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Program Manager in Boston, MA at Veritude

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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We are looking for a Business Project / Program Manager at Fidelity Investments. This position is based in Boston, MA

Description

Fidelity Investments is a leader in the financial services industry, serving over 20 million individuals and institutions with over $4.6 trillion of assets under management.  Underneath this stable and trusted brand is one of the most interesting innovation practices you’ve probably never heard of - Fidelity Labs. The mission of Fidelity Labs is to catalyze ideas and innovation across the firm. These teams prototype and pilot new businesses, products and capabilities that continue to distinguish the brand as the best customer experience in the financial services industry.  Using Lean Start Up, Design Thinking and Agile methodologies, the group rapidly moves ideas from concept to scale. The groups has a number of ventures at different stages in the pipeline and are looking for seasoned project management talent to help bring these game-changing ideas to market.   

Position Summary:  

We are seeking a business project leader with software development experience in the financial industry.  This individual will lead a Blockchain incubator team and work closely with Product Management and Development to validate the viability of technical solutions and exploring unmet customer needs to drive new offerings.  Candidates must be comfortable in a fast paced and highly ambiguous environment working with emerging technologies, high risks and uncertainty.  Experience working with multiple methodologies including Waterfall, Agile and Lean

Responsibilities:

  • Day to day leadership of a team including running daily standups, sprint retrospectives, backlog grooming and sprint management.
  • Lead decision-making, issue resolution, managing risks, legal/compliance implications and building consensus among the team members and dependent teams.
  • Develop relationships with business and technology partners.  Understands needs of the team as well as partners to recommend options and remove impediments.
  • Collaborate with partners to create innovative solutions.
  • Balance immediate needs with long range goals and vision roadmap
  • Build a transparent, trustful environment with emphasis on problem solving
  • Provide product subject matter expertise to support development of collateral, internal communications & training, etc.
  • Take leadership/coordination role in testing process in order to ensure business needs are met.
  • Contribute to improving and sharing best practices across teams

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