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VP, Systematic Liquid Alternatives Portfolio Construction Technology

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:The RoleWe are seeking a VP, Systematic Liquid Alternatives Portfolio Construction Technology to join our Quantitative Research & Investments Technology (QRIT) team. This role will be responsible for designing and developing new systematic portfolio construction / implementation applications and technologies for liquid alternatives for Quantitative Research and Investments (QRI) advisor.This individual will partner with the Systematic Liquid Alternatives team and with multi asset class quant research and investments organizations to design, build, and support a comprehensive portfolio construction ecosystem. This individual is expected to combine hands on development with management of a team of software and quantitative developers. -The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in a computational field such as Computer Science, Master's degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of proven professional experience working in financial services (Asset Management or Global Capital Markets experienced preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience with portfolio construction systems
  • Experience managing teams of developers as a "player/coach"
  • Experience with Java and Python and one or more of the following: -micro-services and RESTful APIs, SpringBoot, Web front-end technologies such as Angular, JavaScript, CSS.
  • Strong experience in system architecture, design patterns and software engineering fundamentals such as OOP, functional programming, data modeling.
  • Experience working on AWS/Azure cloud environment and working knowledge of CI/CD & DevOps
  • Advanced understanding of data structures
  • Proven ability to design highly scalable and very performative systems
  • Proven ability to capture requirements and formulate plans by partnering with various stakeholders
  • Experience in the liquid alternatives, including managed futures, alternative risk premia, global macro, risk parity, convertible arbitrage, l/s equity, merger arbitrage and -multi-strategy
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills to influence decisions and engage across Fidelity and at all levels of the organization
  • Proven experience engaging with senior internal and external clients and partners
  • Agile leadership experience or working knowledge of agile organizational models preferred -The Value You Deliver
    • Inspirational people leader, capable of setting strategic direction and encouraging others to deliver results and impact to achieve that strategy.
    • You will partner with other Fidelity business and technology leaders to identify and define strategic priorities based on an understanding of business value needs and enable execution of these initiatives. You actively bring new ideas, approaches, and insights to improve the contributions of your team and enable them to develop new skills and capabilities.
    • Commitment to building a balance of technology and non-technology skills in order to fully appreciate the broad needs of our customers.
    • You are committed to ongoing development of your own expertise and knowledge to bring the latest capabilities and thinking to your team to empower others with that knowledge.
    • Collaborative relationship with senior leaders in AM Tech to propagate standard processes while ensuring the culture and environment supports the attraction, retention, and development of talentFidelity will reasonably accommodate associates with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process, or to perform the essential functions of their job.For roles based in the US : Visit myHR and search for "accommodation" to review Fidelity's Reasonable Accommodation for Disabilities Policy. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Leave of Absence/Accommodation Team by completing the Accommodation Request Form on myHR, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 2.Certifications:Company Overview 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 clients' money. Join Us 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 , we have been recognized by our employees as a top 10 Best Place to Work in 2024. 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. blends the best of working offsite with maximizing time together in person to meet associate and business needs. Currently, most hybrid roles require associates to work onsite all business days of one assigned week per four-week period (beginning in September 2024, the requirement will be two full assigned weeks). At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation, , and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine. 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 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 .
      We welcome those with experience in jobs such as Accounts Receivable Clerk, Accountant, and Residential Real Estate Agent and others in the Accounting and Finance to apply.

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