Position: Mid-Senior level

Job type: Full-time

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The Team

Multi Asset Class Technology (MAC) is responsible for building and maintaining technology solutions that support Global Asset Allocation (GAA). Owning the solutions space is a key theme for Fidelity and the technology produced by this team is integral to scaling the business

With over $550 billion in assets under management, Fidelity’s Global Asset Allocation division (GAA) is a leading provider of asset allocation solutions for retail and institutional clients. The range of investment solutions includes target date funds, target allocation funds, income and real return strategies, world allocation funds, managed volatility strategies, and custom Job Description:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Scrum Master to join our team in Fidelity Ireland under the High Income Alternatives Group. You will join a squad responsible for providing investment performance measurement analytics for our clients in the financial trading industry.

The Expertise We’re Looking For
  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
  • 5+ years of industry experience in a software development environment, and 2+ years of experience in a Scrum Master role
  • Strong proficiency and experience with agile practices, processes and artifacts, and in applying scrum methodologies in a software development environment
  • Experience in interpreting agile metrics to help identify and drive improvement opportunities, with a proven passion for mentoring and supporting teams
  • Experience in using tools such as JIRA and JIRA Align, with a deep understanding of JIRA Scrum Boards
  • Experience in working in a scaled agile environment, collaborating with other Scrum Masters, Product Owners and teams to ensure work is planned and aligned, and dependencies are identified and managed
  • Experience in tracking and reporting on team progress in a scaled agile environment
  • Scrum Master certification (CSM/PSM) preferred
  • Financial services experience preferred but not essential

The Purpose of Your Role
  • You will be the Scrum Master on a squad responsible for providing an investment performance measurement analysis platform for our clients. The squad is distributed across Ireland, India and the US
  • You will advise and lead the squad on agile values, practices and processes to ensure that the squad is fully functional, productive, and focused on the sprint goals
  • You will run all the scrum ceremonies such as sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint review and sprint retrospective
  • You will work with the squad and your tribe to resolve challenges and remove impediments
  • You will participate in scaled agile events such as the Scrum of Scrum’s and will sometimes be required to facilitate at these events or lead and co-ordinate the logistics for these events
  • You will participate in your Scrum Master chapter, contributing to and driving best practices
  • You will build positive relationships within and across teams

The Skills You Bring
  • A truly agile attitude with a continuous improvement mindset and ability to coach/mentor
  • Strong facilitation skills with ability to understand and help address challenges and roadblocks
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, influencing and people-interaction skills
  • You are an agile practitioner with deep understanding of agile principles and practices
  • You have a proven ability to work efficiently in a complex matrixed organization

The Value You Deliver
  • Lead and coordinate logistics for agile ceremonies and events
  • Work with the Squad Leader and team to ensure all work is tracked in the backlog, scrum team capacity is utilized effectively, and work is accurately balanced across team members
  • Work with technology & business partners to understand project objectives, priorities, timelines, use cases and requirements
  • Generate and maintain team performance metrics to provide an effective feedback loop for the team and visibility to partners
  • Identify team improvement opportunities and enable the team to implement continuous improvements
  • Coordinate Scrum boards for the Scrum team
  • Encourage agile behaviours; reinforce agile values and principles and support the team to follow the agile processes and practices
  • Inspire and drive a collaborative, open and supportive team culture through team building and engagement practices

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Company Overview

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 associates for their unique perspectives and experiences. Fidelity established an Ireland presence in 1996 and we currently employ 1000 staff across IT and shared services, with offices in Dublin (City West) and Galway (Parkmore East). For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityInvestments.ie.

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 AccommodationsIreland@fmr.com.

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Deadline: 05-04-2024

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