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Scrum Master - Data Governance, Covington, Kentucky

Created 01/12/2021
Reference 2015282
Category Product Development & Management
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Kentucky
City Covington
Zip 41011
Salary Competitive
Job Description:

As a Scrum Master you blend deep scrum expertise with a passion for mentoring and coaching, and constant improvement. As part of a highly collaborative squad you will advise, mentor, coach, and train on performance against agile values, practices, and processes to accelerate squad value delivery. In partnership with the squad leader you will maintain a backlog, help to remove impediments, and facilitate agile ceremonies such as the daily stand up, sprint planning, backlog refinement and retrospectives. You will have responsibility for release management coordination and participate in scaling ceremonies and activities as you manage interdependencies across squads and tribes. You will examine and drive team performance through metrics and find opportunities for the squad to fully realize the benefits of working in an agile structure.
The Team
You will support one or more multi-functional squads, engaging with all team members and the Squad Leader to reinforce and embed an agile approach and principles into the day-to-day work. By demonstrating and promoting Fidelity and agile leadership behaviors, you will evolve and sustain an innovative agile culture.
The Expertise You Have
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Agile Certification for Scrum Master(CMP or PSM) preferred
  • Jira experience (Backlog management, Kanban boards, dashboard design, etc)
  • Experience working as a scrum team member
  • Data Analysis/management experience preferred
  • 2+ years' experience in a scrum master role preferred
  • Financial services experience preferred

The Skills You Bring
  • Possess excellent communication and people-interaction skills and can rapidly build trust and positively influence others at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrate a very high degree of emotional intelligence
  • Demonstrate a continuous improvement approach
  • Proven change agent capable of coaching agile practices to teams and individuals from across different functions, experiences, and geographies as they work through new and unfamiliar situations
  • Effective facilitator and can brainstorm with the team to generate solutions that address challenges and roadblocks to accelerating value delivery
  • Intellectually curious and passionate about learning new skills, and model a culture of continuous learning, mentoring, and coaching
  • Effective and efficient in networking and can negotiate and collaborate across teams, tribes and business units.
  • Have significant experience working in a data centered organization. (Standard Query Language (SQL), data visualization, Tableau, Power BI, etc.)

The Value You Deliver
  • Working with squad and chapter leaders to enable delivery of the squad's mission through well-executed sprints
  • Accelerating overall squad performance, efficiency and value delivered by engaging within and across squads to find opportunities to improve agile maturity and metrics, and providing coaching, training, and resources
  • Maintaining and updating squad performance metrics (e.g., burn-down charts) and artifacts to ensure accurate and clear feedback to the squad members and transparency to other partners
  • Managing, coordinating logistics for, and participating in agile ceremonies (e.g., backlog prioritization, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, retrospectives and as appropriate, scrum of scrum masters)
  • Supporting adoption, and consistent use of enabling tools (e.g., Jira, Mural, MS Teams, PowerBI, etc.)
  • Providing superior leadership which will serve as a guidepost to deliver against committed roadmaps and KPI's.


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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