We are Fidelity Labs, Fidelity Investments' in-house fintech incubator with a mission to build new businesses to drive growth for Fidelity. We seek to shape the future of our industry by building new products and services to improve the lives of the diverse set of customers, businesses, and financial institutions we serve.
Fidelity Labs is a dynamic workplace that combines the best parts of startup life—building from scratch, adapting quickly, and moon-shot ambition—with the scale and stability of an industry leader. We provide a safe space for startup teams to explore new business ideas, quickly test them with customers, and scale the most promising concepts within an existing business unit, or as a new venture. Learn more at labs.fidelity.com.
You will be the head of engineering for an exciting new venture in Fidelity Labs. You will rapidly move ideas from concept to scale to help bring new game-changing ideas to market. If you have a passion for creating products and services that make people's lives better, are comfortable working in a fast-paced and highly ambiguous environment, we'd love to work with you.
We seek an architect with a software engineering background, who remains hands-on, and has a track record of shipping scalable products.
Owns the architecture and development of new technology and software for the new venture
Partners with the venture's business and design leaders, as a key member of a small, but powerful cross-functional team
Translates business vision into technology strategy
Ensures incubator products are architected and designed for a seamless integration and aligned with the company's objectives
Ensures the implementation and use of software development best practices
Attracts, hires, and leads a high-performing software engineering team. Determines and manages staffing strategy and plan (size of team, skills needed, depth of experience, internal and external staffing mix) consistent with the needs of the incubator
Escalates issues and risks to executive management for timely resolution
Proactively offers options for build, buy, partner strategies, helping to determine the best approach to product creation based on understanding of data and business strategy
Builds relationships with core business line architects and technology leaders to develop a deep understanding of core business platform; works collaboratively to define an approach to integrating new offerings that balances speed and scale
Develops and maintains a network of industry contacts; performs or directs research on industry trends, competitors, business, and IT products; analyzes trends and makes strategic and tactical recommendations
The Expertise and Skills You Bring
Hands-on software development skills with experience delivering on customer-facing applications
8+ years of software development with experience with multiple enterprise technologies
Proven track record for building full-stack cloud-based solutions, continuous integration/deployment, serverless architecture, client/server development
Success working directly with product and design teams
Demonstrated experience of building, mentoring and leading a development team
Ability to deliver architecture roadmaps and predictable engineering estimates
Implemented complete end-to-end solutions
Desire and ability to learn and implement new technologies
Ability to work in a highly entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment
Comfortable with ambiguity and change while communicative of potential risks and threats
Experience being a mentor and builder of nimble and passionate teams
Exceptional sense of customer service
Motivated, self-directed, results oriented
Proactively seeks the views of others before making decisions
Proven experience of working in a complex environment where relationship building is critical, yet at the same time being entrepreneurial and fast-paced
Agile project management and development experience a plus
Lean startup and design thinking experience a plus
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At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace where we respect and value our associates for their unique perspectives and experiences. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com.
Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.
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