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Director, Architecture

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

We are currently looking for an API Architect focusing on WI Digital shared service to join WI Digital Experience Architecture Domain. We are passionate about delivering innovative solutions that exceed our customer's needs. We embrace diversity of thought and experience. This is a fast-paced technology group that embraces modern technologies to build powerful tools and deliver an outstanding, customer obsessed user experiences.

The Expertise We're Looking For

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

Demonstrated ability in architecting elegant solutions that deliver digital experiences and solutions on the web/ mobile and for our internal associates!

Experience in leading, defining and implementing API standards for REST and Graph and blueprints that align with Enterprise digital experiences

Proven track record to build consensus around architecture solutions with the business visions and technical strategies

Ability to apply a strategic mentality to help produce scalable and maintainable technology solutions

Facilitate architecture governance and project review oversight across the portfolio ensuring compliance with technical standards, policies and procedures

Excellent leadership, communication, presentation, documentation, and influencing skills

Collaborate with business and technical partners to provide an industry leading customer experience on the web using agile frameworks

The Purpose of Your Role

In this role, you will serve as a Director of Architecture within the Digital Shared Service / Enterprise Profile Product Area focusing on digital capabilities and API's. You will provide technical leadership for cross WI product experiences and you will be responsible for the technical design and implementation of quality digital applications that are used by Fidelity's Workplace customers. Working closely with the Product Area to design, build, test, and deliver key features that make up Fidelity's Digital experiences. You will partner with the Digital Experience Leaders, Squad Leaders, Chapter Leaders, and other Architects to solve sophisticated and exciting business problems and recommend impactful architecture solutions for high priority items.

The Skills You Bring

Your background in the following will prove vital:

Experience architecting solutions for the development and deployment of key digital applications and features

Extensive experience decomposing meaningful business problems into creative, efficient, and scalable solutions

Extensive experience with server-side technologies including GraphQL, Node, Java, Spring Boot, etc.

Experience with Spring and open source frameworks including Spring MVC, Spring Core, Spring REST, Apache Camel, etc.

Strong technical background on crafting and developing enterprise digital applications with MVC design pattern, micro front-end strategy, and open micro service architectures.

Experience with building digital query bases APIs with GraphQL

Experience in DevSecOps standard and tools like Jenkins or Jenkins Core, Git/GitHub.

Experience in internet security: OAuth, Open ID Connect knowledge and standard methodologies

Solid understanding of API standards and technologies, continuous integration, static code analysis and test-driven development

Strong experience on performance analysis and tuning

Experience with Cloud-based Architecture and AWS cloud native solutions and AWS certification(s) a plus.

The Value You Deliver

Comprehensive knowledge of API and application architecture, as well as current and emerging technologies

Ability to articulate architecture solutions to product management and architecture leadership

Ability to collaborate with a variety of individuals and groups across Fidelity in a constructive manner to drive key business initiatives

Ability to learn quickly, be flexible, adapt and strive to excel in a fast paced, changing environment

Ability to be highly organized, very responsive, and committed to quality and high standards

The Team

Fidelity Workplace Investing (WI) provides benefits to Fidelity customers, employers, and their employees, in a growing set of areas - Defined Contribution, Stock Plan Services, Investment Products & Consulting and Defined Benefits.

As part of the WI Technology Architecture team you help with our digital future and digital transformation of our business. As an Architect within Workplace Investing (WI), you are responsible for establishing the strategic direction, setting resiliency standards, and choosing technologies across WI Digital Experiences.

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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.

Join Us

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 Best Place to Work in 2023. 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.

At Fidelity, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we're calling "Dynamic Working". Most associates will have a hybrid schedule with a requirement to work onsite at a Fidelity work location for at least one week, 5 consecutive days, every four weeks. These requirements are subject to change.

We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at fidelitycareers.com.

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 accommodations @fmr.com, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.

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