

  • Current undergraduate student with a major or extensive coursework in Economics, Public Policy, Political Science, Economic/Organizational Sociology , or a related quantitative social science field
  • Experience programming in Python, Scala, Java, SQL, R, SAS, Matlab, and/or Stata
  • Experience conducting empirical social science research
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of local economic development and/or small business issues
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to synthesize and present compact research topics
  • Creativity, discretion, and a commitment to intellectual rigor
  • Initiative taker whcan efficiently explore promising research areas and absorb and synthesize large amounts of information and data quickly
  • Team-player able to work in a small, high performing, and collaborative environment, often at a fast pace and under time constraints; comfort with uncertainty and an entrepreneurial working context

Application Requirements

  1. Current resume, including most recent standardized test scores (e.g., GRE, GMAT, SAT)
  2. Cover letter
  3. Writing sample (e.g., recent article, working paper, or class paper) that demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities
  4. Code sample

Optional:

  • Transcripts (undergraduate)

Please submit the above materials to institute@jpmchase.com with the subject line: 2019 Local Business and Commerce Internship – DC

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

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase Institute is to help decision makers – policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders – appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, real-time data and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity. Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is seeking to fill the role of an Outreach Intern located in its Washington, D.C. office beginning in January 2019. The Outreach Intern will continue ongoing efforts to build, develop, and manage the Institute’s stakeholder database, assist in digital outreach efforts, and provide organizational support for Institute events. The position will be located in Washington, DC. Minimum of 16 hours a week; flexible schedule.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct original research and literature reviews to support the Institute’s ongoing Financial Markets research agenda and articulate the value-add to topical debate
  • Work alongside analysts/associates, Research Directors, academic advisors, and internal thought-leaders to develop and conduct analyses, using Institute data alone or in combination with existing publicly-available data, that add to both the public and academic discourse
  • Attend, participate, and present synthesized research findings at weekly problem solving sessions
  • Pull and analyze relevant third-party datasets to support ongoing research initiatives
  • Identify promising potential topics for the Institute’s research agenda
  • Explore and enhance data visualization tools to effectively convey research finding

Candidate Qualifications

  • Current Ph.D student in Economics (with a field in finance) or Finance; third or fourth year students preferred
  • Experience programming in R, Python, Scala, and/or SQL and experience with big data computing on a Hadoop platform (e.g. Spark, Hive) a plus
  • Experience conducting original applied empirical research
  • Strong training in econometrics, especially time series econometrics
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of financial markets
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to synthesize and present compact research topics
  • Creativity, discretion, and a commitment to intellectual rigor
  • Initiative taker whcan efficiently explore promising research areas and absorb and synthesize large amounts of information and data quickly
  • Team-player able to work in a small, high performing, and collaborative environment, often at a fast pace and under time constraints; comfort with uncertainty and an entrepreneurial working context

Application Requirements

  1. Current resume or CV
  2. Cover letter
  3. Coding sample
  4. Writing sample (e.g., recent article, working paper, or class paper) that demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities

Optional:

  • Transcripts (undergraduate)

Please submit the above materials to institute@jpmchase.com with the subject line: 2019 Financial Markets Research Intern – NY

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

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase Institute is to help decision makers – policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders – appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, timely data, and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity. Drawing on JPMorgan Chase’s unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is seeking candidates for the position of Data and Technology Director, located in Washington, DC. The Data and Technology Director, will report to the President/CEO, and serve as the de facto Chief Data Officer for the JPMorgan Chase Institute. S/he will be responsible for developing and leading a data strategy in support of the Institute’s mission to deliver economic research for the public good. Additionally, s/he will direct the management of hardware, software, and data asset development workstreams in support of the Institute research agenda. The Data and Technology Director will sit on the Institute leadership team and play a critical role building and leveraging strong relationships with internal partners to execute these responsibilities.

This position requires a well-rounded candidate with deep technical leadership experience, who understands the potential to make connections between data science and social science, and who demonstrates the capacity to navigate a matrixed organization in service of the Institute’s mission. The ideal candidate will be able to partner with leadership to understand the underlying data and technical requirements of the research teams, and translate those needs into a data strategy and supporting technical infrastructure in collaboration with JPMorgan Chase technology and business partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies and oversee processes that provide access to and information about hardware, software, and internal / third-party data to support JPMCI research teams, including
    • Access to and health monitoring of hardware and software
    • Landed, transformed and documented JPMC and third-party data
    • Ongoing data integrity testing
    • Training resources for software tools
  • Liaise with senior and mid-level colleagues across JPMC to secure sufficient infrastructure, tools, and support for Institute research team of economists and data scientists
  • Provide strategic thought leadership and direction on Institute data workstreams, including
    • Data asset building and validation approaches
    • Data asset sourcing and development
    • Infrastructure monitoring and change management
    • Troubleshooting issues as they arise while identifying and remedying root causes
  • Lead the Data and Technology team by providing feedback on work product, developing individual and team capacity, and inspiring team performance
  • Partner with the JPMC Corporate Responsibility Control Officer and Institute Director of Operations, as well as JPMC line of business colleagues, to ensure robust data controls and governance across Institute hardware, software, systems, and the data life cycle
  • Serve as a key partner to Institute research team to deliver timely economic data assets and research

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred
  • 6+ years relevant experience managing data assets, tools, and analytics within big data (e.g. Hadoop) infrastructure; leadership experience within data science, data engineering, and/or software development, and demonstrable architecture experience in a large organization strongly preferred
  • Creativity, collaborative spirit, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Practical working experience in Unix environments
  • Familiarity with statistical computing and data management tools (e.g. R, Python, SQL)
  • Experience with Hadoop toolset (e.g. Hive, Impala, Spark)
  • Decisive leader with proven ability to operate effectively in a matrixed, fast-paced environment, and to work collaboratively to drive results and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to build effective relationships with internal and external partners and work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders, including executive or senior leadership
  • Experience leading, managing, and influencing team members to deliver results; prior experience leading and mentoring colleagues and teams strongly preferred
  • Passion for Institute mission a must

Application Requirements

  1. Current resume
  2. Cover letter

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