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Federal Reserve System FedNow Scrum Master in Boston, Massachusetts


Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Federal Reserve Financial Services (FRFS) delivers a suite of payments services to financial institutions via FedLine® Solutions, FedNowSM, Fedwire®, National Settlement Service (NSS), FedCash®, FedACH® (Automated Clearing House), and Check Services. We are currently leading a strategic effort to transform FRFS to a national, enterprise-focused organization. Through our evolved structure, we will meet the needs of the marketplace for new products and services more quickly, seek to provide a more robust and unified customer experience across our financial service offerings, and create new career growth opportunities for FRFS staff.

We are seeking leaders to set the vision, strategy, values, and priorities that enable FRFS to achieve its mission. Our leaders must demonstrate a strategic, action-oriented mindset focused on intellectual curiosity, agility, accountability, and the ability to drive innovation through experimentation. To achieve our vision for a people-focused organization with a strong collaborative and innovative culture, we expect our leaders to champion an inclusive environment and demonstrate our values in how we work and interact with each other and our broader community.

The Federal Reserve has developed a new interbank 24x7x365 real-time gross settlement (RTGS) service with integrated clearing functionality, called the FedNow Service. This service enables financial institutions to provide their customers with the ability to send and receive payments any time, any day, and have full access to those funds within seconds. This position is a unique opportunity to be part of this mission-critical Federal Reserve initiative that is transforming the payments landscape in the United States.

Candidates that live near one of our Reserve Bank locations will be provided some work from home flexibility. Rules for hybrid work arrangements differs from Bank to Bank and should be discussed during the interview process.

Position Contributions

• Independently facilitate Agile ceremonies

• Coach delivery team (and an Associate SM) on Agile Principles

• Collaborate with PO to identify gaps within team and delivery process

• Provide opportunities for cross skills training and growth

• Facilitate the team to focus on smaller achievable goals and reflect on successes and challenges to embrace opportunities for continuous improvement

• Supports ART wide initiatives

• Preferred: technical competency in team's domain

• Create process/workflows:

• Actionable Agile

• Octane

• Agility Health

• Mural/Collaboration

• Atlassian/SharePoint/Teams

Expertise you will bring

One of the following preferred or equivalent experience:

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

  • SAFe Scrum Master

  • PMI – ACP

  • ICP – Agile Team Facilitation

Servant leader and strong communicator with strong interpersonal skills who can:

  • Listen and support teams in problem-identification and decision making

  • Encourage an environment that values mutual respect, openness, and courage

  • Persuade by influence rather than authority

  • Understand and empathize with others

  • Empower teams to be owners of their products and processes

  • Strong technical aptitude and experience leading teams in delivering quality software

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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OUR BANK has one of the most recognizable brands around the world. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States—one of the world's most influential, trusted and prestigious financial organizations. The Federal Reserve is charged with the important mission of promoting a strong economy and a stable financial system and fulfills this responsibility by formulating national monetary policy, supervising and regulating banks and bank holding companies, and providing financial services for banks and the U.S. government.

OUR PEOPLE are diverse in background and ideas, which allows for ongoing creativity and innovation. Ultimately, they are the ones who push our high-performance, exchange-driven culture forward.

Why Our People Choose Us:

Our reputation precedes us

There will always be room for personal growth

Our people are first

You’ll find the right balance

Your responsibilities will be meaningful

We hope that you will be our future colleague.