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Director, Architecture, Smithfield, Rhode Island

Created 02/19/2021
Reference 12058450
Category Information Technology
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Rhode Island
City Smithfield
Zip 02917
Address 900 Salem Street
Salary Competitive
Job Description:

Fidelity's Corporate Technology Group (CTG) is seeking a Director of Architecture who will design, drive, evaluate, recommend, and innovate solutions and technology for the Fidelity's Enterprise Risk Management (FERM) IT Products.

In this Architect role within CTG, you are responsible for driving technology strategy and architecture across a wide range of new and existing capabilities within the Governance, Risk, and Compliance teams. You provide leadership to the product teams through architecture designs, adoption of emerging standards, collaboration with key partners, and evaluations and recommendations of SaaS and Cloud solutions.

The Team

CTG provides internal enterprise-wide internal organizations like Compliance, Risk, Security, Finance, Human Resources, and Legal with effective and efficient technology products and ongoing solution support. To do all of this and align group structure with our business partners, we have over 900 associates in Fidelity locations across the United States, Ireland, and India.

The Expertise You Have
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a technology related field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, etc.) required.
  • Experience with Financial Services and Corporate Systems
  • Proven leadership skills demonstrated ability to influence and partner with engineering and product teams to deliver scalable robust solutions.
  • Experience in proposing blueprints and roadmaps, and collaboratively defining solutions and their enabling architectures.
  • Proven experience in cloud technologies and practices, building applications using either AWS or Azure or both.
  • Experience with containers and knowledge of continuous delivery practices.

The Skills You Bring
  • Thought leadership in recommending strategic technology options and technology product strategy
  • Experience driving adoption of enterprise standards and standard methodologies
  • Excellent presentation, documentation, communication and influencing skills as well as skills for influencing technology direction in business context
  • A track record of critical problem solving and advanced technical troubleshooting to drive resolution to technical issues
The Value You Deliver
  • Providing technical architecture for multiple complex projects
  • Identifying integration patterns and points between design areas across the stack (UI, security, database, etc.)
  • Identifying and championing the creation and use of common services and components
  • Making authoritative recommendations for technical issues, standards, and strategies
  • Anticipating the applicability of major industry trends in the Fidelity environment and implementing plans
  • Providing leadership to Proof of Concepts (POCs) for assessment of technical and business benefit


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. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace where we respect and value our associates for their unique perspectives and experiences. Find your Fidelity at fidelitycareers.com.

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to complete the application or interview process. Please email us at accommodations @fmr.com or 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 2 if you would like to request an accommodation.
Employer Fidelity Investments

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