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Director of Software Engineering (Chapter Leader)

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:At Fidelity, everything starts with our customers. Through our digital transformation, we are crafting incredible experiences and solutions that help our customers live the lives they want. Our chapter members play a meaningful role in this journey\u00A0by\u00A0increasing\u00A0the\u00A0velocity of our product life cycle while ensuring the continued delivery of high quality, digital products.\u00A0
The RoleWe're looking for a passionate engineering leader to join Engineering Efficiency and Assurance chapter to lead a team of dynamic engineers contributing to development and testing of digital products serving retail customers. Ideal candidate has a strong background in development, testing and CI/CD practices for web and API applications with a passion for leveraging the right tools and frameworks to develop stable, robust, and resilient apps that best serves our customer base.
In an agile structure, you will collaborate with other leaders to establish the standards for your chapter and influence strategic decisions on building digital solutions to serve our customer needs. You are committed in building a healthy team environment and has a passion for coaching, mentoring, and developing associates to their fullest potential.
The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • Leader who serves and is committed to developing engineering talent
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build and maintain strong partnerships and relationships at all levels of the organization\u00A0
  • Experienced in designing and building large scale distributed systems with web and API micro applications.
  • Expertise in development and testing best practices along with DevOps practices with standard quality gates in CI/CD pipelines including Unit, Component, Functional, Performance, and Security test automation\u00A0
  • Good knowledge of Resiliency Software Engineering and Observability patterns\u00A0
  • Certifications in, or working\u00A0experience\u00A0with, AWS/Azure\u00A0
  • Passion for leading, coaching, mentoring, and developing people and teams\u00A0
  • Experience identifying and acquiring talent needs, resource planning, and talent\u00A0allocation\u00A0across\u00A0large organizations\u00A0
  • Direct management\u00A0of software engineer teams composing -15\u00A0engineers\u00A0\u00A0The Value You Deliver\u00A0
    • Ensuring organization talent composition aligns with strategic business priorities including workforce planning vital to provide increased value and results for clients and the business\u00A0
    • Supporting and empowering associates, to enable delivery of increased value in their teams\u00A0
    • Enabling an agile and streamlined organization by demonstrating agile behaviors\u00A0
    • Proactively partnering with leadership in product areas, business units, and center of excellence to drive critical initiatives\u00A0
    • Influence strategic backlog and prioritization decisions\u00A0
    • Measure performance through established objectives and critical metrics\u00A0
    • Align associates across teams and product areas to ensure the best utilization of talent while also building learning opportunities and content to develop skills\u00A0
    • Set and apply standards and ensure the work performed is aligned with established road maps\u00A0
    • Remove impediments to delivering value\u00A0
    • Actively share insights, knowledge, industry practices and developments across the organization\u00A0The TeamThe Engineering Efficiency and Assurance (EE&A) chapter resides in the Personal Investment (PI) business unit of Fidelity Investments. The chapter consists of over 245 multi-stacked engineers with a passion around customer experience and with the engineering tool set to seek challenges including: application development, functional testing, performance testing, chaos testing, application cloud migration, CI / CD implementation and security testing. The chapter s support spans across all of PI and provides domain specialists to squads who develop products with the highest customer quality, security, stability, and experience. This role is a technical and people leadership position within the EE&A chapter.\u00A0Certifications:Company OverviewFidelity 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 UsAt 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 , we have been recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work in 2022. 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.Many of our associates are continuing to work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. When Fidelity employees eventually return to the office, 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 \u0022.\u0022We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at .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 Leave of Absence/Accommodation Team by sending an email to--, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.

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