Incubator Architect (Software Engineering)

Fidelity Investments   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

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15+ years

Posted 123 days ago

The ExpertiseWe’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree Computer Science or other related discipline
  • 15+ years of software development
  • Experience with multiple enterprise technologies
  • Demonstrated understanding and proven track record for full stack cloud based solutions, continuous integration/deployment, serverless architecture, client/server development
  • Hands-on experience of working directly with Product and Design teams
  • Designed complete end-to-end solutions
  • Desire/ability to learn and implement new technologies
  • Demonstrated experience of building, mentoring and leading a development team
  • Experience with Lean Startup, Design Thinking a plus

The Purpose of Your Role The Incubator Architect acts as the CTO in an Incubator program.  The Incubator Architect will be responsible for the design, architecture and development of the Incubators technology.  Candidates must be comfortable working in a fast paced and highly ambiguous environment working with emerging technologies, high risks and uncertainty.  The SkillsYou Bring

  • Deep knowledge of IT concepts, strategies, methodologies, and their application to business opportunities
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and change while cautious by understanding risks and threats
  • Ability to work in a highly entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment
  • Is an authentic leader who identifies with Fidelity’s values, and possesses genuine passion for success and accountability for self and others
  • Experience being a mentor and builder of nimble and passionate teams
  • Experience in Agile Project Management and development
  • Proven Experience working directly with product & design teams
  • Knowledge of cloud computing environments, applications and tools
  • Exceptional sense of customer service
  • Motivated, self-directed, results oriented
  • Proven experience of working in a complex environment where relationship building is critical, yet at the same time being entrepreneurial and fast-paced
  • Proactively seeks the views of others before making decisions

The ValueYou Deliver

  • Owns the strategic design, architecture and development of new technology and software for the incubator
  • Ensures incubator products are architected and designed for a seamless integration
  • Translates business vision into technology strategy
  • Ensures the implementation and use of best software development practices
  • Ensures system, technical and product architectures are aligned with incubators objectives
  • Oversees the development, implementation and execution of an Incubator ensuring scope and schedule are established for projects; oversees operating plan and resourcing
  • Attracts, hires and leads high-performing software engineering staff. Determines and manages staffing strategy and plan (number of FTEs, skills needed, depth of experience, internal and external staffing mix) consistent with the needs of the incubator
  • Identifies and addresses group development needs to create high performance teams
  • Escalate issues and risks to executive management for timely resolution
  • Drives build/ buy/ partner strategies, determining the best approach to product creation based on understanding the business drivers and product strategy
  • Build relationships with core business line architects and technology leaders to develop a deep understanding of core business platforms and work collaboratively to define an approach to integrating new offerings that balances speed and scale
  • Develops and maintains a network of industry contacts; performs or directs research on industry trends, competitors, business and IT products; analyses trends and makes strategic and tactical recommendations

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