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Director, Software Engineering

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

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Role

Fidelity Investments Workplace Solutions (WS) organization is seeking a motivated and customer focused technology Chapter Leader. You will be playing a key role in managing build out and enhancements to a global equity management platform for Fidelity customers. You will lead a diverse team of technologist focused on building out the platform while partnering with other folks across the organization. You will be working closely with architects, squad leaders, engineers, business SMEs and partner teams to execute on the strategy while setting standards for market leading enterprise grade platform.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a technology related field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, etc.) required.

12+ years of demonstrable experience in Information Technology functions

6+ years of experience in technology product management and project management

5+ of years of experience managing teams of engineers, developers and analysts working in agile product development.

Passion for engineering excellence, empowering others and continuous improvement via collaboration and willingness to learn

Proven track record of hiring and building highly effective technology engineering teams

Experience leading, coaching, mentoring and developing people and teams in an agile organization

Your ability to collaborate with other technical and business specialists in the team

Verbal and written communication skills with ability to influence the desired outcome for all

Detailed understanding of release, change, problem and project management principles and methodologies.

Strong analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills to understand complex customer needs and transactions

Your ability to learn and experiment with new technologies and patterns

Your passion to nurture modern test driven and automation driven software development methodologies

Your expertise in converting technology goals into achievable initiatives and Epics and stories

Your experience in executing projects in an Agile environment

Advanced skills in building web based applications running in the cloud

Strong knowledge and experience developing Java and Python based applications

Strong understanding of cloud platforms like AWS and Azure

Experience with relational database technologies like Postgres

Strong working knowledge of cloud native application stack building on Kubernetes platform

Solid understanding of Cloud Computing and DevOps concepts including CI/CD pipelines

Understand the value of scalable architecture and sound design principles

The Value You Deliver

Build a high performing team of engineers

Guide the team on making incremental progress towards achieving big goals.

Communicate changes, incidents, and status to senior leadership in product area and chapter area

Ensure software development standards are established and adhered to by all squads aligned to the roadmap

Partner with squad leads and other chapter teams to build the roadmap and help with prioritization

Measure team's success and results and adapt accordingly

Ability to work in a matrix environment across multi-functional teams

Talent growth and assignments to position the teams for delivering value on strategic priorities

Proactively share insight, knowledge, enterprise strategies and industry themes with everyone

The Team

You will be part of the technology team in Stock Plan Services business unit that administers equity compensation programs on behalf of public and private companies offering various compensations programs such as: Employee Stock Purchase Plans, Restricted Stock Awards/Units, Stock Option Plans, Stock Appreciation Rights and Performance based Awards. Currently SPS services approx. 2.5M participants employed by over 600 clients and spread out in 150 countries. The business is looking to further expand in the international equity compensation markets as well as private markets. We are specifically focusing on building new capabilities for private companies and start-ups like capable management.

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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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