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We are seeking a demonstrated Agile Project Manager with technical and business acumen to join the IT Infrastructure team to support the planning and development of Technology Infrastructure projects while also adopting new Agile practices. The ideal candidate will have experience working with a variety of stakeholder groups. This position requires the ability to balance thought leadership, implementation know-how and team facilitation. Further, this role includes coaching the teams you work with, assisting everyone involved with understanding the core principles of Agile, and generally exploring new ways of working.
Guide, coach and motivate the team with the goal of increasing Agile fluency and adoption
Organize and oversee the squads' business as usual workflows along with project deliverables
Manage scope, timelines, quality, goals and deliverables that support business goals
Facilitate discussions, decision making and conflict resolution
Promote and demonstrate core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility
Ensure the team is tracking and communicating their progress through a set of Agile metrics
Provide status updates to Product Owners and group management
Promote team self-organization around achieving their commitments
Challenge and enable the team to continuously improve through intentional and data driven inspect, adapting to sprint cycles
Provide constructive feedback to help drive Agile maturity
Identify continuous improvement opportunities and best practices to progress Infrastructure's Agile goals
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Business Management, or equivalent experience
Experience in the coaching and development of squads
A continuous improvement mind-set and dedication to uncovering better ways of working
Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
Excellent written and oral communications and interpersonal skills
Superb follow-through; propensity to approach tasks and goals with an ownership mentality
Ability to manage multiple projects and squads with competing priorities
Commitment to organization's new ways of working through greater collaboration
5+ years of working experience in various Agile methodologies such as Kanban, Scrum, etc., preferred
In-depth knowledge of Jira and Confluence a plus
Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.
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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.
Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity, employees work in an environment where they can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective.
With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.