Fidelity Investments Principal Software Engineer/Developer in Boston, Massachusetts

Provides technical oversight on client-side application development using native coding technologies for iOS and Android. Responsible for mobile application system design and conformance to protocols. Defines and develops approaches to innovative mobile solutions. Analyzes and recommends changes in project development policies, procedures, standards, and strategies to development experts and management.

_Primary Responsibilities_:

  • Ensures designs meet performance, security, usability, reliability, and scalability requirements.

  • Participates in architecture design teams.

  • Defines and implements application level architecture.

  • Develops applications on complex projects, components, and subsystems for the division.

  • Recommends development testing tools and methodologies and reviews and validates test plans.

  • Develops comprehensive documentation for multiple applications or subsystems.

  • Establishes full project life cycle plans for complex projects across multiple platforms.

  • Responsible for meeting project goals on-time and on-budget.

  • Advises on risk assessment and risk management strategies for projects.

  • Plans and coordinates project schedules and assignments for multiple projects.

  • Acts as a primary liaison for business units to resolve various project/technology issues.

  • Provides technology solutions to daily issues and technical evaluation estimates on technology initiatives.

  • Advises senior management on technical strategy.

  • Mentors junior team members.

  • Performs independent and complex technical and functional analysis for multiple projects supporting several divisional initiatives.

  • Develops original and creative technical solutions to on-going development efforts.

_Education and Experience_:

Bachelor’s degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Mathematics, Physics, or a closely related field and five (5) years of experience in the job offered or five (5) years of experience developing complex native applications for Android and iOS platforms in a financial services environment.

Or, alternatively, Master’s degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Mathematics, Physics, or a closely related field and three (3) years of experience in the job offered or three (3) years of experience developing complex native applications for Android and iOS platforms in a financial services environment.

_Skills and Knowledge_:

Candidate must also possess:

  • Demonstrated Expertise (“DE”) integrating mobile applications to JSON and SOAP-based Web services.

  • DE performing Web development using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.

  • DE developing enterprise applications on .NET platform using Visual Studio, SQL, Server Management Studio, and Fiddler.

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Job: *Technology

Title: Principal Software Engineer/Developer

Location: MA-Boston

Requisition ID: 1703699