Fidelity Investments Director - Lead Architect/Engineer - FidSafe in Boston, Massachusetts

Do you like to write code in your spare time? Are you energized by rapid software development? Do you want to combine the fast pace of a start up with the financial backing of one of the most successful companies in the industry? Do you want to lead a small development team and scale the group? Then be part of an exciting new incubator within Fidelity geared at rapidly move ideas from concepts to scale to help bring these game-changing ideas to market. If you are a highly skilled Software Engineer with a passion for creating products and services that make lives better, a career with the FidSafe team may be right for you! As one of the incubation startups of Fidelity Investments, we use emerging technologies and human-centered design to create visionary products and services that improve people’s financial lives. See what we’re up to at

The role is based in Boston, MA.

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TheExpertiseWe’re Looking For

  • 8 years experience developing web, software, or mobile applications

  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience

  • Familiarity with several programming languages (Node.js, Angular.js etc) and cloud platforms (AWS, Azure etc) with in-depth experience in at least one. We are much more interested to know that you learn quickly, have high discipline in your work and are proficient in a variety of languages and tools.

  • Solid communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences, which will enable clients and teammates make good, thoughtful decisions.

  • Experience with unit testing & Test Driven Development (TDD)

ThePurposeof Your Role

The Lead Architect Engineer will work closely with the rest of the product development team in designing and building new capabilities and platforms. Candidates must be comfortable working with a small team of developers in a fast paced and highly ambiguous environment working with emerging technologies, high risks and uncertainty.

TheSkillsYou Bring

  • You see problems as challenges to solve and failures as a time to learn and grow in order to create innovation and change. You believe and take action in investing in your craft every day.

  • You believe that mentoring the next generation is key to building success for Intuit in the long term.

  • You approach solving customer problems with a bold mindset without compromising the importance of delivering solutions with elegant, high quality and high performance software.

  • You have an open mindset to see the big picture (the customer & business goals), not just the code.

  • You deliver results, as well as win with the team, which means working constructively as a cohesive group aligned to the common goal.

  • You are direct, open, and honest when partnering with others.

  • You personally embrace change and when you see an opportunity to make something better, you raise your hand and role model being a change agent.

TheValueYou Deliver

  • Roughly 70-85% hands-on coding

  • Act in a technical leadership capacity: Mentoring junior engineers, new team members, and applying technical expertise, including engineering and operational excellence, to challenging programming and design problems

  • Gathering functional and non-functional (performance, security) requirements, developing technical specifications, and project & test planning

  • Designing/developing scalable web & mobile apps, and quickly deliver prototypes or proofs of concepts

  • Identify & resolve defects/bugs, pre-production, production, and post-release patches

  • Mentor junior team members

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. For information about working at Fidelity, visit

/ Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. /

Job: *Architecture

Title: Director - Lead Architect/Engineer - FidSafe

Location: MA-Boston

Requisition ID: 1802521