The FIAM Sales Technology Team is seeking an experienced Scrum Master to join a co-located team based in Smithfield, RI. You are the ideal candidate if you are an agile technologist that enjoys working with a diverse set of individuals to deliver valuable outcomes to our customers. You embrace Scrum and believe that empowered and supported teams are powerful and positioned for success.
The FIAM Intermediary Sales Technology team supports Sales and CRM tools, including World Class and Mobile World Class, as well as other applications and tools that provide key capabilities to our clients. This position will play a key role in delivering new and improving existing technologies to help drive sales and gain market share in an ever-changing and challenging business climate.
Fidelity Institutional Asset Management (FIAM) provides investment management services through investment professionals at financial institutions nationwide, including: wire-houses (National Broker-Dealer firms), regional and independent broker/dealers, banks, trust companies, and insurance companies. FIAM offers Fidelity Advisor Funds, Variable Insurance Product (VIP) Portfolios, the Fidelity Advisor 529 Plan, systematic investment plans, institutional money market funds, and a comprehensive line of retirement products and services.
As a Scrum Master, you'll be a part of a highly collaborative, cross-functional Scrum team within FIAM Technology. You'll advise and lead teams on Agile values, practices and processes to ensure that squads are fully functional, productive and always focused on the sprint goals. Working with the Product Owner, you will support the work of the team by ensuring a maintained backlog and facilitating agile ceremonies like stand ups, sprint planning and retrospectives. You will monitor team performance through KPI's and help identify continuous improvement opportunities to help the team work better and smarter. You will also serve as the team release champion, owning several key tasks that ensures our work is released to production with quality.
The Expertise You Have
Strong understanding of and experience with Agile practices and processes
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or experience working as a Scrum Master
Passionate about Technology and a desire to transform Fidelity into a Digital Company
The Skills You Bring
Your ability to brainstorm with the team on solutions to address challenges and roadblocks using a continuous improvement mindset
Your ability to influence behavior absent an organizational hierarchy
Your superb communication and people-interaction skills
Your organized and disciplined nature
You have a working knowledge of software development practices to challenge assumptions and ask the right questions
You will bring your intellectual curiosity, love of learning new skills and capabilities, e.g., Agile principles to influence change
You have a deep background in coaching and developing people and teams, and in influencing behavior towards constant improvement
The Value You Deliver
Promoting Agile behaviors, reinforcing practices, norms, ceremonies, and supporting the overall team performance and effectiveness
Identifying team improvement opportunities and looking externally for best practices to support continuous improvement
Managing and coordinating logistics for Agile ceremonies and practices, e.g., backlog maintenance, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives
Driving a collaborative and supportive team culture through team building and engagement practices
At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are 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 our commitment to our associates. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace where we respect and value our associate for their unique perspectives and experiences. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com.
Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.