Risk – Corporate Risk – MRGR – MGG CCB – Analyst Job at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in Mumbai, Maharashtra
The Model Risk Governance and Review Group (MRGR) oversees model risk at the firm, conducts independent model reviews, govern, and provides guidance around a model’s appropriate usage. The Model Governance Group (MGG) is part of MRGR and is tasked with assessing and mitigating the risk posed by usage of all types of quantitative models in the firm.
About the Team
Our team oversees the risk posed by models in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). We are data scientists, risk managers, and early adopters of technology tasked with mitigating risk from AI/ML solutions while, at the same time, providing guidance around the appropriate development of such models.
Why Join Us?
We offer a dynamic environment for professional development in the emerging field of AI and ML. In addition, we also offer you the opportunity to:
Solve challenging and ambiguous ML/AI problems and publish your solutions as guidelines to model developers across various functions and lines of business
Review a large variety of ML and AI applications in banking, allowing you to learn in a real-world environment
Get access to experts, state of the art infrastructure, and deep scientific knowledge base built up over several decades of work
About the Role
The Analyst level position requires the successful candidate to 1) quantitatively evaluate complex AI / ML models, and 2) build benchmark models in the process of evaluating (1).
A significant portion of the successful candidate’s time is likely to be spent on reviewing AI / ML models. Such models are currently used to detect fraud, improve marketing techniques, and optimize order routing in markets, amongst other applications.
Evaluate conceptual soundness of AI and ML & Statistiical model specification; reasonableness of assumptions; reliability of inputs; completeness of testing performed; correctness of implementation; and suitability / comprehensiveness of performance metrics and risk measures
Design and implement experiments to measure the potential impact of model limitations, parameter estimation errors or deviations from model assumptions; compare model outputs with empirical evidence and/or outputs from model benchmarks
Evaluate the risk posed specifically by non-transparent and non-linear models, and suggest ways to mitigate such risks
Liaise with front office, Finance and Risk professionals to monitor usage and performance of the models
Evaluate market conditions under which a given model is likely to break down
Identify market risks most relevant to the bank’s various lines of business
Cogently document findings
Independent reviews and re-reviews of Finance, Credit, Risk, Fraud, Operations, Marketing and other models for JPMC Consumer & Community Banking businesses such as Chase Mortgage Banking, Auto Finance, Home Lending, Card Services Business Banking, Merchant Services, Digital payments and Consumer Banking.
Work with MRGR review teams in other locations, to ensure high quality model reviews, re-reviews, minor model enhancements, and model usage reviews in compliance with firm’s Estimation policies and procedures
Work with other partners such as the MRGR COO team, CCB Risk and Control functions, Finance, Fair Lending, Technology and Audit to ensure that key model risks are understood, recorded, monitored and managed with appropriate compensating controls (when applicable).
Supports Model performance Monitoring
A Ph.D. or Master’s degree in a quantitative field such as Finance, Economics, Math, Physics or Engineering is required
Candidates with significantly more experience may be considered for more senior roles
The candidate is expected to have a good understanding of machine learning models. Experience with large data sets and training ML models is required
Understanding of statistics / econometrics
Thorough knowledge of at least one programming language such as Matlab, R, Python, C/C++, etc. is required
Communication skills are important since the role requires interacting with many groups across the firm as well as producing documents for both internal and external (regulatory) consumption
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.
Company: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Company Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra