Squad Leader - Legal Books And Records

Fidelity Investments Boston , MA 02298

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:

SQUAD LEADER - Legal Books

  • Accounting & Controllership 2 Squad

The Role

As the Legal Books

  • Accounting & Controllership 2 Squad Leader, you will own the strategic nature and provide product development expertise with a passion for delivering results. As the product owner you are the end-to-end gatekeeper of the squad mission, strategy, and tactical execution associated with delivering on strategic priorities. In an agile structure, you will partner with other Fidelity leaders to influence the broader strategic decisions, roadmaps and resource requirements, set and refine the mission, and bring together a team of chapter members to complete specific product features

You will ensure alignment on the "what" and "when" work is to be performed through ongoing planning and prioritization of a product backlog and ensuring alignment with Product Area strategy. You will enable squad members to work iteratively, innovate through testing and experimentation and learn from failures while celebrating success. You are committed to developing your own expertise and knowledge to ensure you bring the latest thinking to your role.

  • Anticipating and discovering through ongoing interaction with, and prioritizing client / partner needs to serve as their voice and guide execution of the team

  • Provides peer leadership and strategic direction to squad and across squads/product area/domain; identifies capabilities required for a squad within and across squads

  • Designing, developing, and maintaining dynamic products and solutions

  • Makes squad level decisions and sets priorities that can impact multiple Domains/Product Areas; makes decisions that materially impact results with limited guidance and oversight and is expected to shift focus and/or direction of the Product Area and/or Squad(s) to meet changing conditions

  • Anticipated future trends, issues, and business drivers; must lead a large number of dependencies that align with many collaborators while keeping partners at all levels advised on progress

  • Expert in scrum events and motivating all levels to participate and engage; large span of influence to get maximum value of work from individuals with whom there is no reporting relationship

  • Measuring performance against established objectives and KPI's that deliver on agreed upon business, technology, and people results

  • Provide thought leadership, collaboration and coordination with Chapter Leaders and Scrum Masters to build squad capacity and capability while enabling squad member growth, development, and learning

  • Making informed trade-off decisions to strike the right balance between quality, cost, and timelines

  • Lead projects with new/emerging technology and/or products in the early strategy and design stage; requires legal and regulatory knowledge along with experience with contracts

  • Taking a data-focused approach to understanding customer needs, translate strategic objectives into action, and prioritize to improve value delivered

  • Grasp sophisticated product features and break them into clear and concise stories with well-defined business value and acceptance criteria and efficiently communicate these

  • Work collaboratively with the Legal Books

  • Accounting & Controllership 1 Squad Leader
  • Participate in business partner meetings to present strategic roadmap

The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • B.S. Computer Science, Finance, Accounting, or equivalent experience in Technology

  • 10+ years of shown work experience leading project teams

  • 2+ years of AI/ML experience required

  • Experience designing, developing and maintaining dynamic products and solutions

  • Strong vendor management/engagement experience building collaborative relationships with vendors and leading internal risk mitigation activities including supplier profile questionnaires, performance management scorecards and resiliency plan documentation.

  • Take a data-focused approach to understanding customer needs, translate strategic objectives into action, and prioritize to improve value delivered

  • Grasp sophisticated product features and break them into clear and concise stories with well-defined business value and acceptance criteria and efficiently communicate these

  • Focus on execution and identify, communicate and remove impediments to progress

  • Capable of leading, influencing, and motivating colleagues without formal authority, and have a track record of building strong teams

  • Continuously improve and encourage an agile way of working

  • Establish and maintain unquestioning relationships as you work collectively across Fidelity to deliver business outcomes and seek out the expertise of colleagues to advise on your approach

  • Establish and maintain unquestioning relationships as you work collectively across Fidelity to deliver business outcomes and seek out the expertise of colleagues to advise on your approach

  • Intellectually curious and model a culture of continuous learning, mentoring, and coaching

  • Committed to developing a balance of technology and non-technology skills to fully appreciate the broad needs of our customers

  • Prior tech and/or security experiences (security, identity, compliance)

  • Fluency in regulatory compliance and data privacy

  • SaaS and APIs platform experience

  • Financial services, Agile, and Jira/Jira Align experience preferred

The Team

You work in partnership with the Financial Management Technology Product Area leader, other Squad Leaders, Scrum Masters, and Chapter Leaders aligned to your squad to complete initiatives aligned to our product area mission to create innovate technology solutions for business processes and capabilities that enable a world class finance organization. We do this through a focus on highly integrated cloud technologies, data strategies and information delivery tools that improve the associate experience, reduce technical debt, minimization of manual processes and utilization of best in class SaaS solutions for commoditized capabilities.


Company Overview

Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money.

Join Us

At Fidelity, you'll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, we have been recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work in 2022. And you don't need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you've always imagined.

Many of our associates are continuing to work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. When Fidelity employees eventually return to the office, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we're calling "Dynamic Working."

We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at fidelitycareers.com.

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Leave of Absence/Accommodation Team by sending an email to accommodations @fmr.com, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.

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Squad Leader - Legal Books And Records

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