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The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a 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 an Operations Specialist in its Washington, DC, office. The position plays a key role on the JPMC Institute operations team, and will report to the Chief of Staff & Director of Operations (Chief of Staff). The incumbent will be responsible for a portfolio of administrative operations and executive assistant work. S/he will provide executive support to the Chief of Staff and Director of Outreach, and administer the day-to-day operations of the Washington, DC, office. The role requires excellent organizational skills, discretion, initiative, sound decision-making, independent judgment, and the ability to escalate serious and unique problems.

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include administrative assistant support for the Chief of Staff and Director of Operations, and the Director of Outreach, as well as general administrative support for the DC office and team. Administrative support includes proactive management of calendars and working effectively with others to coordinate/plan meetings and conference calls. Work closely with Chief of Staff and members of the Institute team to ensure the organization operates smoothly and manages resources effectively.

  • Meeting Management: Coordinate data gathering, document preparation, and agenda or briefing preparation for Institute meetings, both internal and external.
  • Executive Travel: Support coordination of regional business travel and prepare briefing materials. Includes leveraging primary internal platforms for travel booking and expense submission and management.
  • Expense and Contract Management: Liaise with internal partners and systems to successfully execute vendor contracts and timely processing of invoices and payments. Create and support appropriate controls, protocols, reporting, and training materials. Develop expertise in JPMC expense and vendor management policies and protocols.
  • Onboarding/Offboarding: coordinate and support senior leadership team in the onboarding, tracking, and offboarding of employees and contractors, including training, technology requests, and systems access. Identify and drive creative solutions and improvements to Institute onboarding process and new hire experience.
  • Facilities Liaison: Serve as primary point of contact for Institute DC suite, including maintaining and communicating security and compliance protocols; management of office and pantry supplies; and liaison with building management, technology, and JPMC Global Real Estate teams as needed.
  • Institute Mailbox Management: respond to or redirect inbound communications as appropriate; proactively manage Institute team calendar account, including assisting as needed with conference room reservations; track Institute database and email updates, subscriptions, and removals. Responses and tracking are all performed timely.
  • Miscellaneous support for: Institute operational controls, e.g., document management for audit processes; Institute events and programming, both internal (team events and celebrations) and external (outreach and engagement activities); other projects as assigned.
  • Other administrative responsibilities as assigned.

Performance Expectations:

  • Self-starter, ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.
  • PowerPoint- and Excel-savvy – must be able to complete updates for team presentations.
  • Willing and able to learn the business and fully understand how and why tasks satisfy business needs.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of the team to ensure that the needs of the group are always met and that adequate administrative coverage is provided to the group.
  • Tasks, whether routine or urgent, are completed successfully and in a timely manner.
  • Understanding and demonstration of strong problem-solving skills.
  • Maintain familiarity with all policy and technology updates.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of administrative experience required; 3-5 years experience preferred.
  • Proven PC skills, highly proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge of the following systems is a plus: EURC, Concur, Ariba, and Travel Express.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective under pressure, and flexible.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, works well individually and in teams, shares information, and supports colleagues.
  • Solid organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to produce high quality emails and messages to individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Passion for Institute mission a must.

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.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is seeking to fill the role of a Big Data Engineer (Associate), located in either its New York, N.Y. or Washington, D.C. office. In this role, you will be a critical member of the JPMC Institute data pipeline and operations teams, and a partner for the JPMC Institute researchers in liaising with various internal partners to solve technical challenges.

The Big Data Engineer will rely on excellent technical problem-solving skills to effectively manage a portfolio of short- and longer-term improvements to the Institute’s data environment, capabilities, and analytical practices. You will act as a team resource and technical expert to assist researchers in addressing technical challenges of working with big data to deliver first-of-its-kind research. You will identify and develop strategic technical capabilities in support of the Institute’s operating model and mission.

This role primarily focuses on collaborating with research teams to leverage data on trillions of transactions in a Hadoop tech stack to uncover insights about the U.S. economy and global financial markets. This involves consulting in the design and execution of statistical analyses, and playing a lead role in data validation efforts and in the smooth functioning and strategic planning of the institute’s technology stack. This role requires strong collaboration and communication skills to interact with various technology and business groups, as well as a nimble command of modern data science tools and techniques.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate communications with multiple partners throughout JPMorgan Chase, one of the largest consumer and investment banks in the US
  • Establish relationships with critical corporate and Line of Business partners in order to understand business processes and promote Institute data interests
  • Proactively identify opportunities to streamline integrated job workflows, including implementing automation and monitoring solutions for success
  • Provide technical guidance to Institute researchers and drive solutions to complex problems
  • Respond to researcher requests for advice on statistical techniques and project workflows
  • Collaborate with technology partners in root cause analysis (RCA) efforts to minimize future system issues
  • Work with big data developers and developer teams designing scalable supportable infrastructure.
  • Work with Linux server admin team in troubleshooting technical problems
  • Maintain awareness of new or emerging technologies and potential application to the Institute’s workflow

Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in computer science / computer engineering or related data science field (required)
  • Prior programming experience in a Hadoop environment
  • Creativity, collaborative spirit, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience scripting in Linux-based shells
  • Fluency with statistical computing tools like Spark, R, Python, or Scala
  • Advanced experience with Hive, Impala, and SQL
  • Passion for Institute mission a must

Application Requirements:

  • Please submit a statisical coding sample

Please submit the above materials to institute@jpmchase.com with the subject line: Big Data Engineer.

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.

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 an economist who will bring the best quantitative social science techniques and management skills to lead and conduct original research using proprietary big data within JPMorgan Chase. This individual will lead efforts to scope and execute new and existing research projects, coach a team of research professionals, and help build the Institute as an organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify and prioritize timely and impactful Institute research questions.
  • Conduct original data analyses using anonymized records of interactions between JP Morgan Chase and its clients; generate key insights quickly, and creatively present those insights for technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Plan and execute data asset building workstreams in service of future research projects: scope new data requests, review data request requirements, and conduct user test to validate data.
  • Ground ongoing research in the broader academic and policy literature.
  • Lead efforts to strengthen the Institute as an organization, including developing and refining processes, and identifying strategic partnerships.
  • Provide regular direction for team members, including the best sequence and allocation of work across workstreams.
  • Represent and communicate Institute findings to internal and external audiences; prepare and lead executive-level presentations within the firm as well as to other research organizations and thought leaders.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Strong background in microeconomics and econometrics; sub-specialty in household finance, labor economics, health economics, housing finance a plus.
  • Prior experience analyzing big data (e.g., 1,000,000+ data points) using R, Stata, Python, Spark, or Scala and wrangling big data with Hive, Impala, or SQL. Familiarity with machine learning and other non-parametric statistical approaches would be a significant plus.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience with publically available microeconomic data sources on the US population /li>
  • Strong writing skills and ability to synthesize and present key messages for lay audiences
  • Strong ability to visualize data/li>
  • Demonstrates creativity, excellent problem-solving and strategic thinking skills and initiative taking
  • Ability to lead and work in a high-performance, professional environment, with quick turn- around times and changing priorities
  • Project management experience preferred, ideally within a research setting
  • Experience leading and developing individuals and teams
  • Ability to build relationships across an organization in order to achieve team objectives
  • Strong time management skills; ability to develop workplans, set and meet deadlines, and effectively prioritize and delegate work
  • PhD or Master’s degree required.
  • 3+ years of related job experience preferred.

Application Requirements:

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter
  • Statistical Coding Sample

Optional:

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

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 seeks a Research Analyst in its New York, NY, office who will help conduct original research on Financial Markets topics using proprietary big data within JPMorgan Chase. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in economics and statistics; be knowledgeable about financial markets, the current economic policy debate, and general economic trends; and have an entrepreneurial and proactive mindset.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside research team, PhD students, and academic advisors to create cutting-edge analyses using the Institute’s anonymized investor transactions data alone or in combination with publicly-available data.
  • Draft and edit papers, slide decks, and blog posts for internal and external audiences.
  • Identify promising potential topics for the Institute’s research agenda.
  • Contribute to efforts to strengthen the Institute as an organization, including developing and refining protocols, establishing strategic partnerships, and building the team.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field required, Master’s degree or one-year related job experience preferred.
  • Statistical coding experience, especially experience using R, Python or SQL.
  • Strong background in quantitative social sciences research and/or econometrics.
  • Experience working with big data (e.g. 1,000,000 data points and more), especially administrative big data, and big data technology (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, etc.).
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of financial markets and instruments.
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a high-performance, fast-paced environment that requires quick turn-around.
  • Comfort with uncertainty and an entrepreneurial working context.
  • Creativity, discretion, and a commitment to intellectual rigor.
  • Must be able to take initiative to explore promising research areas and absorb and synthesize large amounts of information and data quickly.
  • Must be team-player and able to work in small, collaborative environment.
  • Must have the flexibility to take on new roles and responsibilities as this initiative evolves.

Application Requirements:

  • Current resume, cover letter, and including most recent standardized test scores (e.g., GRE, GMAT, SAT)
  • Statistical coding sample and a writing sample that demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities (e.g., recent article, working paper, or class paper)
  • Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)

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