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Director, JIRA ALIGN Project Manager, Smithfield, Rhode Island

Created 12/02/2020
Reference 2011974
Category Technology
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Rhode Island
City Smithfield
Zip 02917
Salary Competitive
Job Description:

The Team

As a member of the Enterprise Technology and Business Management Team, the Standards Director will be responsible for leading the Jira Align Enterprise Standards and Configuration squad. This team is responsible for crafting and sharing enterprise standards to support the Jira Align implementation. You will define your roadmap and manage progress. You will work closely with business partners to build standards, gather feedback, assess impact, and implement. You will continue evaluate standards and dependencies and look for opportunities for efficiency and scale.

The Expertise You Have
  • Extensive technology program/project management experience working across multiple business units
  • Outstanding communication, conceptual thinking, and problem-solving capabilities
  • Enterprise-wide experience in driving results, standard methodologies, and strategic change initiatives
  • Flexibility to both lead and contribute to teams
  • Lead and conduct business analyses in order to formulate and make recommendations
  • Create and document backlog (write user stories, acceptance criteria, support prioritization, refinement, etc.)
  • Collaborate closely with business partners, development teams, and/or external vendors on plans, project management, requirements, design, testing, and implementation of solutions throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Agile experience required
  • JIRA / JIRA Align experienced preferred
  • 10+ years technology project management experience, ideally working in an Agile Scrum environment, with ability to work across multiple multi-functional teams.
  • Bachelor's degree required; MBA preferred
The Skills You Bring
  • Strong project management experience
  • Customer obsessed and have proven dedication to delivering frequent, high business value features
  • Proven interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across the organization and interact/influence/negotiate optimally at all levels of management and peers
  • Keen ability to represent large sophisticated problems and solutions at the right level for consumption and decision making
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Standout colleague
The Value You Deliver
  • Leading the squad on delivery and maintain backlog as well as partner with business unit squads
  • Handle backlog and priorities
  • Resolve and convey vision and goals at the beginning of every sprint
  • Participate in agile ceremonies such as daily standups, sprint planning meetings, demos and retrospectives
  • Inspect the progress at the end of sprints with the authority to accept or reject work done
  • Mitigate impediments that may impact successful team completion of release/sprint goals


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. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com.

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to complete the application or interview process. Please email us at accommodations@fmr.com or 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 2 if you would like to request an accommodation.
Employer Fidelity Investments

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