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Scrum Master

Fitch Ratings
Chicago, IL 60602
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Fitch Solutions is looking for a Scrum Master to join our agile delivery teams that are responsible for the Product Development of our platform, Fitch Connect. In this role you will act as a servant-leader for the team to maximize the value created by the scrum teams. You will partner with the other scrum masters to champion Scaled Agile Transformation using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)


  • Help lead a Scaled Agile Transformation using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Facilitate PI (Program Increment) and sprint planning processes, as well as all other scrum ceremonies, and empower team commitment to PI and sprint delivery
  • Facilitate in longer term roadmap planning
  • Foster a culture that is open, honest and not afraid to challenge process, design and architecture
  • Guide, coach and motivate the team with the goal of increasing productivity
  • Organize and facilitate Scrum ceremonies effectively
  • Ensure consistent standards across the scrum teams
  • Identify key KPIs and prepare and present reports on progress and success
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting with internal and external communication
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Providing support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example


  • An understanding of the general principles of Agile as outlined in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and be fully aligned to those principles
  • 4+ years of experience playing the ScrumMaster role for a software development team
  • Certification(s) in Agile methodologies (PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP) preferred
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a very dynamic and timeline sensitive work environment
  • Ability to collaborate with a team to identify and resolve problems and remove impediments/barriers for the team.
  • Excellent conflict resolution & continual improvement skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Good understanding of software development techniques such as TDD, CI/CD


Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products and services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.

Fitch complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and other status protected by applicable laws.

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 asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.

For more information about this policy, please visit the Code of Ethics and Conduct page .

Posted: 2020-03-15 Expires: 2020-04-13
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