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Senior Scrum Master

Company: Fidelity Talentsource
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Fidelity TalentSource is your destination for discovering your next temporary role at Fidelity Investments. We are currently sourcing for an Agile Scrum Master to work at Fidelity in Durham, NC!
You are an ambitious change agent who has a passion for collaborating to help them improve and deliver their best work. You will be a champion for Agile to ensure that your squad is fully functional, productive, and focused on the sprint goals.
The TeamYou will work directly with the Squad Leader (Product Owner) to support the work of the squad by maintaining the backlog and facilitating agile ceremonies like stand ups, sprint planning and retrospectives. You will monitor team performance through the squads dashboard and help identify continuous improvement opportunities to help the team work better and smarter.
The Expertise You Have

  • 5+ years relevant experience within a similar role
  • Demonstrated expertise in application of Agile/Scrum Principles, including use of Jira to adhere to project timelines
  • Able to coach a team and partners on Agile practices and ensure alignment to Agile methodology
  • Comfortable working with business partners coaching/guiding them through agile requirements writing
  • Enjoy solving problems and able to resolve conflicts through strong mediation skills
  • Communicate clearly and ability to deliver complex messages and guide new concepts
  • Skilled at coaching and mentoring teams to improve to progress and potential
  • Proven ability to drive teams to success using Agile/Scrum/Kanban/Lean practices
  • Project Management expertise (a plus)
  • Certified Scrum Master
    The Skills You Bring
    • Demonstrable experience with all principles and details of Scrum, including ceremonies working with teams at varied stages of Agile maturity, defining minimum viable product and backlog management.
    • Experience as systems analyst, delivering software using agile development practices
    • Hands-on experience defining clear and concise requirements expressed as use cases, translating business needs into technology solutions
    • Experience with teams working across multiple technical platforms such as oracle databases, Informatica, Hadoop, etc.
    • Superb communication and people-interaction skills. Organized and has a continuous improvement attitude
    • Ability to multitask, prioritizes tasks, and quickly adjusts in a rapidly changing environment.
    • Ability to work effectively with geographically dispersed team.
    • Ability to balance complex information with accuracy and attention to detail.
    • A focused, investigative and inquisitive mind; together with creative abilities.
    • Excellent conflict management and negotiation skills
    • Advanced facilitation techniques
      The Value You Deliver
      • Maintain and updating the teams process metrics and artifacts to ensure accurate and clear communications to partners
      • Using your expertise and leadership to influence and gain consensus on how to proceed, remove impediments and strive for high performing team success sprint over sprint.
      • Guides the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values; ensures timely completion of workEncouraging Agile behaviors, reinforcing practices, norms, ceremonies, and supporting the overall Squad performance and efficiency and value delivery
        • Identifying team improvement opportunities and looking externally for standard methodologies to support continuous improvement
          COVID Work PolicySafety is our top priority. Once we can be together in person with fewer safety measures, this role will follow our dynamic working approach. Youll be spending some of your time onsite depending on the nature and needs of your role.
          Dynamic Working Post PandemicOur aim is to combine the best of working offsite with coming together in person. For most teams this means a consistent balance of working from home and office that supports the needs of your role, experience level, and working style.Your success and growth is important to us, so youll want to enjoy the benefits of coming together in person face to face learning and training, quality time with your manager and teammates, building your career network, making friends, and taking full advantage of cultural and social experiences Fidelity provides for you.by Jobble

Keywords: Fidelity Talentsource, Durham , Senior Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Durham, North Carolina

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