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Six Sigma Financial Jobs in Demand

There is no doubt that many top financial institutions have embraced some form of Lean Six Sigma. As an exercise we went to in order to get a snapshot of what the demand for jobs might be.

 Accordingly, we looked at job notices on Indeed for six top financial institutions.

  • J.P. Morgan
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Citigroup
  • Bank of America
  • Capital One
  • Wells Fargo

This was not meant to be a scientific study.

We searched on the company name and Six Sigma jobs. What follows is a sampling of the company and required/desired skills they listed with Six Sigma. Each bullet is from a separate job description.

Selected Required/Desired Skills by Institution: Five listings per Company

J.P. Morgan

  • Formal project management training (PMI/Six Sigma/other) and project management experience
  • Demonstrated process improvement experience required with formal Lean/Six Sigma certification a plus
  • Contribute to continuous improvement by leveraging CMM, Six Sigma or other methodologies
  • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited university/institution; advanced degree and/or certifications (e.g., PMP, Six Sigma/ Lean Certification, Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner) a plus
  • Drive Quality, Cost, and Service Delivery projects to completion using formal process improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma and Capacity Planning.

Goldman Sachs

  • Six Sigma and Lean Certification (Green Belt or Black Belt preferred)
  • Certification in Six Sigma / Lean / other process improvement methodologies
  • Exposure to Lean, Agile, Six Sigma, BPM and ITIL preferable (Two listings)
  • Six Sigma or similar certifications is a strong plus


  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma process improvement preferred
  • PMP/PMI certification is a plus, as is Six Sigma training
  • Experience driving transformational process change in organizations and executing process improvement methods, preferably using Lean and Six Sigma practices and tools
  • Previous experience with Lean Methodology / Six Sigma
  • Process improvement experience (Six Sigma, Lean)

Bank of America

  • Six Sigma, BPM (business process management), or Project Management (PMP) certification
  • Knowledge of PMI, Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile (SCRUM), Waterfall, and/or Six Sigma (Lean) methodologies
  • Six Sigma or Lean certification, with significant applied experience to improving processes.
  • Experience in Strategy and Operational Excellence, process assessment & engineering, Lean Six Sigma and Project/Program Management
  • Experience with Six Sigma/Lean practices and change management required.

Capital One

  • Lean, Six Sigma certification
  • PMP, Lean, Agile or Six Sigma certification
  • BPM, Lean, Agile or Six Sigma certification
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt
  • Lean, Agile, Six Sigma, Business Process Management, or Project Management certification

Wells Fargo

  • Experience working with process improvement methodologies such as Lean or Six Sigma
  • BA/BS degree or higher and 1+year of experience in one or a combination of the following: process engineering, military (supply chain, analytics and/or engineering); or LEAN/Six Sigma Green belt
  • Experience in Business Process Management practices• Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification or equivalent process improvement Operational Excellence experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Six Sigma methodology
  • LEAN/Six Sigma Green belt and 3+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: process engineering, military (supply chain, analytics and/or engineering)

This simple exercise should give an idea of the inroads Lean and Six Sigma have made in the financial arena.

2019-08-30T07:31:33+00:00 By Endrea Kosven|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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