Director, SWE Technical Architect - Cloud | JAVA or GO\/Python at Fidelity Investments (Raleigh, NC)

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Job Description:

Director - Software Engineering Architecture

The Purpose of This Role

Your work as a member of the Fidelity Cloud Architecture team is essential to the Fidelity Application Architecture (FAA) and Enterprise Cloud Computing (ECC) organizations. You will work hands on with ECC (Enterprise Cloud computing) and Fidelity business partners building outstanding cloud capabilities to accelerate their velocity of value using cloud native technologies. This role is passionate about hands-on development, consulting and delivery, which requires a combination of both strong technical and influencing skills, as well as participation in architecture, consulting, design and analysis activities.
The Value You Deliver
  • Focus to advocate and promote cloud engineering best practices, cloud patterns and enterprise cloud services to accelerate the adoption of cloud across Fidelity. Ensuring Success in Cloud!
  • Partner with other Fidelity Leaders to build and evolve consistent practices and standards for the specialized skills and expertise of the CoE members.
  • Providing technical architecture for multiple complex projects
  • Identifying integration patterns and points between design areas across the stack (UI, security, database, etc.)
  • Identifying and championing the creation and use of common services and components
  • Making authoritative recommendations for technical issues, standards, and strategies
  • Anticipating the applicability of major industry trends in the Fidelity environment and implementing plans
  • Providing leadership to Proofs of Concept (POCs) for assessment of technical and business benefit
  • As a technology leader, you will optimally mentor and motivate the team to continuously upskill and build high quality cloud engineering capability.
  • As an integral member of the team, participates in all agile events such as daily meetings, team demos and retrospectives.
  • Extract & share learnings from failures
Skills Key to This Role
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a technology related field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, etc.) required.
  • 15+ years of technology experience, preferably in software development, architecture, or data analysis.
  • 3+ years of experience as an architect desired.
  • Extensive experience with 2 or more programming languages (Java, Python, Go, JavaScript etc.)
  • Professional certification in AWS/Azure/Kubernetes areas will be a plus
  • Ability to translate business needs into technology solutions.
  • Excellent presentation, documentation, communication and influencing skills, as well as skills for influencing technology direction in business context.
  • A track record of critical problem solving and advanced technical troubleshooting to drive resolution to technical issues
  • Ability to work closely with Product/Application teams, peer architects, and partner organizations in technology evaluation, selection, recommendation, and configuration.
  • Knowledge of APIs, UIs, infrastructure, security, and emerging technologies.
  • Experience or certification in Cloud Computing, with AWS and Azure preferred
  • Thought leadership in recommending strategic technology options and technology product strategy
  • Extensive experience working in public cloud. (AWS and/or Azure)
  • Strong exposure & worked in Application & Database migrations from On-Prem to public cloud.
  • Knowledge in Docker and Kubernetes
  • Ability to translate business needs into technology solutions.
  • Excellent presentation, documentation, communication and influencing skills, as well as skills for influencing technology direction in business context.
  • A track record of critical problem solving and advanced technical troubleshooting to drive resolution to technical issues.
The Expertise We're Looking For
  • Providing technical architecture for multiple complex projects
  • Identifying integration patterns and points between design areas across the stack (UI, security, database, etc.)
  • Identifying and championing the creation and use of common services and components
  • Making authoritative recommendations for technical issues, standards, and strategies
  • Anticipating the applicability of major industry trends in the Fidelity environment and implementing plans
  • Providing leadership to Proofs of Concept (POCs) for assessment of technical and business benefit
  • Ability to work closely with Product/Application teams, peer architects, and partner organizations in technology evaluation, selection, recommendation, and configuration.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with product managers, architects and technical leads for individual products and applications.
  • Ability to drive solutions architecture design, and articulate architecture options to the product owners and architecture leadership.
  • Ensure technology decisions align with architecture standards and strategies.
  • Evaluate and recommend technology and frameworks for flexibility, long-term viability, and time to market.
How Your Work Impacts to the organization

Software Architecture is a technical leadership role that has a direct impact in translating a process to a software application and maintaining the long-term evolvability and operability of this software application. In this very important role as a cloud architect the associate will directly impact the products being developed in the cloud COE, by creating.
  • A general architectural vision that guides the organization and serves as a basis for mutual understanding between all parties involved in product development.
  • Gathering early non-functional requirements.
  • Evaluating functional requirements captured by a business analyst.
  • Selecting a technology stack and deployment methods.
  • Designing a high-level architectural solution.
  • Addressing possible risks and constraints
  • Delivering detailed architectural blueprints
  • Mentoring tech leads and developers
  • Setting quality standards and ensuring adherence to them
The Team

As a Director of Technology Architecture, you will be part of Fidelity's Application Architecture Team - defining and driving business and technology solutions being built for implementation through multiple public cloud service providers. You'll work with people from a variety of Fidelity Technology and Business Unit teams to define and build common solutions - platforms, systems, components, software, and standards - that fuel our current and future business objectives. You will bring your expertise and skills into a diverse team of architects and engineers, foster relationships with technology leaders, engineers, developers, and architects from across the firm - inspiring and driving towards a more

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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 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 \"Dynamic Working.\"

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 Leave of Absence/Accommodation Team by sending an email to accommodations @fmr.com, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.
More Information on Fidelity Investments
Fidelity Investments operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Boston, MA and Covington, KY. Fidelity Investments was founded in 1946. It has 58848 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 341 open jobs at Fidelity Investments, click here.
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