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VP, Enterprise Application Architect

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Boston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:The RoleFidelity Labs is looking for a Vice President, Architecture to be a leader in moving us forward on our API journey for our Data Products Team. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering on the Digital Products team strategic direction on creating capabilities to our external clients, defining internet API standards, reuse across internal consumers and driving adoption across the enterprise. You will work closely with business partners and technology teams to understand omni channel API migration objectives and modernize the security and capability strategies. You will be hands on, prototyping, troubleshooting and driving technology local best practices and standards. In alignment with the API teams across the organization, you will help drive strategy forward.The Expertise and Skills you Bring

  • Architectural Mindset: Active curiosity to conceptualize, design, and construct data and processes; Helping articulate, govern, and evolve the realization of Lab s API capabilities to align with business objectives, goals, and strategy. Extensive experience decomposing meaningful business problems into creative, efficient, and scalable solutions
  • API Experience: Hands-on knowledge of API technologies to deliver enterprise-scale solutions that are resilient, secure, and dynamic. You are expected to be able to code and prototype, working directly with the engineering teams.
  • Communication: Strong communication skills that drive program messaging and influence decisions and action. Ability to articulate architecture solutions to Senior Executives and architecture leadership
  • Collaboration: Ability to navigate sophisticated, interpersonal relationships and build partnerships across the firm at all levels
  • People Management: Senior level experience leading, coaching, mentoring, and developing people
  • Influencing Skills: Employs collaborative approach to gain consensus and support for the needs of the work. Understands organizational dynamics and adapts proposals to efficiently navigate constraints
  • Business/Application Knowledge: Understanding of data as a product, and serving data at high volumes/ and service levels is expected.
  • Extensive experience with server-side technologies including GraphQL, Node, Java, Spring Boot, etc.
  • Experience with Spring and open source frameworks including Spring MVC, Spring Core, Spring REST, Apache Camel, Snowflake, etc.
  • Experience with building digital restful APIs and GraphQL
  • Experience in internet security: OAuth, Open ID Connect knowledge and standard methodologies
  • Strong experience on performance analysis and tuning
  • Experience with Cloud-based Architecture and AWS cloud native solutionsThe Value You Deliver
    • Comprehensive knowledge of internet, mobile, and application architecture, as well as current and emerging technologies
    • Specialist understanding of software development processes including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning
    • Ability to collaborate with a variety of individuals and groups across Fidelity in a constructive manner to accomplish tasks and drive forward key business initiatives
    • Ability to learn quickly, be flexible, adapt and strive to excel in a fast paced, changing environment
    • Ability to be highly organized, very responsive, and committed to quality and high standardsThe TeamThe Fidelity Labs is missioned with bringing new products and capabilities to market, holding end to end responsibility for full solution development. We will introduce new products to market to be used daily across the globe, across all devices & browsers. The team experience is collaborative, innovative and engaged in a start-up like atmosphere. This role has high visibility and potential in the organization.Our agile teams are based in multiple locations, predominately in Boston, and Dublin. Scrum teams work on all aspects of our products, and work interactively.As a member of the Labs Technology Team, as our Principal Quality Engineer, you will design, develop, drive and deliver test and deployment strategies, methodologies and take a hands-on approach to see that they are implemented timely and efficiently. You will partner with other teams on technical matters and work closely with our engineers.Company CultureWe are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in enabling people to live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in building and feeding a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our dedication to our associates.Fidelity established an Ireland presence in 1996 and we currently employ 1000 staff across IT and shared services, with offices in Dublin (City West) and Galway (Parkmore East).We place a high value on how your individual differences contribute to the our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital or family status, membership of the traveler community or disability status.For information about working at Fidelity, visit
      Company OverviewFidelity 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 clients' money.Join UsAt 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 -, 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 \u0022.\u0022We 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 belonging.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 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.

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