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Director, Architecture



Merrimack, NH, USA · Boston, MA, USA · Westlake, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Job Description:

In this Architect role within Fidelity’s Corporate Technology Group (CTG), you are responsible for driving technology strategy and architecture across a range of new and existing capabilities in the internal Corporate Admin technology organization. You provide leadership to the product teams through architecture designs, adoption of emerging standards, and collaboration with key partners. You will evaluate, recommend, and help migrate current data center applications to cloud and software as a service (SaaS) as a means to drive scale, modernize infrastructure, and optimize cost in support of our enterprise-wide Firm Foundations Cloud program.

The Team

CTG provides internal enterprise-wide internal organizations like Finance, Human Resources, Compliance, Legal, Risk and Security with effective and efficient technology products and ongoing solution support. To do all of this and align group structure with our business partners, we have over 900 associates in Fidelity locations across the United States, Ireland, and India.

The Expertise You Have

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

  • Proven leadership skills, demonstrated ability to influence, and partner with engineering and product teams to deliver scalable robust solutions.

  • Experience in proposing blueprints and roadmaps, and collaboratively defining solutions and their enabling architectures.

  • Experience in AWS services technologies and practices, building applications using services such as AWS EC2, S3, SQS, Lambda, Cloud Formation. AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate or Professional preferred.

  • Demonstrated SaaS and IaaS design and implementation experience, including properly handling confidential and highly confidential data.

  • A well-grounded knowledge of engineering and continuous integration & delivery CI/CD practices.

  • Experience with build containers-based systems: Architecture, implementation and managing orchestration platform such as: Kubernetes, Docker, EKS.

  • Deep understanding of well architected framework implementation in Enterprise: Operation Excellent, Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency and Cost optimization.

The Skills You Bring

  • Thought leadership in recommending strategic technology options and technology product strategy

  • Experience driving adoption of enterprise standards and standard methodologies

  • 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 Value You Deliver

  • 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 Proof of Concepts (POCs) for assessment of technical and business benefit

Company Overview

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