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Squad leader, Analytical Data Platform

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:As Squad Leader, you blend agile product management and client servicing expertise with a passion for delivering business value. As the product owner you are the end-to-end gatekeeper of the squad mission, strategy, and tactical execution associated with delivering on strategic priorities. In an agile structure, you will partner with other Fidelity leaders to influence the broader strategic decisions, roadmaps, and resource requirements, set and refine the mission, and bring together a team of chapter members to execute on specific product features. You will ensure alignment on the "what" and "when" work is to be performed through ongoing planning and prioritization of a product backlog. You will enable squad members to work iteratively, innovate through testing and experimentation and learn from failures while celebrating success. You are committed to developing your own expertise and knowledge to ensure you bring the latest thinking to your role.The TeamAs a member of the FBT, you will work in partnership with the Product Area Lead, other Squad Leaders, and Chapter Leaders aligned to your squad. By demonstrating and promoting Fidelity and Agile leadership behaviors, you sustain and evolve our innovative Agile culture.Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (or above) preferably in Finance or Information Technology
  • 8+ years of proven experience in agile product management and business/system analysis
  • Strong communication, presentation and collaboration experience with business and technology partners
  • JIRA Align and JIRA experience preferred
  • Experience with technology platforms such as AWS, Snowflake, OBI, Tableau, PowerBI, and Oracle preferred
  • Expertise working closely with business and technology partners to establish both strategic direction and tactical execution plans, and turning these plans into action
  • Experience leading projects with new/emerging technology and/or products in the early strategy and design stage
  • You take a data-focused approach to understanding customer needs, translate strategic objectives into action, and prioritize to improve value delivered
  • Grasp sophisticated product features and break them into clear and concise stories with well-defined business value and acceptance criteria and optimally communicate these
  • Strong focus on execution and identify, communicate, and remove impediments to progress
  • Assist in the development of Product Area strategy, roadmap and plans for development, delivery, and support.
  • Articulate the "why" in a compelling manner and empower the squad to apply skills they have to collaborate on the "how"
  • Capable of leading, influencing, and motivating colleagues without formal authority, and have a track record of building impactful teams
  • Proven experience empowering and bringing out the best in people, while at the same time having a willingness to roll-up your sleeves to help the team get the work doneThe Value You Deliver
    • Defining, refining, and communicating the squads' mission, product strategy and roadmap.
    • Ensure team and partners understand the product strategy, business drivers, and role in the success of the product
    • Facilitating business partner engagement sessions. Helping drive consensus around business need, priority, implementation, and release planning
    • Helping promote a culture of collaborative, transparent, and open communication with all partners across business and technology teams
    • Measuring performance against established objectives and standard methodologies that deliver on agreed upon business, technology, and people results
    • Collaborating and coordinating with Chapter Leaders and Scrum Masters to build squad capacity and capability and enabling squad member growth, development, and learning
    • Making informed trade-off decisions to strike the right balance between quality, cost, and timelinesPlease see below for the salary range for work locations in Colorado only:N/A

      Please see below for the salary range for work locations in New York City, Westchester County, NY and Jersey City, NJ only:N/A

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      Company OverviewFidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money.Join UsAt Fidelity, you'll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award , we have been recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work in 2022. And you don't need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you've always imagined.At Fidelity, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we're calling " Dynamic Working ."We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at .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 the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to , or by calling , prompt 2, option 3.

Keywords: Fidelity Investments, Durham , Squad leader, Analytical Data Platform, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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