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J.P. Morgan Operations specialist Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 4, 2014
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Operations Specialist Interview

Operations Specialist
Arlington, TX

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in January 2010.

Interview Details – Long and tedious but, worth it

Negotiation Details – no negotiation it was take it or leave it


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Operations Specialist Interview

Operations Specialist

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in August 2013.

Interview Details – A group interview with two supervisors and a one on one interview with the manager


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Senior Lead Operations Specialist Interview

Senior Lead Operations Specialist

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at J.P. Morgan.

Interview Details – Contact from recruiter, interviewed against immediate supervisor and immediate manager. Consisted of vauge, general business scenario questions.

Interview Question – How do you approach difficult employees?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation


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Operations Specialist Interview

Operations Specialist
Dallas, TX

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at J.P. Morgan.

Interview Details – Went through 3 interviews with different managers

Interview Question – Given different scenarios and asked how you would handle each one   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Having just graduated I was excited to start a career and did not negotiate. When you get the offer letter/e-mail make sure to negotiate your starting salary.


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Operations Specialist Interview

Operations Specialist
Lewisville, TX

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in June 2011.

Interview Details – I had a one on one interview with a member of the management team from the department I would be placed in. My interview lasted over an hour but I was told that was longer than usual. They asked standard questions that you may encounter during any interview such as, What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? What previous experience do you have that relates to this position? How experienced are you in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint? Why would you be a good addition to Chase? What salary would you be satified with? etc.

Interview Question – Why would you be a good addition to Chase?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Because I was referred by a current employee, I had an idea of what the salary range was and did my best to get a salary at the high end of that range. Considering I was interviewing for an entry level position, the salary range was quite low no matter what and there wasn't much room for negotiation.


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Senior Operation Specialist Interview

Senior Operation Specialist
Monroe, LA

I applied online - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in April 2012.

Interview Details – The hiring process takes a while..... but once you are on for you interview you just answer the question honestly. The recruiter call back and offer the position explaining the perks. Background, I-9 paperwork, training class and you start !!! its that easy

Interview Question – Why do you think we should hire you to work for our company   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no


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Operations Specialist Interview

Operations Specialist
Chicago, IL

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 months - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in June 2008.

Interview Details – The interview was easy. No major questions. Just " How would you help the company?" kind of questions.

Interview Question – Are you willing to work weekends and holidays?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – It took a long time to be hired approximately 3 months. Also the starting salary was 9.50 and hour. It took me 4 years to reach 11.08 because raises were by $0.25 a year.


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Operations Specialist - Client Services Interview

Operations Specialist - Client Services
Westerville, OH

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in January 2010.

Interview Details – First things first. There is always this pent up excitement that hangs like a thick cloud in the air. It is wise to let your interviewer know that this interview means a lot. Come prepared. Bring pen, notepad, resume, CV, make eye contact, smile, and shake their hand. It would be a good idea to ask for a business card. (So you can find email and send a thank you letter). Be positive, follow up, and give evidence of your good fit. Aside from skillset, the employer is asking him or herself, "Can I work with this person?" Project a big ol' YES!!!!

Interview Questions

  • Have you ever been fired or misplaced from an employer?   Answer Question
  • Have you ever been charged or plead guilty to a misdemeanor? This can include something as simple as pleading guilty to an issued DUI.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Salary negotiation should be explored later in the interview. Feel it out. Some HR members/interviewers find the initial question a tad cheeky. Therefore, the question must be articulated tactfully. For example, "Is there a cap for the salary on this position?" Don't be afraid to ask the difficult questions. Show genuine interest, and be yourself.


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Investment Data Operations Specialist (Pricing Analyst) Interview

Investment Data Operations Specialist (Pricing Analyst)
Dallas, TX

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in November 2009.

Interview Details – I interviewed at JP Morgan for 3 different positions. One was in Fee Billing. First interview was with two managers-one I would be working with, and one other manager. I had been referred by a friend who worked on the team, and contrary to her telling me 'he is so funny and nice'..my to-be manager was a tad uptight. I got the interview call really soon after my friend had referred my resume. The interview overall did not go well, and I was declined.

Next interview was for a Business Analyst position- It was the most unusual one-because I met with the manager for 2 mins (very informal), and then had to meet with the other 5 team members who I would be working with. In the end, they told me they liked me, but wanted more VBA experience.

3rd interview- Pricing Analyst position- I got called in by the recruiter from the first time-said it was because I had applied online. First round- manager, and then his boss separately. Second round- Interdepartmental interview with 2 managers who I wont be seeing again at all (Did not go well-in my opinion). Third round- Phone interview with a Manager in London. Finally got the offer, and I am so relieved alhum!!

Interview Questions

  • Basic questions- What are your strengths, weaknesses? What are your long term goals? Why do you want to work for JP?   Answer Question
  • Tons of behavioral questions encountered in the whole process- What would you do if there was a problem within your team etc..   View Answers (2)
  • One difficult one was- How do you take charge of your learning?   View Answer
  • For Pricing Analyst position- I was asked about Excel Keyboard shortcuts   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Not flexible. Was given a number-saying it was appropriate for my 0-1 years of experience. It was a higher figure than the average, and other similar jobs I have applied for, so I was happy.


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Operations Specialist Interview

Operations Specialist
New York, NY

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at J.P. Morgan in March 2009.

Interview Details – applied via website, a week later phone interview with HR. Two weeks later another HR phone interview to set up meeting iwth manager later that week. 3 weeks later interivew with managers boss.

meet the manager and the manager's manager at the starbucks located inside JPM building. Two hour interview iwth manager. described basic and indepth aspects of the job. Half hour interview with manager's manager and manager on the second meeting.

it always seemed to be 2 to 3 weeks between contact with company and myself. was told i was finalist and a decision would be made within a week to 10 days. 3 weeks later HR calls to try to close me. never heard back.

Interview Question – what can you bring to this position?   Answer Question

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