Director, Application Architect - Java, Open Source Stack, Market Data

  • Competitive
  • Merrimack, NH, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Fidelity Investments
  • 19 Feb 18 2018-02-19

Director, Application Architect - Java, Open Source Stack, Market Data

Fidelity Market Data is seeking a highly skilled Director, Application Architect who has a passion for learning, prototyping, and adopting emerging technologies to create differentiated Market Data solutions.

In this critical role, you will be responsible for EI Market Data service architecture, embedded with the Market Data Engineering & Product teams, and play a significant role across all aspects of our technology strategy, planning, communication and execution. You are responsible for setting the direction for Market Data products working along with other Enterprise architects. You take the lead and guide project teams in delivering architecture, design, development and deployment of Market Data applications, with emerging technologies such as Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

The role is based out of Merrimack, NH.

The Expertise We're Looking For

  • 12 years of experience in analysis, design, architecture, and development
  • Demonstrated architecture and personal leadership experience
  • Solid knowledge with Java, Spring, C , GO, Curl, Python and the Open Source tech stack
  • Knowledge and expertise in cloud technology, cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and DaaS) and platforms (AWS & Google)
  • Experience with Agile delivery (Scaled Agile - SAFe)
  • Market Data or Financial industry experience a plus
  • Deep understanding of CI/CD pipelines and experience with tools like Concourse, Jenkins, Artifactory is a plus
  • AWS/Google cloud certification is a plus
  • Hands on experience in coding and doing Proof of Concepts (POCs) with different technologies (programming languages, middleware, infrastructure and databases ...etc.)

The Purpose of Your Role

As an architect in EI Market Data team, you will provide technical vision and leadership over critical market data products and services. You will be working with strong and innovative engineering team to deliver reliable, cost effective, and differentiated market data solutions.

The Skills You Bring

  • Strong application architecture, application development and application lifecycle management.
  • Proven track record of strategic thought and the ability to communicate across all levels
  • Ability to translate business needs into technology solutions
  • Experience with Market Data pub/sub systems architecture
  • Diverse background in modern distributed technology, overall systems and cloud architecture.
  • Ability to direct and govern the work of a geographically diverse technical teams
  • Extensive knowledge of leading edge software stacks and tools

The Value You Deliver

  • Successful delivery of key technology efforts in support of our business strategy
  • Ensuring that technology solutions are aligned with our long-term architecture strategy
  • Mentoring and developing more junior technical staff
  • Your knowledge and experience expressed through insights and great ideas
  • Defining patterns and best practices for Application design and development
  • Providing leadership and creating Proof of Concepts (POCs) for assessment of technical and business benefit

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

Enterprise Infrastructure Market Data organization ("EI MD") delivers and supports innovative market data service solutions to meet the needs of internal business partners and external customers. Our systems and data professionals thrive with an unyielding commitment to innovation, which fosters a culture of continuous improvement supporting a differentiated market data experience for Fidelity associates and customers.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.