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Director, Cloud and Database Architecture (Fidelity Labs Startup)

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:
The Role
Fidelity Labs is looking to add a Software Architect to our team to work on an exciting new fintech business venture. As a key part of our cross-functional team you will rapidly build and test new ideas. If you have a passion for creating products and services that make people s lives better, a career in Fidelity Labs may be right for you!
We seek a hands-on systems designer with a software engineering background, who has demonstrated proficiency at applying innovative technologies to \u201Creal world\u201D ideas.
The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • Demonstrated expertise and proven track record for designing scalable, resilient, cloud native platforms
  • Proven cloud knowledge and deep understanding of AWS and Azure services
  • Expertise in cloud data services including Azure PostgreSQL, EnterpriseDB, AWS RDS, DynamoDB, Aurora, and Snowflake
  • Expertise in data management standard methodologies such as data integration, data security, data warehousing, data analytics, metadata management and data quality
  • Working knowledge in all aspects of technical architecture (operational excellence, security, reliability, performance efficiency, cost optimization)
  • Expertise in all aspects of cloud computing (infrastructure, storage, security, platforms and data)
  • Hands-on experience of working directly with Product and Design teams
  • Experience with Lean Startup and Design Thinking methodologies a plus
  • Deep knowledge of IT concepts, strategies, methodologies, and their application to business opportunities
  • Ability to deliver architecture roadmaps and technical documentation
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a highly entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment
  • Is an authentic leader who identifies with Fidelity s values, and possesses genuine passion for success and accountability for self and others
  • Motivated, self-directed, results oriented
  • Proactively seeks the views of others before making decisions
  • Owns the strategic design and strategy for our database and cloud infrastructure needs
  • Translates business vision into technology strategy
  • Escalate issues and risks to executive management for timely resolution
  • Drives build/ buy/partner strategies, determining the best approach to product creation based on understanding the business drivers and product strategy
  • Build relationships with core business line architects and technology leaders to develop a deep understanding of core business platforms and work collaboratively to define an approach to integrating new offerings that balances speed and scale
  • Develops and maintains a network of industry contacts; performs or directs research on industry trends, competitors, business and IT products; analyses trends and makes strategic and tactical recommendations
    The Team
    Our goal is to identify important jobs to be done and create business models that do them better than any other alternative. Using the latest innovation methodologies, the team identifies opportunity spaces, acquires funds for high potential new ventures and incubates those ideas from concept to scale. Fidelity Labs currently has a number of ventures at various stages in the pipeline.
    Fidelity Labs is increasing its focus on incubating new businesses and has dedicated teams that work like start-ups within the organization. Using a combination of good old-fashioned ingenuity, and innovation methodologies such as Design Thinking and Lean Start-up, incubators take a customer-centric approach to problem solving, with a focus on rapid experimentation, and the permission to fail.
    This opportunity is brought to you by Fidelity Labs. Learn more at Certifications: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.Many of our associates are continuing to work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. When Fidelity employees eventually return to the office, 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 Leave of Absence/Accommodation Team by sending an email to -, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.

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