Director, Digital Experience Application Architect - Hands on Role

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Fidelity Investments
  • 23 Mar 18 2018-03-23

Director, Digital Experience Application Architect - Hands on Role

Are you passionate about the intersection of web, mobile, Internet-of Things (IoT) and cloud computing? Do you have deep expertise in front-end web and mobile technologies? Do you have experience building high-performing, scalable, and elegant web and mobile user interfaces? Can you link architectural vision with the business vision and build solutions that focus on business value, not just technical excellence? Do you have the ability to coordinate the architectural growth and develop across several scrum teams? Do you have a unique combination of deep technical knowledge, business acumen and strong interpersonal skills? Do you foster a culture of leadership via Fidelity Leadership Principles?

Fidelity Personal Investing(PI) Architecture team is seeking a Digital Experience Platform Architect to work with stakeholders, including business, product, UXD team members someone who Thinks & Works across Fidelity to influence the application architecture and design.

The Expertise We're Looking For

  • 5 years' experience engineering/developing web enabled applications and some combination of the following:
  • Desire/ability to learn and implement new technologies
  • Experience with one or more OO programming languages
  • Experience or certification in Cloud-based (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc...) Architecture is beneficial
  • Hands on experience with various technologies (NodeJS/Python, Angular, CSS, HTML)
  • Experience with continuous integration tools
  • Experience with designing Responsive Web Applications
  • Experience securing & delivering content via Content Delivery Networks, such as Akamai or CloudFront
  • Experience with SOA technology is beneficial
  • Experience with multiple enterprise technologies would be beneficial
  • Exposure to Agile development methodology is desired
  • Exposure to front-end UI technologies would be beneficial
  • Contribution to open source community would be beneficial

The Purpose of Your Role

As customer interactions continue to be pushed farther by technology, our customers' standards for interactions continue to set by their last best experience. Our target customers are being delighted by experiences from Amazon, Google, Apple, and other Digital Native companies that do a great job at personalizing experiences to the user and offering functionality where the user wants to consume it. PI Architecture team is focused on enabling these experiences by implementing digital experience platform that evolves and grow with changing customer experience.

The Skills You Bring
  • Your ability to work in a fast paced, highly matrix environment to achieve group goals
  • Your desire and aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Your previous experience using business requirements to develop technical designs and define architectural strategies and solutions
  • Your ability to perform (or willingness to learn) the coding to deliver polyglot solutions that delight our customers
  • Your willingness to partner effectively with your technology business partners
  • Your commitment to sharing knowledge and providing guidance to less experienced developers in their work
  • Your ability to communicate problems and recommend solutions to project leaders
  • Your excellent verbal and written communication skills

The Value You Deliver
  • Lead architecture design and implementation of financial applications
  • Provide leadership on technology solutions to deliver business value across multiple scrum teams
  • Deliver high-performing, scalable, and elegant web and mobile user interfaces

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

As part of the team, you will be enabling customers to get the most out of what Fidelity can offer through the creation of intuitive and highly engaging experiences that enable today's digitally savvy consumer to take control of their finances and feel confident in the choices that they make.Company Overview

At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. For information about working at Fidelity, visit

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.