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Director, Director Software Engineering -Options Overlay

Company: National Black MBA Association
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:Director - Options Overlay TeamLocation: BOSFidelity Asset Management Solutions (FAMS) is looking for a Director - Options Overlay, to join a full stack dynamic engineering team. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the development and execution of complex financial products, leveraging your expertise in derivatives and software engineering. This is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for setting technical direction and being a subject matter expert in the new Options Overlay product being built.You will lead multiple squads responsible for building a brand-new platform that will enable us to launch a new Options Overlay Product (Liquid Alts) within FAMS. This is a unique opportunity to be part of something special from the ground up. FAMS is an exciting growth area for Fidelity under the Investment Frontier Neighborhood (IFN), and you will work on broadening the portfolio of capabilities within the new Liquid Alts product that employs several different Market Instruments including Derivatives, Equities.The Expertise We are Looking For

  • You care deeply about doing excellent work with excellent people.
  • You have a BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent and you want to learn more.
  • A minimum of 5+ years of leading engineering teams in Financial Domain with knowledge of Derivatives, Equities.
  • A minimum of 10+ years of software engineering experience.
  • Provide technical and strategic leadership to a team of software engineers focused on developing and deploying overlay strategies.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate high-performing teams.
  • Ability to set ambitious standards in applying practices across the squad in areas such as Unit testing, Automation, ATDD, DevOps, CI/CD, design, and code reviews.
  • You have extensive experience in leading the development of enterprise quality platforms using Angular / Java, SpringBoot, RESTful services / Oracle SQL & PLSQL and deep familiarity in at least one other.
  • Strong inclination towards Quality centric platform engineering.
  • Deep understanding of Cloud Technologies such as AWS (Amazon Web Services) and Kubernetes would be an advantage.
  • You enjoy leading Agile Teams, focused on delivery incremental business value.
  • You are a strong leader and build positive strong relationships.
  • You enjoy mentoring and helping to develop talent at all levels.
  • You have effective communication skills and can convey technical concepts with stakeholders and influence meaningful discussions with partners.
  • You have experience in breaking down high-level requirements into solutions.
  • You have experience in leading the design of enterprise solutions across the stack.
  • Ability to work on complex business and technical domain, Investment Management/ Financial Business Domain would be beneficial.The Purpose of Your RoleWe will welcome you onto an agile track that is at the forefront of engineering in Asset Management Technology, FAMS with a prominent level of focus on ATDD, Continuous Integration/Delivery and engineering excellence. We want to work with a Senior Engineering Leader who is versatile, always eager to take on the latest problems and share solutions as we push the technology forward. Working independently as well as collaboratively, it is paramount for this person to have a positive 'can-do' approach to teamwork.The Skills You Bring
    • Having excellent analytical, communication, and organizational skills and the ability to run with multiple tasks at a given time.
    • Ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to your team.
    • Coach and mentor more junior members of the team.
    • You thrive in a team environment, collaborating openly and actively contributing to how work gets completed.The Value You Deliver
      • Deliver high quality, timely, cost effective and maintainable software solutions in an agile environment to meet functional and non-functional business requirements.
      • Actively contribute to evangelize engineering practices such as code and design reviews and the definition of source control strategy, environment strategy, and build and deployment pipeline.
      • Work with product owner, technical leads and architect as required to influence technical improvements to the platform.
      • Develop a keen understanding of the business domain you are working on and actively participate in technology discussions with business partners and other external parties.
      • Investigate creative practices and share them with your team-mates.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 Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, 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. Fidelity's working model 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, detailed in this document, 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

Keywords: National Black MBA Association, Boston , Director, Director Software Engineering -Options Overlay, IT / Software / Systems , Boston, Massachusetts

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