Sr. Quant Modeler – Simulation and Operations Research
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Masters
Operations Research Professionals
The Performance Consulting organization is responsible for leading critical, strategic efforts throughout the business with the ultimate goal of improving both operating and financial performance. The Operations Research (OR) organization, which is part of Performance Consulting, leads and executes transformational advanced analytics projects in Operations across Consumer and Community Banking.
As part of the OR organization, the Senior Quantitative Modeler will lead simulation modeling and analytical-focused engagements with internal clients and matrix-manage team resources to identify, analyze, and drive improvement opportunities within CCB operations business units. Interested individuals should possess outstanding analytical, communication, project management, and interpersonal skills. In addition, candidates should be adept at building relationships with clients, excel at presenting analytical insights in an interesting and insightful way, and be able demonstrate business value as an outcome of work product.
Our organization is highly collaborative, bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to solve complex business problems. We are deeply committed to fostering an environment devoted to continuous learning and are focused on building solutions which deliver business value. If you are passionate about working on challenging advanced analytics, modeling, or data science problems, this is an ideal opportunity.
Note position can be filled in Columbus, OH; Plano, TX; Elgin, IL; or Tampa, FL
Modeling and Analytics
Leverage a wide range of quantitative methods, including discrete event simulation, to analyze complex, multi-faceted business problems
Direct and/or execute full-stack model development (data gathering, exploration, and manipulation; model development; model validation) of simulation models
Build and deploy prototype solutions to demonstrate concepts and prove business value
Client and Engagement Management
Perform assessments of the business to clearly define a problem statement, formulate an initial solution strategy, and achieve stakeholder agreement on proposed analytical work
Actively manage the timely completion of all engagement milestones and tasks on long-term projects
Proactively communicate with the sponsor, key stakeholders, and subject matter experts throughout the engagement as appropriate to foster strong relationships as a trusted advisor
Deliver quantifiable and documented business value for the work performed
Independently manage, prioritize, and execute a book of work spanning multiple clients and engagements
Utilize creativity, initiative, and strategic thinking to provide innovative solutions and drive the successful completion of engagements
Serve as a mentor and thought leader on the team and apply expertise to support the overall success of projects and fellow teammates throughout the OR organization
Network with leaders throughout Performance Consulting to identify appropriate opportunities for cross-functional collaboration
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a quantitative field, preferred Operations Research, Systems Engineering, or Industrial Engineering
8+ years of hands-on experience with complex, highly-visible analytical projects in a large-scale, corporate environment
Deep practical experience with and theoretical knowledge of discrete event simulation and/or agent-based simulation
Proficiency with discrete event simulation software such as Simul8, FlexSim, AnyLogic, iGrafx, or Arena
Practical experience with and theoretical knowledge of statistics (regression, distribution fitting, forecasting, bootstrapping)
Practical experience with operations research techniques such as queuing systems, Monte Carlo methods, stochastic processes, Markov chains, and linear programming
Outstanding critical thinking and problem solving skills; adept at navigating an ambiguous, semi-structured work environment
Expert in software for manipulating, modeling, and visualizing data (e.g. SAS, SQL, Python; knowledge of Tableau is a plus)
Substantial experience managing and processing large, unstructured data; familiarity with data warehousing and transformation tools and processes with exposure to multiple database technology implementations
Superior ability to structure and scope complex problems, apply a range of analytical tools, gain and synthesize insights and develop solutions
Client management skills - Able to closely partner with senior leaders, supervisors, front line employees and other stakeholders on projects
Project management skills – Able to frame projects and establish required governance to move projects forward. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and management consulting experience a plus
Ability to cite examples of successful projects that delivered business value for the client
Self-starter mentality with the ability to delegate/collaborate with others
Excellent communication, presentation, and influencing skills
Deep curiosity, creativity, and imagination; continuous learner
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of more than $2.7 trillion, over 240,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase& Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.