Principal Digital Experience Application Architect

  • Competitive
  • Smithfield, RI, USA Smithfield RI US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Fidelity Investments
  • 25 Mar 18 2018-03-25

Principal Digital Experience Application Architect

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?

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

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.

The Expertise We're Looking For

  • 3 years' experience engineering/developing web enabled applications and some combination of the following:
  • Desire/ability to learn and implement new technologies
  • Experience in Java/J2EE is beneficial
  • 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
  • Understanding of Content Delivery Networks, such as Akamai or CloudFront
  • Experience with SOA technology is beneficial
  • Exposure to Agile development methodology is desired
  • Hands on experience with various technologies (NodeJS/Python, Angular, CSS, HTML)
  • Hands on experience in Java/J2EE
  • Experience with entire SDLC spectrum

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

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

Fidelity Personal Investing Architecture team 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.