Director, Architecture

  • Job Reference: 1320554969-2
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Fidelity Investments
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Architect to join Asset Management Technology's Architecture group. The candidate will enable and accelerate the delivery of advanced business products by proving highly reliable and scalable enterprise-grade technical solutions. Responsibilities:
  • Support personalized investment strategies at scale based on Direct Indexing SMAs
  • Define architecture decisions and design principles to guide technology solutions within the delivery teams and across the organization; ensure compliance with the architecture decisions.
  • Continually analyze the architecture and current technology environment to then recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Integrate vendor products into Fidelity core business processes and IT systems.
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, design, coding, testing, and deployment.
  • Work closely with IT product owners and business users to understand their needs and translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Keep current with the latest technology and industry trends; drive innovation and adopt technologies that support and advance business strategy.
  • Hands-on experience with application and/or system integration based on file transfer, shared database, messaging, and APIs.
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems and their trade-offs with focus on service-based and event-driven architectures.
  • Strong proficiency in Java & Spring Framework and/or Python development environment; understanding of front-end web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is a plus.
  • Experience in designing, developing, and deploying applications on AWS. Practical knowledge of a broad range of AWS services, including compute, containers, databases, analytics, and security.
  • Ability to provide high-quality visuals and documentation that conveys system architecture to diverse audiences.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a track record of delivering innovative solutions to challenging technical problems.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical partners.
  • Bachelor's or post graduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

Join our diverse team and be a part of crafting the future of our platform through powerful technology and innovation. Apply now and take your career to new heights!

At Fidelity, we are passionate about making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want! We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and cultivating a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace where we respect and value our associate for their unique perspectives and experiences. For information about working at Fidelity, visit Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process. Please email us at or call , prompt 2, option 2 if you would like to request an accommodation.


Company Overview

Fidelity 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.

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At 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 top 10 Best Place to Work in 2024. 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.

Fidelity's working model blends the best of working offsite with maximizing time together in person to meet associate and business needs. Currently, most hybrid roles require associates to work onsite all business days of one assigned week per four-week period (beginning in September 2024, the requirement will be two full assigned weeks).

At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation, detailed in this document , and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine.

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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 .

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