Systems Analyst - Fidelity RESUME Program

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Information Technology
Return-to-Work Program


reacHIRE is proud to partner with Fidelity Investments for a 6 month return-to-work program starting in September 2021 designed for Systems Analysts who are returning to the workforce after a 2+ year career break.

Candidates who have worked in part-time roles or have done independent contracting will be considered for this opportunity. It is a cohort-based model that allows individuals to re-enter the workforce in a supported way with a group of fellow returning professionals. We provide a one-week intensive onboarding specially designed to build the skills needed to successfully re-enter the workforce. This proven approach fosters camaraderie among colleagues, builds confidence and upgrades technology and professional skills that will be invaluable throughout this next phase of their career.


Note some of the responsibilities and areas of expertise listed below represent performance expectations to be met by the end of the 6-month program. The RESUME program is designed to help candidates on-ramp and upskill. We encourage all candidates with prior experience as a systems analyst to apply!


Your role:


We are currently seeking a qualified Systems Analyst that will assist in business and systems requirements review, capability analysis, solution design, and working closely with business partners and the development teams to achieve business goals. The Systems Analyst executes analysis, documents requirements, crafts specifications, and makes design recommendations for medium-sized projects.


An ideal candidate will supply the analysis strategy for technology projects culminating in the creation of documentation to support project needs. He/she/ they will perform systems analysis, document requirements, build specifications, and make recommendations on a wide spectrum of features for assigned business projects.


The skills you bring:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are key to communicating effectively with key business and technical partners and understanding their requirements
  • You can work independently on complex technical and functional analysis.
  • Open collaboration with team members on shared items
  • You have excellent knowledge of the software development lifecycle and Agile methodologies
  • Ability to adapt to unfamiliar circumstances and deliver high quality work
  • Can successfully multi-task across a variety of tasks and responsibilities
  • Can take the lead on issues, and gain resolution in a timely manner

The value you deliver:

  • Work with business and technology partners to define the scope of problems/issues, in terms of business and/or system requirements and processes
  • Work with Agile team to develop user stories, acceptance criteria, and story maps
  • Work with technology and business partners to understand project objectives, timelines, use cases and requirements
  • You will work closely with the developers to ensure that all systems design requirements are understood
  • Provide support in estimating, planning, scheduling, and prioritizing work.
  • Aligning drivers and capabilities to help define/new processes for optimizing work and integrating technical and business services
  • Apply documentation standards and practices

How your work impacts the organization:


Fidelity believes that diversity in background and experience will foster an engaging work environment for their employees. They recognize the value that employees’ differences can contribute to the forward-thinking and strong future of the company. This ultimately enables Fidelity to deliver better outcomes and support for their associates and customers. As a Systems Analyst, you will drive outstanding business initiatives that improve the long- term value of the Firm. People who are phenomenal cultural fits demonstrate curiosity to learn, step up and take the lead, take ownership of their projects, and thrive by sharing knowledge.


The expertise we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Technology-related field preferred) and/or 5+ years of experience in a systems analyst or similar position
  • Full project life cycle experience
  • Experience with business requirements review, systems requirements, capability analysis, and solution design
  • Experience with systems development methodologies and formal documentation processes
  • Agile/Scrum experience is a plus

About reacHIRE

About Fidelity:


Fidelity is passionate about making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want! Fidelity is a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects their commitment to associates. They are proud of the diverse and inclusive workplace where they respect and value associates for their

unique perspectives and experiences. For information about working at Fidelity, visit Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.


About reacHIRE:


reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. Through customized programs tailored to a company's unique business needs and culture, reacHIRE carefully selects under-the-radar, top talent who voluntarily off-ramped and are ready to on-ramp back into their career. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. reacHIRE will provide 360 degree support along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of the way!


Our Returnship Program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, innovative thinking and self-expression is what makes us great. We hire exceptional talent from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us, our programs, and the forward-thinking companies we partner with stronger, better and more innovative.  Be you and reach higher!


reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process.  For assistance with your application please contact Sarah White at


reacHIRE is unable to sponsor program participants for the duration of our Return-to-Work programs.


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