Staff Engineer (Crypto/Blockchain/Defi)
Company: Fidelity Investments
Posted on: November 26, 2022
We are hiring for multiple roles/multiple levels
We're actively seeking a passionate individual who is humble,
curious, and hungry to build a next generation platform and enjoys
playing on one of the largest financial services stages in front of
millions of customers. The ideal candidate has deep expertise with
building crypto platforms and has the vision and expertise to
accelerate the crypto economy through offering our world class
services to internal and an external developer community. As part
of this role, you will define the strategy and capabilities for the
area, including the core services to release digitally to the
developer community. You will offer, explore and write new services
to meet the demands of the quickly crypto economy.
Fidelity Personal Investing Architecture team s change and
influence the future of Personal Investment (PI) applications and
products in our next generation of experience platforms. We are a
comprehensive central architecture practice, leading Information
Technology (IT) strategy and architecture transformation, IT
oversight and governance, promoting collaboration and open
communication to facilitate better decision-making at all levels.
Technology changes lives. Our strategies and solutions make that
The Purpose of Your Role
Within the crypto architecture team, you will take part in a whole
new retail crypto platform. You will work with application teams to
help champion innovation, drive standardization and deliver modern
technology patterns across the stack for our customers' use. You
will contribute to the platform and product roadmap evolution in
conjunction with business unit product goals and provide leadership
in computing services, adoption of platforms and consolidation
across our team's initiatives.
The Expertise You Have
An ideal candidate will have a solid computer science foundation,
an effective combination of interpersonal and technical skills, and
a passion for learning and expanding into other technologies. As a
Blockchain Staff Engineer on the team, you have deep experience in
the industry and you'll get the opportunity to collaborate with
engineers across Fidelity in a fun, dynamic environment with
flexible work options to apply your knowledge and expertise at
scale. You will work closely with technical leaders to build a
secure crypto platform utilizing modern software development
The Skills You Bring
- 7+ years of experience in software engineering writing
micro-services at scale.
- Experience with Java, Spring, Rust, Golang and Typescript
- Deep familiarity with blockchains such as Ethereum, Bitcoin,
Solana and building them using tools like Substrate.
- Experience building an exchange, institutional wallet or
customer facing crypto wallet.
- Blockchain development on the Ethereum Network
- Knowledge of APIs, infrastructure, data architecture, security,
and technologies in the Blockchain ecosystem ecosystem
- Familiarity with custodial, non-custodial Wallet
- Experience building RESTful APIs, GraphQL, real-time
- Passion for writing readable, maintainable, and well-tested
- Experience in financial services, cloud/AWS, APIs,
cryptocurrency trading and custody a plus
- Experience with agile development, DevOps, Automated Testing
and Continuous Delivery
- Ability to work both independently and with all levels of the
organization, including technical and non-technical team
- Experience or certification in Cloud-based (AWS, GCP, Azure,
etc ) Architecture is beneficial aka deploying or scaling
- Contribution to the open-source community would be beneficial
The Value You Deliver
- Collaborating with peers finding opportunities to design and
development practices and improve customer experience.
- Contributing to the development of digital architecture by
monitoring industry and technology trends and directions.
- Ensuring technology decisions align with architecture standards
- Evaluating and recommending technology and frameworks for
flexibility, long-term viability, and time to market.
- Ensure the platform is built for scale through the lens of both
the customer and the platform developers looking to both build and
Please see below for the salary range for work locations in New
York City, Westchester County, NY and Jersey City, NJ only:
$130,000 - $174,000 per year
This position is eligible for incentive compensation or an annual
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
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.
At Fidelity, 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 ."
We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at .
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
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
Accommodation Team by sending an email to , or by calling , prompt
2, option 3.
We welcome those with experience in jobs such as Software
Developer, Computer Technician, and Computer User Support
Specialist and others in the Computers and Technology to
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