Principal Software Engineer - JAVA / Cloud / Open Source

| Raleigh-Durham, NC
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Job Description:

The Role

As a member of the Enterprise Technology Software Engineering Domain Engineering Excellence, Center of Excellence, you blend deep technical skills and expertise with a passion for outstanding technical solutions. You are deeply committed to delivering value to our clients through a focus on engineering excellence.

In an agile structure you will partner with other Fidelity engineering leaders to build and evolve consistent engineering practices and standards and influence the vision, strategic decisions, solutions, and engineering priorities.

You will primarily support product areas, autonomous squads, or initiatives on a time-limited, as needed basis. You are dedicated to helping them grow and develop in their agile engineering capabilities and ensure alignment on the work they perform.

You are committed to developing your own engineering expertise and knowledge to bring the latest thinking to your role to empower others with that knowledge.

As needed, you might operate as a player/coach using your expertise and experience to help advance the work and improve product area/squad engineering performance.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring
  • Computer Science or Software/Systems Engineering degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of engineering/development experience
  • Cloud Native Engineering, DevSecOps and Cloud implementation experience preferred.
  • Proven experience with multiple programming languages and development approaches
  • Proven knowledge of and experience with current engineering tools and approaches
  • Proven ability to be hands on and build working example solutions.
  • Proven experience coaching, mentoring, and developing people and teams
  • Agile leadership experience preferred.
  • Inspirational leader capable of developing others
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills with which you influence decisions and engage across Fidelity and at all levels of the organization
  • Continuous improvement, continuous learning approach
  • Encourage and enable an agile way of working
  • Data-focused approach to decision making
  • Self-starting, and collaborative
  • Ability to work as an individual contributor and as a member of a small team.
  • Full stack, full lifecycle capable, M-shaped, hands on senior engineer.
  • Passionate about engineering craft, engineering experience and effectiveness and a culture of engineering excellence.

The Value You Deliver
  • Ensuring your work is aligned to strategic priorities vital to deliver value and results for our clients and business
  • Proactively partnering with other business leaders in the organization to influence strategic decisions related to your specialized knowledge area and remove impediments to delivering increased value
  • Actively sharing insights, knowledge, industry practices and developments, within your area of expertise
  • Produce standard engineering patterns and examples that can be broadly leveraged
  • Impactful, with a passion for contributing to continuing enhancement of our engineering capabilities with a focus on excellence with velocity.

The Team

The ETGS Software Engineering Excellence COE is responsible for building, evolving and sustaining a culture of continuous engineering excellence and improvement.

We deliver the expertise and competency that ensure we clearly define our expectations in the engineering principles, patterns, practices, and processes and continue to improve our level of engineering maturity.

You will work in partnership with leaders aligned to Enterprise Technology Software Engineering chapter areas and Architecture. Cloud and Infrastructure domains.

The mission of the COE is engineering excellence across the business with focus areas on engineering effectiveness, engineering lifecycle, engineering dependability, engineering measurement and maturity, engineering innovation and engineering culture and craft.

Our goal is dependable systems delivered quickly.


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.

As a result of COVID-19, many of our associates are continuing to work remotely. 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."

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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 Leave of Absence/Accommodation Team by sending an email to accommodations, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 2.
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 332 open jobs at Fidelity Investments, click here.
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