Scrum Master - Fidelity Resume Program

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Category
Project Management
Type
Return-to-Work Program

Overview

reacHIRE is proud to partner with Fidelity Investments for a paid 6 month return-to-work program starting in September 2022 designed for Program/Project Managers 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 leader of a team, process, or business function to apply!

Responsibilities

Your Role:

We are currently seeking a qualified, Scrum Master who is passionate about Agile and is driven by building highly effective teams! We are looking for CHANGE AGENTS across the Enterprise with a passion for supporting teams to transform their behaviors towards and within an Agile environment! You blend deep Scrum expertise with passion for coaching and constant improvement.

 

As a Scrum Master, you’ll be a part of a highly collaborative, cross-functional Scrum team within a division of Fidelity. You will advise and empower client-obsessed teams to think creatively, take risks and consider the “What if..” scenario all the while ensuring that the squad is fully functional, productive, and focused on the sprint goal.

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 business partners to understand project objectives, timelines, use cases and requirements.
  • 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

We believe that diversity in background and experience will foster an engaging work environment for our employees. We recognize the value that employees’ differences can contribute to the forward-thinking and strong future of our company. This ultimately enables us to deliver a better outcomes and support for our associates and customers. As a Scrum Master, 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.

 

Qualifications

The Expertise we’re looking for

 

  • 2+ years’ experience in a scrum master role or similar
  • Experience using JIRA, Confluence, MS Teams, Mural, &/or Jira Align is a plus
  • Effective facilitator who can actively listen, remain neutral, ensure all voices are heard and ask open ended questions
  • Certified Scrum Master or related training
  • Use of Metrics to visualize how the team is performing and where they can improve
  • A change agent who advocates for continuous improvement and is Innovative, Analytical and a Strategic Problem solver
  • Possess superb communication and people-interaction skills, and can collaborate and partner with others within and outside the team
  • Understanding of JIRA/Kanban boards

 

The Skills you bring

 

  • Providing agile coaching and mentoring to the team
  • Guiding use of the scrum and scaled agile framework
  • Effectively facilitating scrum and scaled agile ceremonies
  • Helping remove impediments and coordinate dependencies
  • Strong proficiency and experience with encouraging Agile behaviors, reinforcing practices, norms, ceremonies, and supporting the overall Squad performance and efficiency
  • Identifying team improvement opportunities and looking externally for best practices to support continuous improvement
  • Leading and coordinating logistics for Agile ceremonies and practices, e.g., backlog maintenance, sprint planning, daily scrum, and retrospectives
  • Ensuring all work is tracked in the backlog and accurately balanced across team members
  • Maintaining and updating the Squad's process metrics and artifacts to ensure accurate and clear communications to partners

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 swhite@reachire.com.

 

About Fidelity Investments:

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 FidelityCareers.com. Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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