Director, Solution Architect - Web Applications

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Fidelity Investments
  • 24 Mar 18 2018-03-24

Director, Solution Architect - Web Applications

We provide end-to-end architectural strategies and spearhead innovative solutions for our customers. This includes a very large realm of activities, including but not limited to: influencing product strategy, developing scalable solutions, partnering with squads in launching valuable and clear solutions to our customers.

As Director, Solution Architect, you will utilize your technical aptitudes along with your domain expertize to develop innovative solutions. You have a passion for delivering solutions in a client obsessed environment that will give you opportunities to grow multi-dimensionally.

This position will be based full time in Boston, MA

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 1 or more OO programming languages
  • Experience or certification in Cloud-based (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc...) Architecture is beneficial
  • 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
  • Experience as a Solution Architect or Technical Lead, creating new solutions.
  • Demonstrated Understanding and proven track record for cloud based solutions, continuous integration/deployment and serverless architecture.

The Purpose of Your Role
  • Provide expertize and leadership in the PI Solution Architecture space.
  • Drive end-to-end architecture solutions that will bootstrap development and take solutions to market fast.
  • Demonstrate thought leadership in the architecture space and become a trusted partner within the tribe you will be interacting with

The Skills You Bring
  • Your ability to work in a fast paced, highly matrix environment to achieve group goals
  • 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

The Value You Deliver
  • Drive target architecture for various solutions in PI (Personal Investing)
  • Develop prototypes and spearhead solutions in MVP, iterative approach
  • Work with multiple squads using Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Provide technical expertise as requested by members of various scrum teams

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

Fidelity Personal Investing Development teams provide direction and implementation to the experiences that enable our Retail customers to be financially successful. Your work, as part of the team, enables functionality developed throughout the firm to reach these customers and create the high-value interactions that will keep them coming back. As part of the team you will be able to impact the speed, efficacy, and scale of the technical solutions that will serve these customers through forward looking architectural designs as well as hands-on implementation.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.